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Post date: March 29, 2017
President & Chief Executive Officer - Springfield, Illinois

United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln
Springfield, IL

INTRODUCTION

The UCPLL Board of Directors is offering this Request for Applications for a President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: oversee organizational management and development, strategic planning, and business development; maintain the organization’s capacity to advance the mission and programs by dedicating sufficient human, financial and technological resources; and provide effective leadership to all employees, and assistance and advice to the Board of Directors.  This position reports to the UCPLL Board of Directors.

BACKGROUP

UCPLL has been serving Springfield and Central Illinois for 48 years and is committed to helping children and adults with disabilities live “Life Without Limits.” UCP works with individuals with disabilities and their families to live in their homes, have access to a quality education and health care, acquire employment skills and work in the community. UCPLL believes every individual has the right to live life to their fullest potential.

UCPLL is a nonprofit organization with a track record of providing quality services, programs and advocacy to individuals with all types of disabilities. UCPLL is an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy Associations, a member of the United Way, and has been accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).   

UCPLL provides comprehensive services to over 600 children and adults with disabilities in throughout Central Illinois. Services include job training and placement, assistive technology, summer camps, residential support, day services, respite, case management, and advocacy.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

  1. Advanced degree (preferred) with a minimum of 10 years of senior management experience.
  2. Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff; manage and develop high-performance teams; set and achieve strategic objectives; and develop and manage a budget.
  3. Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate board member relationships.
  4. Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders.
  5. Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  6. Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptive, and innovative approach to business planning.
  7. Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  8. Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed.

SCOPE OF WORK

A successful candidate will:

  1. Provide the Board of Directors with the tools and opportunities to develop in their roles, including appropriate orientation for incoming Board members and training on distinct roles and responsibilities, particularly legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
  2. Provide access to sufficient information and diverse perspectives to inform decision making and carry out due diligence.
  3. Directly supervise all senior managers. Maintains personnel policies through an effective process of personnel management.
  4. Develop and implements operational policies and procedures. Assists the Board of Directors with the development of Board policies. Maintains the agency policy and procedure manual.
  5. Ensure that expenses are reasonable and necessary and incurred in pursuit of the mission of the organization. Ensure an adequate amount is directed to administrative expenses to ensure effective accounting systems, internal controls, competent staff, and other expenditures critical to effective management. Approves all expenditures of the organization.
  6. Assist the Board of Directors in community relations, fund raising, and related duties as required. Acts as official spokesperson for the organization.
  7. Serve as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors and attends all meetings of the Board of Directors except when his/her personal status is under consideration.
  8. Direct the annual and strategic planning process with the Board of Directors and key management staff. Sets long-and-short-term objectives evaluating program and organizational effectiveness and annually evaluates progress toward achieving objectives. Solicits feedback from persons served and stakeholders about the effectiveness of the programs and operation of the organization.
  9. Provide a confidential means for handling good faith complaints from employees and Board members about violations of the policies of the organization, suspected financial impropriety or misuse of organization resources, or any other unethical or inappropriate conduct of organizational personnel.
  10. Actively monitor federal and state public policies that impact the organization, the people it serves, and develop strategies in response.
  11. Be aware of and comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. This may include, but is not limited to, the following: complying with laws and regulations related to internal operations, grant making, fundraising, licensing, financial accountability, human resources, lobbying and political advocacy, and taxation.
  12. Educate the Board of Directors and staff about basic legal, accounting, audit, and tax issues.
  13. Insure compliance with all applicable guidelines and standards of licensing, monitoring, funding and accrediting agencies.
  14. Serve as an effective liaison and representative of United Cerebral Palsy, thecommunity, and regulatory and funding agencies.

CODE OF CONDUCT

  1. Presents a positive image of United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln at all times.
  2. Demonstrates teamwork philosophy by working cooperatively with others.
  3. Communicates in a clear and concise manner, while also demonstrating receptivitythrough active listening.
  4. Continuously seeks opportunities for improvement and suggests ways in whichprocedures/systems may be modified to accomplish tasks/goals efficiently andeffectively.
  5. Adheres to the highest level of ethical conduct.

