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Program Coordinator / Caregiver

Company: Community Supports, Inc.
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Program Coordinator / Caregiver Supervisor

General Duties: - Management and coordination of services to people living in their own home in accordance with supported living philosophy and the regulations of the Medicaid Waiver Programs. -Direct services are provided in the home of the individual and/or family and comply with FLSA.

Responsible to: - Program Manager and Person Served

Specific Duties:
Provide direct services in accordance with the My Plan and written procedures for each person served.
Will be responsible for providing at least one 8-hour shift of direct service per week
Participate in Quality Assurance Reviews and follow-up according to rules #5125:2-12-02 Provider Certification and 5123:2-12-01 Supported Living Quality Assurance, as well as Quality Assurance for Medicaid Waiver programs per the standards and assurances for those programs.
Implement and maintain documentation necessary for all Medicaid Waiver programs.
Complete application and re-determination packets for persons utilizing a Medicaid Waiver program as required.
Supervise direct service providers to include: -interviewing and hiring; orientation and training; regular written evaluation; and disciplinary action as per personnel policies.
Schedule live-in/relief/drop-in companions per house as set by the My Plan or as needed.
Attend all meetings involving the individual (My Plan's, Behavioral and vocational) as requested.
Monitor services provided to the individual by developing a relationship of trust with the individual, and together evaluating the quality of the service.
Conduct visits to each consumer's home as directed by supervisor (weekly, twice-weekly)
Conduct after hours (6pm-12am) visits to consumer's home on a monthly basis
Respond to emergency situations on an "on-call" basis per standards and/or policies of the company.
Participate in the orientation and training of employees throughout the company as needed and initiate obtaining other training as needed.
Maintain driving eligibility per policies and provide transportation as needed.
Actively coordinate efforts for inclusion in the community including increasing the person's circle of support.
Implement and monitor the individual service plan (My Plan) to include:
Assessing current skill levels of individuals
Development of training procedures/activities
Following up on all services (assessments, benefits, etc.) identified in My Plan.
Monitoring the Individual's finances per the My Plan and company policies and procedure
Communicate with parents, co-workers, staff and outside agencies in positive and professional manner.
Monitoring all medical needs, information and appointments per the My Plan and company policies and procedures
Monitoring documentation per the My Plan and company policies and procedures.
Monitoring health and safety issues of each household.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Essential Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of supported living philosophy, and behavior management techniques.
Ability to work with developmentally disabled and/or physically disabled individuals.
Ability to supervise employees.


Supervisory skills and experience with individuals with developmental disabilities. -Bachelor degree in related field preferred.
Valid driver's license, good driving record, reliable transportation and proof of full liability coverage.

Keywords: Community Supports, Inc., Cincinnati , Program Coordinator / Caregiver, Healthcare , Cincinnati, Ohio

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