DSHS ESH Habilitation Plan Administrator - #603846

State of Washington Dept. of Social and Health Services

Date: 11/25/2021 19:30 PM

City: Medical Lake, Washington

Salary: $51,432 - $67,560 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day


Do you enjoy working on a multi-disciplinary team to enhance the lives of people you support and gain valuable working skills to further your career?

Eastern State Hospital has an opportunity for you to play an important role as a Habilitation Plan Administrator to develop, implement and evaluate Individual Habilitation Plans and direct the activities of an interdisciplinary team of the Habilitation Mental Health (HMH) unit.

You’ll monitor the implementation of treatment plans, initiate admission plans, Multimodal and Behavior Support Plans, and discharge criteria for persons with a developmental disability and mental illness in the HMH unit. Join us in Transforming Lives!

Some of what you’ll do:

  • Evaluate and monitor the implementation of Individual Habilitation Plans
  • Monitors progress of patients toward habilitation goals and consults with the interdisciplinary team
  • Recommend appropriate corrective action to habilitation plans, goals or training tasks
  • Assures that all parties are working cooperatively for the successful transfer of patients to community settings
  • Explain habilitation plans with parents and guardians
  • Analyze data to determine trends and make recommendations to the treatment team to improve services and make recommendations to corrective action plans

What we're looking for:

  • Knowledge of the intent and theory of a Functional Assessment and Behavior Support Plan
  • Knowledge of the Recovery Model and Person-Centered Planning
  • Experience identifying support needs and planning for appropriate services for persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise reports, evaluations, programs, and recommendations
  • Excellent communication skills

If this is your area of expertise and interest, we encourage you to apply!

Who should apply?

Professionals who meet the qualifications for a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional and one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience in a qualified field, one year of which has been involved in treating or working with people with intellectual developmental disabilities
  • Master's degree and 3 years of experience in a qualified field, one year of which has been involved in treating or working with people with intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Doctoral degree and one year of experience treating or working with people with intellectual or developmental disabilities

Completed applications will include

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Three professional references from current or former supervisors are preferred

Questions about this opportunity? Contact Tracie Kidd at Tracie.Kidd@dshs.wa.gov and reference #13012.


Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.

Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at +91-XXXXXXXXXX. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

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