APPLICATION PACKET & TIMELINES

The UCPLL Board of Directors requests that interested applicants submit the following items by Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to Ms. Kara Hood, Manager, Human Resources, UCPLL, 101 North 16th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62703. Questions can be directed to Kara Hood at 217-525-6522 or via email at khood@ucpll.org.

  1. Cover Letter (please limit to 2 pages) – please explain the applicant’s interest in the position, UCPLL, and the specific skills/talents that qualify him/her for the position. 
  2. Resume or CV (please limit to 4 pages) – please outline relevant leadership experience, educational attainment, work with management teams, experience with boards, fundraising events and activities, and business development. 
  3. Support Materials (please limit to 5 pages) – please share any specific materials (presentations, writings, events, etc) that you would like to share with the search committee as it relates to your work history and this position.
  4. References – please share names and contact information for 3-5 references that are able to discuss the applicants work history, leadership skills, and work conduct/ethic.

PRIORITY CRITERIA

  • Senior Leadership Experience
  • Building and Managing Teams
  • Board Relations Facilitation & Development
  • Business Development
  • Fundraising & Event Planning
  • Organizational Strategic Planning and Visioning
  • Fiscal Management

CANDIDATE COMPENSATION & TIMELINES

UCPLL will provide a competitive salary and benefits package based on the candidate’s experience and skills. UCPLL anticipates a July 1, 2017 start date, but will be flexible based upon candidate needs.

Post date: March 8, 2017
President/Chief Executive Officer - Dedham, Massachusetts

Delta Projects, Inc.
Dedham, MA

Delta Projects, Inc., a recognized leader in providing residential support to adults with intellectual disabilities, is seeking an experienced executive to serve as President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Based in Dedham, Massachusetts, the President/CEO will lead Delta Projects, Inc. to continue meeting its important mission: While recognizing and respecting individual preferences and aspirations, Delta fosters the achievement of safe, healthy and self-determined lifestyles for all individuals, regardless of disability or behavioral health need.  

THE ORGANIZATION

Delta Projects Inc. (Delta) began in 1976 as a 6-person overnight respite service for children with developmental disabilities and their families. Since that time, Delta’s focus has been to support some of the most challenging individuals in the Massachusetts intellectual disabilities community, including those with histories of forensic/criminal justice involvement, trauma, sex offender registration, dual diagnoses and a variety of other risk behaviors. Delta historically maintains a core value of zero-rejection of referrals. It is primarily funded by the MA Department of Developmental Services for the provision of adult long-term residential services. The long-term residential service includes two HUD properties which are incorporated as subsidiaries of Delta Projects, Inc. Delta’s direct support workforce is covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Service Employees International Union.

Delta provides 24-hour residential and clinical supports for approximately 140 individuals at 40 homes throughout 19 communities in Greater Boston and Southeastern MA (Abington, Brockton, Canton, Dedham, Foxboro, Mansfield, Needham, Norfolk, North Attleboro, Norton, Norwood, Plainville, Quincy, Randolph, Sharon, Stoughton, Taunton, Weymouth, and Wrentham). Additional services include:

  • Clinical services are provided by a team of masters-level behavioral clinicians, a licensed psychologist, registered nurses and contracted support from PhD-level therapists, psychiatrists, counsellors, and sexuality educators. Emphasizing the Positive Behavioral Supports philosophy, services include one-on-one, couples, and group therapy and/or counseling sessions, as well as training for staff, family members and other stakeholders.
  • Emergency respite services are available to DDS Southeast Region eligible adults in need of stabilization and transition to permanent living situations;
  • Community-Based Day Supports (CBDS) focus on employment readiness, volunteerism, and community-based enrichment.Delta opened a custom renovated site in 2016 for this service.
  • Intensive Flexible Family Supports (IFFS), a case management service, helps families in severe stress to integrate an array of available community resources and potentially avoid out-of-home placements for at-risk children.

Delta has an annual budget of more than $20 million and 325 employees.  Please see www.deltaprojects.org.

THE POSITION

The President /CEO leads Delta Projects Inc. to meet its vision to be a distinguished provider that:

  • Supports individuals and their families to enjoy preferred and self-directed lifestyles,
  • Recognizes, values and reflects the ethnic and cultural diversity of individuals, and
  • Vigorously promotes human and civil rights.

