Anixter Center

Job 168683 - QIDP/Home Manager
Chicago, IL

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Job Details

Location: Chicago, IL
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description


  • Interview and hire staff who work directly under this position
  • Provide orientation, training, supervision, annual evaluation, and discipline of staff
  • Ensure completion of On-the-Job Training (OJT) staff and Direct Support Professional (DSP) staff training within the 120-day time frame as required by DHS
  • Ensure that staff completes all agency and DHS required and recommended training within 120 days for new hires and annually for all other staff
  • Provide appropriate model of client interaction with the staff of the program and other programs
  • Be available as a resource person to staff and contribute to their ability to provide services through training and supervision
  • Oversee, model, and supervise direct service staff
  • Assume all direct service responsibilities when coverage cannot be found, including driving agency vehicle and transporting clients
  • Complete monthly reports on home environment, making recommendations through budgetary perspectives
  • Ensure incident reports are completed and reviewed within 24 hours
  • Chair bi-monthly home meetings with all staff and complete meeting minutes; ensure minutes are signed by staff members and scanned into the H:// Drive
  • Complete weekly Basic Assurance of Medications checks and submit to nurse
  • Support the manager On-Call team with clinical and emergency issues on a 24-hour basis 
  • Carry On-Call cell phone as assigned
  • Know and keep staff informed of all agency policies, procedures, and changes as they occur 
  • Keep staff informed of agency information, updates, and any other changes
  • Monitor staff time daily on Easy Clocking
  • Submit staff payroll print-out to Payroll Department on Payroll Mondays
  • Monitor client medication daily, report medication errors to nurse immediately
  • Work one weekend day per month
  • Visit house during off-shift times twice month

Client Services-

  • Coordinate client intake, admission, transfers and discharge in conjunction with the ISC
  • Ensure that monthly client meetings are held where client preferences are discussed with regards to outings, activities, meals, etc.
  • Ensure that a weekly activity schedule is maintained for clients that incorporates client wishes, wants, and input
  • Intervene in problem or crisis situations as required
  • Confirm daily and weekly data is being tracked for each client in regards to ISP goals and behavior data
  • Work in collaboration with Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Behavior Analysist to create and implement behavioral plans twice a year
  • Collaborate with the BCBA and other team members to improve services for the clients and promote continuity across environments
  • Coordinate and monitor health care services for each client in conjunction with the Medical Services team
  • Ensure Nursing Service Packets with PSR are completed annually, within Department of Human Services (DHS) required guidelines and time frames and submitted to DHS
  • Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the delivery of services for each individual client
  • Ensure Individual Service Plan and/or review is completed at least 7 days before the due date and posted on the G://drive for review


  • Coordinate maintenance of the building and ensure follow-up on maintenance issues
  • Conduct and submit quarterly physical plant inspections to Residential Director
  • Report issues to Maintenance that need attention within 24 hours of discovery
  • Coordinate with Maintenance the regular upkeep of interior and exterior areas of the building
  • Oversee van maintenance including coordinating repairs and preventive maintenance in collaboration with Maintenance
  • Keep vehicles clean and odor free, exterior and interior




  • Complete and submit monthly client attendance and money reconciliations by the 1st of the month and submit to Accounting
  • Maintain current and accurate financial records and coordinate the appropriate expenditure of program and client monies as well as LINK cards
  • Coordinate the purchasing of needed program and facility supplies, equipment and furnishings
  • Adhere to Rule 115 and 116
  • Monitor client
    • bank accounts,
    • LINK eligibility,
    • Medicaid eligibility, and
    • SSA eligibility and monies
  • Complete and submit copies of Medicaid and SSA documentation to Accounting Department
  • Submit Inventory for Client and Agency Planning (ICAP) scores to DHS rates department annually at the clients’ ISP date to get a rate adjustment


  • Maintain NCI, CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Participate in necessary trainings, meetings, and committees as needed or directed

Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in social service related field
  • One year of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license required
  • Ability to meet agency insurance requirements
  • Supervisory experience and experience in a residential setting preferred

Reporting to this Position:  All program staff

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Normal work hours are 40 hours per week 10:00AM through 6:00PM, Monday through Friday. However, must maintain a flexible working profile while performing the job duties.

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