Habilitation Specialist Position Opening at PersonnelPlus

Habilitation Specialist Position Opening at PersonnelPlus

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/ university in Special Education or related field.  Meet requirements to obtain DODD “professional” certification.

Must have strong structural skills to organize information …logically; problem solve and relate effectively to people.

Ability to work with a variety of professionals; communicate effectively both verbally and written.

Knowledge of DODD rules and regulations; Board policies and procedures; CARF and other regulations as appropriate.*

Valid Ohio driver’s license and able to drive for work related situations.

Able to work flexible schedule to meet needs of individuals.  Must be able to lift, carry and move up to 50 lbs. using appropriate transfer techniques.

Will be required to successfully complete training modules in delegated nursing tasks.

*Obtain after hire.

Duties:  Assist individuals in identifying choices, preferences, and strengths through utilization and facilitation of a person centered planning and functional assessment process.  Assist individuals and their families in identifying personal, vocational and habilitation goals and services, supports, and training relevant to the attainment of those goals through the ISP process. Provide documentation of as required by DODD Rules, Medicaid Rules, CARF Standards, and other requirements.

Coordinate and monitor the delivery of day habilitation and supported employment services to the ISP team members.  Utilize formal and informal mechanisms to assess individual satisfaction with the results of services, supports, and training.

Coordinate and document scheduled Pre-ISP meetings for day habilitation and supported employment services.  Submit the ISP and written reviews of the ISP to appropriate service providers and to others selected by the individual.  Collect relevant data, prepare reports, correspondence, and documentation as required by procedure.  Act as a liaison between the individual’s home and other natural support systems and the Adult Service Program.  Make service referrals, identify and utilize natural and community supports.  Assist in the development of natural support systems when necessary, based on the Individual Service Plan.

Documentation by both written and electronic forms.

Provide supervision, training, support, and informal counseling as specified in the individual’s  ISP.  Implement procedures to fulfill ISP day habilitation goals/objectives and evaluate effectiveness.  May be required to provide assistance with personal needs such as toileting and feeding.

Monitor maintenance of case records.  Assist in selection of education and training materials, supplies, and equipment relevant to ISP services, supports, and training.

Perform other related duties as assigned such as membership on various standing committees and performance of certain first aid and delegated nursing tasks.  Represent agency on committees and at meetings.

Wage:           Per adopted salary schedule
Status:             ABEA Union
Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurances and Sick, Vacation, and Personal Leaves
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours – 8 Harper Street, The Plains
Deadline: April 25, 2014
Date Posted: April 18, 2014

Letter of Intent must be submitted to the Administrative Office, 801 W. Union St., Athens, OH  45701, by 3:00 PM April 25, 2014.  EOE

801 West Union Street, Athens, OH  45701
(740) 594-3539

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New PersonnelPlus Location

ribbon-cutting1_jpg_475x310_q85[1]Please join us as we celebrate our new facility at 8 Harper Street, The Plains!

There will be a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with tours of our new facility and refreshments to follow.

Please RSVP to Karen Hynes at 740-592-3416, 740-797-0001 or khynes@athenscbdd.org


PersonnelPlus Internship Sites Needed

PersonnelPlus is looking for a business or businesses that would be interested in providing internship sites.  Internship sites are used to help asses a person’s abilities in a specific area of vocational interest.  We currently have a person with an Associates Degree in Business Management who is interested in office type work.

What does the business get in return? There is no cost to the business for the service,  we cover all costs associated with wages and workers comp, and we provide on-site trainers with the individual.

If you have a business or know of a business that may be interested or would like to discuss an internship possibility, please call Stephanie Howell at 740-592-3416.

PersonnelPlus is on the Move!

The boxes are packed and the staff is ready to go!

The PersonnelPlus offices will be moving to 8 Harper Street in The Plains on or about April 1, 2104.  We were lucky enough to be able to keep the PersonnelPlus phone number the same, 740-592-3416.

During our move there may be up to a 24 hour period when we will not have phone service due to moving our equipment.  During this time you may call Atco at 740-592-6659 to leave a message.

Keep checking back for photos and updates as we get settled into our new location!

Thank you for your patience.

PersonnelPlus Relocating


PersonnelPlus  will be moving soon to 8 Harper Street, The Plains.                               The phone, 740-592-3416, and fax, 740-593-8236, numbers will remain the same.

Tentative move date is April 1, 2014.  The new facility will allow us to better serve our clients, businesses and Athens County!

Be sure to watch our web and Facebook pages for the most current updates on this exciting event!