The Program Coordinator will maintain and monitor behavior management plan at the site while also acting as a liaison for the Director of Child Welfare, Shift Leaders and Assistant Counselors. He/she will oversee and coordinate all medical/dental care for clients in conjunction with the Registered Nurse. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing crisis interventions and incident reporting procedures. He/she will oversee and monitor all program logs and documentation. This individual will participate in the interviewing of all prospective applicants for employment and insuring the staffing roster has an adequate number of funded positions to meet the staffing requirements for therapeutic group services. He/she is responsible for all performance evaluations, counseling and disciplinary actions of staff. He/she is responsible for completing the employee schedule on a weekly basis and processing timesheets for payroll every other week. The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all outings and activities for clients when appropriate.
The principal functions of the position identified shall not be considered as a complete description of all the work requirements and expectations that may be inherent in the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Special Education or related field with at least 4 years’ experience working with at-risk youth. Master’s degree preferred. Must have knowledge of the principles and practices of the discipline.