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QA/Foster Parent Recruiter in Atlanta, GA at ResCare

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description


Title: QA/Foster Parent Recruiter

Job Category: Operations Management

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a QA/Foster Parent Recruiter.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) QA/Foster Parent Recruiter you will: 

The QA/Foster Parent Recruiter is responsible for participating in the recruitment and approval process of potential Foster and Adoptive Families/Homes while ensuring that recruitment, screenings and assessments are being conducted appropriately and effectively in each division they assist. In addition, this position is responsible for the execution of internal/external recruitment avenues and events for solicitation, retention and appreciation as well as facilitate Agency communication. Finally, this position is responsible for the quality assurance of database entries, files, file systems, agency processes, licensing and contract requirements.

Essential Responsibilities/Job Duties

  • Coordinates foster parent recruitment activities.
  • Coordinates and monitors training of potential foster parents.
  • Assist in certification of potential foster homes.
  • Follow agency procedures to promote optimum safety practices to provide a safe, clean and secure environment for clients.
  • Provide ongoing support to foster homes for children with unique needs.
  • Attend required foster care/APTCH licensing training
  • Responsible for total quality assurance of files, programs and systems and all associated administrative duties under the direction of the Executive Director.
  • Conduct agency-wide, file reviews, licensing inquiries, and investigations as assigned
  • Ensure oversight and monitoring of Best in Class process and Safety Committee review
  • Serve as the contact person and direct interface for all contract audits, site reviews and monitoring visits and conduct internal audit process in preparation for contract audits.
  • Address any problems, concerns or complaints related to quality of system delivery or agency programming.
  • Conduct quality assurance evaluations, minimally quarterly foster/adoptive family satisfaction surveys.
  • Conduct training for agency staff (and foster/adoptive parents, as applicable) regarding agency QA (i.e. file requirements, agency process; etc.) to ensure agency requirements and agency-wide consistence and ensure staff is in trained on required family/client file documentation
  • Develop training or materials necessary for agency regarding quality assurance and database management    
  • Ensure updated training manuals and checklists and maintain up to date information on system

Position Requirements

Education & Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social or behavioral science from an accredited university or college preferred or a Bachelor’s degree with 5 years foster care /adoption experience
  • Must have the availability to work flexible hours and travel for site visits to support the needs of staff and agency
  • Must be IMPACT (Initial Interest, Mutual Selection, Pre-Service Training, Assessment, Continuing Development and Teamwork) trained
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the learning capacity to learn other applications.
  • Must have reliable transportation and maintain current vehicle registration and insurance, as well as a valid driver’s license

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Must have the ability to communicate professionally (both orally and in writing) with a variety of professionals, staff, families, and individuals with special needs.
  • Must be able to be fingerprinted, and maintain any required state security clearances from the state
  • Must be able to maintain a clear record through DES Central Registry of any reports of child abuse and neglect

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

2296 Henderson Mill Rd NE Ste 202 , Atlanta, GA 30345-2739 USA