The President/CEO provides leadership by working with the Board of Directors and the executive management team to establish and implement effective long-range goals, strategies, plans, procedures and policies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Services: ensures delivery of high quality services and anticipates and responds to emerging best practice.Spearheads the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
  • Financial: oversees the financial status of the organization including the development of long and short-range strategic business plans. Monitors the budget and ensures sound financial controls are in place.Sets financial priorities to ensure the organization operates to support the needs of the program and staff.
  • Internal leadership: motivates and leads a high-performance management team. Facilitates cross-departmental collaboration, accountability, strong internal communications, and a consistent, positive, multicultural work environment.
  • Community leadership:represents Delta publicly.Executes comprehensive marketing, branding and development strategies. Creates a strategy for the participation of individual donors, foundations, government agencies and corporations.

COMPETENCIES/EXPERIENCE

  • Education and experience that has prepared the candidate to lead a $20 million plus organization focused on support of adults with intellectual and behavioral issues;
  • Ability to set clear priorities, delegate and guide investment in people and systems;
  • Keen analytic, organizational and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making;
  • Coalition building skills and ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions;
  • Professional presentation and communication skills. Experience and proclivity to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser;
  • Strong commitment to the professional development of staff and successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse team;
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, regulations and policies as they relate to administrative and financial management of nonprofit organizations;
  • Knowledge of the state purchase of service systems (inclusive of RFRs, audit preparation, UFRs, billing, contracting, etc.) is desirable.

TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter to Susan Egmont, Egmont Associates, at segmont@egmontassociates.com.

Post date: March 6, 2017
Director of Nursing - Atlanta, Georgia

United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia
Atlanta, GA

Under the Supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Nursing allocates nursing resources effectively and efficiently to enable each individual to attain and maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychological well-being. The DON collaborates with other departments, medical professionals, and organizations, including governmental agencies, to develop, support, and coordinate individuals' care. The DON is responsible for the day to day oversight of medical activities in conjunction with the individuals' healthcare needs and in accordance with state and federal regulations. He or she is responsible for the direct supervision of Registered Nurses, nursing tasks and ensuring proper nursing coverage. The DON will work in collaboration with the COO to develop and/or revise current healthcare policies and procedures that ensure the most current and up to date healthcare practices.

JOB SUMMARY

Works collaboratively with staff  to coordinate and manage the specialized needs of the individuals supported by UCP of Georgia to ensure efficient and prompt health care services are provided. Provides training, direction and oversight to nursing staff as well as direct support staff on designated tasks.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as liaison with cooperating medical facilities, psychiatrists, families and other external entities in regard to the medical needs of those served
  • Monitor medication and health issues of individuals
  • Identify patient needs and arrange necessary assessment
  • Consult with staff on all levels of the organization regarding specific needs of the individuals we support as well as general medical issues
  • Monitor medical documentation to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and internal policies and procedures
  • Review Medication Administration Records (MARs) and update as needed
  • Develop and implement nursing procedures
  • Develop and train staff on medical protocols, health care plans and review and revise as needed
  • Conduct staff trainings and observations for delegated nursing tasks and maintain training records
  • Provide trainings for employees on health and medical related issues
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Serve on multidisciplinary teams
  • Provide after hour, on-call support to staff

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Current RN License
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Two years’ experience in medical case management preferred
  • Two years’ experience in supervision of other nursing personnel
  • Knowledge of and experience with developmental disabilities
  • Strong knowledge of DBHDD and DCH regulations preferred

Interested applicants can send resumes and cover letters to Jonessa Alexander at jalexander@ucpga.org.

Post date: February 28, 2017
Vice President of District of Columbia Programs - Washington, District of Columbia

Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc.
Lanham, MD

Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. is a faith-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire self-reliance, dignity and hope through health and human services.
 
We are currently looking for a talented Vice President of District of Columbia Programs who will play a critical role in helping Volunteers of America, Chesapeake achieve its vision to provide high quality and innovative programs district-wide, eventually growing and extending our services throughout the District. The VP, DC will have overall strategic, financial and operational responsibility for all program areas in our territory. The VP, DC will initially develop deep knowledge of each business unit, program operations, quality controls and business plan, and will focus on the following four areas:  program leadership and management, financial management, external relationships, quality improvement, and strategic growth. The position will be a part of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) that drives the overall strategy for the organization and represents VOAC on a local, regional, and national basis.

