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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

We are seeking a Program Coordinator for our Behavior Rehabilitative Services (BRS) TFC Program who will supervise case management staff, coordinate implementation of individual behavior programs; safety crisis plans, and Individual Service Plans (ISP) for clients in placement.  The Coordinator will collaborate with BRS TFC providers, coordinate the planning and implementation of the client’s academic and/or vocational program, and ensure that BRS homes are maintained in accordance with licensing and DHS contract standards for BRS Treatment Services.

 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter outlining your skills and experience as a BRS Residential/TFC program coordinator coordinating services in culturally specific child welfare settings with African American, Latino, or Native American children to:

 

HR Manager

Youth Unlimited Inc.

2951 NW Division St. Suite 120

Gresham, OR 97030

 

or by email to: admin@yuioregon.net

 

Application Deadline: March 23, 2020

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Program Coordinator

Salary: $43,303 – 46,695 Annually

 

Reports to: Executive Director

 

Status: Employee FT/Benefits

Agency Background:

YUI provides Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) services to children and youth, girls and boys, ages 5 to 20 who are at risk of being placed in a more restrictive environment (residential care). Our agency places children with high needs in therapeutic foster homes whose behaviors can range from substance abuse to physical aggression and sexually acting out. 

 

We are seeking a Program Coordinator for our Behavior Rehabilitative Services (BRS) TFC Program who will supervise case management staff, coordinate implementation of individual behavior programs; safety crisis plans, and Individual Service Plans (ISP) for clients in placement. The Coordinator will collaborate with BRS TFC providers, coordinate the planning and implementing of client’s academic and/or vocational program, and ensure that BRS homes are maintained in accordance with licensing and DHS contract standards for BRS Treatment Services.

Additionally, they will:

 

  • Ensure client files are maintained in accordance with DHS and contractual standards by conducting bi/monthly chart audits.

  • Provide 24/7 crisis and support services to YUI families as assigned (May include transporting clients).

  • Provide biweekly supervision to BRS social service staff and serve as team lead.

  • Assist with assessment and evaluation of potential YUI homes for home studies, pre-placement visits, licensing standards and suitable placement matches between clients and care providers.

  • Assist with recruiting efforts for YUI providers.

  • Prepare for and present State specified Foster Care (YUI) training curriculum modules.

  • Assist director with creating and presenting in-service training modules. 

  • Develop and maintain current library of training materials.

  • Ensure physical preparation for training is complete, i.e., supplies, room reservations; liaises effectively with external trainers and guest speakers. 

  • Responsible for maintenance and tracking of training records.

Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to behavioral and five years full-time behavioral health experience required.

  • Knowledge of theory and practical application of empirical behavioral models.

  • Working knowledge of foster agency and foster parent licensing and compliance requirements.

  • Knowledge of behavioral and health services system throughout Oregon.

  • Knowledge of behavioral health policy rules in Oregon for Behavioral Rehabilitation Services OARs 410-170-000 to 410-170-0120, DHS Child Welfare Program OARs 413-090-0055 to 413-090-0090, and Medicaid Reimbursement OARs 309-172-0600 to 309-172-0860.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of HIPPA health privacy regulations and compliance requirements per 45 CFR Part 160, 162 and 164.

  • Computer literacy to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems, Word and Outlook applications.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of training curriculum to provide training to foster care providers.

  • Ability to prepare and present high-quality trainings and presentations for all key stakeholders (Government-legislatures, community-based organizations, funders, foster parents).

  • The ability to provide own reliable transportation for transport of self or others for business purposes (YUI provides business mileage reimbursement).

  • Physical Demands (The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions). 

  • Physical: Sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist: to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amount of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard. Ability to drive a motor vehicle.

  • Emergency Safety Response: Ability to competently and safely implement verbal and physical components of Crisis Intervention training (CPI)

 

Legal Requirements:

  • 21 years of age

  • Oregon/Washington Driver’s License and 39-month driving record that meets insurance requirements;

  • Pass DHS Background Check

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Master’s degree in a field related to behavioral health, five+ years full-time behavioral health experience.

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