Job: Program Coordinator for Parent Aide Program
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GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The Program Coordinator is responsible for the provision of all authorized services, within an assigned program area. Position complies with agency policies, applicable State law and regulations, purchase of service contracts, other funding sources, and accepted professional standards and practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Monitors quality of services.
* Provides supervision and support to staff.
* Coordinates and facilitates meetings to identify and resolve system issues.
* Completes documentation of clients‚ records in accordance to agency and funding source requirements.
* Develops and monitors problem solving strategies with staff and parents/guardian when needed.
* Updates and revises program protocol on an ongoing basis.
* Maintains client records and documentation in compliance with agency and funding source requirements.
* Submits required service logs for billing and discharge/program reports to referral source.
* Meets with Supervisor as required for supervision.
* Oversees staff and subcontractor‚s activities, including training, prescreening, development and implementation of intervention strategies and methods and assessing their success
* Assures adequate support functions within program area.
* Coordinates and integrates the services of the program area with other Agency programs.
* Participates in media events and provider interviews promoting program services and child advocacy upon request.
* Maintains professional boundaries and ethics specific to the Agency and particular professional certification.
* Must be able to safely and effectively monitor consumer activities, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
* Performs other duties as assigned which are consistent with the general responsibilities of the position.
Skills / Requirements
Knowledge of intervention theories.
Knowledge of behavioral interviewing, adult training methods, and management techniques.
Knowledge of basic accounting principles for budgetary responsibilities.
Knowledge of normal child development and behavioral health issues/services.
Knowledge of basic accounting principles and billing requirements for budgetary responsibilities.
Knowledge of community resources, project management, and scheduling.
Must be able to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population‚s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, including public speaking.
Must be organized with the ability to take direction, prioritize tasks, and multi-task.
Must have ability to maintain confidentiality, and exhibit mature judgment and emotional stability.
Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
Bachelor‚s Degree in Social Work or related field of study from an accredited college or university preferred. High school or equivalent required.
Minimum 3 years experience working in the behavioral health field.
Possess a valid Arizona driver‚s license and be insurable under the agency‚s automobile policy.
Must be computer literate with knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients‚ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies.
May be required to transport clients (must be 25 years of age to drive company vans).
Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Perform safely means to perform without causing a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others that cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodations, as defined by 42 U.S.C. #1211 (b) and the Commission‚s regulations found at 29 C.F.R #1630.2 (r).
* Ability to effectively communicate in the English language.
* Ability to interact well with various levels of staff, clients, and guests of AzCA.
* Ability to read, comprehend and interpret complex information.
* Office environment with frequent sitting, standing, writing and computer usage.
* Must be able to climb stairs, with frequent standing and moving throughout facility or in the alternative, perform these physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations.
* Frequent to moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.).
* Moderate reaching, bending, stooping, kneeling or crouching.
* Must be able to physically demonstrate competency in the following areas: operate an agency transport vehicle (unless declared a non-driver).