If interested, please submit your application and resume online via the instructions indicated at https://voachesapeakecareers.silkroad.com/. For questions, please contact our Administration Office at 301-459-2020.

The successful candidate must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Business Administration or related field; 10 plus years of professional experience in a management role, ideally in Human Services or a rapidly evolving organization working with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Services, Behavioral Health Services and Housing and Homeless Services. The successful candidate must have knowledge of the District of Columbia Agencies regulating services in multiple business lines; experience with serving multiple populations including the youth, seniors, individuals and families; excellent ability to balance, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; high level of knowledge and understanding, especially as it relates to program operations replication, connecting programs to funding, creatively generating other resources, and building strategic partnerships. The individual must have a successful track record in setting priorities, shaping processes/systems, measuring outcomes through performance metrics, financial sustainability, guiding investment in people and systems, and developing an infrastructure that creates a stronger and more efficient organization and impacting the lives of those we support.

SERVICE LINES (currently in DC)

DC Intellectual/Developmental Services (waiver and ICF) supports approximately 65 individuals with intellectual disabilities in community based residential/supported living in both waiver supported settings as well as ICF supported homes, active treatment and small day program settings.

DC Core Services Agency is an outpatient behavioral health clinic providing outpatient behavioral health rehabilitation, day programming, Health Homes and links to resources for low-income adults, serving approximately 800 consumers per year.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

  • Enhance, discover, and implement organizational vision and strategic objectives as established in VOAC's Strategic Plan
  • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence and quality improvement (QI).
  • Demonstrate consistent financial performance and operational excellence, fundraising growth, communications and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the program outcomes and goals.
  • Work with staff to develop systems to ensure consistent, high-quality program outcomes.
  • Provide leadership in development of inter-team communication and cohesiveness, sustaining culture and supporting staff during organizational growth

EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Working with our Vice President of Development, expand revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing programs and the growth of VOAC; cultivate existing relationships and develop new stakeholder relationships.
  • Manage relationships with partner organizations and seek collaborations to enhance services and business line growth.
  • Build and own relationships with state or local agencies and local or state elected officials that impact business lines and programs.

KEY SKILLS

The VP, DC should have demonstrated leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience and strong demonstrated success managing stakeholder relationships.

  • Program Leadership and Management: This individual will have taken a hands-on approach in leading a variety of initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a track record of effectively leading a performance-based, financially sustainable and outcome-based business line and staff. S/he will have developed and operationalized strategies that have taken a program, business line or organization to the next stage of growth
  • Team Building and Development: The successful candidate will have managed, and developed a strong team of staff based on the core values of the organization. This individual will serve as a “player/coach” to motivate and mentor his/her team to set performance goals.
  • Exceptional Communication and Influencing Skills: As a voice/advocate for VOAC, the VP, DC will have strong written and verbal communication skills. S/he will be a persuasive, credible, and accomplished communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills. This individual must work collaboratively with internal as well as external partners and other organizations, providing exposure for program and business line impact in a variety of professional journals and other media outlets. Ideally, this person will have served as an effective spokesperson at a state or national level.
Post date: February 16, 2017
Regional Director - Augusta, Georgia

United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

ORGANIZATION

United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Inc. ensures that individuals who have disabilities within our care live a “Life without Limits'! Founded by individuals who cared about the quality of life for people with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities, UCP of Georgia has, for over 50 years, improved the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families. UCP of Georgia provides services and programs for adults with disabilities addressing physical and health needs, encouraging their educational development and offering opportunities for true integration into the community. The organization has an annual budget of $22m and a staff of 600 employees who are committed to the mission of the organization. United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia is an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc., a national organization recognized for quality services, and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).

DESCRIPTION

Would you like to work for a company that makes a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities every day? If so, United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia (UCP) is the place for you! 

