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Summary Job Description:
The incumbent is responsible to oversee the operations of all programs that provide service delivery to individuals in our programs for Developmentally Disabled (DD) adults. The incumbent is responsible for the health and safety of the individuals in our DD programs and compliance and quality assurance for the program. The incumbent is required to exercise considerable independent judgment in planning, directing and overseeing these program operations. The program manages the operations of IRAs and ICFs that involve the monitoring of the health needs of individuals with developmental disabilities within program units in Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens. The incumbent is responsible for oversight of a DayHab program in Long Island and NYC and Long Island Family Care programs. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with Federal, State, City and Agency mandates, requirements and regulations. This incumbent is a member of the Senior Executive Council (SEC). Incumbent is required to perform related assignments as required.
Plans, organizes and monitors the operation and service delivery of all agency IRAs and ICF’s, day habilitation program and family care programs.
Recommends, communicates and implements strategic direction of service delivery for all agency programs for developmentally disabled adults. Ensures strategic directives adhere to agency mission and objectives.
Interprets regulatory guidelines and ensures program compliance with all funding sources mandates and regulatory requirements from Federal, State and City agencies.
Works with the CPO and COO to implement compliance plan and policies and procedures for DD programs.
Ensure that the required training is provided to all staff regarding the operations of the programs.
Ensure that employees are provided training regarding Adult Family Care policy and regulations in the operation and maintenance of provider homes and consumer care.
Develop systems and plans of corrective action to ensure regulatory compliance in all programs.
Responsible for billing documentation in all OPWDD programs. Ensures that existing controls over service documentation are consistently followed (i.e., ISP requirements, HAB plans, Medicaid billing documentation, etc.)
Oversees development and monitoring of program budgets within the division. Develops the program’s operation financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
Act as a liaison between the Program and Fiscal Department, interpreting budgeting needs and requirements to each.
Develop and implement short and long-range goal plans and program policies and procedures for all programs in the division.
Serve as a liaison, or designate other managers, with other agency departments, including purchasing, quality assurance, human resources, entitlements and eligibility services, accounting and IT to ensure proper coordination of services.
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of social work, and service delivery systems for the developmentally disabled. Ability to apply this knowledge to create innovative interventions to resolve program related situations.
Comprehensive knowledge of the complex compliance rules and regulations relating to the program services under authority of this position. Ability to assure that the program remains in compliance.
Thorough knowledge of the approved contractual reporting methods and systems governing the program services under authority of this position as required by Federal, State, and municipal agencies.
Experience in planning and implementing program services under authority of this position.
Knowledge of management, planning and budgeting.
Ability to prepare complete accurate reports and statements of considerable complexity.
Ability to plan, assign, and direct subordinate personnel in a manner conducive to productive performance and high morale.
Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both verbally and written.
Ability to analyze facts and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions.
Ability to plan, train, and supervise professional and clerical employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of employees and administrators.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Human Services (psychology, social work, health management, or a related field).
Requires a minimum of 10 years progressive non-profit management experience with more than five years at senior management level dealing with Adult Developmental Disability Services in a high-volume fast paced environment. Experience must include hands-on responsibility for the full scope of job activities with a non-profit organization.
This position is co-located in Wading River, Long Island and Queens/Brooklyn. Attendance at meetings throughout the region is required. A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle are needed.