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Program Coordinator - Respite

at Devereux Arizona

Posted: 10/28/2020
Job Reference #: 14347
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Posted Date4 weeks ago(10/27/2020 4:56 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-14347
Category
Program Mgmt
Position Type
Full-Time

Description

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent, and productive lives for those individuals that we serve!

Being a Program Coordinator has its Advantages!

Located in Tucson, AZ, our Respite Program serves children from birth to the age of 17, who are experiencing moderate emotional or behavioral difficulties. The goal of respite care is to successfully provide an interval of rest for clients and their primary caregivers without disruption or compromise to their home environments. Both forms of Devereux respite require a referral from the child’s behavioral health network.

As a Program Coordinator with our Respite Program at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • The opportunity to assist, support, and instruct Individuals in self-help skills designed to encourage independence
  • Develop your skills and grow within the organization
  • Be a part of a highly dedicated team who will support you and our kiddos
  • Competitive pay and flexible scheduling
  • Paid time off and sick time
  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org
  • Schedule for this position: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9am - 5pm; Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm (with other hours as needed)
  • And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!

As a Program Coordinator, you will oversee day to day operational funtions of the Respite Programs while ensuring a safe, clean, and therapeutic environment. You will also ensure all aspects of the program are operating efficiently and in accordance with Devereux’s policies and procedures, Philosophy of Care, and Core Values.

Keywords: non-profit, Program Coordinator, management, behavioral health, children, Respite, adolescents, mental health, as-risk youth, counseling, direct care

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites
  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs
  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC
  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members
  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services
  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families
  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Human Services or related field AND two (2) years experience, OR High School Diploma or equivalent AND five (5) years related experience required
  • Minimum one (1) year of supervisory experience required
  • Must be available to attend full time, paid, new hire orientation Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check
  • Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)
  • Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)
  • Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results
  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.


Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.
  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.
  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

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