Designated Coordinator

Job Description:

RLS is hiring a Designated Coordinator to work at our Adult Foster Care homes in Wadena. We provide a residential setting to individuals with Mental Health diagnoses who need 24 hour supervision. We assist our residents with daily living needs, help them develop independent living skills, and provide support.

The Designated Coordinator position is a full-time position where the minimum expectation of work would be 36 hours a week. Providing direct care, support and oversight of the day to day operations of their respective persons residing in that Community Residential Support home as well as the employees assigned to that home.

Essential Qualifications:

  • All applicants must maintain qualified status under Minnesota 245D (Criminal Background Studies of individuals affiliated with Programs Licensed by Department of Human Services, a valid driverā s license with a clean record, and required annual training).

  • At the end of the orientation, all employable employees must successfully pass written and practical testing of training material, become certified to administer medications to RLS individuals and be First Aid certified to be considered for RLS AT-Will employment.

  • This is a leadership role and this person has shown exceptional communication and computer skills and a strong knowledge of the Direct Support Professional staff position.

  • Ability to respond quickly to phone calls, texts or emails regarding requests and expectation from supervisors.

  • Reliable and personal transportation that is insured in the state of Minnesota.

Education/Experience Required:

  • A baccalaureate degree in a field related to human services, and one year of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older;

  • An associate degree in a field related to human services, and two years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older;

  • A diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited postsecondary institution and three years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older;


  • A minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities; and

  • Four years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older under the supervision of a staff person who meets the qualifications identified in clauses (1) to (3).

Responsibilities and Job Duties may require, but are not limited to:

  • Provide quality support designed to enhance each personā s skill development, health, freedom and personal dignity.

  • Promote community participation, person-centeredness, and an approach that focuses on supporting persons receiving services in the most integrated setting.

  • Will attend schedule, prepare, and participate in support team progress meetings.

  • Coordinates all services duties in conjunction with the extended Support Team and Directors.

  • Implementing specific support programs that promote outcomes valued by the person, the personā s family, and the community to help the person receiving services improve the personā s quality of life.

  • Oversee the activities of Program Coordinators to ensure individuals receiving services are in the community on a regular basis.

  • Oversight of the license holderā s responsibilities assigned in each personā s Coordinated Service and Support Plan and Coordinated Service and Support Plan Addendum.

  • Instruction and assistance to staff implementing the Coordinated Service and Support Plan and service outcomes, including direct observation of service delivery sufficient to assess staff competency.

  • Ensure that DSPs receive on-going training by conducting DSP team meetings and by offering emergency procedures, behavioral, medical and program implementation/revisions.

  • Take responsibility for performance and skill growth of both PCs DSPs by being available, giving annual performance feedback and providing additional training in correct work practices, both individually and in group settings.

  • Supervisors may share and rotate call responsibilities. This rotation typically involves alternating weekends with PCs and DM. These weekends are scheduled ahead of time and submitted by the deadline to the main office. The rotation is never a guarantee, as exceptional circumstances may occur.

  • Comply with weekend on-call rotation and conduct visits within the hours randomly during on-call weekend.

  • Will be required to work in an unscheduled emergency if all DSP staff are unavailable.

  • This position is a full-time position of 32-40 hours and requires you to be available via phone or text much of the time and requires you to be flexible in your schedule. You are required to respond to those calls and handle any urgent matters, emergencies, etc. that arise. You may need to work evening and weekend hours in an emergency and must be able to do so on short notice.

Job Location:

Residential Living Solutions Inc

Wadena, MN 56482

RLS provides you with:

Paid training

Sign-on bonus

Referral bonus


How to Apply:

Phone: (320)219-9257

Email: rulerofhr@rls-mn.com

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