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Position Posted On:
10/22/2013
Employer:
Premier Payee
Address:
4211 Grand Ave, Suite 13
Des Moines, IA  50312
Website:

Job Title:
Program Coordinator
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Part Time
Hours Per Week:
40
Position Start Date:
Contact us for more information
Pay Rate:
Based on experience
How To Apply:
send letter of interest and resume to: penny@premierpayee.org
Contact Name:
Penny Moberly  
Email:
penny@premierpayee.org
Phone:
515-274-9837
Fax:
515-777-1053
Job Description:
PROGRAM COORDINATOR POSITION SUMMARY: Provides specialized instruction to individuals receiving Supported Community Living services. IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Lead Program Coordinator JOB DUTIES: •Provides instruction to individuals receiving PREMIER PAYEE services. Which may include, but is not limited to: •Assists with the development of a comprehensive assessment of each consumer’s needs; •Assists as assigned by the Lead Program Coordinator/Executive Director, writes, and implements individualized curriculum and interventions as described in the IPP; •Plans, teaches, and assists with recreational and leisure-time activities; •Teaches informal activities to supplement formal activities and training; •Employs crisis intervention techniques including verbal de-escalation and physical intervention as required. •Interacts with individuals in services in a friendly, respectful manner. •Acts as an advocate in a professional manner for those in services. •Teaches personal hygiene skills as determined by the individual’s level of need. •Administers medication as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with Premier Payee policies and procedures. •Ensures proper control of medication. •Ensures the health, safety and well-being of those receiving services in accordance with Premier Payee policies and procedures. •Assists with the development of the Individual Program/Treatment Plan. •Maintains all applicable records. •Provides pertinent information regarding consumer needs, activities, and interests. •Maintains positive, professional relationships with consumers, guardians, service coordination, families, supervisors, co-workers, and professionals from other agencies. •Protects the confidentiality and rights of all individuals served and employed by the agency. •Promotes a positive image of the agency and those individuals it serves. •Attends all training as required by the agency. •Performs other duties as necessary to meet the needs of Premier Payee.
Job Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS: Desired qualifications are a bachelor’s degree in human service related field and two years experience interacting with people with behavioral issues, mental health needs, or developmental disabilities. Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or equivalent and six months experience in human services. Must be at least 19 years of age. Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must be willing to learn and physically capable of implementing crisis intervention techniques.