Habilitation Counselor

Habilitation Counselor
Williamsport, PA, United States
Job ID : R0002174
Job ID : R0002174

City: Williamsport
State: PA
Zip Code: 17701

Description of Responsibilities

Working in the home/ community environment you are responsible for the delivery of quality
one on one services to ID/DD consumers and implementing their goals as outlined in the Person
Centered Plan. Your care may also involve activities of daily living and communication with
other members of the consumers’ multi-disciplinary team. You are required to complete all
documentation in accordance with state and program regulations, PSA HealthCare policies and
procedures, and any applicable accreditation standards.


  • Implement written goals from treatment plan with consumer 1:1 services including but not limited to Personal Care, Respite, Home Supports, Home and Community, Supported employment, Crises Services, and Long- term Vocational Support.
  • Instruct and reinforce target goals and outcomes according to consumer.
  • Complete written documentation of services(s) provided upon completion of visit as directed by QP
  • Accurately note consumer responses and results to staff interventions and assessment through proper documentation.
  • Maintain appropriate professional conduct at all times.
  • Assist in the development of consumer treatment plan and goal revisions as directed by interdisciplinary team.
  • Provides care in accordance with written instructions from professional staff.
  • Reports immediately to QP any changes in the patient’s condition or any problems in assigned tasks.
  • Relays observations of patient’s mental and physical status to QP.
  • Is dependable and on time for assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with ID/DD consumers preferred.
  • Meet the qualifications as stated in10A NCAC 27G.0104 10A NCAC 27G.0200, 10A, NCAC 27G.0202, and 10A NCAC 27G.0204.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Current CPR certification and First Aid.
  • Current Continuing Education if required by state.
  • High school Diploma or GED.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Completed OSHA screening upon hire.
  • Active Drivers License and current automobile insurance if transporting.
  • HCPR check, Statewide Criminal Background Check (National Background Check required if living in NC for less than five years), Sex Offender registry check completed and cleared.
  • Comprehension of DMH / DD / SAS Core competencies/Client Specific/Core Skills.
  • Client-specific competencies to be met as identified in each Clients’ Person-Centered
  • Plan / Plan of Care.
  • If providing Enhanced level services, employees will have supplementary training /instruction specific to the medical and / or behavioral needs of the Consumer.
  • Nursing Respite Staff will possess a valid NC license (RN) (LPN) in good standing.
  • NC Healthcare Registry check completed and cleared.
  • NC DMV background check completed and cleared.
  • If providing transportation, employees must have an NC or other state’s valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, and a satisfactory level of automobile liability insurance.
  • Negative TB Screening.
  • NCI Parts A and B.


Requisition ID: R0002174

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