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Superintendent - Arizona Department of Economic Security

SUMMARY
The Superintendent oversees the health, safety and general welfare of our members while ensuring the treatment provided meets their needs and professionally accepted standards of practice. In addition, the Superintendent ensures on-going compliance with all Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) and state licensing requirements.

JOB DUTIES

  • Ensures continuous certification of each facility on campus as a provider for Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID); ensures all policies and standard operating procedures are current and comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Provides executive leadership, mentoring, coaching and supervision of the staff responsible for residential and day programs; ensures staff completes all required, specialty and/or annual training as needed.
  • Oversees all personnel activities, including recruitment, hiring, disciplinary action, performance evaluations and other personnel issues.
  • Establishes, fosters and maintains strong working relationships with members, families/guardians, advocacy groups, the legislature, community organizations, other federal and state agencies, staff and team members, and the general public through regular meetings and communications.
  • Works closely with the Office of Facilities Management to ensure the appropriate operation and safety of the physical environment and property.
  • Develops budgets, allocates funds, approves purchase requests, monitors expenditures and ensures appropriate contracts are in place.

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE
Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible and relevant experience in high-level management or executive positions in health or disability services of which 5 years must be in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Experience in an administrative position of a large facility, serving and ensuring quality services of persons with developmental disabilities, including operational plans and ICF/IID standards and applicable laws.

For more information, please contact:

Samantha Sheiner
Executive Healthcare Recruiter, Govig
P: (480) 718-6170
E: samantha.sheiner@govig.com
A: 7150 E. Camelback Road, Suite 555
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Executive Director - Kern Regional Center

Kern Regional Center (KRC) is a private, non-profit corporation that operates under contract with California´s Department of Developmental Services. KRC is one of 21 regional centers in California serving as an entry point into the State´s developmental disabilities service system. KRC coordinates services and supports for approximately 8,500 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. KRC serves a large geographic area comprised of Kern, Inyo and Mono counties. The population of the counties are reflective of a diverse racial and ethnic population of which a majority resides in Bakersfield with many smaller rural communities scattered throughout the region.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Executive Director, acting in the capacity of chief executive officer, is charged by the KRC Board of Directors with providing visionary and inspirational leadership as well as being responsible for the successful day to day management of all aspects of KRC´s operations. The Executive Director works at the pleasure of Board and is subject to corporate bylaws, policies and procedures. The Executive Director is responsible for keeping the Board of Directors informed of the status of KRC´s operations and for advising it in matters of policy. As the face of KRC, the Executive Director shall present a strong and compassionate image to the communities served by KRC as well as at the state and national level.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategic Leadership and Vision
Strategic Planning
Effective Financial Management
Public Image/Strategic Alliances

MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
Regulatory
Services and Supports

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A master´s degree is required. A higher degree in a relevant field, e.g. health, human services, business or public administration, from an accredited school is preferred but not necessary.
  • At least ten (10) years of increasingly responsible and relevant experience in higher level management or executive positions in health or disability services, a minimum of five (5) of which are in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Submit Resume to Deb Juliano
Director of Recruitment The Columbus Organization Recruit@columbusorg.com
Fax: 610 680 3798

For more information: http://www.columbusorg.com/Career-Opportunities/Current-Job-Openings/uc/main/action/cat/parentID/12


Physical Therapist
Department of Economic Security
Division of Developmental Disabilities
2800 N. Highway 87
Coolidge, AZ  85128
CLOSES: 3/9/18

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Physical Therapist.  This position will promote a model of excellence in the delivery of physical therapy and education; follows all applicable federal and state regulations, policies and procedures; and maintains active and current knowledge of the generally acceptable professional standards of Physical Therapy practice.

Candidate must be a graduate in a Master’s or Doctorate Level Physical Therapy Program. 

Candidate must be a Physical Therapist licensed by the Arizona Board of Physical Therapy Examiners or have the ability to secure an Arizona Physical Therapy license within six (6) months from hire date

Candidate will have at least one year experience working with adults who have Developmental Disabilities.

APPLY DIRECTLY: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=28WI JOB ID: 36168


Speech Therapist
Department of Economic Security
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Arizona Training Program at Coolidge
2800 N. Highway 87
Coolidge, AZ  85128
CLOSES: 3/9/18

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Physical Therapist.  This position will promote a model of excellence in the delivery of physical therapy and education; follows all applicable federal and state regulations, policies and procedures; and maintains active and current knowledge of the generally acceptable professional standards of Physical Therapy practice.

Candidate must be a graduate in a Master’s Level Speech-Language Pathology program.

Must possess an Arizona Speech-Language Pathology license from the State of Arizona or have the ability to secure an Arizona Speech-Language Pathology license within six (6) months from hire date .

Must hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with adults including geriatrics population who have Developmental Disabilities is preferred.

Experience in dysphagia (swallowing disorders) and feeding evaluation and treatment highly desirable.

APPLY DIRECTLY TO: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=28WH JOB ID: 36167


 

 

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