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Envision

Manager, Adult Day Support Program

POSITION SUMMARY Manage the overall effective operation of the PRIDE (People Reaching for Independence and the Development of Excellence) program in accordance with applicable federal and state regulations, as well as the organization’s policies and procedures. This program delivers day support services to adults who are legally blind and have an intellectual developmental disability.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE • Develop, implement and manage processes, policies and procedures that support and ensure compliance with patient care support plans and behavior support plans, as well as compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, while aligning with Envision’s objectives.
• Effectively and strategically utilize current and new information regarding compliance regulations in order to recommend best practices to ensure delivery of exemplary services to the Consumers.
• Maintain current knowledge of local, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures pertinent to employment services.
• Provide effective and collaborative leadership to the department. Supervise direct reports, providing guidance on day-to-day tasks, Consumer care, training, time management, employee evaluations and performance management. Inspect work performed by direct reports to ensure that quality and service standards are consistently met.
• Achieve financial objectives by participating in the development of an annual expense budget, help identify scheduled expenditures and make cost-saving suggestions in support of maximum utilization of resources in order to ensure that the department operates within budget requirements.
• Establish and maintain key relationships with individuals, organizations, companies, and sister agencies and other non-profits in order to build PRIDE’s brand position, mission awareness, referral networks and future collaborative relationships. Utilize these relationships to seek opportunities for work assignments to be completed by the Consumers.
• Collaborate with Foundations and Mission Services colleagues to foster relationships with strategic community leaders, governmental agencies, corporations, foundations and other organizations. Utilize these relationships to promote PRIDE services by creating and executing speaking opportunities, partnerships and appearances.
• Maintain a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment and resources; maintain compliance with established safety policies and procedures.
• Facilitate admission into the PRIDE program.
• Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE
Education: Bachelor’s degree in health related or social services field (Rehabilitation, Sociology, Special Education, Social Work, or related field) required.

Experience: Minimum of five years supervisory experience required.

Knowledge/Skills:
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels.
• Ability to lead and motivate team members while managing multiple priorities, meeting deadlines, making decisions and producing results.
• Knowledge of the social, physical and psychological aspects of human behavior and disability as related to personal, social and vocational adjustment.
• Ability to carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
• Demonstrated ability to utilize computer software including Microsoft Office suite.

Licenses/Certifications:

• Current CPR/First Aid certification required.
• Current driver’s license and driving record in good standing required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Total Number of Employees Directly Supervising: 7

Number of Subordinate Supervisors Reporting to Position: 1

VISION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE (check one)

Can be performed with or without assistive technology:

X Required to perform activities such as: preparing/analyzing data/figures; viewing a computer screen; reading; inspecting small objects for defects; using measuring devices; and/or assembling parts with close eye contact.

___ Required to perform activities such as: operating machinery and/or power tools at or within arm’s reach; performing non-repetitive tasks such as carpentry work or repairing machinery.

X Required to review/inspect own assigned work, the work of others, or facilities or structures.

Requires normal (or corrected to normal) vision/acuity:

___ Required to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment such as forklifts.

COMMENTS

Envision, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without illegal discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, gender identity, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, military status or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, and any other status protected by law.
Envision employs and advances in employment individuals with disabilities and veterans, and treats qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position description is intended to convey generally the duties of this job. It is not an all-inclusive listing of duties, and it is not a contract, expressed or implied.


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Posted on 10/15/2019

DCCA (Wichita, KS area)

Family Preservation Services Program Director (Wichita, KS area)

DCCCA provides social and community services that improve the safety, health and well-being of those we serve. Assisting individuals and families throughout Kansas and Oklahoma, DCCCA has proudly served the residents of our communities with a spirit of openness and acceptance for more than 45 years.

Family Preservation Services (FPS) provides intensive in-home services and case management services to families who have one or more children at risk of out-of-home placement or who will be at risk of out-of-home placement at birth.

Position Overview:

• Assures that contract requirements for Family Preservation Services
are met through
• leadership, supervision and training of all staff
• Represents the agency as one of the primary liaisons to DCF and
participates in statewide or regional stakeholder meetings, policy,
program improvement or advisory groups
• Directly supervises team members and performs all supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with DCCCA policy and applicable laws
• Determines that all state outcomes and requirements are met and
maintains documentation to validate these outcomes
• Coordinates on-going staff trainings that meet both state and agency
expectations
• Serves as a liaison with community agencies, universities, DCF, and the
judicial system to represent DCCCA’s programs, philosophy and
mission
• Oversees quality assurance reviews of caseloads and documentation

Requirements include:

• Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field; Master’s preferred
• Licensure by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board preferred
• Human Services or Family/Children services experience required
• Minimum of 2 years senior management experience
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Must pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening

Eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus, EOE

Posted 10/7/2019

Wichita Family Crisis Center

 PART-TIME SHELTER ADVOCATE - WEEKDAYS  

 The Wichita Family Crisis Center seeks a part-time Shelter Advocate. To apply, please submit a resume, with a cover letter identifying the position you are applying for and explaining your qualifications for the position, to choffine@wichitafamilycrisiscenter.org or Wichita Family Crisis Center, 1111 N. St. Francis, Wichita, KS 67214. Hours: Monday – Friday 5pm-10pm. Position open until filled. The Wichita Family Crisis Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 9/10/19

Wichita Family Crisis Center

PART-TIME SHELTER ADVOCATE - OVERNIGHT, 2 POSITIONS 

The Wichita Family Crisis Center seeks a part-time Shelter Advocate. To apply, please submit a resume, with a cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position, to choffine@wichitafamilycrisiscenter.org or Wichita Family Crisis Center, 1111 N. St. Francis, Wichita, KS 67214. Hours: 10pm-8am every other week Friday – Wednesday. Positions open until filled. The Wichita Family Crisis Center is an equal opportunity employer. 

Posted 9/10/19

Cornerstones of Care

CHILD WELFARE SPECIALISTS

Cornerstones of Care is looking for child welfare, behavioral health and family service professionals to join our teams in Kansas & Missouri. We’re looking for caring, flexible and energetic associates to join our team of trauma-informed professionals and deliver services aimed at ensuring children and families live in safe and healthy communities.

Due to expansion, growth and newly awarded grants we’re looking to add a number of team members to be part of this important work in Kansas and Missouri. We have positions available in multiple areas of child welfare including: family preservation (Intensive family services), assessment & engagement, kinship care, foster care to reintegration, and foster care to adoption.

Specifically, we have exciting professional opportunities for individuals with child welfare experience. As part of our expansion we will operate two innovative, cutting edge, signature child welfare programs: 30 Days to Family® & Wendy's Wonderful Kids.

In these Specialists roles, you will bring your expertise in child welfare systems and couple that with your passion and strong belief that every child deserves to grow up in a safe and loving home and conviction that those families are out there for EVERY CHILD—if we just search, pursue, connect and don’t give up. These beliefs and your tenacity to never give up until you’ve located 60+ relatives who can be a support the child, whether through placement, permanency or socially/emotionally, will be the driver as you contribute your time and expertise in one of these two innovative programs. Through a small caseload you will gain intimate knowledge of a child’s needs and wants, and this will help you recruit the right family and network of relative and kinship supports that will literally change the trajectory of the child’s life. Specialists will receive coaching, guidance and mentoring from experienced supervisors and leaders, as well as support from national experts who provide consultation services for 30 Days to Family® and Wendy’s Wonderful Kids. If you thrive in a collaborative environment, are a keen critical thinker, have the tenacity to never give up on a child, and bring a compassionate heart to your work each day—this position is right for you.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level: This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or other human service field from an accredited institution. Professional Experience: Three (3) years of experience working in child welfare. Safety for those we serve is of the utmost importance to us; therefore, all candidates must pass background check, physical and drug screening requirements. This position also requires a valid driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance, in order to deliver the important work required in service to children and families.

