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, show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, and be subject to a thorough criminal background check. A reasonable accommodation may be requested for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

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

 

Office Manager 

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under the direction of the Manager, Administrative Support Services, supervises, organizes, handles day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and time management. Responsible for office communication protocols and streamlining administrative procedures. Coordinates, and directs the support staff assigned to the administrative services involving a wide variety of daily activities related to various types of cases in case management units.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

High School graduate or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of administrative/clerical experience.  One to two (2) years supervisory experience is desirable.

ABILITIES

Organize, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of secretarial/administrative staff; excellent office management, communication skills, practices and procedures.  Microsoft Office and other office software proficient; use of office equipment and scanners. Ability to work in a team setting and independently.  Chair projects, arrange meetings, trainings, activities and maintain calendars.  Energetic professional with excellent customer service focus who can multitask and prioritize work; use good judgment; work well with staff, clients, families and the public.

STARTING SALARY

$4,773 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

CLOSING DATE

December 2, 2021

 

JOB#sdrc87.11.17.21

Service Coordinator

Full-time positions located in our San Diego (Kearny Mesa), Santee, Chula Vista (Eastlake), National City, Carlsbad and Carmel Mountain 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. One year related work experience, preferably in the field of developmental disabilities required for BA/BS Degrees.

STARTING SALARY
BA/BS Entry Level $3,824 Monthly
Master’s Entry Level $4,397 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

 

JOB#
sdrc00.11.30.21

Habilitation/Day Services Coordinator

Full-time positions located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under the general supervision of a Manager, Community Services, will coordinate habilitation and day services for people served by the San Diego Regional Center (SDRC).

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Special Education, Health Education or a related field, or a Bachelor’s Degree and two (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

$4,397 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

CLOSING DATE

December 08, 2021

 

JOB#sdrc90.11.24.21

Federal Programs Assistant

Full-time positions located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under direction of a Program Manager, will perform assessment and certification of client eligibility and continued enrollment in California’s Medicaid Waiver and State Plan Amendment (SPA) programs.  Will act as a resource and provide consultation to SDRC staff on the requirements of these programs and participate in the development of quality assurance, case review and training programs at SDRC on Federal Programs enrollment, billing procedures and other related processes.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or Psychology; or other degree which meets the requirements of a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP). 

EXPERIENCE

Must have at least one (1) year of experience working directly with persons with developmental disabilities.

OTHER

Knowledge of effective staff training methods.  Knowledge of State and Federal legislation, legislation related to services for persons with developmental disabilities and Medicaid Waiver procedures preferred.  Ability to prepare clear and concise reports; meet stringent deadlines/time frames.  Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.  Excellent organizational and communication skills.  Microsoft Office and data entry proficient.

STARTING SALARY

$3,824 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

CLOSING DATE

November 18, 2021

 

JOB#sdrc82.11.03.21

Special Incidents Coordinator

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under direction of the Program Manager, analyze Incident Types, evaluate and proof/edit Incident Descriptions, transmit initial SIRs, and complete monthly Risk Management Notes and Minutes.  Request death certificates and autopsy reports for Department of Developmental Services (DDS).  Obtain, edit, and enter follow-up information to complete SIRs DDS reporting compliance, and function as resource person to staff and vendors.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

Master’s Degree in the field of human services from a regionally accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE

At least three (3) years of relevant experience.

OTHER

Knowledge of commonly reported diagnoses applicable under Title 17 category.  Excellent writing and grammar skills.  Advanced problem-solving with minimal supervision.  Effectively analyze and organize data.  Work well with diverse groups across various disciplines.  Manage work flow and consistently implement improvements.

STARTING SALARY

$4,397 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

CLOSING DATE

November 17, 2021

 

JOB#
sdrc81.11.02.21

Coordinator, Nursing Services

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under general direction of the Director, Clinical Services, coordinate, evaluate and develop nursing services provided by the San Diego Regional Center (SDRC).  Consult with other Regional Center staff and community agencies to plan for meeting the general and unique health, developmental and nursing needs of developmentally disabled clients and their families.  Provide supervision for Nurse Clinicians and act as a liaison to the community for health related matters.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or a related field.  A valid California license as a registered nurse.  A Master's degree is preferred.

EXPERIENCE

Four (4) or more years of nursing experience, at least two (2) years of which shall have been in an administrative, consultative, teaching or supervisory capacity.  Experience in an environment serving persons with a developmental disability is desirable.

OTHER

Knowledge of principles and methods of nursing practices and standards, supervisory functions, developmental assessment and intervention, education and research, and relevant state and federal legislation.

STARTING SALARY
$7,929 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

JOB#
sdrc78.10.07.21

Fiscal Assistant V

Full-time positions located in our Kearny Mesa office

DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Fiscal Supervisor, the Fiscal Assistant V will download, review, and evaluate Purchase of Service (POS) requests, input requested changes to existing authorizations, and generate invoices to vendors.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

At least two (2) years of practical related experience in fiscal record keeping. Experience in computerized statistical reporting or electronic billing and payment is desired. Associate degree in accounting and hands on experience with computerized accounting systems or electronic billing and payment systems may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.

OTHER

Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting practices, procedures and terminology; general office procedures; Excel and data base systems; thorough understanding of the upload and download of electronic data files using the internet; knowledge of statistical reporting and ability to analyze statistical and fiscal data; accuracy with mathematical calculations; define and problem solve. Ability to work independently and use independent judgement.  Expertise with attention to detail, accuracy and speed; follow oral and written instructions.  Excellent communication and customer service skills.

STARTING SALARY
$3,443 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

JOB#
sdrc61.6.29.21

Administrative Support Assistant

Full-time positions located in our Carlsbad office

DUTIES

Under direction of an Office Manager, will perform administrative support involving a wide variety of daily activities using various software applications.  Will plan, organize, and carry out own work, and work in coordination with other staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years secretarial/administrative support experience.  One (1) year Microsoft Office skills experience or Microsoft Office proficiency certificate.

Excellent telephone, interpersonal and soft people skills; active listening for good customer service; critical thinking for good decision making. Flexible; takes initiative.  Ability to work in a team setting. Demonstrated ability to operate standard office equipment, organize work, problem-solve, pay close attention to detail, and utilize good time management.  Ability to handle a high volume of calls, e-mails, mail and faxes.  Knowledge of standard office practices, principles and processes.  Excellent typing, spelling, grammar, punctuation and data entry skills. Experience with scanning equipment a plus.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

STARTING SALARY
$3,187 Monthly

 

FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

JOB#
sdrc68.8.17.21

Nurse Clinician

Full-time position located in our Kearny Mesa office

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
$5,524 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.