Designated Coordinator (20306)

Overview

City:
Roseville
State:
MN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Services for Persons with Disabilities
Employment Status:
Full Time

Description

 

Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Consider joining us!

As a Designated Coordinator, you will oversee the program management for homes supporting individuals with disabilities. In this role, you will assure each individual is provided with guidance, encouragement, support, comfort, security, and safety through relationship building. You will advocate that each individual’s health and wellness needs are met and that they are accomplishing their outcomes, hopes, and dreams by promoting independence in performing essential life skills. You will monitor and assure the administration of medication and medical treatments as prescribed by physicians. You will monitor and maintain each individual’s plan and financial records per regulation and program policies and procedures. 

In this role, you will also supervise, support, train and evaluate direct support professionals teaching them to be the advocates they need to be to support each individual they work with. You will be responsible for accounts payable, payroll records, petty cash/individual accounts, and budget monitoring. You will develop and maintain positive working relationships with counties, families, stakeholders and community organizations/groups. You will be required to maintain documentation, perform record keeping and participate in periodic meetings/training. Although the hours for this position are primarily Monday-Friday, the expectation is that you will be available as needed for emergencies and to meet the needs of the program.

Join our team!! $42,500 full time with benefits. Experience working with individuals who have severe and persistent mental illness and challenging behaviors required.

Minimum Requirements

 
  • (1) a baccalaureate degree in a field related to human services, and one year of
    full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or
    persons age 65 and older;
    (2) an associate degree in a field related to human services, and two years of
    full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or
    persons age 65 and older;
    (3) a diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited postsecondary
    institution and three years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to
    persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or
    (4) a minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities; and
    (5) four years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older under the supervision of a staff person who meets the qualifications identified in clauses (1) to (3).
  • When managing an ICF/MR program, a Bachelor’s Degree (with QDDP designation) is required.
  • Driver's license is required.
  • CPR certificate, First Aid (when required) and Medication Administration training is also required but can be obtained after hire.
  • Training in supervisory skills, team building, and leadership.
  • Bureau of Criminal Affairs (BCA) clearance is required.
  • Motor Vehicle Check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required. 

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect.

Additional Posting Information:
Join our team!! $42,500 full time with benefits. Experience working with individuals who have severe and persistent mental illness and challenging behaviors required.

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.