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Program Manager in Chattanooga, TN at Community Options

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.  We believe in the dignity of every person, and in the freedom of all people to experience the highest degree of self-determination.

We are actively seeking an experienced Program Manager who will be responsible for the supervision and oversight of our Direct Support Professionals and our Regional Programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Direct Support Professional staff, including, but not limited to, staff evaluations, monitoring and scheduling required staff training, seminars, and conferences.
  • Oversee the residential budget and work with staff schedules to ensure overtime stays within guidelines.
  • Responsible for scheduling Direct Support Professionals and covering shift’s as necessary.
  • Monitor fiscal, medical, personal and ISP documentation to ensure accuracy.
  • Serve as an active member of each person’s Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT), which includes involvement in Individual Habilitation Plan development.
  • Submit monthly written reports to the appropriate individuals outlining operational status, progress, and concerns.
  • Prepare progress reports for consumer's immediate support group.
  • Ensure that staff is documenting accurate and current plans accurately, to ensure the consumer’s overall needs are being met, i.e. employment, recreational, emotional.
  • Comply with all internal and state regulations and participate in all inspections and investigations.

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Residential, Home Community Based Service or related healthcare field.
  • Knowledge and understanding of state/local regulations.
  • Understanding and commitment to community-based support for persons with disabilities.
  • Proven leadership and professionalism when assisting internal and external customers.
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Valid Driver's License

Working Conditions:

  • Frequent lifting, stretching, and other physical exertion during positioning of consumer or equipment
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (average weight of an empty wheelchair)
  • May be on-call 24 hours a day, in cooperation with other management staff
  • Work will take place in the community and in the homes

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off following 3 months of employment
  • Paid Holidays
  • Management Training- Leadership development program
  • 403b with Employer Match after 1 year of service
  • Comprehensive benefits, including Medical, Dental and Supplemental Insurance options.
  • Various Employee Discount Programs

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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