Job Details

Assistant Program Manager

Albertina Kerr, Multiple throughout Portland-Metro Area

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/20/2020

Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. When you join Kerr, you become part of a team motivated to provide innovative and excellent programs, services and care.             

As an Assistant Program Manager, you'll work in a residential group home setting to provide the support necessary for the people we serve to achieve desired lifestyles and increased levels of independence, productivity, and social/physical integration.  Additionally, you'll support the Program Manager in providing leadership, a positive work environment, and financial oversight.

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Essential Duties
- Train, schedule and provide leadership to diverse staff to ensure that services for each person are delivered as defined in his/her Individual Support Plan.
- Assist your Program Manager to maintain a work environment that emphasizes teamwork, cooperation, and safety.
- Provide motivation and feedback to staff using positive communication methods.
- Demonstrate the ability and willingness to address conflict, to facilitate resolution, and to develop/model professional and positive relationships with staff.
- Routinely monitor staff training, Incident Reports, ISP goals, BSPs or other support documents.
- Participate in training sessions and meetings.
- Communicate effectively using written and spoken English.
- Demonstrate computer skills and a working knowledge of computer databases.
- Fill in whenever necessary to ensure compliance with the staffing ratio and/or to continue to foster teamwork and mentor staff.
- Work with the Program Manager to maintain finances for each person.
- Develop and maintain positive working relationships with community and governmental agencies, families, guardians, and agency support staff.
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the OARs, the agency’s policies/procedures and our Mission Statement.
- Assist with managing the program to stay within agency-approved budgets.
- Participate in Licensing Reviews and Self-Assessments and work with Program Manager on the Plans of Improvement.
- Interact with those we serve in a manner that demonstrates respect, enhances dignity, builds self-esteem, and empowers personal choice.

- Paid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits
- Paid basic life & accident insurance and short- & long-term disability
- Paid internal training and career development
- 7 paid holidays and generous time off
- Verizon phone discount
- 401(k) with up to 4% employer match
- 24-hour Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides resources for everything from mental health to pet insurance and financial counselling
- Satisfies employment requirement for student loan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF)

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- One-year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related field.
- Familiar with medication usage and side effects.
- Good math, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
- Good organizational skills.
- Ability to make decisions in response to incidents as they arise.
- Ability to relate effectively with people served.
- Ability to meet agency driving requirements.
- Ability to lift over 25 lbs. Ability to push or pull in excess of 50 lbs.

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