OPWDD RESIDENTIAL MANAGER
SD006
 Wheatley Heights, NY
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
To provide overall supervision/oversight for residential unit to ensure that the program is operated within regulatory and agency guidelines. To provide supervision and guidance to Direct Support Professionals; to ensure that staff are trained in accordance with OPWDD and agency regulations. To ensure that individual treatment plans are implemented.

I. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the supervision of staff; ensures that staff are trained in all aspects of job responsibilities. Ensures that evaluations are completed for all staff in accordance with agency procedures.
  • Ensures that all aspects of the individuals’ treatment plans are implemented in accordance with regulatory and SCO standards; participates in consumer meetings and ensures appropriate follow up.
  • Acts as a liaison with family members and/or advocates.
  • Recreation: Assists with planning activities; ensures implementation of activities (in-house, recreation, and community inclusion); monitors documentation of same
  • Provides supervision and oversight during meals; ensures compliance with diet and nutrition; ensures that individuals are provided with appropriate assistance at the most independent level.
  • Monitor’s individuals’ health in collaboration with nursing team through contact with physicians, dentists, and other treatment personnel. Ensures appropriate staffing for medical appointments; monitors documentation of same.
  • Monitors individuals’ clothing to ensure that they have adequate, weather-appropriate clothing; assist with purchasing as needed.
  • Ensures that all staff attend training and obtain certifications in accordance with regulatory and SCO policy; provides in-services for staff as needed; ensures that in-house training is completed for all staff; ensures that documentation of training is provided to the Quality Improvement Department.
  • Provides oversight for incident management, including the timely and accurate reporting of incidents and all follow up required in accordance with regulatory and SCO procedures.
  • Ensures high quality of overall operation of the facility including monitoring the building for proper maintenance; ensures compliance with health and safety standards.
  • Works in close collaboration with educational team to ensure complete communication and a comprehensive treatment modality.
  • Ensures that unit is sufficiently staffed, and provides coverage as needed
  • Monitors supplies, conduct inventory, and communicate needs for bedding, linens, toiletries, etc.
  • Provides on-site supervision as needed in emergency situations. Provides oversight and supervision of all shifts through scheduled and random observations.
  • Participates in internal/external audits, assists in preparation of, and ensures validation of POCA
  • Participates in staff meetings and other facility meetings as requested.
  • Meets regularly with clinical team to provide on-going monitoring of progress for individuals.
  • Obtains and maintains AMAP/CPR/First Aid/SCIP-R certifications.
  • Transports individuals as needed.
  • Complies with all requests from Assistant Program Director/Program Director.
  • Serves as a role model for individuals and staff.

II. QUALIFICATIONS

  • HS/GED required; AA/BA strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of OPWDD regulations.
  • Familiarity with Justice Center requirements
  • Ability to handle emergencies in a professional manner.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License

III. RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS:

  • Interacts with state agencies and other providers in a variety of forums; maintain relationships with families and correspondents; provide supervision and mentoring to those supervised in a positive and supportive manner.
  • Is a team player.
  • Has a strong sensitivity to cultural differences present among staff and individuals within the organization.
  • Possesses a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change; forges a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families.
  • Is able to set limits and maintain helping role with individuals, and to intervene appropriately as needed.

IV. WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be available to respond to emergencies, conduct random and on-going spot checks

V. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the assigned residential unit, including the physical plant, financial records, as well as directly supervising the Direct Support staff.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
To provide overall supervision/oversight for residential unit to ensure that the program is operated within regulatory and agency guidelines. To provide supervision and guidance to Direct Support Professionals; to ensure that staff are trained in accordance with OPWDD and agency regulations. To ensure that individual treatment plans are implemented.

I. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the supervision of staff; ensures that staff are trained in all aspects of job responsibilities. Ensures that evaluations are completed for all staff in accordance with agency procedures.
  • Ensures that all aspects of the individuals’ treatment plans are implemented in accordance with regulatory and SCO standards; participates in consumer meetings and ensures appropriate follow up.
  • Acts as a liaison with family members and/or advocates.
  • Recreation: Assists with planning activities; ensures implementation of activities (in-house, recreation, and community inclusion); monitors documentation of same
  • Provides supervision and oversight during meals; ensures compliance with diet and nutrition; ensures that individuals are provided with appropriate assistance at the most independent level.
  • Monitor’s individuals’ health in collaboration with nursing team through contact with physicians, dentists, and other treatment personnel. Ensures appropriate staffing for medical appointments; monitors documentation of same.
  • Monitors individuals’ clothing to ensure that they have adequate, weather-appropriate clothing; assist with purchasing as needed.
  • Ensures that all staff attend training and obtain certifications in accordance with regulatory and SCO policy; provides in-services for staff as needed; ensures that in-house training is completed for all staff; ensures that documentation of training is provided to the Quality Improvement Department.
  • Provides oversight for incident management, including the timely and accurate reporting of incidents and all follow up required in accordance with regulatory and SCO procedures.
  • Ensures high quality of overall operation of the facility including monitoring the building for proper maintenance; ensures compliance with health and safety standards.
  • Works in close collaboration with educational team to ensure complete communication and a comprehensive treatment modality.
  • Ensures that unit is sufficiently staffed, and provides coverage as needed
  • Monitors supplies, conduct inventory, and communicate needs for bedding, linens, toiletries, etc.
  • Provides on-site supervision as needed in emergency situations. Provides oversight and supervision of all shifts through scheduled and random observations.
  • Participates in internal/external audits, assists in preparation of, and ensures validation of POCA
  • Participates in staff meetings and other facility meetings as requested.
  • Meets regularly with clinical team to provide on-going monitoring of progress for individuals.
  • Obtains and maintains AMAP/CPR/First Aid/SCIP-R certifications.
  • Transports individuals as needed.
  • Complies with all requests from Assistant Program Director/Program Director.
  • Serves as a role model for individuals and staff.

II. QUALIFICATIONS

  • HS/GED required; AA/BA strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of OPWDD regulations.
  • Familiarity with Justice Center requirements
  • Ability to handle emergencies in a professional manner.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License

III. RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS:

  • Interacts with state agencies and other providers in a variety of forums; maintain relationships with families and correspondents; provide supervision and mentoring to those supervised in a positive and supportive manner.
  • Is a team player.
  • Has a strong sensitivity to cultural differences present among staff and individuals within the organization.
  • Possesses a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change; forges a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families.
  • Is able to set limits and maintain helping role with individuals, and to intervene appropriately as needed.

IV. WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be available to respond to emergencies, conduct random and on-going spot checks

V. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the assigned residential unit, including the physical plant, financial records, as well as directly supervising the Direct Support staff.