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Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

Job Location 
Developmental Disabilities
Regular Full-Time

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Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.


For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.


We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.


Position Summary: The Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) will coordinate all aspects of persons receiving services in order to ensure proper clinical documentation and billing documentation in accordance with OPWDD regulations.




  1. Coordinate and conduct Annual and Semi-Annual  reviews of consumer status/progress including an assessment of risks to consumer’s rights and protection
  2. Ensure completion and receipt of individual clinical team members’ reports/meetings evaluations Prepare annual CFA’s and summaries which includes a  capabilities needs assessment, priority of needs and a summary of clinical reports, activities schedules and consumer profiles
  3. Ensure the least restrictive interventions or practices are utilized
  4. Ensure individuals identified as having practices, interventions and or adaptive equipment, which may pose a risk to consumer’s rights and or protection, are presented to the Human Rights Committee for their review and or approval
  5. Observe Program Specialist conduct goals active treatment with and provide hands-on training as needed or prescribed consumers by facilities Plan Of Corrective Action (POCA)
  6. Provide staff with in-service training ongoing
  7. Ensure integration of services between Day Program and the residence and, integration of all services into routine daily activities
  8. Complete CSET schedule annually and update as needed. Also ensure, CSET training is provided and reported on by clinicians as needed
  9. Complete Quality Improvement reports as needed and ensure resolution to any outstanding issues
  10. Maintain communication with family/correspondent in regards to residential programming in conjunction with Social Worker


Benefits Overview:

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


  • Bachelors degree in a related field.
  • Minimum four years' experience working with disabilities and progressive supervisory expereince in MR/DD or related fields.
  • Ability to write and revise Day Habilitation Plans
  • Well-organized and able to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Willing to advocate on the consumer’s behalf.
  • Day Hab Medicaid Billing experience, preferred.



Keywords: Direct service professional, counselor, residential supervisor, direct care counselor, habilitation specialist, human services, social services, social worker, case manager, health services, developmental disabilities, mental health, behavioral health, OPWDD, OMRDD, QIDP.