A. Essential Functions
1. Provides direct supervision of Program Coordinators and indirect supervision of Program Assistants.
- a. Interviews and selects Program Coordinators and Program Assistants.
- b. Coordinates the initial and ongoing training of staff.
- c. Monitors the performance of staff, initiating and assuring prompt recognition and disciplinary action as appropriate.
- d. Provides ongoing support and communication to staff.
- e. Assures the completion of performance evaluations (introductory and annual) for assigned staff.
- f. Schedules staff to assure the proper coverage, approves time cards, and time off.
- g. Conducts regular staff meetings for the purpose of communicating information, obtaining staff input, and providing training on operational and programmatic issues.
2. Coordinates services within the scope of his or her program area.
- a. Reviews incident reports, conducts incident investigation and makes recommendations for action as appropriate. Completes BDDS reportables as required.
- b. Assures adherence to all agency policies and procedures.
- c. Assures compliance with all licensing, regulatory and accreditation standards.
- d. Prepares for and participates in licensing and accreditation reviews and participates in the completion of corrective action plans as needed.
- e. Assures completion of required documentation, including documentation of services and submission of billing documentation in a timely manner.
- f. Assures proper record maintenance in terms of individual program services, licensing reviews, personnel matters and administrative functions.
- g. As applicable, assures proper management of all individual funds and resources.
- h. Serves as authorized Medicaid Representative for those for whom LOGAN serves as Representative Payee.
- i. Operates program within budgetary constraints.
- j. Participates in a rotation of after hours’ administrative support.
3. Assures the atmosphere of each service location is therapeutic, provides optimal growth for individuals, and preserves individuals’ dignity and self-worth.
- a. Ensures the provision of ongoing and aggressive active treatment for individuals in accordance in each individual’s Support Plan.
- b. Monitors the quality of services provided to each individual and assures that activities are meaningful and have purpose.
- c. Makes periodic but consistent visits to the service locations to monitor provision of services to individuals, staff performance, and condition of location. Properly addresses issues that arise from these visits.
- d. Assures consistent and active community participation of individuals served.
4. Provides case coordination for assigned caseload of individuals receiving Supported Living services by completing the following key functions (list is not all inclusive):
- a. Develops and maintains primary relationship with individuals; their families, guardians and advocates and other providers.
- b. Serves as agency representative for all services at all meetings of the IST.
- c. Works with the IST to ensure adequate resources are in place for services rendered.
- d. Ensures implementation of all relevant components of the Individual Support Plan (ISP) for each assigned client and ensures that performance data is collected as prescribed.
- e. Ensure that specific goals for individuals are developed, implemented, and monitored and teaching strategies are modified on a monthly basis or more often as needed.
- f. Coordinates the development and implementation of risk plans and positive behavior supports for all individuals.
- g. Facilitates review of Behavior Support Plans and rights restrictions by the Human Rights Committee as appropriate and provides updates as required. Communicates pertinent information to the Human Rights Committee as needed.
- h. Maintains electronic master file.
- i. Works cooperatively with individuals served, families, outside agencies, and LOGAN.
B General Responsibilities
1. Assists in promoting the health and safety of individuals served by LOGAN, visitors, and other staff.
2. Serves as role model for individuals served and other staff.
3. Serves as an advocate and protects the human rights of all individuals served at all times.
4. Participates in training as required by supervisor or for all LOGAN staff.
5. Facilitates professional growth by keeping current on new philosophy, research, technology, program strategies, etc.
6. Responsible to complete other duties as assigned by supervisor.
1. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor degree in related field required. Qualifications for “Qualified Mental Retardation Professional” (Bachelor’s Degree in human services field and one year experience with persons with Developmental Disabilities) required.
1. Three years experience required. Experience may include a combination of life experience and working with individuals with developmental disabilities
2. Supervisory experience preferred.
C. Job Knowledge
1. A positive attitude to support individuals with disabilities.
2. A willingness to learn and implement positive approaches to instruction and behavior management.
3. Ability to assist in analyzing and planning production activities.
4. Competent computer skills.
5. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Fulfilling the responsibilities of this job may result in contact with body fluids. LOGAN will provide training and offer Hepatitis B vaccine at no cost to employees in this job classification.