POSITION PURPOSE: The Program Coordinator has the primary responsibility of ensuring the development, implementation, coordination, and monitoring of Individual Support Plans, Behavioral and/or Therapeutic Treatment plans for individuals within the Sponsor program. The position also has responsibility for approving assessments to ensure appropriate services are provided to meet the needs of each individual served and overseeing individual services and care.
IMPACT: The Program Coordinator has significant impact on the programmatic and service delivery system within the program; ensuring that adult and children individual plans are current, relevant and followed with consistency.
LATITUDE: The Program Coordinator has relative latitude and freedom to act on specific issues related to individual supports, behavior and therapeutic plans under the general guidance of the Assistant Executive Director.
CONTACTS: The incumbent primarily interacts and communicates with the Program Director, Senior Program Director, Quality Assurance Manager, Providers, Direct Support Professionals, Consultants, Psychologist, Individuals served, their families or other involved parties. Contact frequently occurs with clinical and professional staff from external agencies.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION:
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field, including but not limited to sociology, social work, special education, rehabilitation counseling, or psychology.
EXPERIENCE: One year documented experience providing direct services (developing, conducting, and approving assessments and individual service plans) with adults with a diagnosis of an intellectual disability (mental retardation) or other developmental disabilities One year experience interpreting and implementing Federal, state, or local regulations.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge of intellectual disability or developmental disabilities, its causes and treatments. Comprehensive knowledge of licensure, human rights, and/or other regulations and the ability to apply these regulations. Ability to locate community and professional resources. Work independently, performing duties and responsibilities under general guidance. Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Possess computer skills and knowledge. Ability to analyze and summarize data into written reports. develop support plans, assess and monitor progress. Knowledge of developmental training approaches. Ability to maintain effective inter and intra-agency working relationships.
PHYSICAL DEMAND: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts, driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
Job Type: Full-time
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