A Plus Care LLC
  • East Brunswick, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

Our mission at APluscare Behavioral Health is to serve individuals, groups, and communities with special needs by the means of comprehensive care and individualized support services that will maximize their independence, empowerment, personal growth and quality of life. APluscare LLC provides care and support services to our clients with various health care needs in the areas of personal care, behavioral support, recreational and employment services. We are looking for kindhearted staff willing to go above and beyond in supporting our clients.

The Program Coordinator oversees the In-Home Program and the Day Supports Program.  This position is responsible for administrative and clinical coordination of program services, quality assurance and personal services. Tasked with efficient management and supervision of service programs, the work involves development, implementation and evaluation of program policies and procedures as directed by state, federal and administrative codes, as well as by professional practice standards. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment, and status is reviewed through meetings, reports and observation. 

Duties: 
Coordinates all necessary team meetings for the program. 
Develops, modifies, and/or recommends necessary amendments of the service plans to Support Coordinators/Case Managers. 
Demonstrates key knowledge of Division of Developmental Disabilities regulations, circulars, and licensing standards. 
Maintains service programs compliance with DDD, DHS, and other relevant state departments as well as federal rules and regulations.  
Leads and guides program staff to assess individuals' strengths and needs in relevant development areas through observation and assessment tools, and in accordance with APluscare guidelines.  
Supervises support and service program supervisors to facilitate desired positive outcome for individuals served. 

Ensures compliance with the valued outcomes in individual ISP's and Day Habilitation Plans. 
Oversees the maintenance of records of individual care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager. 
Confirms that activities and supervision address and encourage integrative skills, adaptive behaviors, socialization, recreation and activities of daily living to facilitate an individual's independence, individualization, inclusion and productivity 
Certifies that medical and quality assurance services are compliant under the program. 
Provides training, support, transportation, and assistance for each individual to enable individuals to complete daily routines in a safe, healthy, productive, manner.  
Coordinates the planning and implementation of care and support plans, and assuming the responsibility for the implementation and appropriate documentation as needed.    
Provides the Program Director with regular updates and reports on all individuals. 
Prepares and submits monthly reports to the Program Director. 

Qualifications:  
A bachelor's degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration or related field. A minimum of 3 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred. 
Employee must successfully complete and demonstrate proficiency in all areas of required training. 
Valid Driver's License 
 
Physical Demands/Working Conditions: 
Handles detailed, complex, and specialized concepts and problems, balancing multiple tasks simultaneously. 
The ability to effectively communicate (orally and written) and interact with others, including diverse, inter-disciplinary, cross-functional teams  
The ability to read, concentrate and learn 
Physical requirements include: sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 35 pounds, and computer work for long periods of time 
Handles medications, and manages bodily functions, etc and physical contact with individuals 
Driving and travel locally and between agency sites and other required locations 
Support and maintain all corporate policies, procedures, and quality and confidentiality standards 
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed to meet the needs of the organization 
 
Trainings: All must successfully complete the mandatory DDD trainings: Overview of Developmental Disabilities, Abuse and Neglect, Medication Administration, CPR & First Aid, Agency New Hire Orientation, Agency's approved training on handling Life-Threatening Emergencies/ Danielle's Law and other professionally based training deemed necessary by The Open Door NJ. 

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