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From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive in the communities they call home. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—REM’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years

Program Director

Job ID 17000LSE
Description
Program Director
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNFairmont
Function:Management
Organization:Redwood

REM Heartland
Description
Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with disabilities; children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities; children and adults with brain injury). As a Program Director with REM Heartland you’ll be one of those special people.
 
For REM Heartland and The MENTOR Network the Program Director is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.
 
To that end, the Program Director role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in Social and Human Services with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.
 
REM Heartland is seeking a Program Director to manage the day to day operations of one to four programs in a community or small geographic area.  Program Directors ensure quality of services delivered and compliance with regulatory requirements.  The Program Director also manages, hires, trains and schedule staff.

Qualifications:
Requirements:
  • 21 years of age or older.
  • Designated Coordinator recognition required for non-ICF [must meet (a) Or (b) Or (c) below]:
    1. Associate degree in a field related to human services and two years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or
    2. A diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited postsecondary institution and three years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or
    3. A minimum of fifty 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.
  • Four year degree preferred. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability in areas of leadership, personnel, employee training, and public relations.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication, community relations and service development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of behavior management principles, program development, and monitoring techniques.
  • Eligible as determined by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Department of Human Services, and the Company’s Corporate Compliance Plan.
  • Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets insurability requirements as defined by the Company’s insurance carrier.
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.
EOE/AAE

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