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Program Director

Company: Envision Unlimited
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: DescriptionResponsible for the overall management and facilitation of all aspects of the program including habilitation activities, manufacturing processes, personnel issues, building needs, and administrative support functions. Responsible for overall health and safety standards of the program Essential Responsibilities:Interview, hire and train employees, evaluate performance, and recommend changes in employee status. Ensure disciplinary action is implemented, as appropriate, in a fair and consistent manner in accordance with agency policies and procedures. Monitor facility activities to ensure compliance with all relevant rules, regulations, and service contracts including, but not limited to, Agency policies, CARF requirements, DHS Rules [i.e., 119, 120, 50, 51], DOL & OSHA regulations, and etc.Provide guidance, structure, support, and training to employees. Coordinate internal & external staff training, ensuring all required training is completed and meets agency and governmental requirements.Coordinate/approve scheduling of activities of all personnel (i.e., use of benefit time, in-service training, community outings, and etc.), ensuring adequate coverage availability for all functions of the facility. Monitor staffing pattern on a daily basis, substituting for and/or moving staff to fill needs caused by emergency absence. Chair managerial and all staff meetings, communicating pertinent information and maintaining documentation of such. Ensure information from managerial meetings is shared and documented with direct contact staff and clients (as appropriate) via unit and client meetings.Maintain projected levels of enrollment and manage the flow of clients into the program and among units. Monitor the use of ancillary and specialized services. Oversee the timely and accurate completion of all Intake and Community Resources related reports and documents.Review the quality of each client's Individual Service Plan, monitoring the timely completion of staffings, assessments, monthly reviews, referrals for services, and other pertinent services and documents. Periodically attend staffings. Ensure behavior programs are written properly and necessary approvals are obtained. Serve as resource person to the QIDP's providing coaching and input as needed and assisting in resolving unusual case management issues. Monitor and integrate the activities of consultants and other ancillary services to meet program and client needs.Oversee manufacturing activities, providing input to marketing and operations personnel regarding the feasibility of proposed contracts. Work with production personnel to ensure the appropriate set up of production lines (i.e., task lay-out, time studies, work orders, & etc.) and the proper completion of related production activities (Shipping & handling, material storage, machinery maintenance, & etc.). Work with habilitation personnel to ensure the appropriate implementation of production lines (following work order steps, training clients adequately, assuring continuous flow of work, tracking produced quantities, meeting of quality specifications, and etc.). Coordinate facility Quality Control Program.Direct the clerical and administrative support functions of the facility, ensuring the timely, accurate, and thorough completion of a variety of facility documents and ensuring personnel records are handled in a confidential manner.Oversee the maintenance and security of the building, keeping preventative maintenance schedules and securing emergency repairs. Liaison effectively with Envisions Building and Maintenance department. Obtain bids and make proposals periodically regarding building and/or security projects. Ensure the cleanliness and the pleasant presentation of the building.Promote a healthy and safe facility. Monitor activities of the Health & Safety committee to ensure compliance with requirements and to ensure the needs of program are addressed. Maintain and control facility expenses in accordance with budget(s).Maintain professional and constructive communication with clients, families/caregivers, agency staff, other service providers, vendors, and other stakeholders.Keep supervisor informed of unusual facility problems and activities. Prepare and complete a variety of ongoing facility reports including but not limited to Monthly Management Reports, Monthly Incident Analysis, Quarterly Consumer Satisfaction Survey Summaries, Quarterly Preventative Maintenance Reports, Quarterly Program Outcome Management Reports, Quarterly Case Record Review Responses, and Quarterly Quality Assurance Corrective Action Reports. Complete special reports and/or projects upon request and/or upon identification of need. Attend and participate in agency and/or division-wide meetings. Provide input and suggestions for division policies and protocols and assist in resolving difficult facility, division, and agency issues.Chair, participate in, and/or send a delegate to a variety of ongoing (Case Records Review, Quality Assurance, Behavior Management, Network) committees and/or task oriented committees.Other Responsibilities:Keep abreast of changes and developments in the profession and the field.Be proficient in QuantumParticipate in community activities and develop effective community relations.Assist in marketing services to external entities.Increase 31C billing %, meet program goals in Adventures, Expeditions and Neighbors. Perform other related responsibilities as assigned.Requirements: RequirementsBachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in rehabilitation counseling, social work, psychology, sociology, special education or related human service field. Master's Degree preferred. Must meet or be able to complete the qualifications of a QIDP and be able to complete the requirements for placement on the State of Illinois Direct Support Persons Registry. Minimum of five years related experience with two years in a supervisory role required.PI201224516

Keywords: Envision Unlimited, Chicago , Program Director, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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