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Program Coordinator – South Bend, IN in South Bend, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Job Description

Benchmark serves individuals with mental and physical disabilities, and is currently accepting applications for Program Coordinator in South Bend, Indiana.

This supervisory position works to ensure the quality, health and safety of clients and Benchmark’s client-centered approach for individuals in our community who have intellectual, physical and behavioral health needs.


Ensure quality, health and safety and client centered approaches for individuals in community living services. Supervise, support, and train staff as they assist individuals served. Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations while expanding opportunities for persons served to participate in community life as they choose.


  • Develop, implement and revise the Individual Service Plan and assist in development of the Plan of Care for each person served.
  • Influence and procure Plan of Care that addresses all client needs and articulates elements to appropriate staff.
  • Responsible for assessment(s), planning, implementation, and review of person-centered support plans for people served.
  • Coordinate the delivery of all services rendered by Benchmark and other providers.
  • Assist people served in expanding their opportunities to participate in community life.
  • Provide on-call direct support and emergency coverage.
  • Participate in the hiring, training and supervision of Team Leaders, and Direct Support Professionals.
  • Schedule staff in accordance with the Plan of Care.
  • Accurate and timely completion of ISPs, client financials, CQA walkthroughs, monthly and daily documentation (logs books, fire and tornado drills, client medical information, MARs, etc.)
  • Be aware of and submit reportable incidents within required time frames.
  • Manage and monitor client finances within required time frames (including checkbooks, RLAs, client financial profiles, etc.).
  • Serve as liaison with external case managers, families, other agencies and internal programs.
  • Work collaboratively with director, nurse, HR, accounting, IT, etc.
  • Maintain employment required documentation (Current D.L. auto insurance, certification (ie. First Aid, CPR, Medication Administration, MANDT, etc.), and training (OSHA, Abuse & Neglect, etc.) as required to comply with federal, state, and program requirements and standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must maintain good attendance throughout employment.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human services and one (1) year experience working with developmentally disabled people or five (5) years experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Access to vehicle in good operating order
  • Valid CPR and First Aid

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

Salary: $29,500.00 to $34,500.00 /year based on years of experience.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, vehicle insurance, and Bachelor’s Degree. Thorough background history will be completed. Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening. Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.