Supported Living Program Director

 

The role of the Supported Living Program Director is to ensure seamless team management and maintain program excellence through development, program delivery, quality control and evaluation. The SL Program Director also implements guidelines and procedures with the purpose of ensuring compliance with all regulations, as well as maintaining alignment of the organization’s mission statement.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that the responsibilities assigned to the agency and/or program in the Independent Service Plan are fulfilled.

  • Complete all required forms, reports, and documentation and review at minimum monthly to ensure the documentation is completed per Independent Service Plan expectations.

  • Ensure all necessary documentation is at the site at all times.

  • Advocate for the Individual's rights throughout the community.

  • Attend continuing education sessions necessary to maintain required certifications.

  • Ensure all Supported Living employees maintain required certifications.

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with supervisor, family members, individuals and outside agencies.

  • Serve as a representative of the Supported Living program to external community and attend community events to build and maintain positive relationships.

  • Monitor effectiveness of the program, making adjustments as needed.

  • Possess knowledge and understanding of the current local, state and federal rules, regulations and expectations, and ensure that these are all met.

  • Gather and review all billing and timesheet documentation to ensure that it is completed thoroughly and correctly, and submitted on a timely basis to designated representative.

  • Ensure all medications and supplies are ordered as needed.

  • Organize and facilitate program staff meetings/communications.

  • Arrange shift coverage (as needed), and if no coverage is found, it will be the responsibility of the SL Director to cover the shift.

  • Interview and recruit staff for vacancies and ensure all new hire paperwork and training is completed as required.

  • Attend individual Independent Service Plan meetings.

  • Ensure safeguards and track individual funds to prevent misappropriation.

  • Respond to emails within 24 hours and respond to voicemails promptly.

  • Ensure that reports and all supporting data are submitted for review within 48 hours for all Special Incident Reports, and within 24 hours for all Shared Information Reports. The Director will ensure that all Special Incident Reports and Shared Information Reports are sent to the Alta Regional Center Service Coordinators, conservators, and all other members of the team as noted in the Independent Service Plan.

  • Complete and submit disciplines to CEO for approval prior to administering.

  • Complete Residential Coordinator evaluations and, as needed, complete direct support professional evaluations. All evaluations will be completed no more than 30 days after the due date. All merit increases must be approved prior to verbal or written delivery.

  • Ensure the safety of the individuals and the staff at all times and report any known safety concerns to the CEO immediately.

  • Report any allegations of sexual harassment to the CEO immediately.

  • Train new Residential Coordinators and, as needed, train Direct Support Professionals on Individual Support Plans and other training as assigned.

  • Ensure Residential Coordinators and all Direct Support Professionals are trained on Individual Specific Medication Administration annually, and when new medication orders necessitate as applicable.

  • Ensure tracking of medication is completed for all controlled medications for 24/7, or if listed in the individual’s Independent Service Plan.

  • Provide regular updates/feedback for the company newsletter, website/social media to the designated representative in a timely manner.

  • Work with CEO & CFO on the development of the program budget. Ensure the budget is maintained.

  • Report any staff injuries that require medical attention to the CEO immediately, and complete required documentation for all injuries within 24 hours of the incident.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

Supported Living Program Director is responsible for supervising the Residential Coordinators and in the absence of a Residential Coordinator, the SL Director will provide supervision to the direct support professionals.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED.

  • Two years in the field of Developmental Disability and/or a degree in Social Work or related field preferred.

  • Supervisory experience is preferred.

  • Once obtained, CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogen certifications, and Special Incident Report/Shared Information Reports trainings must be maintained.

Salary:  $69K/Benefits

 

To apply, send resume and references to: jobs@maisiesplace.org

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