Description Program Director Primary Location: United States-CA-CALong Beach Function:Management Organization:Redwood
Everybodyneeds a job but only extraordinary people work here. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated tomaking a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support peoplewith Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.
Asa Program Director with California MENTOR, you will be one of thoseextraordinary people. This position supports those we serve in our Specialized Independent Living Services Program.We seek a passionate leader who can successfully direct program staff toprovide high quality services to individuals we support. In this role, you willmanage the day-to-day operations with the support of your Area Director,Quality Assurance, and Human Resources team. Bring your creative ideas and yourpassion for success; we will train you on the rest.
Doyou have leadership experience working with people with intellectual and developmentaldisabilities and you are looking for a meaningful change in your worklife? Leverage your skills withCalifornia MENTOR to make an impact in people's lives. Join our dedicated, dynamic and fast growingteam today!
Oversee the delivery of services for residents in a day-to-day operation of a Specialized Independent Living Training program, while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements
Interview and select talented staff; manage staff members, such as case managers and other Mental or Behavioral Health Professionals
Coordinate and/or conduct staff trainings, provide crisis management assistance to staff, lead, develop and inspire team while providing on-going performance coaching
On-call for emergencies, intervene in crisis situations or help resolve conflicts
Writes and implements Individual Service Plans (ISP); attend planning meetings, and ensure on-going communication with planning team
Ensure all required documentation/data are up-to-date, accurate and that client's rights and client's health and safety concerns are upheld
Ensure client medication/medical and/or behavioral needs are maintained
Conduct site checks in the home or community, as applicable
Act as Direct Support Professional or Program Administrative Coordinator as needed to meet regulatory requirements
Financial responsibility in the following areas: operational budget, time-keeping and billing for services provided
Builds and maintains relationships with families, Regional Centers, and regulatory agencies
Prepares incident reports for both internal and external agencies
If youhave leadership experience and a passion for those we serve... we want to hearfrom you! Qualifications:
What we require ofyou:
Master's degree preferred – MA/MS inPsychology or related field and two years of related experience in the mentalhealth industry
Strong background working with individuals with chronic mental illnesses and/or substance abuse and Intellectual Disabilities who might demonstrate violent behaviors
Experience partnering with Regional Centers and/or Developmental Centers
Ability to partner with various agencies and professionals to facilitate medical, substance abuse support and/or behavioral care for the individuals in the program
Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to stay calm in trying or crisis situations
Flexible schedule, including occasional nights and weekends
Knowledge of community resources
Ability to coordinate activities and services to meet the on-going needs of individuals served
What we offer you:
Acompetitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with companymatching
Experience with various models ofhousing
Strong follow through to ensurequality services, regulations and Network Standards are upheld
High energy, goal-oriented, and anability to inspire people
Access to a registered vehicle withproof of insurance
Must be 18 years of age
Must pass background investigationthat includes FBI/DOJ fingerprint check
Annual bonus plan
Arewarding work environment
Meaningfulrelationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
TimeOff & Holiday Pay
Family-orientedenvironment, casual dress
Employeediscounts; fun employee events
Dynamicwork environment, no day is ever the same as the next
On-the-jobtraining including paid CEU opportunities, career development and advancementopportunities
Accessto jobs throughout the nation-wide Network
Bringthe right attitude; we'll train you for success!
Wehave a great work environment and you will be surrounded by a strong andsupportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. The MENTOR Network is anational network of local human service providers offering quality,community-based services. Withapproximately 28,000 employees serving 25,000+ consumers in 36 states, you'llhave career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTORNetwork, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of lifeenhancing services to individuals across the country.
Come join our team ofdedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers in more than 30 states offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as ...their families; and to elders in need of support. Founded in 1980, The Network has made a positive impact in the lives of thousands of children and adults across the country. We create innovative programs and implement systems—from our national continuous quality improvement program to our outcomes measurement tools—that enable us to deliver quality services and supports to the people we serve.