Company: Community Systems Inc
Posted on: November 18, 2021
As an Assistant Program Manager, the primary job responsibility
is, "helping persons with disabilities to find happiness in their
own homes, in their personal relationships and as contributing
members of their community." Work includes assisting each person to
live in a home of their own, develop and support meaningful
relationships and becoming a part of and contribute to their
community. This position helps achieve CSI's mission by providing
day-to-day support, teaching, coaching and supervision. The
Assistant Program Manager is expected to think independently; to
ensure people are supported in a manner that conforms to all
applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards.
In addition, the Assistant Program Manager takes on the duties of
the Program Manager in his or her absence.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS,
DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Support and implement the CSI mission while empowering each
person supported to direct his or her own life.
- Develop and maintain a positive and effective relationship with
persons supported. Interacting positively, actively and
respectfully with persons supported.
- Provide opportunities for learning new skills and having new
- Teach and role-model appropriate social behavior.
- Provide supports to people by assisting in the development and
implementation of their vision statement and in turn all support
plans, including personal spiritual growth, assisting people in
achieving their personal goals and desires, providing interaction
and choices for activities that support a meaningful day, and
supporting people to be independent in activities of daily
- Support each person's optimal health, which includes, but is
not limited to administering medications, assisting people to
medical appointments, and communicating with physicians and other
- Ensure that people are supported to exercise their rights.
- Respectfully assists each person with maintaining a clean and
safe home that reflects his or her preferences.
- Obtain and maintains, at least, all required certifications and
- Maintain optimal communication and cooperative working
relationships with the team, family, guardians and other
- Assists each person with money management while safeguarding
his or her funds.
- Completes required documentation in a timely manner
- Adheres to CSI policies and procedures to ensure the safety of
- Coordinate the appropriate staffing coverage to assure mission
- Accept and perform on-call responsibilities.
- Shares supervision of Direct Support Professionals with the
- Perform other duties as assigned.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe Assistant
Program Manager's environment may vary widely each day. He/she may
function within a person's home, including the kitchen and
specially equipped bath. He/she may drive a vehicle to support the
community activities of a person supported; the vehicle may be
CSI's or the employee's personal vehicle. Such activities may
include, but not be limited to, shopping, attending medical
appointments, dining out, athletic activities, concerts, movies or
religious services. He/she may be asked to travel with a person
supported both in and out of state.Hazardous material exposure is
generally limited to household items such as cleaning items. The
duties may present an exposure to bloodborne pathogens.REQUIRED
TRAININGSEmployees are required to be certified in CPR, First Aid,
Physical Management techniques (or the equivalent), Medication
Administration, Universal Precautions and other OSHA regulations.
They must complete and maintain renewals in all training listed in
the CSI Policy Manual as mandatory training. In addition, there are
several county or state-specific training requirements state to
state. Such training certificates shall be obtained within the
timeframes mandated by CSI policy and the counties and states on
whose behalf CSI manages programs. Staff must also be trained in
each person's individualized support plans. Training may require
formalized testing.Candidate for this role must have following:
- Fully COVID vaccinated
- Valid Driver's License in good standing
- High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
- First Aid/CPR, Medication Administration - training will be
provided. Attending trainings is mandatory.
- Basic computer and math skills, experience using Excel a
- Experience with scheduling a plusExperience in the field is not
a requirement, but a plus, along with competent writing skills, and
the ability to teach/coach and communicate effectively with others.
Community Systems, Inc. offers training to all, and various
benefits like:Health, dental, and vision insuranceDental
InsuranceEmployer paid life insurance and short term disabilityLong
Term Disability InsuranceTuition ReimbursementHealthy lifestyle
reimbursementOffered trainings403(b) Retirement PlanGenerous earned
leaveThis is a wonderful opportunity to continue a career in the
Human Services field.
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