Focus of the Quality Administrator is to provide oversight and quality assurance for Williams and Colbert class members transitioning out of nursing facilities. Responsible for understanding and disseminating to all teams: grant requirements, deliverables, and performance standards. Quality Administrator is to remain current with trainings, monitor documentation, and provide oversight of all Williams and Colbert’s processes and issues. Review and oversee service plans, transition process, and all CMHC and other services for 18 months following an individual transitioning out of nursing facility. Must have a Master’s Degree and have a valid Illinois Driver’s License. Preferred experience working with adults with serious mental illness and/or adults with other complex physical health and mobility needs, as well as experience in quality assurance and/or data management of grant requirements. Preferred knowledge of Olmstead Colbert and/or Williams Consent Decrees.
Essential Functions: The work environment characteristics, responsibilities, and competencies described here are representative of those an employee encounters and is required to perform while meeting the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Actively participates in DHS/DMH Williams and Colbert trainings, quality initiatives, Quality Improvement Committee meetings, and any other related DHS/DMH Williams and Colbert quality initiatives deemed necessary
Completes routine quality reports and reports to DHS/DMH in prescribed formats and timelines to facilitate DHS/DMH reporting to the Court Monitor and the Court when supervisor not available
Monitors multiple aspects of the transition and services being received by Williams and Colbert class members, such completion of the Comprehensive Service Plans, development of the Treatment Plan and the actual services provided to the class member post transition, as well as the consumers stability, wellness in the community (housing management, medication management, eating, socialization, etc.) and ongoing mental health services provided.
Regularly attends service planning meetings and team meetings as needed
Completes the Comprehensive Service Plan and Risk Assessment & Mitigation Strategies with class members and monitors compliance
Routine review of clinical record documentation
Assures all critical incidents involving Williams and Colbert class members are reported to DHS/DMH within prescribed formats and timelines
Ensures all clinical activities are compliant with standards, policies and procedures of DMH requirements for Williams and Colbert class members
Documents monitoring of the processes, services and issues for each class member
Performs all other duties assigned by the supervisor
Ability to enter, organize, and summarize data
Ability to communicate clearly and to instruct and train others
Ability to work independently on special projects
Demonstrated knowledge of adult mental illness and treatment modalities including skills groups, illness education, recovery stages of change WRAP (wellness recovery action planning), and treatment approaches with dually diagnosed individuals
Knowledge and skills in problem identification and analyses, solution development and quality assurance
Working knowledge of Rule 132
Ability to complete behavioral health assessments and treatment plans
Ability to work cooperatively a member of a multidisciplinary team
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting
Roughly one quarter of the employee’s time will be spent in the community: driving to and from client homes and nursing facilities, completing assessments at local nursing homes, and providing quality assurance services in client's homes
While in transit, the employee may experience changing road and whether conditions
In supporting clients to live independently, employee may be exposed to varying home conditions
Exempt, Full-Time, Salary, 37.5 hour work week
Education and Experience
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology or a related discipline.
Valid Illinois driver’s license
Preferred experience working with adults with serious mental illness and/or adults with other complex physical health and mobility needs
1 year experience providing administrative and/or data management of grant requirements
Computer proficiency, including knowledge of Word, Excel and Internet skills
Preferred Knowledge of Olmstead Colbert and/or Williams Consent Decrees.
Kenneth Young Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Kenneth Young Center
Kenneth Young Center is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit, comprehensive provider of mental health and senior citizens' support services. Our mission is to help people "feel good, do better and find solutions" by providing: Counseling for adults, children, families. Assessment, stabilization, linkage for adults/children in psychiatric crisis. Treatment, support, and recovery services for those with serious mental illness. Service coordination and in-home services for frail elderly persons. Volunteer opportunities. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, a nationally respected body with stringent standards of excellence in care. Kenneth Young Center offers a broad range of exciting employment and internship opportunities. All of our positions contribute directly to our mission of providing mental health and senior services to help people feel good, do better and find solutions. Our employees enjoy: Competitive pay, exceptional benefits and generous paid time off A friendly and supportive work environment Specialized rewards and recognition programs Training and skill development opportunities Challenging and diverse work assignments Personal development and career experience