Program Coordinator – Mental Health (Andover Youth Support)

Job Summary: Program Coordinator Children’s Crisis Services – Mental Health assists clients with behavioral health disabilities and mental health disabilites with all the activities of daily living, personal cares, and program implementation. Responsible for the daily well-being and safety of the clients he/she supervises. Provides leadership and shift supervision.  Assists with program development, writing, and data collection. 

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres – MORA – is a diverse and inclusive nonprofit has supported adults, seniors and children with developmental disabilities, behavioral health needs as well as age-related and chronic medical conditions for over 50 years in the Twin Cities metro.

An array of services: Adult Day Services, Contracted Case Management, Community Supports, over 30 Residential Homes, Respite, Therapeutic Recreation, Training for Guardians & Families, and a unique therapeutic Summer Camp for Youth with Autism. Our Metro Crisis Coordination Program (MCCP) offers a safety net of crucial and cost-effective services for adults and children.

Pay: $19.25-$26.15 DOQ, $1500 bonus for full time time paid out over one year.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Person-Centered Supports and Active Treatment

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the person as a unique individual and how to implement programs in accordance with the Coordinated Service and Support Plan (CSSP), Coordinated Service and Support Plan Addendum (CSSP-A), and Individual Abuse Prevention plan.
  • Provides person-centered services demonstrated through practice, action, and language.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of person(s) history, skills, areas of vulnerabilities, habilitation plans, and emergency procedures.
  • Assists in developing, monitoring, modifying, and analyzing behavior support plans.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of program plans that are designed to meet the unique needs of each individual.
  • Accompanies individuals to medical appointments and community activities.
  • Completes required documentation
  • Provides emergency supports to individuals with mental health issues living in the community.
  • Uses approved therapeutic interventions that are designed to meet the unique needs of each individual.
  • Completes assignment of all medical or health related services and ensures follow-up services.
  • Maintains and performs proper distribution and documentation of all prescribed medication, treatments, diets, and/or exams, or as otherwise directed by the CSSP and CSSP-A.
  • Works with individuals with extremely challenging behaviors, including but not limited to physical aggression, verbal aggression, property destruction, manipulation, sexually inappropriate behavior, elopement, and theft.
  • Assists individuals with management of mental illness.
  • Follows all mental health treatment plans, protocols, and interventions prescribed by individual’s psychologist, psychiatrist, or treatment team.
  • Assists individuals supported in establishing and maintaining community relationships and facilitating friendships.
  • Follows all licensing regulations and service standards applicable to the service site and provision. This includes MN Statutes, chapters 245D regulations and applicable service type standards (i.e. SLS, ILS, CRS). In addition, employees will also comply with standards in the MN Statutes, chapter 245A, Rule 626.556 (MOMA), and Rule 9455 (Positive Supports Rule). When applicable, physical plant regulations may also need to be followed according to 245D and the Child Foster Care Rule.

Positions that include flex hours: flexible hours are to be used based on the client needs, including but not limited to; client annual meetings, medical appointments, and day program closures. Flex time is also used to provide oversight and management of administrative tasks within the home, including but not limited to; assisting with training, house schedules as needed and onboarding employees, evaluation of employee’s performance and care for clients, house audits, licensing, and other pertinent matters within the home.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in the Human Services field
  • at least 2 years of experience working with children and adolescents with Mental Health diagnoses
  • at least 1 year of experience working in a Crisis setting
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • CPRP (Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner) status.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven skill in developing, writing, and implementing programs.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal instruction and make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must pass Department of Human Services background check and maintain “qualified” status.
  • Must not be excluded from working in government health programs by the Office of Inspector General.
  • Must be able to successfully complete company’s basic job skills assessment.
  • Meet the physical job demands as required in client cares
  • must be 21 years of age to serve children
  • Successful completion of MORA’s Medication Administration class.
  • Regularly passes medications using the correct procedure without error.
  • Successful completion of Creating a Positive Behavior Support Plan class.
  • Demonstrates mastery of basic computer skills.
  • If using own vehicle for company business, must have a current valid driver’s license and must have insurance as required by state law.

Benefits: Full time employees receive a comprehensive and competitive benefit package, including:

  • Medical insurance with company sponsored health reimbursement account and health savings account
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance; employee, spouse and children’s coverage options
  • Long-term disability and short-term disability
  • Flexible spending; medical and dependent care
  • 403b retirement plans that match after 1 years of employment
  • Paid time off up to three weeks annually which increases after the first year of employment
  • Opportunity for usage of our private vacation property west of Duluth (McGregor, MN)
  • Awards for outstanding employee performance and promotion opportunities
  • Generous tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities!
  • Many opportunities for advancement. Mount Olivet Rolling Acres promotes from within

Cherishing the big-hearted heritage of our beginnings, we actively advocate for equity and inclusion for the individuals we serve and for our employees. Healthy. Happy. Human. Join us.

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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