Public Consulting Group

HCBS Site Assessor (temporary contract position)

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego | US-CA
Posted Date 4 months ago(2/23/2021 7:55 AM)
Job ID
2021-6212
# of Openings
1
Category
Operation Support
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Services

Overview

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Human Services practice helps state, county, and municipal human services agencies to achieve their performance goals in order to better serve populations in need. PCG’s seasoned professionals offer proven solutions to help agencies design programs, services, and systems; increase program revenue; cut costs; and improve regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/humanservices/.

Responsibilities

PCG is seeking highly motivated and dependable Site Assessors for a minimum of 25 hours per week. Surveyors will conduct site visits to providers of home and community-based services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities requiring supports to remain in the community, with the goal of evaluating barriers to community and employment integration.

 

Hours are variable, including regular working hours and early mornings, evenings and weekends. Ideal candidates will have a social services background with disability populations in community environments, and/or relevant social work, therapist/counseling, or nursing advanced degree or licensure (MSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, RN, etc.).

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Clearly communicate purpose and scope of site visits to providers and residents.
  • Conduct site visits to provider agency service delivery settings to assess staff and residents’ interactions and residents’ living space for compliance with new federal standards for home and community-based services settings.
  • Consistency in completing survey instruments to capture observations and regularly report results and information collected back to the project team.
  • Represent PCG and the client in a professional manner.

 

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Ability to consistently interact with provider staff and residents in an appropriate, professional, and respectful manner.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to document clear observations with accurate results.
  • Creative problem-solving ability.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools and/or other online data entry
  • Dedication to accomplishing goals and overcoming challenges.
  • Flexible, self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity.
  • Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills.
  • Solid organization and time management skills.

 

Required Experience:

  • Associate degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.   
  • Direct support experience in HCBS settings desired
  • Strong social services background, preferably with home and community-based services supporting populations such as individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities.
    • Including knowledge of federal regulations regarding HCBS settings and services
  • Direct experience in and/or knowledge of California’s HCBS systems preferred
  • Prior experience conducting interviews with individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Knowledge and experience with person-centered planning concepts is preferable
  • Survey, assessment, or compliance experience in the area of human services or a related industry.   Prior experience conducting NCI or comparable surveys

 

 

 

 

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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