Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional

District of Columbia, DC

Posted: 09/29/2023 Employment Type: Healthcare Industry: Healthcare Job Number: SWB52 Pay Rate: $30.98 hourly

Job Description


We currently work with a client here in Washington DC.

Candidate MUST be a DC resident.

Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm

Currently working remotely. 

LONG term contract.

please read the job description  below, if you interested please send your resume to sbenson@nri-staffing.com.

look forward to hearing from you.


We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP) with a strong understanding of Medicaid regulations and requirements. As a QIDP - Medicaid Expert, you will play a crucial role in reviewing and assessing care plans for individuals with intellectual disabilities to determine eligibility and approval for Medicare and Medicaid services. Your knowledge of Medicaid policies and your experience in providing care to individuals with intellectual disabilities will ensure accurate evaluations and support for our clients.


  1. Review individualized care plans for clients with intellectual disabilities, assessing the level of care needed and the compatibility with Medicaid guidelines.
  2. Utilize your expertise in Medicaid regulations to ensure that care plans meet all necessary criteria for approval.
  3. Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including healthcare professionals and case managers, to gather information and develop comprehensive care plans.
  4. Conduct thorough assessments of clients' needs, preferences, and abilities, ensuring that care plans are tailored to each individual.
  5. Regularly monitor and evaluate the progress of clients, making adjustments to care plans as necessary to ensure optimal outcomes.
  6. Stay up-to-date with changes in Medicaid policies and procedures, ensuring compliance in all care planning activities.
  7. Provide guidance and training to direct care staff to ensure proper implementation of care plans and adherence to Medicaid guidelines.
  8. Maintain accurate and detailed documentation of client assessments, care plans, and ongoing evaluations.
  9. Communicate effectively with clients and their families, addressing any concerns or questions related to Medicaid-approved care plans.
  10. Collaborate with external agencies and organizations to coordinate services and resources for clients with intellectual disabilities.


  1. Bachelor's degree in a related field (Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, etc.). Master's degree is a plus.
  2. Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP), with a proven track record in care planning for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  3. In-depth knowledge of Medicaid regulations and requirements, especially as they pertain to intellectual disabilities and long-term care services.
  4. Residency in Washington, DC, with a strong understanding of local resources and services.
  5. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively interact with clients, families, and interdisciplinary teams.
  6. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, ensuring accurate documentation and compliance with Medicaid guidelines.
  7. Ability to analyze complex information and make informed decisions regarding care plans and Medicaid eligibility.
  8. Empathetic and compassionate approach to working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families.
  9. Proficiency in relevant software and tools for documentation and communication.
  10. Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying current with Medicaid policy changes.


Sonia Benson

Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sonia Benson
General Manager

I have had the pleasure of working with NRI for over 25 years . In those years I have managed several teams from Administrative, Accounting and Finance and Health care. In the last year and half my mine focus has been in Health care, due to the very large demand in this field.


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