Article Title: Program Coordinator

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has the following Program Coordinator opening in the Dover-Foxcroft area:

40 hrs/wk; 52 wks/year (benefits eligible)

The Program Coordinator willsupervise MHRT-1 Direct Care Professionals and act as a liaison between the staff and the Program Manager, overseeing day to day operations of assigned programs to include hiring, training, evaluating and managing performance, providing supervision and a safe work environment according to agency policies and procedures.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Program Manager to ensure the highest standards are met.  This position ensures compliance with all contracts, licensing and Maine Care regulation requirements including all DHHS safety, training and programmatic standards; and is responsible for the reporting and maintenance of client information.  The Program Coordinator will attend client meetings to contribute information needed to provide quality treatment,as well as act as a liaison between team members. This position also performs direct care responsibilities and will deliver the best possible service to individuals the program supports. 

Must have high school diploma or equivalent and preferably one year of experience in the role as a direct care professional or experience working with adults with disabilities. Must have MHRT-C certification in good standing. Must have completed all of the following trainings/certifications or have the ability to complete: direct support professional (DSP) certification,CPR/First aid, Medication Certification (CRMA), MANDT and all other required agency trainings.  Computer proficiency and familiarity with MS Word, Excel, electronic medical records system, e-mail and internet. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated personal qualities of maturity and discretion. Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality. Ability to manage multiple tasks in an organized manner with attention to detail and ability to follow through with assigned deadlines and duties. 

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages.  An application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, P.O. Box 1162, Bangor, ME 04402-1162, Tel: 973-3500, TDD: 973-3520, from our offices in Lincoln, Rockland and Dover-Foxcroft, or you may apply online at  Applications will be accepted until September 6, 2019.

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke free workplace. 

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