Organization: Arc of Monroe
Posting Start: 06/23/2021
Location: Rochester, New York
Job Title: Self Direction Specialist – FI/Broker
Posting End: 08/31/2021
A Brief Job Description:
The Self Direction Specialist works as both a Fiscal Intermediary (FI) and a Support Broker. Ensures persons supported have the opportunity to make choices; develop and achieve; participate in community; maintain good health and secure personal future; be treated with respect and dignity; and experience relationships with family members, friends and neighbors.
As an FI: Responsible for the oversight of the Self-Direction Plan/Budget on their caseload ensuring the person supported their families and circle of support to self-directed services work within the individualized budget. Processes paperwork; bills for services; provides fiscal accounting and reporting; provides Medicaid, corporate compliance and general administrative and staffing supports; and works with persons supported, families and vendors to ensure services and reimbursements of funds are provided in timely and appropriate manner.
As a Support Broker: Assist persons supported through a person centered approach by developing a circle of support and completing approvable individualized plans and budget for services. May provide training and support to persons supported to help in gaining skills and competencies needed to manage self-directed services.
Minimum Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and two years’ experience, working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Associates Degree in a related field and 4 years’ experience, working with individuals with intellectual and development disabilities
FI experience and trainings preferred.
Broker experience and current broker trainings required by OPWDD preferred.
Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered.
The Arc of Monroe
2060 Brighton Henrietta Townline Rd
Rochester, NY 14623
585-271-0660 x1403 (p)