TN Area Director


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. 
The Area Director is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, organizing and implementing the systems, processes and programs needed to provide services to individuals served ensuring services meet State licensing standards and contract obligations, level of service and program model. Ensures that the program and all personnel represent the organization’s standard of care in a highly professional manner and that all program staff and contractors are adequately skilled and motivated to implement a comprehensive program model. 
Essential Responsibilities/Job Duties
  • Develop and Implement
  • Works with State Program Director to develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations and ensure the quality of the program delivery system. Prepares spreadsheet of disbursement entries
  • Oversee recruitment, hiring/verification, training and supervision of Case Management and administrative staff and contracted service providers. Provide feedback, evaluation, motivation and direction to staff, and contractors. Ensure overall implementation of various program models. Responsible for promotion and growth of region and monitoring of Key Success Indicators for program trends and performance. Develop performance metrics and measure performance.
  • Develops policies and procedures for assigned programs; facilitates programmatic and/or operational guidelines for program and staff
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships between the organization, law enforcement officials, judicial officials, legal resources, medical professionals and other community resources Referrals and Placement
  • Conducts referral/placement staff meetings, communicates with staff on an ongoing basis. Supervise, facilitate and participate, as needed, in the assessment and admission process. Supervises and monitors delivery of services to adults and families and acts as an advocate for each. Monitors program: observes/evaluates buildings, grounds, staff, individuals supported, vehicles, etc. Intervenes in crisis situations as needed (assisting with a combative persons supported, potential suicide attempts, runaway, angry family, etc.). BILLING ADMIN ASSISTANT |6/2013 Direction
  • Provide direction to the program managers and case managers in providing consultation services to families as applicable based on the service delivery plan. Ensure that assigned therapists/case managers and contractors complete all assigned duties and maintain adequate and timely records.
  • Responsible for preventing abuse of persons supported by following screening requirements, attending training, communicating expectations & boundaries, ensuring accountability for policy violations, conducting investigations, and preparing reports for the BOD.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Provide oversight for the region in the development of the annual budget to ensure program success. Other duties as assigned Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Valid driver’s license
  • proof of automobile insurance, and reliable transportation.
Education and/ or Experience .
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Child Development, Psychology or closely related field required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ prior experience working with children or adults with developmental and intellectual and/or physical disabilities required.
  • Experience in therapeutic foster care settings required for Children’s Therapeutic Foster Care Program; Master’s degree in related field preferred; demonstrated ability to develop, implement and deliver effective learning and development programs, strong organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills; or any equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills: Key Success Indicators (KSIs) include: Leadership, Organization and Planning, Budgeting, Decision Making, Written and verbal communication, Building and leading teams, Conflict Resolution and Regulatory Compliance Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Make copies of checks with invoices and disburse to departments for filing
  • Prepares spreadsheet of disbursement entries
  • Billing
  • Provides back up data entry moves for CARE/TMP
  • Database/AA billing
  • Makes multiple copies
  • Prepares DBMD spreadsheet BILLING ADMIN ASSISTANT |6/2013
  • Mail for Medicaid Eligibility
  • Open daily mail, remove duplicates
  • Enter Social Security deposit information into spreadsheet
  • Enter Medicaid due dates into spreadsheet
  • Sort mail by areas served
  • Perform daily filing


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