The Salvation Army

  • Program Coordinator-DDS

    Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Job ID
    Social Work
    Compensation Min
    USD $43,000.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $52,000.00/Yr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Program Coordinator should have a comprehensive knowledge of community resources, OPWDD regulations, and related fiscal issues, have a thorough knowledge of the individual’s personal goals, preferences, and needs. Program Manager will assist the Assistant Director and Director of Developmental Disabilities Services of The Salvation Army Greater New York Division in the overall administration of the program. The Program Manager will ensure the individuals receive the highest standard of services required. They will ensure that all services are coordinated and implemented as needed through the individual’s plans. Program Manager must be able to travel, have good writing skills, articulate and be an aggressive advocate.


    • Overseeing and performing day-to-day administrative functions within the Residential program relative to implementation of The Salvation Army policies, Justice Center and procedure as set forth by OPWDD which include Part 624 and 633 regulations - Incident Reporting Procedures, including reviewing all incidents, conducting any necessary investigations, monitoring and making necessary notifications.
    • Coordinates and facilitates all monthly staff meetings, supervisions and evaluations.
    • Supervising of the Behavioral Intervention Specialist and nurse to ensure they are maintaining compliance of OPWDD and The Salvation Army regulations within the program.
    • Complete quarterly reviews of the individual’s records to ensure OPWDD and The Salvation Army regulations are being followed.
    • Coordinate and participate in the screening and selection of individuals appropriate for the Program.
    • Coordinate staff orientation for all new employees.
    • Monitor overall consumer care, ensuring needs are met as required/ prescribed through documented weekly observations of supervisors and program specialists’ implementation of active treatment and strict adherence to
    • Attends all program surveys and in conjunction with the Assistant Director of DD Services, formulates and compares a written plan of action for program audits and assures follow through.
    • Works with SSGNY Human Resources, Fiscal Department, Operations, Developmental Disabilities administrative staff and Facilities Maintenance to ensure staffing, equipment, materials and supplies are appropriate and sufficient to guarantee the therapeutic well-being of the individuals.
    • Ensures all staff trainings are done in a timely manner– while also conducting workshops/trainings on a quarterly or as needed basis.
    • Enforces progressive discipline based on The Salvation Army policies and procedures for all of the residential staff.
    • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of persons and population served.
    • Assisting Assistant Director and Director of DD Services with development of residential Services.
    • Monitor administrative log books.
    • Daily monitoring, review and submission of billing documentation.
    • Organize and monitor medical needs including medication administration.
    • Coordinate and conduct weekly clinical team meetings.
    • Attendance standards: 40 hours per week- 11:00am – 7:00pm Monday -Friday, at the discretion of the Assistant Director Developmental Disabilities Services.
    • All other essential functions and responsibilities deemed necessary and appropriate by the Director of DD Services.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services (Social Work, Psychology, Special Ed., etc.)
    • Administrative experience
    • Q.I.P.D.
    • 5+ Years supervisory experience, preferably in residential setting.
    • Has respect and consideration for the resident being served.
    • AMAP , SCIP-R and First Aid/CPR Certified
    • Valid Driver’s license
    • Must be on call 24hours 7 days per week



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