Pennsylvania ID/DD Professionals

11 months ago(2/10/2017 9:29 AM)
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If you would like to partner with a company that nurtures their commitment to public service, is passionate about what they do, is committed to advocating for vulnerable populations while making a difference in the lives of the citizens in our communities, then a position as a part-time independent contractor may be a perfect fit for you! This is a wonderful opportunity to work independently while providing a valuable service to the residents in your community.


Ascend contracts with professionals who specialize in working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities across the state.  Independent contractors administer the Support Intensity Scale (SIS) assessment which is an assessment tool designed to measure the level of support services individuals need so they may live as independently and successfully as possible, enhancing their quality of life. 


We are looking for quality driven, person-centered professionals who possess the passion, experience, and skills to administer these assessments.


This is contract work and clinicians are compensated for each completed assessment.  Ascend offers a flexible schedule, comprehensive paid training and continuous support. 

Essential Duties

Administer SIS assessments for persons with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities and/or developmental disabilities in accordance with AAIDD's protocols, the State's requirements and Ascend's quality standards. 


Administer and submit completed assessments following Federal HIPAA regulations and Ascend's HIPAA related requirements, procedures, and policies.


Complete on-site assessments within the respective timeline specified by Ascend.   

Education and Experience Requirements

Education:  A minimum of a bachelor's degree, preferably in a human services or related field.  With strong experience, other fields of study may be considered.

A minimum of 3 years of experience working directly with and/or providing direct care to persons who have diagnoses of intellectual and/or developmental disability.

EEO Statement

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, drug free Company.

MAXIMUS provides equal opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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