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Program Director (Develepomental Services)
Req Code:2021:3002-002
County:Philadelphia County, PA
FT/PT:Full Time
Location:3002-DS: Service Manageme
Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, a non-profit organization, has been widely recognized for its services as a provider of community-based behavioral health, intellectual disabled and homeless services in Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware. Each year, Horizon House provides a continuum of services at over 100 sites to over 4,5000 adults with psychiatric or developmental disabilities, drug and alcohol addictions, and/or homelessness. A pioneer in the field of community-based rehabilitation, Horizon House is widely recognized for its innovative approach to the delivery of services in a community setting.

Currently, we are seeking a full time Program Director to join our Montgomery County Developmental Services Division.

Some duties to include:

  • To manage and supervise the operations and staff, at multiple assigned service sites, where Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) (for adults with cognitive impairment, mental health diagnoses and/or behavior issues) are delivered
  • To design and ensure the implementation of services to facilitate client's skill development and growth.
  • To promote continuous quality enhancement and growth of the programs assigned.
  • To provide necessary intervention and supports to enhance continuity of service.
  • To develop and monitor systems to ensure the quality of staff support and client services throughout the department.
  • To achieve and maintain compliance with applicable licensing standards; Provider Qualifications; ISPs; agency policies and to prepare/submit Plans of Correction (POC) for citations.
  • To operate assigned service sites, including staff salaries, within established budgets.
  • Build and maintain a high level of satisfaction by participants, families, staff and funding/licensing entities.
Job Qualifications:

To be successful the applicant will have the following:

  • Bachelors degree, Master’s Degree preferred, in Human services, social sciences or health care or a related field and 3 - 5 years experience in I/DD field; at least 3-5 years prior supervisory experience or any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required and meet applicable funding source requirements.
  • Very good communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Very good organizational and analytical skills.
  • Must be available for local travel and possess a valid driver's license.
  • Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills.
  • May require crisis intervention in emergency situations.
  • May be required to work during emergencies including inclement weather.
  • 24 hour on-call pager coverage as assigned or needed.
  • May be required to attend training to become a certified agency investigator. May conduct investigations and participate in the agency rotation of on-call investigators. This requires carrying a beeper and responding to investigation hotline calls during on-call beeper coverage.
  • Ability to supervise and monitor the operation of assigned programs.
  • Ability to coordinate and monitor the daily operations of the program to ensure a safe, secure and pleasant environment during scheduled working hours.
  • Ability to develop and monitor the program on an ongoing basis through interaction with program activities and overall planning.
  • Ability to work in conjunction with the Director and assigned Human Resource Manager concerning recruitment, employment, training and performance of staff.
  • Ability to participate in training relevant to the position, to further promote staff professional growth and development.

Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.

To be considered an applicant, please you can apply at www.hhinc.org and click on the careers tab.

Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer • M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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