At UCP our individuals with disabilities are our most valuable asset – we put them first! We are inspired, optimistic, committed, and believe that a life without limits is the most important aspect of anyone’s experience. Our successes solely depend on our employees who believe in leadership at every level, are committed to a good to great mindset, and most importantly FUN!  

We are looking for a Regional Director for the Augusta, GA area. 

POSITION

The Regional Director (Augusta, GA and surrounding areas) will be responsible for overseeing the operations of UCP’s residential homes.  The Regional Director will provide leadership, guidance and management oversight to Home Managers in programmatic and operational areas. The Regional Director will serve as a subject matter expert in the areas of best practices in supporting individuals with disabilities and Federal/State/Organizational policies and procedures. The successful candidate will be a visionary and practical leader who possesses a passion for serving others and can attract, recruit and support similarly-minded staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership

  1. Provide leadership to direct and indirect reports in the areas of program development, operational effectiveness and efficiency, revenue generation, expense management, human resources and safety.
  2. Develop and implement strategies that will maximize synergies among program areas and result in outcomes that are consistent with expectations/desires of persons served and meet organizational strategic and operational targets.
  3. Act as a key member of UCP’s Residential Leadership Team. Provide strategic input and access to best practices in residential programming for adults with disabilities, particularly in the areas of supports, occupational and speech therapies and services for individuals with cognitive and physical disabilities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Team Management and Development:

  1. Develop and implement a system to evaluate the skill, experience and professional development needs of all staff.
  2. Implement a professional development program to address employee experience and skill gaps.
  3. Work with staff to develop objective performance measurements across all functional operations to ensure consistent, high-quality evaluation and goal-setting for all employees.
  4. Recruit, hire and oversee training and orientation of all staff members.

Program Operational Management:

  1. Using the existing quality enhancement framework, establish consistent, objective program performance standards of accountability.
  2. Ensure compliance with local, state and federal guidelines for service delivery, documentation and employment-related issues.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

Minimally qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Education, Nursing or a closely related field. Additionally, previous supervisory experience is required. Please include your salary history and requirements in your letter of interest for the position. UCP offers a competitive salary & full benefits including health & dental benefits, a 403b retirement plan, company paid life insurance and vacation package. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and pass drug and background checks. UCPGA is an EOE&DFWP employer.

The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s Degree and 5 years of experience working with adults with disabilities. Ideally, candidates will have no fewer than 3 years of experience in a supervisory capacity. An ideal candidate would be knowledgeable of budgeting and have significant education and experience in the design of person-centered practices and development and achievement of residentially-based programming.

Full-time employees are eligible for an excellent benefits package to include but not limited to health & dental insurance, 403b retirement account, company paid life insurance and leave time.

Must have a valid driver’s license, experience working with Microsoft systems, pass drug test and background check. United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia is an equal employment opportunity and drug free workplace employer.

Please apply for the position via the company website www.ucpga.org using the Careers tab.

Post date: February 14, 2017
Operating Director: Northeast Region - Swedesboro, New Jersey

