Position Title: Project
Coordinator, SafeCare® Northeast Colorado
Position #: 3137
Location: Fort Morgan, CO
Serving: Logan, Washington, Yuma, Morgan, Sedgwick and Phillips Counties
Employment Status: Full-time
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Program: SafeCare® is an evidence-based home visiting program that is part of a Child Maltreatment initiative for CDHS (Colorado Department of Human Services) and Kempe Center to impact safety, health and wellness for families with at least one young child (under 6 years). NRBH SafeCare impacts seven counties in Northeastern Colorado: Weld, Morgan, Washington, Yuma, Logan, Sedgwick and Phillips.
Position Summary: The SafeCare Project Coordinator is responsible for ensuring all the expectations for fidelity from SafeCare® Colorado and the national office. The Project Coordinator must be certified as a Parent Support Provider and carry a caseload. There is monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to state and national offices as well as ongoing supervision with Program Director. The Project Coordinator will work with all a variety of agencies including: Mental Health, Department of Human Services, Public Health, schools, and other community agencies and key partners to promote SafeCare. Other responsibilities include: working with Weld Project Coordinator, staff supervision, facilitating meetings, developing strong working relationships and community partners and data/reporting management.
Knowledge of the SafeCare program and approach is desirable as well as a strong understanding of child development, protective factors, resilience theories and engagement strategies. The SafeCare Project Coordinator will be responsible for community collaboration and networking with various agencies, schools and programs throughout the region served. In addition to direct work with families the coordinator role will be responsible for data management, reporting and supervision of the Parent Support Provider. This position will be supervised by the Program Director of Family Connects at NRBH.
- Bachelor's Degree in human services or field related to the position from an accredited college or university.
- Parent Support Provider certification or ability to become certified within 6 months by SafeCare post hire required.
- 2 years' experience in related field or position required (after degree)
- Valid Colorado Driver's License with a driving record that meets agency insurability requirements as set forth for someone that must transport clients may be required.
- Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) desired
- Knowledge of the Safe Care program and approach is desired
- Strong understanding of child development, protective factors, resilience theories, and engagement strategies.
- Basic computer keyboarding, programs and software knowledge.
- Ability to use Zoom meeting or other electronic webinar and meeting formats.
- Electronic data management knowledge as well as advanced records maintenance and filing practices.
- Workplace policies and professionalism.
- Organizational structure, workflow and operating procedures.
- Effective de-escalation techniques.
- Plan, organize, time manage and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments.
- Approach problems and projects with initiative and creativity.
- Prepare community presentations, trainings and perform public speaking.
- Utilize SMART goals and data driven decisions to ensure SafeCare outcomes and impact numbers.
- Communicate effectively and positively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of individuals and constituencies, including when under emotionally charged and stressful situations.
- Perform tasks with a focus on exemplary customer service.
- Value diversity and be culturally sensitive.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Work with next level supervisor to determine the parameters of project, including timelines, people and/or agencies involved, space, equipment, and/or transportation needs, communication methods (e.g., brochures, flyers), and other related requirements as appropriate; coordinate all aspects of the project to ensure smooth and efficient functioning.
- Generate documentation for project requirements and obtain the necessary administrative approvals.
- Provide information for those participating in the project and act as the point of contact and communicate project status adequately to constituents.
- Maintain budget information based upon project or grant budget(s) as assigned; ensure that guidelines for expenditures are followed.
- Develop methods to maintain records; review staff documentation and reports, if applicable; oversee data collection and record keeping systems.
- Measure, monitor, and report grant and/or contract services and outcomes on scheduled basis using appropriate reporting tools and methods for project; prepare reports and recommendations for review by next level supervisor and file reports to payor source in a timely manner.
- Provide team leadership for project activities; facilitate meetings; recruit others to serve as volunteers as necessary.
- Provide day-to-day direction to volunteers and/or assigned staff; write or edit project work flow procedures, train staff and/or track quality assurance statistics as required.
- Engage in ongoing performance management and coaching with assigned staff as directed by next level supervisor; document performance; ensure performance issues, conduct and ethical issues are addressed and resolved in a timely manner; follow through with standard disciplinary actions as necessary. Consult with next level supervisor for complex personnel matters.
- Assist next level supervisor with appropriate training for project staff regarding accurate coding, fiscal responsibilities and documentation for services rendered; serve as a resource person to project staff.
- Establish, maintain, and collaborate with representatives of businesses, government agencies, schools, other non-profits, etc. as appropriate to promote and implement project initiatives.
- Make formal presentations or participate in public speaking engagements as project requires; develop custom presentations and other collateral materials (i.e. handouts, forms, etc.) as necessary to meet project and community needs.
- Under direction and in collaboration with next level supervisor, may collaborate at local, state, regional, and national levels to develop and promote best practices for prevention, intervention, and/or treatment.
- May provide referral, case management, and/or clinical services as needed and defined by project objectives; coordinates with other internal and external partners to assure access to needed resources.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Work conditions may vary from standard office environment to outdoor environments. Work hours may require some evening and weekend scheduling to meet community needs and attend events. Frequent travel across all six counties will be expected for this position as well as travel to Denver for state meetings and other required SafeCare activities.
Compensation dependent upon experience and qualifications. Salary placements generally occur near the minimum to midpoint of the range. North Range Behavioral Health offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, holiday pay, retirement savings plan, and much more! Bilingual skills may be compensated additionally.
North Range Behavioral Health is among the largest employers in Weld County, and provides compassionate, comprehensive care for people who face mental health and addiction challenges. Our team members are hard workers, and we strongly believe in the importance of a healthy work/life balance. We provide cutting-edge tools, training and thoughtful supervision to our employees to assist them in their professional development. Our open environment encourages employees to share ideas.
Our values are:
- Customer First. We help our customers achieve recovery, every day.
- Compassion. We treat everyone with kindness, empathy, and dignity.
- Collaboration. We build strong relationships, internally and externally, to ensure effective care for our customers.
North Range Behavioral Health promotes a philosophy of giving… to the community, to our customers, and to each other. If you're driven to help others, have high standards and a desire to work in a collaborative environment, we hope you'll consider a career at North Range Behavioral Health. Visit us at http://www.northrange.org/employment/careers/ to learn more.
North Range Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.