Program Director

  • Horizon House
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Feb 24, 2020
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

· To manage and supervise the operations and staff, at multiple assigned service sites, where Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) (for adults with cognitive impairment, mental health diagnoses and/or behavior issues) are delivered.
· To design and ensure the implementation of services/supports to facilitate participants’ skill development and growth to achieve assigned outcomes stated in the participants’ Individual Support Plans (ISP).
· To achieve and maintain compliance with applicable licensing standards; Provider Qualifications; ISPs; agency policies and to prepare/submit Plans of Correction (POC) for citations.
· To operate assigned service sites, including staff salaries, within established budgets.
· Build and maintain a high level of satisfaction by participants, families, staff and funding/licensing entities.
Supervision Received:
· Receives general supervision from Regional Director
Supervision Exercised:
· Supervises and ensures training of Managers, Direct Service Supervisors and Direct Support Professionals
· Bachelors degree, Master’s Degree preferred, in Human services, social sciences or health care or a related field and 3 - 5 years experience in I/DD field; at least 3-5 years prior supervisory experience or any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required and meet applicable funding source requirements.
· Experienced in maintaining compliance with regulatory licensing and payer requirements
· Skilled in budget preparation and fiscal management
· Required to be a Medication Administration Trainer
· Very good communication and organizational skills.
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team with all levels of staff.
· PC proficiencies (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
· Frequent talking and listening.
· Requires the ability to lift, carry, fold, kneel, reach, stack, stoop and bend which may include direct intervention with participants.
· Must be available for local travel to service sites, outside agencies and educational venues; must possess and maintain valid drivers’ license.
· Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
· May require crisis intervention in emergency situations.
· Varied work hours which may include occasional weekend presence, during emergencies and inclement weather.
· On-call phone coverage during emergent situations.
· 24 hour on-call pager coverage as assigned or needed.
· May be required to attend training to become a certified agency investigator. May conduct investigations and participate in the agency rotation of on-call investigators.

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.

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 Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer • M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity