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Program Director, MRC/ABI

Dorchester, MA

Posted: 01/30/2023 Industry: Professional and Administration Job Number: 15270

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.

Title: Program Director, MRC/ABI
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
  • Duration: Perm
  • Pay rate: $75-80k
  • Job Location: Hybrid (MA)
  • Job# 15270

The MRC Program Director is responsible for the overall management and the supervision
of the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) & Transitional Assistance (TA) Programs. The MRC
Program Director will be responsible to manage the day-to-day operations of two to four
programs in a community or small geographic area. MRC Program Directors ensure quality
of services delivered and compliance with regulatory requirements, as well as manages,
hires, trains, and schedule staff.

• A Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field and/or four years previous
work experience in Human Service setting preferable.
• At least two of those years must have been spent in an administrative role.
• Must have experience working with adults with a variety of significant and complex
medical needs.
• Good health and mental, emotional, and physical stamina. Must be able to employ
physical intervention as needed
• First Aid, CPR, and MAP Certifications are required. If not current, applicant must
become certified within three months of date of hire to retain employment
• Must possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and meet the company’s driver
insurance standards
• A personal vehicle for travel
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• An acceptable CORI (criminal record assessment) and Fingerprinting background
• Exceptional computer skills in MS Word, Excel, email systems, etc.

The responsibilities of the MRC Program Director include (but not limited to):
• Ensure proper standards and regulations are adhered to as set forth by the funding
• Ensure programs meet the quality standards and provide value to the public;
• Development and implementation of the ABI & TA provider's policies and procedures;
• Direction and supervision of all aspects of the ABI & TA program that includes (but not
limited to) the clinical, financial and administrative operations;
• Oversight of the hiring, training, coaching, supervision, firing, evaluation and
recognition, of all ABI & TA employees and independent contractors;
• Must manage flexible staff schedule;
• Responsible for the quality and timely completion of all clinical, recordkeeping, and
service/support plans and documents for persons served;
• The fiscal administration of the ABI & TA program including billing, budget preparation,
and required program statistical and financial reports; and
• Ensuring that the ABI & TA provider meets all of the requirements in Massachusetts
Rehabilitation Commission and MassHealth regulations;
• Provide a reliable support system for households with a focus on principles of natural
supports, typical homes, and valued roles for people with disabilities, while ensuring
compliance to relevant policies and regulations;
• Identify innovative solutions for community based employment and volunteer services
for a small number of people with developmental disabilities;
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with people supported,
household members, family members and guardians, members of the community, and
• Understand and embrace person-centered planning as a way to understand people's
• Make decisions under pressure, know how to assess situations to determine urgency
and risks and make judgments that are in the best interest of the person supported;
• Know how to effectively solicit and receive support from colleagues and supervisors
and learn and embrace the lessons of best practice;
• Communicate effectively, including speaking on behalf of the program and organization
to potential caregivers, MassHealth, and community members and writing clear,
comprehensive monthly notes;
• Work with the Finance Department to develop and manage an annual budget;
• Prepare for periodic accreditation audits in a way that is not intrusive to natural family
home life;
• As a member of the Program Director team, participate in strategic planning and
continuous improvement initiatives and team problem solving, being a support to other
team members;
• Work within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and take
accountability for the success of the people supported in your region

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