Bellwether Behavioral Health
Swedesboro, NJ

The Operating Director: Northeast Region–is responsible for daily oversight with direct authority for all operational effectiveness throughout the regional service lines. The individual will be responsible for clinical and service quality, revenue and census management, expense and cost control, and ongoing financial management for the service line in accordance with established service line metrics and Strategic Plan. In conjunction with Financial Analyst: assesses plans, develops and implements business/operational strategy to meet the service line goals. Partners with Finance, Human Resources, internal and external customers such as referring agencies, Bellwether Leadership team, and accreditation agencies to ensure effective, efficient and appropriate processes are developed and utilized to provide behavioral health services throughout the system. Accountabilities include operational management, fiscal management, employee management/development, quality care improvement, risk management, compliance, vendor relationships, active communication throughout the Bellwether Behavioral Health network. The position directly reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters or advanced degree in Clinical Practice, Masters in Business Administration or Health Administration. Ten (10) years of progressive management in healthcare leadership experience in acute care, and/or service line business environments. Intricate knowledge of managing/leading in a diverse workforce; including driving clinical operational outcomes. Significant working knowledge of the full continuum of healthcare within the evolving healthcare market; including acute care issues and needs, post-acute care services. Experience in partnering providers for efficiency, quality and cost management to maintain services to Behavioral Health/IDD patient populations. Knowledge and experience with implementing/assessing models of service such as Patient Centered, Relationship-Based Care.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provides overall and day to day leadership for the clinical and business aspects of the Northeast Regional service lines with specific focus on leading the continuum of care.
  • Establishes and directs a patient care and business model to include administrative and clinical procedures, clinical and operational policies and standards for quality assurance.
  • Serves as a key liaison with our partnering agencies, such as state divisions and referral sources, to ensure mission, vision, and values are consistent with the overall strategic plan.
  • Assists with developing and implementing approved budgets for regional operations and creates accountability for productivity, and quality standards.
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators along with the Business analyst that measures the delivery of quality program services.
  • Recruits key staff (in conjunction with the COO and HR) necessary to operate all aspects of the service lines consistent with Bellwether’s strategic objectives.
  • Ensures collaboration among all members of the service lines. Holds clinical employees accountable for quality services, meeting standards, providing exceptional care and meeting all outcomes.
  • Leadership style promotes teamwork integrated interdisciplinary groups towards the achievement of goals. Mentors staff at all levels consistent with Bellwether’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Reviews, develops and assists in the implementation of policies and procedures will support the overall vision of the regional services, and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Leads the charge to ensure technology and data management play a key role in operational efficiency at meeting program expectations; accountable for clinical trending factors in ensuring the continuum of care is maintained at the highest level.

MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports, plans, direct and evaluates activities of program management to meet goals in the region.
  • Establishes and monitors budgets and ensures appropriate staffing, quality, safety and customer satisfaction. Develops and meets performance-based objectives to achieve goals.
  • Works collaboratively with all members of regional service lines to establish clear objectives are set and achieved through partnerships.
  • Evaluations are based on individual performance as well as the performance of the region.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge

  • Must possess the knowledge necessary to plan, direct, and implement all management functions of a private-equity backed for-profit IDD/behavioral health provider agency as necessary to achieve goals in order to provide care and services.
  • Knowledge of regulations and issues, particularly related to Medicaid Waiver services and IDD supports.
  • Expertise within all facets of the continuum of healthcare as it specifically pertains to acute and post-acute IDD/behavioral healthcare.

Skills

  • High-level experience and professional leadership skills in the areas of clinical and financial management, business administration, quality and human resources.
  • Able to be flexible while remaining focused and grounded in a fast-paced, multi-level regional model
  • Collaborates with direct reports and employees to manage and optimize clinical care for individual served

Abilities

  • Must make independent judgments and decisions.
  • Has the ability to handle interpersonal challenges and work to an appropriate conclusion.
  • Portrays a high level of personal integrity.
  • Is capable of effectively communicating with partnerships, co-workers, Senior Leadership Team, Board Members, patients and the community.
  • Takes initiative in assigning tasks, delegating responsibilities and resolving problems while providing the highest possible quality care.
  • Inspires organizational and individual excellence.

Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send an email to obrienk@bellbh.com with cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Please feel free to reach out with questions regarding this position, or others that may be available in the area. Applicant review will begin immediately.

Bellwether Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, state or local law.

Post date: February 14, 2017
Executive Director - Evans, Colorado

Envision
Evans, CO

Envision – Creative Support for People with Disabilities is looking for a dedicated and compassionate leader to join our team as the Executive Director. Envision is a non-profit community centered board (CCB) in Evans, Colorado serving Weld County. Envision has a long and rich history in Weld County of over 50 years.

OUR MISSION

Envision, Creative Support for People with Developmental Disabilities' mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Weld County.

POSITION SUMMARY

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Wage: Competitive pay based on experience

Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits, Paid Time Off and paid Holidays

