|Job Description :
||CDPCS Program Director
Access Alaska, Inc.
We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!
$50.00 Hire Bonus
***Mandatory COVID Mitigation Protocol***
For the safety of our Employees, Consumers and Visitors
Offices remain open by appointment only. Staff, Consumers and Visitors all must complete the COVID-19 mitigation protocols when accessing of Access Alaska Inc.’s Community Centers; Wear face covering, Wash hands upon entering Center, check in with front desk, Wash Hands, Temperature will be taken, and COVID-19 Questionnaire Completed.
Summary/Objective: The Consumer Directed Personal Care Services (CDPCS) Director is responsible for the overall management and operations of Access Alaska’s CDPCS team and associated programs, statewide. The CDPCS Director responds to regional needs by pursuing the development of services that assist in the total integration of persons with disabilities into the community of their choice. This role is very active with statewide PCA and waiver regulatory issues, Senior and Disability Services Division and other related associations and organizations that impact PCA and waiver services. Engages in efforts to carry out the five core services that define a Center for Independent Living: Information & Referral, Independent Living Skills Training, Self & Systems Advocacy, Peer Support, and Transition Services.
Essential Functions: Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Overall management and leadership of Access Alaska’s CDPCS and wavier services, For Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Mat-Su & Southwest regions.
Program development and oversight of the CDPCS team and associated programs state-wide.
Ensures that all CDPCS programs follow federal and state regulations and COA accreditation standard.
Prepares for audits in conjunction with the Compliance & Quality Assurance.
Addresses program performance issues through utilization of metrics and develops action steps to improve outcomes and increase positive community impact through number of consumers served.
Develops and implements outreach and marketing efforts with external stakeholders.
Works with Access Alaska’s Programs Director, Finance Department and Billing Department to address revenue projections on a regular basis and to develop annual budget.
Provides adequate team support through training, staffing pattern maintenance and establishing additional supports and systems needed for effective leadership of CDPCS programs.
Ensures that program managers have the tools necessary to track and manage and expand their regions services while providing their staff with ongoing professional development and support.
Engaging with program managers to ensure performance goals and objectives are developed, implemented, and reviewed on a regular basis.
Conducts consumer satisfaction surveys in addition to meeting with consumers as needed to discuss updates on independent living issues, agency program development, and quality of services provided by the organization.
Regularly reviews and updates policies and procedures that oversee CDPCS programs.
Works with the Program Director and agency leadership to develop and implement strategic direction and annual plan.
Participates in agency committees, board meetings and staff meetings as required.
Works closely with Program Director to ensure consistency in staff support, training, and supervision across all programs.
Learns and employs key aspects of Independent Living services to promote cohesion amongst all programs and have a demonstrated understanding of the concepts that guide Centers for Independent Living and the Independent Living Philosophy.
Responsible for the preparation of records and documentation required for tri annual COA recertification, related to the CDPCS oversight.
Partners with Compliance to maintain COA standards annually, updating documents and Policies and Procedures as needed throughout the fiscal year.
Responsible for Quality Improvement Duties as assigned such as PQI reports.
Required Education & Experience: Bachelors 4-year Degree with a focus on health and human services, equivalent work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education. 8 years’ experience in health and social services 12 years without a degree in health and social services, in which 5 years include direct management, supervisory and leadership experience. Personal life experience and/or have worked with people with disabilities. Knowledgeable of nonprofit Medicaid programs. Aware of EVV and able to learn and training Direct Service Providers and Consumers on process and procedures to a high level of function and correctness.
Required Skills: Personnel Administration. Employee Relations. Senor Leadership. Finance Management. Public Speaking. Legislative Process. Verbal and Written Communication. Grant Process. Alaskan Demographics. Geographic Characteristics. Logistical Constraints.
Supervision: This position is directly responsible for the CDPCS Managers and indirectly responsible for Program Associates, and Direct Service Providers. Maintains oversite of hiring, training, development, and annual evaluations. Ensuring corrective action is taken as necessary in a timely manner and in accordance with company policy. Consults with Human Resources as appropriate.
Management Core Competencies: Self-Confidence~Personal Credibility~Personal Development~Developing Others~Performance Management~Empowering Others~
Delegation~Building effective Teams~Interviewing Skills~Fostering Teamwork and Collaboration~Influencing Others~Supervising Others~Motivating Others~Patience~Valuing Diversity~Interpersonal Awareness~Interpersonal Awareness~Emotional Intelligence~Conflict Resolution~Problem Solving~Establishing Focus~Initiative~Results Orientation~Forward Thinking~Analytical Thinking~Conceptual Thinking~Strategic Thinking~Managing and Planning
for Change~Flexibility~Encouraging Innovation and Creativity~Diagnostic Information Gathering~Technical Expertise~Thoroughness~Decisiveness~Written Communication~Verbal Communication~Customer Orientation~Persuasive Communication~Honesty and Integrity.
Travel: Travel to Fairbanks, Kenai and Mat-Su will be required as needed.
Occasional travel to rural communities will be required
Occasional travel will be required for Sr. Leadership and Board of Director functions.
Work Authorization: All positions at Access Alaska Inc. require a State of Alaska fingerprint background check prior to starting work; that results in receiving first a Provisional approval and finally a Five (5) yr. Approval.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Hourly Rate: DOE
Full Time Non-Exempt
Benefits: Paid Time Off, 11paid holidays, 3 days paid Bereavement, ICHRA Medical Plan, Vision, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, up to $100.000.00 life insurance no health check required, supplemental insurances available with Colonial.
Position is open until Filled.
Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.
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