Program Specialist

Pathways Community Living
Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 13, 2017
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Job Description

Pathways Community Living is currently seeking a full time Program Specialist.
The Program Specialist manages all staff to ensure quality care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This individual must be able to oversee multiple aspects of business practices. Evidence of experience with training staff, leading team meetings with collaborating agencies, working with a flexible schedule, and responding to crisis situations is required.

Understanding of vocational supports and personal outcome measures preferred.
Manages all staff. Manages performance and completes staff evaluations.
Monitors and schedules required staff trainings, seminars, and conferences.
Monitors fiscal, medical, personal and progress documentation to ensure accuracy.
Assists in maintaining and monitoring of individual finances.
Monitors and reports health and medical needs of individuals.
Builds a support network between the individuals and community members.
Prepares quarterly reports.
Has a working knowledge of the ISP.
Serves a lead member of the participant treatment team.
Communicates effectively with the participant, staff, family members, persons inquiring about agency services, and collaborating agencies.
Sets clear expectations and maintains a leadership role.
May perform the duties of House Supervisor as necessary, in accordance with current staffing needs.
Complies with all county and state inspection qualifications.

Job Requirements
Associate's degree with four years related experience.
Bachelor's degree in the social science field and two years of related experience preferred.
Must meet Act 33, 34 and FBI requirements.
Must have valid Pennsylvania Driver's License, and a properly insured vehicle.

Company Description
Pathways Community Living works to ensure that persons with intellectual disabilities are afforded the opportunity to live a fulfilling life. Pathways residential community living arrangements offer separate dwelling units in which residential care is provided.
Pathways Community Living is an equal opportunity employer.

Pittsburgh, PA


Tue, 1 Aug 2017 19:42:50 PDT