Careers at SDRC

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Employment at SDRC

Submit an Employment Application to the San Diego Regional Center to be considered for a position. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications.

Only those applicants being considered for employment will be contacted. Upon job acceptance, candidates will be required to have a physical exam and be subject to a thorough criminal background check.

If you need an accommodation to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, please email the SDRC Human Resources Department or call (858) 576-2996.

San Diego-Imperial Counties Developmental Services, Inc. (SDICDSI) does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical conditions (such as cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, and military and veteran status.

SDICDSI offers 15 days vacation, 7 days sick leave, and 12 holidays annually. Employee benefits include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, long term disability and a retirement plan.

Employment Openings

 

Service Coordinator

Full-time positions located in our San Diego (Kearny Mesa), Santee, Chula Vista (Eastlake), and National City offices

DUTIES
Under direction of the Program Manager, provides overall service coordination to assigned clients; participates in the assessment of the needs of persons with developmental disabilities; acts as team leader and facilitates the development, implementation and coordination of an Individual Program Plan (IPP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP); assists in locating and securing services and supports; acts as an advocate; evaluates and monitors the quality and effectiveness of services.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
BA/BS or Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required. Two years related work experience, preferably in the field of developmental disabilities required for BA/BS Degrees.

STARTING SALARY
BA/BS Entry Level $3,642 Monthly
Master’s Entry Level $4,188 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

 

JOB#
sdrc00.03.01.19

Service Coordinator - Bilingual English/Spanish

Full-time positions located in our Imperial Valley office.

DUTIES
Under direction of the Program Manager, provides overall service coordination to assigned clients; participates in the assessment of the needs of persons with developmental disabilities; acts as team leader and facilitates the development, implementation and coordination of an Individual Program Plan (IPP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP); assists in locating and securing services and supports; acts as an advocate; evaluates and monitors the quality and effectiveness of services.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
BA/BS or Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required. Two years related work experience, preferably in the field of developmental disabilities required for BA/BS Degrees.

STARTING SALARY
BA/BS Entry Level $3,642 Monthly
Master’s Entry Level $4,188 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
05/17/2021

 

JOB#
sdrc52.5.03.21

Program Manager

Full-time position located in our National City office

DUTIES

Under general direction of the Regional Manager, Associate or Director, Case Management Services, this position is assigned supervisory responsibility for a group of Service Coordinators and/or other case management staff; oversees the planning, assignment, scheduling, coordination and quality of each employee’s work, providing guidance and training; assures that the highest quality timely service is provided to SDRC clients and their families; communicates issues in the provision of services to other departments and management staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of human services, health services, special education, or management.

EXPERIENCE

At least four (4) years experience with persons with developmental disabilities in a professional capacity with at least one (1) year of supervisory or management experience; or at least five (5) years experience with persons with developmental disabilities in a professional capacity; and the completion of a formal management or leadership training program with at least 20 training hours.

STARTING SALARY
$6,476 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
05/13/2021

 

JOB#
sdrc51.4.29.21

Resource Coordinator

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under general supervision of the Community Services Manager, the Resource Coordinator is responsible for the development and quality evaluation of community resources and programs for developmentally disabled individuals in conformance with Corporation mandates and expressed needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Master's degree in Social Work, Special Education, Health Education or a related field, and 2 years of work experience in a social service agency or a developmental disability agency.

Position requires reliable and timely transportation to perform regular job duties on a routine basis out of the office. Mileage reimbursement will be provided for use of a personal registered vehicle with proof of insurance and a valid driver’s license.

STARTING SALARY
$4,188 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

 

JOB#
sdrc41.2.08.21

Staff Psychologist

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa

DUTIES

Under the direction of the Coordinator, Psychology Services, the Staff Psychologist provides consultation to Case Management and Intake staff regarding diagnostic assessment, eligibility and in their ongoing efforts to support individuals with developmental disabilities. In special situations, he/she conducts psychological evaluations and/or gathers additional information for eligibility purposes.  The Staff Psychologist assists in reviewing psychological evaluations, and assists the Developmental Disabilities Screening Team (DDST) with eligibility decisions; participates in the appeals process and performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

EXPERIENCE

At least three (3) years of experience conducting psychological or neuropsychological assessments of individuals with developmental disabilities.

LICENSURE

Possession of a current Psychologist License issued by the California Board of Psychology.

SALARY RANGE
Labor Grade 21

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled

 

JOB#
sdrc45.3.29.21

Nurse Clinician

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa

DUTIES

Under direction of the Nurse Supervisor, will perform nursing assessments, identify health care and developmental program needs of developmentally disabled individuals, function as a resource person to other Regional Center staff in the development of health related goals for the Individual Client Program Plan, and coordinate with community agencies to assist in implementation of the Plan.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

Graduation from a school of nursing approved by the National League for Nursing; a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is desirable.  A valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California is required.

EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of nursing experience in a health care setting.  Experience in working with individuals with a developmental disability and in a consultative role is desirable.

Ability to solve problems with minimal supervision; function within an Interdisciplinary or Planning Team setting; prepare clear and concise reports.  Knowledge of growth and development; effect of cultural and social patterns on health; organization and functions of social, health and other support service agencies; current nursing practice methods and procedures; and state and federal legislation related to service for the developmentally disabled.

STARTING SALARY
$5,261 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled

 

JOB#
sdrc47.4.13.21

 

Student Interns

The San Diego Regional Center provides opportunities for a limited number of student interns in the fields of social work and psychology (MSW and Ph.D. only).  MSW interns must be students at SDSU.

For more information about becoming a student intern at the San Diego Regional Center, contact the SDRC Volunteer Coordinator by calling (858) 576-2966 or  sending an email to info@sdrc.org.

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Volunteers

Volunteer

Thank you for considering becoming a volunteer at the San Diego Regional Center. SDRC welcomes people from the community who are interested in volunteering their time and talents to enhance the services we provide and help improve the lives of people and families affected by developmental disabilities. Long-term and short-term volunteers, such as students and others required to do community service hours, are welcome.

The benefits of volunteering at SDRC include the personal reward gained from being of service, learning new skills, job experience, making a difference in the community and in the lives of others, and more. Volunteers, who generously give their hours of service with no monetary compensation, are very much appreciated.

To volunteer, you must be at least 16 years old, complete a volunteer application form, sign a confidentiality agreement, submit a background check (if requested) and be available to volunteer during daytime, weekday hours.

Please note that all of our volunteer positions are office/clerical and these opportunities have no contact with the clients we serve.

For more information, please contact the SDRC Volunteer Coordinator at (858) 576-2966 or by email at info@sdrc.org.