Human Service Professional with over 30 years experience in the development and delivery of integrated residential, vocational and day habilitation program services for individuals with disabilities.
Knowledge and experience with the following regulatory entities but not limited to: Department of Inspections & Appeals (DIA), Home & Community Based Services (HCBS), Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME), Social Security Administration, Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Fire Marshal, Housing Urban Development (HUD), Iowa Finance Authority (IFA).
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Email, Outlook, Timeslips billing, MITC, PowerPoint, and Therap.
Progress Industries January, 1990-Present
ICF/ID Director – Oversight of 3 (8-bed) ICF/ID residential sites with 24 persons served and 50+ staff, organization’s nursing staff, ICF/ID person served enrollment, ICF/ID employee hiring & interviewing, organization training and development and HUD regulatory compliance. Manage collective program services of approximately 3.8 million and receive deficiency-free state surveys and program reviews. Development and oversight of Day Habilitation program services until July 2018. Duties include the following:
Log Reviews GER Review
ICF/ID Case Records Reviews CQI Mgr/Coordinator Reviews
MAR Reviews and Approvals Behavior Restriction Flow sheets
Person Served Finance Audits CQI Plan of Corrections
Departmental Budgets Billings
Employee Payroll Mileage and Expenses Purchase Orders
PS Finance Management Funding Authorizations
Employee Interviews Person Served Enrollment
Developmental Program Services ICF/ID Residential Program
Adult Day Habilitation Program Services Individual Support Plan Reports
Individual Support Plan Meetings Organizational Medical Supplies
Day Habilitation Activities Planning & Notifications Day Habilitation Supplies
Day Habilitation Floor and Supervisor Coverage Person Served Behavior Supports
Food Bank Day Hab HIRTA Public Transit
Day Habilitation Employee Assignments, Collaborations and Communications
Employee and Organizational Development
Teams – Participate in organizational team strategic planning, goal setting and implementation, and project management.
Leadership Positive Behavior Coalition
Departmental Futures Planning
Human Rights Committee Safety Committee
Training & Development – Develop, conduct and/or current in all human service related required and extracurricular training for organization for new employees and updates at team meetings including but not limited to:
Mandt - Instructor Residential Attendant
Positive Behavior Support Safety
Quality Assurance CPR/First Aid/AED - Instructor
Skill Building Motivational Interviewing
Mandatory Reporting NEO
Service Documentation PS Personal Finance
Agency Policy & Procedure HIPAA
Team & Facilitator Training Universal Precautions
Safe Lifting & Transfers Right to Know
Fire & Tornado Behavior Management
Certified Medication Aid
Community Integration and Collaboration
Jasper County Animal Rescue League Senior Citizens Center
Center for Arts and Artists Nursing Facilities
Newton Community School System Salvation Army
YMCA HIRTA Public Transit
Public Library Kids Assist
Newton Parks and Recreation Iowa Speedway
Food Bank Medical Providers & Insurance
Social Security & Other Funding Agents
Operations Coordinator - Oversight of 2 CSALA sites with 26 persons served and 9 staff, 3 8-bed ICF/ID residential sites with 24 persons served and 50+ staff, Developmental vocational program with approximately 40 persons served and 5 staff, and the organization’s nursing staff and then developed and organized the Day Habilitation program services generating additional revenue source for organization.
QIDP/Administrator – Oversight of 8-bed ICF/ID residential site and then opened 2 additional revenue source 8-bed ICF/ID residential sites.
Program Manager - Created Developmental vocational program service for persons with severe and profound intellectual disabilities generating additional revenue source for organization.
Jasper County Care Facility May 1987- November 1989
Developmental Aide, promoted to Assistant Workshop Director and then Workshop Director.
SHSU Home Economics Department August 1984-May 1986
Student Assistant to Professors.
Huntsville High School ISD January 1986-May 1986
Drake University – Masters of Science, Vocational Rehabilitation Administration, May 1998.
Sam Houston State University – Bachelor of Arts in Teaching - Vocational Home Economics, May 1986.
Ellsworth Community College – AA in Liberal Arts, May 1983.
Newton Senior High School – Diploma, May 1981.