Program Manager - Logan Program - Brooklyn Center - #19528800

Meridian Serivces

Date: Feb 23, 2021
City: Brooklyn Center, MN
Contract type: Full time
Meridian Serivces

Meridian Services

Do you want to make a positive difference in someone's life?

Join our team as a Group Home Program Manager at our Logan Program!

Who We Are:

MERIDIAN SERVICES is based out of Minnesota and provides person centered services to people with mental illness, autism, intellectual and/or physical disabilities in a variety of settings, including Residential Services (group homes), In Home Services/Semi-Independent Living Assistance, and Vocational Services (day program). Our mission is to provide services of the finest quality, so that those we serve will be able to realize their dreams.

Why Work for Us:

Meridian has over fifty years providing person centered services to persons with disabilities in Minnesota. Our organization values our employees and offers extensive initial and ongoing training to staff to grow their knowledge within the field. We offer a wide array of benefits and perks which include:

  • Family Owned

  • Medical and Dental Coverage

  • Supplemental Insurance offered through Colonial Life.

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401 K plan

  • Paid volunteer time

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Dog Friendly Corporate Office

  • Weekly snack day at Corporate

  • Childcare at Corporate for Employees

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Employee of the month recognition and gift card

Wage: $17.hour. We offer a full benefits package to include paid volunteer time.

Schedule: Monday – Friday typically day hours with availability for evenings and weekends based on needs of the program and staffing. In this role, the Manager will work 20 hours a week direct care and 20 hours a week office hours. Managers are on-call for their program during the week and rotate being on-call during the weekends and holidays with a team of managers.

About the Logan Program:

At the Logan Home, located in Brooklyn Center, resides 2 men and 2 women with intellectual disabilities, some physical barriers and mental health diagnosis. The persons at the home enjoy going to concerts, parades, bowling and walks around the neighborhood. Staff within the home must be comfortable with person cares and learning medical protocols.

What A Program Manager Does:

The Program Manager has full responsibilities at their assigned program along with supporting other program for on-call coverage. Responsibilities will include direct care at the site, supervision and training of direct care staff, oversight of the people we serve, programming and licensing regulations, and all administrative functions and reporting for the program.

  • Supervision of Direct Support Professionals (DSP's)

  • Train Direct Support Professionals, run monthly staff meetings, write and complete evaluations for DSP's

  • Direct care as needed per program needs

  • Lead meetings with parents/guardians, teachers and/or work programs, and case managers

  • Assist with the development and implementation of person centered plans and outcomes including writing progress reviews and making recommendations to the team on changes

  • Assist in writing behavioral programming with Director as applicable per person served

  • Completion of person served paperwork in compliance with 245D

  • Coordination and attending medical and dental appointments for person's served

  • Develop and connect with community resources to ensure successful community integration

  • Oversight of SLS's petty cash, person's served petty cash and financial reports

  • Ensure the home has adequate provisions for household supplies, groceries, etc.

What Makes A Good Manager:

Successful managers have excellent communication with all team members (case managers, parents/guardians, schools, day programs) via email, text, phone calls and in person as dictated by each person's team. Managers must be able to communicate with a variety of persons of different backgrounds and educational and life experiences. To be successful, managers should have great time management, problem solving skills, and work ethic. There are times where a manager needs to multi-task and determine priorities. Many tasks are time sensitive and managers need to be able to organize their work and make deadlines. Above all, managers should be a great leader by promoting a positive, professional work environment and team atmosphere.

Experience and Qualifications the Logan Manager Should Have:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Have a vehicle with current car insurance

  • Have an acceptable driving record as determined by Meridian Services policy.

  • Successful clearance from a DHS Background Study

  • Experience working direct care with individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism and/or mental health diagnosis.

  • Prefer experience working in residential group homes.

  • Prefer a degree or certificate in human services or related field.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at /openings. Please contact HR Recruiting at 763-450-5002 for questions.

Meridian Services is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

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