Northeast Residence
  • Vadnais Heights, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Northeast Residence, Inc. (NER) has been supporting people with developmental disabilities since 1972. NER currently supports 100 individuals in 25 different homes located in the northeast metropolitan area 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We hire caring and dependable people with a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of others. We work together supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities to live to their fullest potential. Experience preferred, but not necessary. Paid training is provided, and we offer career development and advancement opportunities. A perfect opportunity for college students in health care, human services, and special needs education programs!

Position: Program Coordinator

  • You will be the leader of the support team for your designated group home. Each group home includes up to four (4) individuals and staff are scheduled to provide support at various levels 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your team is comprised of the person served, family, day program or school, Case Manager, and legal representative. You will be reporting to the Program Manager for the designated community of five (5) houses in a section of the northeast metropolitan area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementing of support plans for people served who live in the home including...
    • CSSP Addendums
    • Program and Individual Abuse Prevention Plan
  • Monitoring daily operations of a group home including....
    • Data collection regarding individual progress and outcomes
    • Individual health status and follow up with medical personnel as necessary
  • Serve as an advocate for the persons served
  • Maintaining compliance with licensing standards of the company, county, state programs
  • Supervising Direct Support Staff assigned to the home including...
    • Scheduling
    • Training
    • Monitoring competency and performance
  • Manage emergency situations according to company and site policy
  • Schedule and/or perform (as needed) routine housekeeping and meal preparation
  • Provide a minimum of 15 hours of direct care on a weekly basis

This is an exempt, salaried position, starting at $42,000 annually.

  • Classes available for promotion to Designated Coordinator, moving up to $47,000 annually. Must meet qualifications of a designated coordinator per Minnesota Department of Human Services regulations


Full-time benefit package available

  • Heath Care benefits, including medical, dental and vision care
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) program


  • Must have experience working with people who have developmental disabilities and/or related conditions
  • Familiarity with professional terms relating to the field preferred
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record and insurance
  • Meet and pass DHS background study as required by State of MN
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