Senior Director Transitions Program Job Institute on Aging Francisco

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Institute on Aging Hiring 2020 - Institute on Aging require a new employee to fill Senior Director, Transitions Program that will be placed in Francisco.

Institute on Aging Jobs 2020

Description :

You may think “old” when you think of (IOA) because we offer services for elders and are a 40+ year institute…. but you wouldn’t be more wrong. While we do have a long-standing history in the California, IOA is on the forefront of revolutionary healthcare models, reshaping the way people can age in place. Our innovative models transform lives, enhance communities, and save healthcare systems millions of dollars. Rather than focusing on archaic outdated design, we strive to consistently question the “status-quo” and create new and more innovative ways to help aging adults maintain their quality of life. With over 23 programs, we offer multiple ways to aid seniors maintain their health, well-being, independence and participation in the community, fulfilling our mission.

Community Living Services (CLS) is an innovative and revolutionary healthcare model that allows seniors and adults with disabilities to live at home longer by transitioning them out of nursing homes and back into the community by partnering with health plans and Medi-Cal. This inventive, nationally recognized model is one of the most promising for seniors and adults with disabilities to date, transforming their lives by providing them with a higher quality and more independent life and saving millions of dollars for healthcare systems. CLS is IOA’s fastest growing division, expanding throughout California. Its employees are dedicated and forward-thinking professionals with a passion for building seniors a better world.

CLS is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Director of the Community Living Services programs. The primary responsibility of this critical position is leadership and support for the Whole Person Care program in Santa Clara and the Community Care Settings Pilot in San Mateo. Additionally, the Senior Director will lead the expansion of future Community Living Services program implementation and in newly identified regions. The Senior Director will supervise Regional Directors, Managers, Clinical and Administrative Staff. Other key duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide supervision, coaching, and mentoring to the WPC Santa Clara leader, CCSP San Mateo leader, and future transition programs and launch team leaders
  • In collaboration with VP of Community Living Services, develop program budgets and budget modifications for IOA, Medi-Cal providers, health plans, and Department of Health Care Services. Monitor monthly expenditures to ensure compliance with program budgets
  • Drive cross team process improvements, standard and best practices that enhance the client and employee experiences across all transition programs
  • Provide corporate visibility and share corporate communications with programs
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Operations and Business Manager to identify quality/financial performance targets, develop and implement action plans
  • Sets strategy and vision for the transition programs related to employee engagement, client satisfaction, staff professional development, quality improvement, and budget performance
  • Partners with Business Intelligence to produce an automated operational performance/quality dashboard
  • Conducts regular leader meetings
  • Develop and control operating budgets for transition programs in collaboration with Finance
  • In collaboration with IOA QI department, develop utilization review metrics and performance targets for all Transition Programs
  • In collaboration with VP of Community Living Services, participate in IOA and/or Medi-Cal programs and health plans relevant to statewide Care Management, client transitions, or IOA’s agency planning
  • Builds and maintains relationships with key funders and community partners
  • Working with Director of Clinical Operations, establishing best practices for business and clinical services for implementation throughout organization
  • Looks for opportunities to implement best practices as identified by corporate throughout the organization
  • Communicates clearly, concisely, collaboratively, and non-defensively with colleagues, direct reports, corporate staff, and corporate management
  • Responsible for expanding personal knowledge, skills and attitudes specific to care management and client transitions
  • Responsible for expanding personal knowledge related to political initiatives and their impact on IOA service lines and programs
  • Responsible for remaining current with changes in statewide community-based and long term services for high-risk, low-income individuals, Medi-Cal and Medicare regulations and procedures that will impact the practice and direction of the program and staff
  • Ensures that centers operate in compliance with all State and Federal regulations
  • In collaboration with VP of Strategic Partnerships, provide support for new business opportunities
  • In collaboration with Facilities and Technology team, lead the development and implementation of new space and facilities plans for programs
  • Developing and implementing nursing home transitions programs in new regions in collaboration with Medi-Cal Managed Care health plans and the transition programs implementation team
  • All other related duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree or higher in Administration, Public Health, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Counseling, Rehabilitation, Gerontology or Sociology from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience in a medical or community-based setting
  • Minimum 7 years experience as a Registered Nurse, Psychologist, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in a medical or a community-based setting
  • Experience in building and leading an efficient and effective multi-disciplinary team preferred.
  • Broad understanding of community-based health and social services and pertinent policy issues
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills


  • Current/prior experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Psychologist, or Registered Nurse
  • Direct practice experience in behavioral health
  • Demonstrated understanding of the healthcare system, community-based resources, and long-term care support and services
  • Demonstrated understanding of behavioral health resources and behavioral health interventions
  • Ability to develop and successfully manage large numbers of professional relationships
  • Solid understanding of community-based case management
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to encourage collegial working relationships and team building within IOA and with outside partnerships
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and develop new funding streams and partners
  • Strong presence and creative thinking abilities

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