Cornerstones of Care provides equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, change of sex and/or transgender status, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

There are many benefits to joining the Cornerstones of Care team. Some are included below:

◾Technology package to include mobile devices and connectivity to complete work remotely/flexibly

◾Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, long-term disability, and 401(k) plans, including employer match

◾Wellness activities and incentives

◾Employee assistance program & cafeteria plan for pre-tax child care

◾Paid Time Off available immediately upon employment

◾Mileage reimbursement for work related travel

◾Tuition reimbursement to pursue advanced/specialized degrees

◾Professional development opportunities in support of future clinical and/or leadership career paths

◾Advancement opportunities across Cornerstones of Care

Learn more about Cornerstones of Care by visiting our website at: www.cornerstonesofcare.org

Posted 9/10/2019

K-State Extension Center

EXTENSION AGENT

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: 4-H Youth Development

LOCATION: Wichita, Kansas

APPLICATION DATE:  Applications will be accepted through September 10, 2019. Interviews will be conducted October 3, 2019. Please save this date as there will be no alternatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. Agents are administratively responsible to the Director of K-State Research and Extension (represented by a designated administrator) and the local extension board.

1. Jointly lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive 4-H program for school-aged youth in cooperation with local residents and extension colleagues. The primary focus of this position is youth development, specifically in the areas of club management, development and support, volunteerism, support for FCS projects, leadership program, shooting sports, and youth engagement in state/national events. The selected candidate will be expected to provide programs that are research-based and designed for diverse audiences and include a variety of educational delivery methods. The agent must be able to work as part of a 4-H team including one other 4-H youth development agent, two part-time program assistants, and one office professional in the county to oversee delivery of 4-H educational programs.

2. Programming will include these steps: 

a) Identify local needs and emerging issues related to K-State Research and Extension’s five Grand Challenges (water, community vitality, health, developing tomorrow’s leaders and global food systems) by engaging with program development committees and other community organizations and professionals. 

b) Design appropriate educational strategies to engage clientele. These strategies might include delivering educational programming in a community-based setting, coordinating events and activities that provide experiential learning opportunities, using innovative technologies, providing individual educational consultations and facilitating groups seeking similar educational outcomes. Some overnight travel and evening and weekend work will be required.

c) Develop and implement strategies to expand the reach of educational programming to under-served audiences and to make certain K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider of educational programming.

d) Collect and communicate evidence of educational program impact. 

e) Develop specialized knowledge and skills by engaging as a member of the Youth Development Program Focus Team. 

3. Secure external funding such as grants, gifts and cost recovery to supplement local tax revenue to support and expand educational programming. 

4. Serve as a member of the Sedgwick County Extension team cooperating in the planning and delivery of county-wide programming and related events. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

• Bachelor’s degree 

• Academic coursework and/or professional development and professional employment related to the position responsibilities

• Evidence of strong academic and/or professional performance as documented by college transcripts, acceptance into a graduate program or documented success in increasingly responsible professional positions.

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals, groups and through mass media.

• Leadership skills as evidenced by working with individuals, groups and co-workers.

• Access to a personal vehicle and the ability to obtain/maintain a valid driver’s license.

Preferred:

• Master’s Degree.

• Experience working with adults and youth from various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

• Commitment to personal professional development.

• Ability to utilize electronic communication and computer applications to fulfill programming responsibilities.

• Self-motivation and ability to work with a minimum of supervision, balancing multiple projects.

• Ability to design, promote, implement and evaluate educational programs.

• Skills in group facilitation. 

• Knowledge of adult and youth teaching/learning processes.

• Experience in seeking and administering external grant funding.

Other

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. 

SALARY, BENEFITS, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

1. Salary commensurate with professional experience and available funding as negotiated by the regional extension director, the local extension board and the applicant.  The base starting salary is $41,500 for a BS degree with no professional experience and $45,500 for a MS degree with no professional experience.

