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PCA Program Director

Pittsfield, MA 01201

Posted: 05/19/24 Job Category: Healthcare & Human Service Job Number: 8238 Pay Rate: 65,000

Job Description

The PCA Program Director is responsible for the day to day coordination and management of the Personal Care Attendant (PCA) program and services offered by the agency.  This includes supervisory oversight of the agency's direct service staff members. This is a senior leadership position within the organization. The PCA program is funded by MassHealth and provides services to consumers with physical disabilities who are in need of hands on care to complete activities of daily living. This program is essential to independence for people with physical disabilities. The PCA Program Director works closely with MassHealth, Tempus, and other external stakeholders to ensure that contractual obligations are met. The position is based in the agency's Pittsfield office but involves travel throughout Berkshire County and provides services in the consumers home.

Essential Functions: Work closely with state officials, agency leadership, and PCM staff to ensure quality services are provided in compliance with contractual obligations; complete required reports on time; create and implement systems and procedures for programmatic operations; facilitation of internal communication; staff training, mediation, and progressive supervision.

This position is full-time exempt (salaried) position 40 hours (1 hour paid lunch daily) and 75% of work takes place in the Pittsfield office or in the community. This position requires travel with personal vehicle, home visits (ascending/descending stairs), electronic and written documentation, and ability to understand MassHealth rules and regulations. Primary working hours are 9am-5pm M-F.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, healthcare, psychology, or a related field with seven years’ experience working in the human service field preferably with people with disabilities.  Five years of supervisory/management experience is required. Master’s degree preferred.  An appropriate combination of education and experience will be considered.       
Salary $60,000- $65,000

 

Meet Your Recruiter

Liz Goclowski
Staffing Manager

Since being with MOLARI, I have been encouraged and given opportunities to grow in many ways, starting in Reception and moving into the role of Recruiter, I’ve always been given opportunities to develop new skills and join groups focused on building leadership skills, both personally and within the community. Working for a company that has such strong values and ties to its community helps me be involved and engaged with what people want and need in our area. This level of involvement really helps me connect with our applicant community and our clients. It allows me to help build a bridge between our employers and candidates.

Liz recruits and screens applicants; once hired, she orients new employees. Liz works closely with Employment Services team members to place the right MOLARI employees with clients throughout the Berkshires.

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