IN Program Director

In collaboration with the Area Director, the Program Director is responsible for providing social work services involving coordination and delivery of services for intellectually or developmentally disabled adults in a supported living home/facility. The employee plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and controls the social work services provided by personnel. The employee works to enhance the attainment of individual personnel and Caregiver, Inc. objectives while maintaining required standards of the various regulatory agencies.  

Essential Responsibilities / Job Duties 

  • Responsible for ensuring that social services are provided in accordance with the all the standards established by various local, state and federal regulatory organizations
  •  Responsible for administration of personnel, including direct support professionals, house managers, and family-based providers etc. to include:
  •  Determining appropriate numbers of staff and implementing policies and procedures needed to maintain staff
  •  Administering facility personnel policies
  •  Scheduling employees to minimize overtime hours Ø Identifying training needs and assuring that all staff meet competency requirements
  •  Providing initial and recurrent training to family based providers in accordance with federal, state and agency requirements.
  •  Evaluating the performance of House Managers and Direct Support Professionals.
  •  Responsible for supervising the quality control program, visiting supported living homes and family-based providers to monitor effectiveness and compliance, conduct service recipient follow-up on medical issues, assessment recommendations, and Person Centered Individual Support Plan implementation. Assists in crisis situations to prevent escalation.
  •  Responsible for preventing client abuse by adhering to all policies and procedures, attending periodic training, reporting suspicious and inappropriate behavior, and following mandatory abuse reporting requirements and ensure clients are properly signed in and out and that only authorized adults are allowed on site.
  •  Other duties as assigned. 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of 1 year prior experience working with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and/or physical disabilities preferred; demonstrated ability to build and lead strong teams, follow through with task completion, must possess strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills; or any equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the following Key Success Indicators (KSIs):
  •  Ability to relate to and build relationships with service recipients, their families, providers, and others as required.
  •  Ability to engage service recipients in setting realistic and appropriate goals.
  •  Ability to lead, direct and coordinate a team of care providers to meet the needs of clients.-
  •  Regulatory compliance with federal and state rules and regulations pertaining to the ID/DD population. 
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and reliable transportation.
Satisfactory completion of criminal background checks as required by federal and/or state laws and any other post-offer, pre-employment screenings as mandated by a governing agency or the company. 
FIND YOUR PASSION. BE UNIQUE. SHARE IT WITH OTHERS. Everyone at Caregiver, Inc. Company is committed to a common goal – creating a world-class experience for our individuals. We are passionate about what we do while making a difference. We work with integrity, accountability, transparency, and compassion in everything we do because we understand those we serve have a choice in providers. Our company provides care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead their unique lives independently.
We believe it’s our job to take care of the PEOPLE (you) who take care of our PEOPLE (individuals we serve)! Therefore, we offer:
  • FREE virtual doctor visits with a prescription DISCOUNT card for all employees and members of the employee’s household.
  • NO CREDIT CHECK bank accounts to all employees with cash advance opportunities through Branch Bank.
  • $10,000 in tuition reimbursement annually to further your education endeavors for full-time eligible employees.
  • $10,000 in life insurance for all employees at no cost
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life and AD&D, Supplemental Insurance, and 401K for eligible employees.
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Keywords: Program Coordinator, Coordinator, Direct Service Provider, DSP, Caregiver, Caretaker, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disability, IDD, Long-term Care, LTC, Home Health, Nurse Aide, Nurse Assistant, CNA, Home Health Aide, HHA

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