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Program Coordinator, Supported Living (PC, manager, supervisor) – Fort Wayne, IN in Fort Wayne, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

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Job Description

Benchmark serves over 8500 adults and children with disabilities

throughout twelve different states, and is currently accepting applications for

Program Coordinator in Fort Wayne.

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.

Responsibilities include supervising, supporting and training staff.

You would also ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations

while expanding opportunities for persons served

to participate in community life as they choose.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree and one year experience working intellectual/developmental disable people or a total of five years experience.

Candidates for employment are required to pass a drug screen.

Thorough background history will be completed.

If interested please apply on-line at: www.benchmarkhs.com

or contact Wendy Harris at 456-2971 extension 5837.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE / Affirmative Action Employer.

Veterans, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develop and implement the Individual Service Plan and assist in development of the Plan of Care for each person served.

  2. Influence and procure Plan of Care that addresses all client needs and articulates elements to appropriate staff.

  3. Responsible for assessment(s), planning, implementation, and review of person-centered support plans for people served.

  4. Coordinate the delivery of all services rendered by Benchmark and other providers.

  5. Assist people served in expanding their opportunities to participate in community life.

  6. Provide on-call direct support and emergency coverage.

  7. Participate in the hiring, training and supervision of Team Leaders, Supported Living Managers, and Direct Support Professionals.

  8. Schedule staff in accordance with the Plan of Care.

  9. 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.)

  10. Be aware of and submit reportable incidents within required time frames.

  11. Manage and monitor client finances within required time frames (including checkbooks, RLAs, client financial profiles, etc.).

  12. Serve as liaison with external case managers, families, other agencies and internal programs.

  13. Work collaboratively with director, nurse, HR, accounting, IT, etc.

  14. 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.

  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

  16. Must maintain good attendance throughout employment

  17. Other duties as assigned.

  18. Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.

  19. Report to work as scheduled.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in human services and one (1) year experience working with developmentally disabled people or five (5) years experience

  2. Valid driver’s license

  3. Access to vehicle in good operating order

  4. 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.

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