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Executive Director - Accessing Independence
The Executive Director is responsible to oversee daily operations and all aspects of our non-profit Home Care Services and services as Administrator for Home Care Licensure as required by the Department of Health. This position assures that all financial, personnel, and department requirements are adhered to as specificed by funding sources, legal requirements and Accessing Independence. Ths position is also responsible for making sure all requirements necessary for Home Care licensure are in place and maintained at all times.
The Executive Director is also responsible for the operations and supervision of the Adult Enrichment Program. Other responsibilities include maintaining a safe work environment for Personal Care Attendants, supervision of Staffing Supervisors, developing a high standard of customer service and ensuring the provision of efficient, dependable and quality care to Consumers.
Along with day-to-day operations, the Executive Director will meet current established standards and develop and implement new bench marks and initiatives to meet strategic goals in the areas of market position, growth and organization and operational support.
Required Experience and Education
Minimum of five years management experience in a staffing organization with supervisory experience is required. Previous experience working in a home care non-profit environment serving people with disabilities and/or the elderly population is preferred..
HCBS Program Manager
Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the HCBS Program Manager oversees HCBS Program Specialists and Program Liaison as well as all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) program. This includes, but is not limited to: finance, budget planning, staff development and leadership, contract negotiations and legal compliance according to Agency standards and Program regulations.
The HCBS Program Manager will assist the COO with accomplishing strategic plans and objectives.
Required Experience and Education
At least 10 years related administrative experience while performing at the senior management level. At least 5 years of proven leadership experience. Solid understanding of management principles, practices and strategic planning. Bachelor's Degree is required but a Master's Degree is preferred in the Business Administration or Public Administration field.
Home Person Assessor - Accessible Home Modifications
Under the direction of the Program Manager - Accessible Home Modifications the Home/Person Assessor offers professional insight on assigned projects. The Home/Person Assessor interacts with an individual with a disability and their medical documentation to understand current functional abilities in their current environment; probable progression of the disability and then offers recommendations concerning appropriate home modifications and adaptability that meet ADA code/compliance.
Bachelor's Degree or higher in area of specialty and 2+ years of experience in the field or in a related industry is preferred. An Associates Degree with 5+ years of experience in the field will be considered.
Support Coordinators - Dauphin, northern Lancaster, Central Lancaster, Southern Berks, Northumberland, Snyder, Union and western Lebanon counties
Under supervision of the Program Specialist and in combination with the Consumer, the Supports Coordinator arranges and ensures services in accordance with the program requirements.
Bachelor's Degree including or supplemented by at least 12 college-level credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or another behavioral science and one year of case management experience, or a combination of experience and training which adds up to 4 years of experience and education which includes at least 12 semester hours of college-level courses in sociology, social work, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other social science.
Good command of written and spoken language; effective organization and communication skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously; good computer skills including word processing and data base applications; due to meeting schedules and consumer needs, must be able to accommodate travel to remote locations that are not located near public transportation; valid driver's license.
Maintains job-related competencies by attending departmental staff meetings and agency and departmental training programs, and participating in departmental projects as required. Ability to attend and complete position-specific external course requirements as needed.
Completion of Daily Activity Report and Allocations to assure appropriate program billing/allocation is met. Identifies and monitors the services provided to consumers through OLTL and applicable regulations to determine quality of services provided and verifies whether the amount and/or type of services need to be adjusted. In partnership with the consumer, supports an individual's goals to live in the most integrated community setting as independently as possible and to establish natural community connections. Completes all necessary forms enabling consumers to continue to receive services in the timeframe established by program guidelines and with the Agency's established standards. Provides necessary training and support to consumers and consumer employers in the areas of managing direct care services that will enhance consumer satisfaction of services and PCA retention.
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