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Program Coordinator - Group Home Residential

Company: Caresense Home Health
Location: Downingtown
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description: Program Coordinator (Chester-Montgomery County Region)

CareSense Living is seeking a Program Coordinator who demonstrates an understanding of and belief in positive approaches as a guiding philosophy, along with a strong commitment to community integration for people with disabilities. He/she should be proactive and a motivated self-starter that engages well with his/her team and other community professionals. The Program Coordinator is responsible for oversight and operations of a cluster of residential homes for individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury, and or autism, while ensuring a healthy emotional and physical environment for the individuals. Responsibilities include

  • Hire/train and provide direct supervision to Residential Lead Staff and Direct Support Professionals.
  • Maintaining and/or completing monthly reports, fire safety records, staff and consumer records.
  • Ensuring quality services by monitoring program function through record reviews and other site documentation.
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable state and agency guidelines.
  • Participating in the on-call supervisor rotation.
  • Act as liaison with county, day programs, families and doctors.
  • Attend meetings ( ISP, Monitoring, SIS, Staff meetings, etc.) as necessary for the home and individuals.
  • Provide ongoing staff oversight and monitoring by facilitating/completing staff trainings, 1:1 meetings, informal counseling, discipline and performance evaluations.
  • Monitor spending to ensure that expenditures are within budget for the homes and individuals.
  • Maintain medical records, and ensure and monitor proper programmatic data collection, via progress notes and charts, for all individuals.
  • Ensure scheduling and completion of timely medical appointments in accordance with State Regulations and medical needs of the individuals.
  • Working in conjunction with the lead staff to ensure that the staffing schedules reflect appropriate coverage and ratio's for each home.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
    Qualifications - Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record - Bachelor's degree in a related field or Associates Degree plus 2-4 years of experience in the field. Supervisory experience is preferred. - Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written form Physical Demands:
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      • Be capable of using one's body in a variety of postures and positions for varied periods of time (i.e., kneeling, crouching, sitting, standing, reaching, climbing/descending stairs) while working; be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds and do medium* physical work; be able to push/pull and maneuver objects or equipment required for work. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds when performing a two person lift/transfer of an individual. Ability to drive up to 50 miles.
      • Be capable of visual and auditory scanning of the work environment so as to monitor the facility to ensure safe and effective operations.
        * "Medium" physical work refers to the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Keywords: Caresense Home Health, Wilmington , Program Coordinator - Group Home Residential, Other , Downingtown, Delaware

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