DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for implementing and monitoring group home services delivered to individuals with Intellectual Disability in accordance with Medicaid, Licensing, and Provider policies and procedures.
Benefits: Health Insurance/ 401K/Paid Leave
- Facilitate and oversee the day-to-day operations of assigned group home(s)
- Supervise a team of direct care employees, while conducting random checks to ensure service is being delivered according to sound therapeutic practices
- Ability to work independently and make sound independent decisions
- Expertise in problem-solving and quick adaptation of new and challenging tasks
- Communicate effectively the organizations goals and expectations.
- Team oriented
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited too):
- Interview and maintain qualified staff for assigned residential programs(s).Ensure adequate staff coverage in the group home to maintain supervision requirements of individuals receiving services.
- Monitor staff interaction with individual to ensure they are respectful, person centered focus, and adhering to human rights policies.
- Adhere to policies as it relates to Home and Community Base Services.
- Develop monthly activity calendars with individual’s choice and preference
- Provide checks to ensure staff has needed supplies and the tools necessary to carry out their job functions and responsibilities
- Ensure the safety of the individuals’ by monitoring the administration of medications, support with medical appointments, personal hygiene, and maintain a clean living environment.
- Plan and develop weekly menus for the home, while taking into account the needs, choices, and desires of the individual.
- Posses a thorough understanding of the Person Centered Practice, process and approach. Generate well written Part V, Person Centered Reviews, Monthly Reports and other related documentation which follow the organizations’ policies and procedures, Licensing, and Medicaid standards.
- Maintain good financial records of petty cash and clients funds
- Conduct quality assurance management on documentation (at least monthly)
- Liaise and attend meetings with Community Services Board representatives,
Individual’s, direct care staff, parent(s) and or guardian(s) to ensure the individuals needs, desires, and goals are being met.
- Plan and implement training specific to assigned staff regarding enhancement of their proficiencies.
- Respond and follow up to concerns expressed by individuals’ parent(s) and or guardian(s), support coordinator, staff or other mental health care professionals. (Response must be in a timely manner)
- Review all related documentation submitted by staff which relates to individual care, attendance, tardiness, incident reports and all other pertinent information to ensure its’ meeting organizational policies and procedures.
- Develop constructive solutions to effectively supervise staff when challenges and or obstacles occur.
- Adhere to CSVA policies and procedures concerning the use of overtime, ensuring that overtime is kept to a minimum according to policies and procedures and that approval for any said overtime is secured before hours are worked by assigned staff.
- Interpret and implement instructions according to the administrative policies and procedures.
- Adhere to policies and procedures which relates to health and safety to the effectiveness of quality management.
- Adhere to procedures which relates to the proper use and care of equipment and materials.
- Train and develop staff according to organizational policies and procedures to ensure relevant human resources procedures are followed i.e. individual performance reviews, discipline, etc.
- Develop professional skills and capability through behavior modifications and activity programs to assist individual to be successful within their life skills and community involvement.
- Must be on-call twenty-four (24) hours a day and maintain the flexibility to cover any shift should the need occur.
- Responsibilities also include attending required meetings with Coordinator II, Support Coordinators and or individuals’ parents, therapists and any doctor’s appointments.
- Conduct regular meetings with direct care employees to address administrative and client issues.
- Bachelor’s Degree or at least five (5) years of experience in the provision of data based training and supervision to persons with intellectual disabilities preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Also require the ability to work cooperatively with organizations, agencies, and other professional.
- Prolonged standing, walking, and running may be required. Working with non ambulatory individuals may require heavy lifting and transferring. Staff may be required to lift up to 25 lbs. Position may require ability to go up and down stairs, kneeling, bending, stooping, pulling, hold, and physical restraint of individuals
- Knowledge of emergency procedures and able to implement procedures in case of crisis.
- Management skills and the ability to motivate staff
- Must be dependable, committed, and poses exceptional organizational skills.
- Exceptional writing skills and sufficient computer skills.
- Ability to prepare meals and to monitor emergency equipment and supplies.
- First Aid, CPR, TOVA and Medication Management are required.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license, good driving record and insured vehicle
- An acceptable Tuberculosis Test/Screening is required within thirty (30) days of employment.
Posting ID: 563476162Posted: 2021-01-25