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Sevita Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

REM Iowa , a member of the Sevita family, provides a variety of services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as complex medical needs. We help people live well through home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, independent life. And the best place to do that is at home and in communities. We've made this our mission for over 50 years. Whether you're a caregiver, a clinician, a therapist, or a business colleague, the connections you make here will energize and ground you in the mission of helping people live well.

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REM Iowa is seeking QIDP to provide oversight and support of individual programming and needs in assigned programs in the Cedar Rapids area. The QIDP will work closely with facility and day program staff to ensure consistency and ensure service design and delivery, providing each individual with an active appropriate treatment program. This position will observe individuals, review data and progress and revise programs based on individual needs and performance. The QIDP will also ensure that any discrepancies or conflicts between programmatic, medical, dietary, and vocational aspects of the individual’s assessment and program are resolved and will ensure follow-up to recommendations for services, equipment, or programs. Starting rate $20.75


  • Write and update individual’s POC, programs, data sheets, corresponding informed consents and staff training sheets; prepares for and participates in Plan of Care/ IDT team meetings

  • Conducts training on individual programming for facility and day program staff

  • Completes ongoing required documentation for each individual served, such as monthly documentation and progress notes.

  • Ensures follow-up to recommendations for services, equipment, or programs; and ensures that adequate supports and assistive devices are present to promote independence.

  • Conduct observations of all shifts at each facility and at the day program; provides feedback and recommendations to supervisors and staff regarding program implementation / observations

  • Ensure Comprehensive Function Assessment’s (CFA) are completed and reviewed annually; update as individual’s needs change

  • Assists with all legal, licensing, regulatory, and certifications activities as needed. Monitors plan of correction for ongoing compliance.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with all clients, families, funding sources and regulatory agencies, as appropriate, and monitors their satisfaction with services.


  • Must be a QIDP (bachelor’s degree in a human service related field and one year experience in direct service with people with developmental disabilities required to meet QIDP qualifications)

  • Knowledge and understanding of ICF rules and regulations, preferred

  • Skilled in written and oral communications

  • An ability to build positive relationships at all levels within the organization; establish rapport quickly with individuals and staff alike

  • Strong customer service orientation - established level of patience, attention to detail, and strong follow through

  • We are seeking a team collaborator. A candidate with creative and effective talents to bring to our team

  • Eligible as determined by the Department of Human Services and Sevita's compliance plan

  • Current driver's license, auto insurance and reliable transportation for on the job use

    Starting Wage: $20.75/hr

    Benefits of a Career with REM Iowa:

  • Daily access to earnings!

  • Full time

  • Medical/Dental benefits package for working 30+ hours/week.

  • Paid sick time, vacation time, personal days and holiday pay.

  • 401(k) with company match.

  • Enjoy job security and advancement opportunities.

  • A rewarding work environment with an incredible team of co-workers

  • Paid training opportunities

  • Advancement opportunities’ throughout our nation-wide Network

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Yearly wage increase

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Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We’ve made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

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