Basic Function: The Program Coordinator of Community Living Services is responsible for completing clinical, programming and administrative functions to ensure quality, compliance and person centeredness throughout the assigned caseload. This position also maintains close and positive relationships with referral/sponsoring agencies and regulatory bodies.
Provides direct supervision, coaching, feedback and evaluation to Residential Managers with the completion of his/her job duties.
Assist the Director of Residential Services with preparing payroll.
Ensures apartments and homes are maintained in proper condition to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements and support for the life-style of people served.
Works with the person supported and their team to develop the Person Centered Individual Service Plan (ISP) process, planning and implementation is completed.
Monitors and reports on the implementation and progress of the Individual Service Plans (ISP).
Completes required assessments i.e., safety plans, evacuation, voting? Yes –voting assessments should be completed and this is an example of one assessment etc.
Ensures residential, medical, behavioral and other clinical portions of the ISP are completed for services provided or contracted by Ada S. McKinley.
Conducts Person Centered Planning meetings.
Develops outcomes that support quality of life and represent what is important to and for the individual served.
Ensures staff are trained in all required topics, including but not limited to First Aid, CPR, Individual Rights, Incident Management and Reporting, ISP goal documentation, and all required trainings; conducting relevant training as needed
Oversees new staff orientation applicable to the program, site, and individual.
Acts as liaison between families, guardians, and external agencies.
Maintains all pertinent information related to the persons supported.
Coordinates service delivery and case management for services provided or contracted.
Manages all data collection.
Supervises waiver authorizations to include identification of waiver services needed as part to the ISP process or changing needs of an individual, assures documentation of waiver services, and secures authorizations prior to expiration.
Coordinates and collaborates with day program and visits work locations.
Secures and maintains transportation to and from various locations in the community.
Administrative supervision of health care functions to include coordination of medical appointments, medication administration, medication exchange and health care documentation.
Collaborates with clinicians to ensure needs to the persons supported are met and attends meetings as needed.
Assists with management of individual funds in accordance with policies and procedures.
Completes quarterly reports and any other report that is needed based on the person centered plan.
Attends all required meetings, trainings and court appearances.
On call after normal business hours to address any emergencies and/or concerns.
Prepares for internal/external monitoring, surveys and audits.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Mental/Physical Demands: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to read and interpret documents such as instructional materials, operating instructions, books, catalogues, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Environmental Conditions: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is performed in a residential or classroom environment.
Education: This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services Field or a similar area from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum 5 years of experience working directly with people with Developmental Disabilities and 3 years of progressive management experience.
This position must possess valid/current driver’s license and annual clearance of the Agency background screening process.
Must demonstrate the experiences, belief, attitude and awareness that indicate cultural sensitivity to the client population served.
Must be able to partner with persons supported individually, in family, to help them mobilize resources and their inner capacity to address problems they face.
Must possess the ability to coordinate effectively with other team members, other agency resources and outside services in addressing client needs.