Employment at the CED

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Current openings at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) are listed below.

Patient Navigator 17513 (Big Chimney, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for two full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Patient Navigators for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Big Chimney, WV. The purpose of this position is to provide care coordination, referral, and follow up services to patients of the Partners in Health system who are enrolled in a research study to receive additional care coordination services. This position will follow-up on results from a patient assessment of social service needs in the following areas: housing, transportation, food insecurity, utilities, and interpersonal violence. Enrolled patients who have identified needs in one or more of these areas will receive coordination services to link them to providers of those services in their region. This position will interact with patients from a variety of clinical and medical facilities within the Partners in Health and West Virginia University system. Facilitate patient connection with provider of needed service and will follow up with the patient after initial referral is made to see whether services were received, what challenges were experienced, and how satisfying the process was to the patient.

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Positive Behavior Support Specialist 19698 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Positive Behavior Support Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to 1) assist in the curriculum development to prepare providers for certification in positive behavior support 2) consult and train service providers to implement trauma informed positive behavior support to decrease challenging behaviors and improve quality of life. Building capacity throughout West Virginia regarding positive behavior support knowledge translation and services, and 3) provide individual case consultation to individuals with serious challenging behaviors to reduce the risk of out of home placement. The candidate will work with individuals with serious emotional disorders who are at risk of out of home placement, to evaluate their support needs. The candidate will work with the individual and their caregivers to develop and implement a positive behavior support plan. In addition, this individual will work with children’s mental health providers throughout West Virginia to provide behavioral case consultation services, develop and conduct trainings, and coach staff in the implementation of trauma informed positive behavior support.

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Family Based Care Specialist Social Worker 18280 (Summersville, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Family based Care Specialist Social Worker for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Summersville, WV. This position supports the Specialized Family Care Program by providing families, organizations, and communities with technical, resource, and referral support for services of the individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities being placed in Program provider homes. The incumbent will also provide regional recruitment, certification, and training to Specialized Care and Respite Care Providers for approved at-risk individuals. This position provides program, as well as direct internal and external support services, with the goal of home availability for persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Responds to inquiries and independently resolves matters of low to moderate complexity. Responsibilities require some judgment, resourcefulness, and originality, but diverse guides and precedents are usually available to apply or adapt to the circumstances. Work effort has considerable impact on client services, program and project image, with potential legal liabilities.

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Community Work Incentives Coordinator Specialist 18498 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Community Work Incentives Coordinator Specialist for the Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to provide work incentives planning and assistance to beneficiaries with disabilities and their families, who are potentially eligible to participate in Federal or State work incentives programs designed to assist disabled beneficiaries to work. This position will conduct outreach efforts and work in cooperation with Federal, State and private agencies and nonprofit organizations. This position will also provide information on: the adequacy of health benefits coverage that may be offered by an employer of a beneficiary with a disability; the extent to which other health benefits coverage may be available to that beneficiary; and the availability of protection and advocacy services for beneficiaries with disabilities, and how to access such services.

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Community Support Specialist 18744 (Remote)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, MODIFY Community Support Specialist for the Center for Excellence in Disabilities (remote). The purpose of this position is to provide support for the Mentoring & Oversight for Developing Independence with Foster Youth (MODIFY) Program at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED). This position provides follow-up services to youth in transition from foster care to adult independence. The primary emphasis is the coordination of services to youth exiting foster care. Service coordination provided to this group of young adults will ensure that system linkages are in place for supporting these youth in the life domains of housing, employment, education, finance, physical/mental health, family and socialization. The goal of these services is to promote self-sufficiency and a successful transition to independence for former foster care youth.

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Trainee Program Administrator (Morgantown)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Trainee Program Administrator for the Center for Excellence in Disabilities (Morgantown). The purpose of this position will be to manage and coordinate the daily administrative activities of the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program trainees and mentors. This position will be responsible for the coordination of the trainee recruitment process and maintenance of trainee records.

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Training Specialist 20264 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a Training Specialist with the Center for Excellence in Disabilities. The purpose of this position is to support and coordinate the center-wide training efforts at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities. This position will provide logistical support to individuals who are developing, implementing, and/or participating in training efforts throughout the center. This position will also develop courses for professionals and the community (on-line or in person) as needed and establish a comprehensive process for evaluating training efforts from design to completion. Serve as the lead in a team of professionals overseeing pre-service training, continuing education, and professional development of students, professionals, consumers, and community members.

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Intake Coordinator (20150) Morgantown, WV)

The purpose of this position is to provide administrative, care coordination, referral assistance, and link individuals with disabilities seeking services at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (WVU CED).

This position will interact with clients from a variety of clinical and medical settings to connect the individual to clinical care or other CED services and supports. The position will have primary focus in greeting and receiving patients, clients and visitors to the WVU CED’s Morgantown office and helping to navigate the WVU CED services and supports. This position will be responsible for scheduling and registering all clinical appointments by collecting necessary information for schedule and registration preparation. This position will act as the face of the WVU CED answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, greeting visitors, and routing incoming calls to the proper destination.

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Assistant Director of Operations 20182 (Morgantown, WV)

West Virginia University Health Science Center is currently accepting applications for Assistant Director of Operations for the Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED). This position will serve as part of the leadership team within the CED particularly focused on operational procedures and building oversight at both the Morgantown and Big Chimney offices. The person in this position will be expected to have experience in administrative leadership and work well with large service teams.

Assistant Director of Operations 20182

Positive Behavior Support Specialist 20700 (Big Chimney, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Positive Behavior Support Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to 1) assist in the curriculum development to prepare providers for certification in positive behavior support 2) consult and train service providers to implement trauma informed positive behavior support to decrease challenging behaviors and improve quality of life. Building capacity throughout West Virginia regarding positive behavior support knowledge translation and services, and 3) provide individual case consultation to individuals with serious challenging behaviors to reduce the risk of out of home placement. The candidate will work with individuals with serious emotional disorders who are at risk of out of home placement, to evaluate their support needs. The candidate will work with the individual and their caregivers to develop and implement a positive behavior support plan. In addition, this individual will work with children’s mental health providers throughout West Virginia to provide behavioral case consultation services, develop and conduct trainings, and coach staff in the implementation of trauma informed positive behavior support.

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