The Executive Director is employed by the Board of Directors and has the sole authority and responsibility to carry out the mission and administrative policies of the organization. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management and operation of all aspects of the organization and assures provision of quality services to people supported.  The Executive Director leads the strategic planning process with the Board of Directors and is responsible for the annual organization plans, goals, and strategies to achieve the mission of Envision. The Executive Director routinely exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of job duties.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Bachelors degree or higher in management, leadership, administration, human services or related field, plus five years experience in human services or related field, preferably in the field of developmental disabilities, and at least three of which are in administration.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in senior management of a human service organization
  • Experience working with not-for-profit boards
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of leadership in the nonprofit sector
  • Experience working with complex, rapidly changing regulatory and funding environments
  • Experience with budget development and monitoring
  • Experience dealing with uncertainty or ambiguity, and managing in a challenging climate of change
  • Experience with and commitment to person-centered principles and leadership
  • Preferred experience in the Colorado intellectual and developmental disabilities sector and an understanding of Medicaid and Medicare policies
  • Preferred experience in interacting with individuals at a variety of state and local levels including government, state departments and community partners
  • Preferred experience working in a Community Center Board

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

POLICY MANGEMENT: Assist the Board of Directors with development of policies and, in conjunction with department directors, develop procedures to implement policies. Assure internal compliance with Board approved policies. 

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: Oversee and lead the organization’s strategic planning efforts through local and/or systemic change processes with focus on fulfilling the organization’s mission.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Oversee the fiscal stability of the organization by working closely with the Finance and Administration Director to develop and submit an annual budget and provide regular reports of the financial condition of the organization to the Board of Directors.  versee the prioritization of expenditures within budget and effectively translate fiscal information into operational decision making.  In conjunction with all department directors, monitor external sources for potential expansion of funding opportunities and identify and respond to concerns related to existing funding sources.

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT: Ensure effective and efficient personnel practices and procedures are utilized throughout the organization. Manage performance of department directors and other assigned staff positions. Regularly meet with staff to address personnel, program, operational and administrative practices. Conduct performance evaluations on direct reports per prescribed schedule.

PERSON CENTERED ORGANIZATION: Promote, support and utilize person centered principles and practices in every phase of the organization’s operation. Assist in developing, promoting and implementing opportunities for people supported, their families, staff and community partners/collaborators to gain knowledge and utilize person centered concepts. Provide for person centered organization sustainability.  

CONTRACT/REGULATORY COMPLIANCE: Maintain familiarity, knowledge and compliance of all contractual obligations and applicable regulations in roles of contractee and contractor and assure standards are met and required licenses and certifications are obtained. Has organization contractual signing authority.

GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS: Develop and maintain relationships with local, state and federal government representatives and entities and work to positively influence matters of policy and legislation pertaining to persons and families receiving or waiting for services. Maintain awareness of current or proposed legislation and regulations that may affect organization operations and services, reporting to the Board of Directors on as needed basis (or as appropriate).

COMMUNITY ADVOCATE AND LIAISON: Build and expand community presence through participation and leadership in the Weld County community. Serve as a community leader, coalition builder and primary spokesperson with visibility to community collaborators, media, advocacy groups and other interested external organizations. Assure marketing and development programs reflect the mission and policies set forth by the Board of Directors.

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT: Oversee planning, development and implementation of programs providing services and supports within policy set by the Board of Directors. Work with department directors to assure programs operate with appropriate staffing and within regulatory requirements. Provide leadership to staff to ensure provision of quality services for people and families supported through the organizations.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS INVOLVEMENT: Attend all regularly scheduled and special meetings of the Board of Directors and established committees of the Board. Collaborate with the Board leadership in setting agendas and facilitating meetings. Regularly communicate pertinent information to the Board of Directors in writing and electronically as needed. Perform additional duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors.                                                      

To be considered for this position submit a cover letter and resume through our website at www.envisionco.org/careers.