2. Extension agents are Kansas State University educators and have the Board of Regents retirement plan, health and life insurance and vacation and sick leave. Depending on the date of hire there is a minimum of 30-day waiting period for health insurance. For a complete list of benefits see: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/

3. Reimbursement for travel related to achieving program objectives.

4. New agents are provided approximately 15 days of new agent professional development on the K-State campus during the first six to nine months. These 15 days are spread out in four different weeks. In addition, new agents spend at least three weeks with a mentor agent during the first year.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Submit application using the Kansas State University job application site:  

WILL UPDATE WHEN RECEIVED

For more information about the position, contact Jennifer Wilson, Leader, Ext Operations, 785-532-5790, or jrwilson@ksu.edu.

posted 9/3/19

Hunter Health Clinic

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
The Chief Medical Officer (“CMO”) ensures the delivery of high quality, integrated, patient-centered and comprehensive primary care. The CMO is responsible for assuring the quality of clinical services provided by Hunter Health (e.g. medical, dental, behavioral health, substance use disorder/medication assisted treatment and optometry). The CMO provides clinical and administrative direction to the provider leadership team, including, the Director of Primary Care, the Dental Director and the Director of Integrated Care. Working from a solutions-oriented approach, the CMO ensures healthcare services are in compliance with all applicable regulatory and licensing agencies and meet the highest standards of care. In collaboration with the leadership team, the CMO is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the healthcare plan, clinical protocols, performance objectives, productivity benchmarks, compliance measures, provider workflow planning and provider scheduling.
As a licensed provider, the CMO will also provide patient (minimum 15 hours per week) in addition to their duties in administration.
Qualifications:
•Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree or foreign degree equivalent; licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Kansas; board certified or board-eligible in family medicine or internal medicine, preferred.
•Complete or be eligible to complete requirements for the State of Kansas, including state agreements for payment of health services under Medicare and Medicaid and other third-party payors.
•Eligible for Drug Enforcement Agency permission to prescribe and maintain controlled substances.
•Maintenance of credentialing and privileging with Hunter Health Clinic and any required or relevant hospitals or other facilities.
•Maintenance of continuing education requirements.
•Malpractice insurability.
•At least five years clinical experience and at least three years management experience preferred.
•Experience in primary care, ambulatory medical practices or emergency medicine preferred
•Basic knowledge of administrative functions and personnel management required.
About Hunter Health:
Hunter Health is a private, non-profit 501(c) (3) health care facility located in Wichita (Sedgwick County), the largest city in Kansas. Wichita, Kansas, which is located in the heart of the Midwest along the banks of the Arkansas River, is also the state's largest metro area and business hub.
Hunter Health was established in 1976 to serve American Indians in need of health care services. In 1985, it was expanded to serve all persons, regardless of ability to pay. Hunter Health was Kansas’s first Federally Qualified Health Center and remains the only Urban Indian Health Program in the entire state. Hunter Health provides comprehensive health care in three clinic locations that are home to some of the highest need areas in Sedgwick County and the surrounding areas. Hunter Health meets community needs by providing comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral health care services in one location. Our integrated services bring primary care and behavioral health together to enhance the patient experience and increase overall wellness. For many patients, integrated care also eliminates barriers such as transportation.
Hunter Health’s target population is low-income Sedgwick County residents, or those living below the Federal poverty level. As the only Urban Indian Health Program in Kansas, Hunter Health’s American Indian/Alaska Native patients come from areas across the state to access services. Our patients tend to be the most vulnerable and underserved in our community. Of the 13,000 unique individuals that we serve annually:
•48% are uninsured
•66% fall at or below the Federal Poverty Guideline
•61% are from a minority population (including 12% who are Native American)
•16% of patients speak a language other than English
•1,000 patients are experiencing homelessness
Benefits:
Hunter Health offers health, dental, vision, employer paid basic life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability with options for more coverage paid by employee, employer paid employee assistance program, 6 weeks (30 days) of PTO, 401(k) employer matching up to first 4%.
Also, Hunter Health offers CME/professional development funding, cost of renewal of professional licenses and credentialing. Malpractice insurance is covered by Federal Tort Claims Act.
Tuition reimbursement may be possible through HRSA and/or IHS for qualifying candidates.
Please send resume to Rebecca Gasaway at rebecca.gasaway@hunterhealth.org.

Renewed 9/25/19

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