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Program Director- Group Home Residential Services

Company: Caresense Home Health
Location: Allentown
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

At CareSense we are only as good as our team members. Our extraordinary team provides quality services, bringing quality of life for our consumers and their families.We are seeking a dynamic group home Director who demonstrates an understanding of and belief in positive approaches as a guiding philosophy, along with a strong commitment to community integration for people with disabilities. He/she should be proactive and a motivated self-starter that engages well with his/her team and other community professionals. The Program Director is responsible for oversight and operations of a cluster of residential homes for individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury, and or autism, while ensuring a healthy emotional and physical environment for the individuals. This person is able to work independently and assists our agency grow by increasing referrals while retaining high consumer satisfaction and compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.Responsibilities Include:

  • Grow agency census by establishing beneficial relationships with referral sources and increasing referrals
  • Maintain involvement in the community to bring awareness of agency services
  • Identify, acquire, set up, license, open, and efficiently operate new homes
  • Ensure all ODP Chapter 6400 applicable laws and regulations are followed
  • Hire, train, retain, and supervise managers, program specialists, and home leads
  • Participate in state monitoring and compliance surveys and complete requests for qualification and related paperwork
  • Develop and update policies and procedures
  • Ensure all client and staff paperwork is accurate, complete, maintained, and kept updated
  • Ensure all homes are kept up to code in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations, safe and well kept
  • Ensure home expenses are in line with budget by establishing expense guidelines, monitoring expenditures, and tracking financial operations
  • Ensure efficient and effective operations
  • Ensure high level client satisfaction
  • Work closely with staff to ensure proper scheduling of caregivers and solve issues that arise.
  • Ensure accurate staffing of clients with caregivers based on location, time, skills/needs, and requests.
  • Utilize our web-based care management system to monitor operations including clinical documentation, monitor care logs, and to maintain client and caregiver records
  • Effectively and accurately communicate with caregivers, clients, and case managers.
  • Ensure effective recruiting of staff, retention, and training
  • Perform home visits and as necessary
  • Complete incident reporting as necessary
  • Other projects/duties as assigned by administrationRequirements:
    • Good relationships and contacts in the relevant industry
    • Masters degree
    • At least 3 years of relevant and related supervisory work experience
    • Excellent phone skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to effectively communicate with nurses, physicians, case managers and patients
    • Fast paced
    • Self-directing and very independent with the ability to work with little direct supervision
    • Advanced knowledge of computers
    • Very comfortable with technology applications including personnel recruiting systems, staffing and scheduling systems, electronic medical records systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
    • Very organized and detailed, able to handle extensive amounts of paperwork/documentation
    • Reliable car, valid State driver's license and car insurance
    • Background check will be required

Keywords: Caresense Home Health, Allentown , Program Director- Group Home Residential Services, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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