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State Director (IDD)

Company: Georgia MENTOR
Location: Atlanta, GA

Georgia MENTOR, a member of The MENTOR Network, is seeking a State Director (IDD) to maximize the profitability of operations and ensure services provided are of highest quality. 

This role is responsible for managing strong relationships with payors, manages licensing and contractual agreements and ensures state meets compliance and regulatory requirements.

  • Responsible for financial performance of a state or assigned business unit; implements strategies to maximize revenue, attain operational efficiency and drive profitability; works in conjunction with financial personnel to maintain accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger; prepares individual state business and financial plans; provides monthly financial reporting; and approves contracts and expenses up to appropriate level of authority.
  • Provides leadership and develops strategy for maximizing growth within state; implements business plans and marketing strategies to grow census and improve occupancy and utilization in core services; implements strategies to anticipate new business opportunities; develops new starts; and identifies potential acquisition candidates.
  • Implements public strategy plan for state or assigned business units; maintains and enhances state level relations with legislative and administrative officials, advocates, and trade associations; joins and takes a leadership role with state trade associations; and assists lobbyists or outside contractors.
  • Develops state or business unit strategy to maintain and foster relations with consumers, families, and guardians; oversees implementation of consumer satisfaction surveys; develops enhancement plans.
  • Oversees development and implements state quality enhancement strategy and drives quality initiatives, coordinating Network standards, licensing requirements, and consideration for individual consumers needs.
  • Provides leadership and oversees state implementation of incident management protocol; ensures timely incident reporting; reviews trends, develops and implements proactive and corrective response; and oversees investigation process.
  • Oversees state strategy and implementation of health and safety programs including consumer and employee protection, and directs medical and nursing services and supports.
  • Implements state strategy to maintain compliance with Network and regulatory standards for clean, neat, safe living and working environments; and assures pleasant, age-appropriate, well-decorated home-like residential living environments.
  • Provides leadership including supervision of Regional Directors and regional support team; develops strategy for implementation of Network employee practices; oversees safety and workers’ compensation implementation strategy; recruits and retains top talent; develops state and regional leadership teams; establishes employee orientation and training programs; and implements employment practices including hiring, termination and discipline.
  • Implements state licensing and compliance strategy; directs system for timely and accurate documentation; oversees implementation of Network compliance plan; reviews licensing orders; and implements proactive strategies to meet or exceed compliance.

Requirements: Master's degree in Human Services and ten to twelve years of related experience with significant management experience in the human services industry

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today! www.jobs.thementornetwork.com 

Come join our amazing team of dedicated professionals. In addition to extensive professional development opportunities, we offer a full range of benefits:

  • Competitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
  • Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
  • Family-oriented environment
  • Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next
  • Advancement opportunities within our nation-wide Network

Founded in 1991, Georgia MENTOR provides home and community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and youth with behavioral, emotional or complex medical needs.  Through a range of individualized programs—including Therapeutic Foster Care and Host Home program—Georgia MENTOR focuses on building positive relationships that provide the foundation for development, growth and change.

We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Georgia MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~28,000 employees serving ~25,000 consumers in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today! www.jobs.thementornetwork.com