40 Hours per week
The Residential Quality Specialist serves as a highly visible, energetic champion for quality programming within the Residential department. The overall responsibility and focus of this position is to assist the Director in guaranteeing excellence in all area-standards as well as person-centered care and individualized service. Targeted areas include health and safety of people served; financial integrity; environmental safety; community integration; planning and quality management. Other duties and responsibilities may evolve over time and may not be limited to essential job functions listed here in.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Deep Knowledge of DDS and MRC regulations, including Licensing, Survey and Certification processes. Knowledge of HCSIS, including data entry. Minimum of three years of experience with quality assurance and compliance, and 3 years supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Must be self-driven in a team setting. Ability to work successfully, both independently and in a team environment. Experience with reading and understanding policies and regulations. Possesses high level computer skills, especially with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Proficient in identifying, collecting, maintaining, and tracking information. Ability and willingness to provide hands-on personal care. Strong organizational skills. Must be able to effectively communicate in both verbal and written form. Valid driver’s license in the state of Massachusetts required. Successful completion of all state and Agency mandated trainings required upon hire. Successful completion of Medication Administration Program certification.