Alvord Taylor
  • 05-Oct-2015 to 16-Dec-2017 (PST)
  • Management
  • Eugene and Springfield, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, etc


If you'd like to join a wonderful team of professionals supporting adults with developmental disabilities and have the qualifications we are looking for, please apply. We offer excellent benefits, including full health care coverage (health and dental) for our employees, paid holidays, generous earned time off and more.

The Program Manager is responsible for the overall operation of his/her assigned program(s), and the implementation of programs and services for the people we support.  To insure the successful implementation of all elements determined necessary to support an individual, the Program Manager develops professional relationships with all parties and facilitates effective cooperation towards the common objective.

The Program Manager manages resources efficiently, supervises employees appropriately and performs administrative duties as required by law and policy.

Education & Competencies:

 

  • Higher education degree in a relevant field of study and two years preferred and/or;
  • Minimum four (4) years' experience in developmental disabilities and health services within Oregon
  • Two years' experience in a supervisory role preferred
  • Experience in developing behavior support plans and evaluating data preferred
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Must possess a valid Oregon driver's license and be insurable by the agency's insurance carrier.
  • Must maintain all relevant certification and training requirements.

Proven abilities in:

  • Providing effective programs for people with developmental disabilities
  • Accepting responsibility and acting professionally in performing duties of this position
  • People skills (problem solving, open-minded)
  • Time management and self-motivation
  •  Written and oral communication skills.

Interpersonal Behavior:

Demonstrates a caring, respectful and compassionate attitude towards all people:

Follows principle of leadership and service

  • Focus on issues, not personalities
  • Maintain self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Create and maintain constructive relationships
  • Make things better for those involved
  • Lead by example
  • Consider consequences of your actions

Takes responsibility for personal growth

Takes initiative to meet the challenges within the environment

Adheres to guidelines

Receives feedback from team in a positive manner

Oriented toward solutions through collaboration

Compassionately, respectfully and effectively communicates to those we serve, co-workers and outside offices

Supports, through behavior and actions, the Mission of Alvord-Taylor, adhering to policies and procedures

Represents the organization in a positive and supportive manner

Acts as a role model within and outside the Organization

Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and the ability to prioritize workload

Works safely

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge and appropriate utilization of communication systems
  • Manage T-Logs and General Event Reports for assigned employees
  • Review, follow-up and mark reviewed all General Event Reports for assigned program and people
  • Manage payroll for the people you supervise
  • Maintain daily employee schedules
  • Understand and follow the process for making permanent changes to approved program schedules
  • Manage "MARs"
  • Manage monies for each assigned person we support, and each assigned program

 

  • Complete DSP core competencies at assigned program per expected timelines
  • Assure all required exams are completed with each assigned person
  • Assure a Balance Test is completed with the psychiatric provider for each assigned person per agency policy
  • Complete a regular performance evaluation for each assigned employee
  • Assure a support plan is completed, trained and implemented for each assigned person
  • Assure Medication Reviews
  • Assure safe transportation for assigned people
  • Understand and utilize policies and union contract
  • Execute proper administrative actions
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings with staff and maintain appropriate supervision and support
  • Assure the safety of all properties
  • Prepare for and facilitate program staff meeting
  • Coordinate and attend assigned person's healthcare appointments as required
  • Attends mandatory meetings and trainings
  • Manage ISP Data Reports
  • Manage Healthcare Reports
  • Assure medications are managed and disposed of according to policy
  • Work direct care shifts, in the event staff is unavailable to work
  • Participate in on-call rotations and twenty-four-hour administrative coverage

Other Functions

 

  • Be available and participate as a resource to other Program Managers
  • Assist in the training of new Program Managers
  • Ensure assigned people obtain services and/or benefits (e.g. SSI, Medicaid)
  • Ensure communication with persons involved in the life of the assigned people
  • Complete reports in a timely manner
  • Participate in staff disciplinary issues, maintaining appropriate documentation
  • Report unsafe issues and practices
  • Train staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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, and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

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