Post date: February 7, 2017
Supervisor Registered Nurse - Denver, Colorado

Laradon
Denver, CO

JOB SUMMARY

Works collaboratively with staff and host home providers to coordinate and manage the specialized needs of the participants served in Laradon's Alternative School/Day Treatment program and Adult Residential programs to ensure efficient and prompt health care services are provided.Balances training, guidance and oversight with direct participant care. Provides training, direction and oversight to staff and host home providers on delegated tasks.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as liaison with cooperating medical facilities, hospitals, psychiatrists, families and other external entities in regard to the medical needs of those served.
  • Monitor medication and health issues of participants served in Laradon’s Adult Residential Services (ARS) and Alternative School and consult with directors, program managers, host home providers (HHPs) and teachers/teacher’s assistants.
  • Consult with program managers, teachers and HHPs regarding specific needs of the participants as well as general medical issues.
  • Monitor medical documentation to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and Laradon policies and procedures.
  • Delegate and oversee the administration of medications.
  • Review Medication Administration Records (MARs) for participants and physician orders and update as needed.
  • Develop and train staff and HHPs on medical protocols, health care plans and review and revise as needed.
  • Operate Laradon’s clinic on a daily basis (assess participants and staff and facilitate treatment).
  • Teach the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) Division for Developmental Disabilities (DDD), Medication Administration Course and annual review class to Laradon employees and HHPs.
  • Conduct staff trainings and observations for delegated nursing tasks and maintain training records.
  • Provide trainings for employees on health and medical related issues.
  • Evaluate adult host home participants in the residence at a minimum on a quarterly basis.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Provide after hour, on-call support to HHPs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires on-going training and development in program specific area.
  • All trainings deemed mandatory by Laradon.
  • Driver Improvement
  • Mistreatment, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (MANE)
  • Incident Reporting
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Medication Certification
  • Crisis Intervention training
  • 20 hours of on-the-job training

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Current Registered Nurse License
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Five years’ experience in case management
  • Knowledge of and experience with developmental disabilities      
  • Valid Colorado driving license, good driving record and reliable transportation.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force; physical condition to enable walking, standing, sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; stamina to be on feet and active for full work days; ability to speak or exchange information in an audible manner.
  • Good customer service and people skills.

SALARY RANGE

$36,869 to $76,462 annually

TO APPLY

www.laradon.org

Post date: January 31, 2017
Psychologist Clinical Director - Baltimore, Maryland

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Baltimore, MD

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Developmental Disabilities Administration in Baltimore, MD is seeking a Psychologist Clinical Director.

This position will provide clinical direction and leadership to Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) staff and provide guidance on clinical services provided to individuals who receive DDA funded services.

This position will develop and implement statewide policies and guidance for psychological and behavioral services rendered by community agencies; evaluate current services and make recommendations to improve the delivery of psychological and behavioral services; provide leadership in evaluating training curricula related to psychological and behavioral services; and, work with external stakeholders in developing policies, procedures, guidance, and training to improve the service delivery system.

The DDA provides funding for services to support over 24,000 individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities. These community based services are provided through a network of over 200 provider agencies throughout the state. The annual budget for community based services is approximately $1.1 billion.

Candidates must possess a master's degree from an accredited college or university (Doctorate degree preferred) and six (6) years of health or human services professional experience, including three (3) years at a supervisory or management level.  The successful candidate will have experience with psychological and behavioral supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Also, the successful candidate will have experience with Positive Behavior Support strategies and initiatives that facilitate least restrictive techniques. 

If interested, apply online at www.jobaps.com/md by no later than March 3, 2017.

Post date: January 31, 2017
Chief Financial Officer - Bloomington, Indiana

LIFEDesigns, Inc.
Bloomington, IN

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for providing vision and direction for the administrative office operations, including effective Information Technology and Fiscal services.  The CFO ensures that the agency has the capacity to achieve its mission through fiscal and IT services: LIFEDesigns partners with people of all ages and abilities to lead meaningful and active lives.

The CFO is responsible for following all fiscal and information technology policies and procedures of LIFEDesigns and all applicable federal and state laws and regulations. The CFO is responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all customer and employee records and ensuring that the records are safe at all times. The CFO will be held accountable for knowing and understanding abuse/neglect policies and complying with all policies and procedures of the Abuse/Neglect Policy; keeping current on all updates to policies and procedures of the position, attending staff meetings, and providing input to the management team on issues related to the position.  

The CFO must have a Master’s in Business Administration, five (5) years of supervisory experience, and experience with financial statement preparation. Experience in establishing sound accounting policies, audit preparation, Medicaid cost reimbursement, and understanding of tax laws and implications for nonprofit are required.

LIFEDesigns has provided services for seniors and people with disabilities across South-Central Indiana for over 30 years. We offer a variety of holistic programs and services to meet the individual needs of each of our customers. We emphasize teamwork and promote ability and independence.

For more information or to apply, please visit our website at www.LIFEDesignsinc.org.

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