Director Program Neuro

Description

Director, Program-Neuro-140002AQ     Job  Management Primary Location United States-KY-KYPaducah Organization  NeuroRestorative     Founded in 2002, NeuroRestorative Kentucky offers a continuum of community-based programs and supports adults with brain injury and other neurological challenges. With locations in Louisville, Lexington, Ashland, Georgetown and Paducah, NeuroRestorative Kentucky offers a range of inpatient settings that provide many opportunities for community participation.

NeuroRestorative Kentucky is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local health and human services providers offering 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. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join NeuroRestorative Kentucky and The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

 Description   Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support and adults with brain injury. As a Program Director with NeuroRestorativeyou’ll be one of those special people.

For NeuroRestorative and The MENTOR Network the Program Director is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.

NeuroRestorative is seeking a Program Director to provide direction, leadership and supervision of the professional and other staff at the program site to carry out operations and quality services to consumers in accordance with company policies and procedures, as well as applicable state and federal standards.

Essential Job Functions

Plans, organizes, and directs responsibilities of professional staff to ensure the consumers’ Personal Support/Habilitation Plans are being carried out, always encouraging consumers’ choice, empowerment, and independence.

Enforces company policies and procedures related to program, health care and safety of consumers.

Enforces Human Resources, licensure and pay regulations.

Reviews and monitors the development and implementation of consumer treatment plans and service delivery plans.

Participates in corporate and/or state quality initiatives and ensures implementation.

Assists in the development of the operational budget. Accepts responsibility for cost containment within the operating budget. Assures that staff adheres to company budgets and resources.

Attends all licensing reviews and participates in exit interviews. Assists with development of correction plan and oversees consistent implementation of plan to ensure repeat citations do not occur.

Participates and provides suggestions and guidance in Interdisciplinary Team meetings, as needed or upon request, to assist with formulation of the consumer’s Personal Support/Habilitation Plans.

Promotes relationships and provides information about the company to the consumers, families, case managers, regional community, and other professionals. Communicates with parents/guardians and professionals regarding consumer needs, progress and concerns.

Participates in various committees, such as the Safety Committee, Human Rights Committee, Advisory Council and Infection Control Committee, for optimal operations and services to consumers (per program requirements).

Ensures staff schedules are established and implemented in a cost-effective manner.

Ensures disciplinary action of staff is carried out when necessary in accordance with company policies and procedures. Coordinates with the State Director for approval of all involuntary terminations. Coordinates with State HR as appropriate.

Ensures/maintains licensure of all assigned homes/programs.

Ensures implementation of policy/systems for handling of consumer and company funds.

Oversees and ensures ongoing maintenance of the physical site(s) and grounds in accordance with state/federal guidelines and company policy.

Demonstrates sensitivity to the rights, dignity, and well being of consumers and encourages sensitivity by others.

Performs related duties as required or assigned to fulfill the philosophy, goals and objective of the program site(s).

Investigates in a timely manner all unusual occurrences in conjunction with prompt action to prevent reoccurrence of situations that jeopardize consumer health and/or safety.

Actively seeks to maintain full occupancy of all facilities and/or census at or above plan.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Five years of experience in the human services field. One to three years of supervisory experience required. Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state.