Alvord Taylor
  • 01-Jul-2018 to 31-Oct-2018 (PST)
  • Management
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $36,000 - $54,000 DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, etc.


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Alvord-Taylor is proud of its status as one of the top 25 non-profits to work at in Oregon, according to Oregon Business magazine. Our employees rate us highly for our work environment, career development and learning, and following our mission and goals. We are a group of people inspired by the people we serve and who enjoy collaborating with others to ensure our supported individuals enjoy quality experiences at home, at work, and in the community. Alvord-Taylor offers healthcare benefits (medical, vision, dental) to all of our full-time employees who work 30+ hours a week. And because we value our employees and their wellbeing, we provide health insurance to our employees at no cost; employees only pay a nominal monthly fee towards our Wellness Program initiatives.

Are you looking for a person-centered agency that lives by its values of providing people with disabilities the highest quality of life possible? Are you energized by the idea of helping individuals with disabilities achieve lives they value by developing skills and connecting with the community to ultimately obtain independence? If our mission speaks to you and you have the qualifications we are seeking, we encourage you to join our team of dedicated professionals.

Position Summary

The 24-Hour Program Director is responsible for leading and managing program development, quality assurance, and care. The 24-Hour Program Director's ultimate purpose is to ensure each individual under their care receives the necessary supports to assist supported individuals in achieving their goals. The 24-Hour Program Director fosters a team atmosphere through mentorship and coaching of 24-Hour program managers and direct support professionals. The 24-Hour Program Director is also directly involved in the development, implementation, and execution of the organization's overall strategic goals and plans in concert with other members of the senior leadership team, including the Executive Director.

Essential Functions

  • Partners with Program Managers and County Case Managers to ensure the people we support have the highest quality experiences of Alvord-Taylor's and the communities' services
  • Oversees and accepts responsibility for all activities within programs, including licensure, human services, personnel, finance, contracts, and the use of agency resources including, but not limited to, personnel, vehicles, water, and electricity.
  • Assists with problem solving, completion of ISPs, and communication with outside agencies or families/guardians, as needed.
  • Ensures policies, procedures, and necessary forms are updated, implemented, and comply with additions or modifications to Oregon Administrative Rules as required.
  • Ensures Quality Assurance so that programs meet all state licensing requirements and are operated at the highest level of care possible by supporting sites and managers with resolving QA reviews and licensing Plans of Improvement.
  • Ensures actions required as a result of Protective Service Investigations are completed on a timely basis and communicated to Lane County Developmental Disability Services.
  • Develops and implements strategies that will maximize collaboration between programs and teams.
  • Partners with peers (finance and human resources, business development) toward strategic and operational goals.
  • Fosters positive working relationships between the Union and management. Contributes to union negotiations and relations.
  • Represents programs in internal and external associations, including Board of Directors.
  • Supervises and mentors Program Managers, as well as overseeing training and orientation of Program Managers and Lead Support Professionals
  • Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling tight oversight of individual and organization performance standards
  • Participates in Administrative Back Up On-Call.
  • Provides temporary site management and on-call duties when the program management team is understaffed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk; and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Qualifications

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in management role in a residential or vocational setting serving people with disabilities, preferably those with developmental disabilities in the state of Oregon
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Special Education, Psychology, or a related field, OR equivalent combination of education and experience totaling more than five (5) years.
  • Knowledgeable of Oregon Administrative Rules, updates, and licensing.
  • Demonstrable experience and abilities in:
    • Program/Site management
    • Providing and evaluating effective programs for people with disabilities
    • Staff oversight, including supervision, training and development, motivation, modeling teamwork, and delegating with trust.
    • Writing, reviewing, and implementing ISPs.
    • Reviewing and critiquing Behavioral Support Plans and Nursing Care Plans.
    • Developing and implementing documentation systems in compliance with OARs
    • Oral and written communication
  • Must have a valid Oregon driver's license and be insurable by the agency's liability insurance carrier.

Alvord-Taylor provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Alvord-Taylor is a proud supporter of our military veterans and actively works to provide employment opportunities to veterans seeking employment in the civilian workplace.

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