The Program Director oversees and manages all aspects of individual care and team member duties in assigned area.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Assists Area/Regional Director in marketing services to the community; state
schools, MRA’s, etc.
· Attends individual pre-placement meetings.
· Ensures services are provided as written on the ISP.
· Ensures compliance with all regulations
· Audits service delivery notes and day habilitation notes.
· Tracks services and reviews documentation of service providers.
· Oversees purchase of adaptive aids and necessary home modifications.
· Reviews individual utilization sheets for over/under utilization, adjusts as necessary.
· Assesses and makes suggestions regarding Team Member and individual interactions
and household activities.
· Oversees and ensures efficient use of resources including, but not limited to, costs
associated with vehicle maintenance and usage, grocery expenditures, utilities and
· Responsible for duties as the Local Safety Coordinator and Rights Committee Team
· Participates in Team duties as assigned.
· Provides input to Area/Regional Director regarding regional budgets.
· Assists Area/Regional Director in resolution in Team Member/Individual complaints.
· Coordinates with Area/Regional Director on strategic planning and growth.
· Uses Daybreak’s Guiding Principles of Decision-Making to ensure the mission statement
is evident in all areas of responsibility.
· Directly supervises Program Coordinators, Residential Managers and Direct Support Professionals.
· Responsible for employment actions in respective area including, but not limited to,
interviewing, hiring, disciplining, rewarding, evaluating and terminating employees.
· Ensures all Team Members are trained on the philosophy, policies and procedures of
Daybreak and individual PDPs and needed support prior to working with an individual.
· Ensures correction action process is followed if Team Members fail to meet the required
expectations of the Company or if Company policies and/or procedures are violated.
· Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws.
· Schedules pre-employment, random and post-accident drug screens.
Education and/or Experience
· Bachelor’s degree in Social Services field preferred or related experience
· Minimum of 3 years working with individuals with development disabilities.
· Excellent writing skills
· Outstanding communication skills
· Ability to work in a professional environment
· Extensive knowledge of the HCS, DM-MD, DADS, and TxHmL Waiver programs and TDMHMR.
· Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
· Ability to read and comprehend instructions, manuals, and other company documents.
· Exhibits above average oral communication skills.