Lutheran Social Service Of Minnesota Little Falls , MN 56345
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 the Director for Personal Support Services you will participate as a member of the team; fostering an environment which supports individuals in pursuit of their hopes, dreams and personal outcomes. This position will oversee the operations of multiple services and ensure quality services are delivered to the individuals we support; be available to support and maintain a safe and secure environment, 24/7 365 days. This position will perform all duties assigned to the Designated Coordinator per 245D requirements and will have responsibilities in service operations, personnel management, financial management, interface with central service to ensure organizational priorities are achieved, and other duties as assigned.
Some examples of responsibilities include:
Remain updated on relevant laws and regulations and requirements and ensure implementation
Meet with regulatory personnel and assist in responding to plans of correction
Ensure implementation of the Coordinated Service and Supports Plan and Addendum
Actively participate in leadership meetings
Coordinate admissions and discharges
Observe, listen and respond to individuals we support and staff with dignity and respect
Facilitate community involvement
Follow organization and line of service policy and procedures
Review/prepare all Coordinated Service and Support Plans and required data for the line of service
Serve as primary contact for all stakeholders
Interview, hire, supervise and terminate employees
Mentor, coach and develop staff, including onboarding
Conduct performance reviews
Ensure employees meet the required training hours and topics, including maintaining the integrity of the College of Direct Support training records
Accountable for accurate services reimbursement (services agreements, rate changes, Group Residential Housing (GRH), spend downs) and work cooperatively with billing department
Oversee, maintain and track accounts payable, monitoring for accuracy
A minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities and 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 above clauses.
2 3 years of supervisory experience plus team building and leadership
When managing an ICF/MR program, a Bachelor's Degree (with QDDP designation) is required
Driver's license is required
CPR certificate (when required), First Aid and Medication Administration training is also required but can be obtained after hire
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.
LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.