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From direct care staff to program managers, 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—HSI’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.

Registered Nurse/Program Director

Job ID 19000LDT
Description
Registered Nurse/Program Director
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNLakefield
Function:Management

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Take your human services career to the next level of leadership as a Program Director providing services to 10-25 individuals with mental illness, brain injuries and developmental disabilities.  Along with being a Program Director this role will complete RN duties so having a RN license is required.



Description

Oversee the operations of each site, including program management; staff supervision and development; financial management; property management; and manage relationship within the community.  Ensure safety and quality of services, and collaborate with HR and your Program Supervisors to hire, train, schedule, and manage staff, effectively, resulting in a positive work environment for staff.

  • Oversee program implementation of health and safety programs for individuals receiving services and employees.
  • Provide nursing services, training and support to address the medical psychiatric needs of the individuals 
  • Maintain program compliance with Network and regulatory standards for clean, neat, safe living and working environments; ensure pleasant, age-appropriate, well-decorated home-like residential living environments; notify maintenance personnel of items requiring attention.
  • Direct and supervise Program Supervisors, Direct Support Professionals including performance evaluations, scheduling, orientation, and training.
  • Make decisions on employee hires, transfers, promotions, discipline, terminations, and similar actions. Partner with HR on employee relations and performance issues.
  • Maintain licensing and compliance for program services and supports; ensure timely and accurate program documentation; implement Network compliance plan.
  • Implement program core growth strategy to maintain or increase census, maximize utilization and occupancy percentages and assist with new start development as appropriate.
  • Maintain and foster relations with case managers and referral agents; lobby on behalf of individuals receiving services.
  • Responsible for the financial performance of individual programs; complete purchasing of program supplies; and review and submit billing compliance documentation.


Qualifications:
  • Must have one of the three qualifying backgrounds:
    • Associate’s 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
    • 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
    • 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 under the supervision of a staff person who meets the qualifications identified in the above or QIDP.
  • Minimum of five to seven years’ experience in Human Services with a minimum of two years’ supervisory experience
  • Licensure as required by the state
  • Demonstrated ability in areas of supervision, and recruiting and retaining staff.
  • Ability to effectively manage a range of relationships, most importantly with those we serve and their families. An ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal communication.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission with an understanding of program development and behavior management principles. Some budget experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets insurability requirements.
  • Graduate of an accredited Registered Nursing program
  • Current RN license 
  • Experience working with medically complex individuals

Come join our amazing team of dedicated professionals.  In addition to extensive professional development opportunities, we offer a full range of benefits:

  • Competitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
  • A rewarding, family-oriented work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
  • Competitive Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
  • Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next
  • Advancement opportunities within our nation-wide Network

REM Minnesota is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services.  With 32,000 employees serving 30,000 adults, children, and seniors in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

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