Cardinal of Minnesota, Ltd.

Program Director - Rochester, MN

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Cardinal of Minnesota, Ltd. was founded in 1995 and specializes in providing residential and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) and related conditions, mental illness (MI), and brain injuries (BI) via two primary services: Long-term residential living and In-Home support services. Cardinal operates 52 residential homes in Minnesota, serving 240 clients and is comprised of a workforce of over 500 employees. Cardinal operates in the following communities; Rochester, Winona, Austin, Red Wing, Spring Valley, Harmony and Bemidji.

Cardinal has been recognized as one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 which is awarded by the Star Tribune and has received the "When Work Works" Award for flexibility in the workplace for 5 consecutive years. Cardinal was also a 2013 and 2015 Minnesota Performance Excellence Award Receipt for their quality achievements!

Cardinal of Minnesota is currently seeking a Residential Program Director responsible for the overall operation of their designated program sites. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with Residential Supervisors to develop and maintain ongoing professional monthly objectives.
  • Work closely with Residential Supervisors to ensure all aspects of their duties are completed.
  • Establish a working knowledge of all required licensing procedures according to County, State and Federal regulations.
  • Review, update and manage Cardinal of Minnesota's audit procedures for each designated program site.
  • Participate in hiring key staff and assist Residential Supervisors with personnel, disciplinary and staffing issues, including documentation of those issues.
  • Assist with the management of payroll records
  • Conduct training for supervisory staff and others as needed.
  • Work closely with the Residential Supervisor to ensure that all licensing requirements are met on an ongoing basis. Respond to all licensing deficiencies promptly and effectively.
  • Assist in the development, writing and monitoring of all client programs.
  • Attend Interdisciplinary Team Meetings and offer constructive input on the client's plan.
  • Attend client medical appointments as needed.
  • Make recommendations to the organization for the addition, expansion, or change of services or service systems.
  • All other duties as assigned

At Cardinal of Minnesota, the safety of the clients we serve and our Cardinal work family is our primary concern. We have developed a comprehensive COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan that is reviewed weekly following guidance provided by the Dept of Human Services, MN Dept of Health, and Olmsted County Public Health. All of our employees are provided with Personal Protective Equipment and hand sanitizer, and our residential group homes follow rigid disinfecting guidelines.

Compliments of the Nest.

We're all about providing the perks and benefits to make work fulfilling, life easier, and both of them a lot more balanced. Here's a snapshot:

  • Paid time off
  • Company-matched 401(k) up to 8%
  • Medical, dental, vision, long term disability, and company paid short term disability and life insurance
  • Wellness Reimbursement program
  • Verizon Wireless Discount
  • Company outings and events
  • Robust employee assistance program
  • Fitness Center, full shower/dressing suites, and heated massage chair!

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience working with individuals with disabilities or similar field
  • Previous personnel management experience preferred
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Alignment with Cardinal's Culture, Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record and ability to pass a MN criminal background check
  • Must be reliable, honest, and possess strong decision-making skills

Cardinal of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, or any other protected status. All applicants over the age of 18 are encouraged to apply.

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