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Residence Manager

Location:Bronx, NY
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:IDDD - BRONX 225TH
Date Posted:1/03/14
Description:The Institute for Community Living touches the lives of 10,000 men, women and children each year. Most of ICL's programs are located in New York City, where ICL has been a leader in developing and implementing best practice, evidence-based recovery and treatment services. With over 100 programs, ICL's staff strives to create a safe and caring environment for people with histories of homelessness, mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic health conditions and/or substance abuse, helping them to take charge of their lives. Many of these individuals and families – veterans, parents, families and single adults – have nowhere else to turn. In times of challenge and crisis, local residents in need of treatment, support and/or advocacy rely on ICL.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, 7AM-3:30PM, Wednesday 9AM-5:30PM, Thursday 1PM-9:30PM, Friday 11AM-7:30PM, Saturday 8AM-4:30PM

JOB SUMMARY:

This management position exists only in the Mental Retardation Division. Supervises and coordinates of activities of assigned staff. Responsible for personnel management, fiscal operations, inventory management, residential services, safety and welfare of residents, training personnel, directing and coordinating the activities of the staff, and administration of the residence. Within the guidelines established by the agency and outside regulators (NYSOMRDD), establishes clinical procedures and policies for residents and ensures that residence operations meet or exceed agency and regulatory guidelines.


Duties:ESSENTIAL TASKS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the agency.

- Provides Clinical Services

- Directs and Supervises Personnel

- Maintains Environment and Property Accountability

- Provides Quality Assurance Oversight

- Assures Consumer and Family Involvement

- Conducts Investigations

GENERAL:

1. Willingness and ability to use ICL supplied communication tools (e.g. computers, beepers, telephone, fax, etc.) regularly in the course of conducting business.

2. Compliance with attendance rules and the ability to work on a regular schedule and has on-call responsibilities.

ADDITIONAL TASKS:

1. May be responsible for facility maintenance and reports needed repairs to the Director of Facility Maintenance.

2. May review drafts, procedures, and job descriptions.

3. May assist in hosting visitors from community, regulatory offices, and/or other agencies.

4. May be a member of an agency or division committee(s).

5. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

1. Knowledge of the policies and procedures of OMRDD, as well as state and federal regulations as they apply to the care and treatment of the developmentally disabled.

2. Knowledge of active treatment programs as they related to the developmentally disabled.

3. Knowledge of sound supervisory practices; ability to lead a multi-disciplinary staff of professionals and paraprofessionals and make decisions quickly in a variety of situations.

4. Knowledge of the characteristics of the mentally retarded and developmentally disabled; knowledge of active treatment and individual program plans.

5. Ability to manage multiple projects, delegate tasks, and check on the completion of assigned tasks.

6. Ability to manage resources which includes money, material, time, and people. Serves as a role model to staff and residents.

7. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS:

This is a management position that reports to the Vice President, MRDD Division. The most significant activity is the supervision of the residential staff in the performance of duties directly related to the treatment of the mentally retarded/developmentally disabled. This position is required to coordinate resident treatment with the ITT.


Qualifications:MUST HAVE CLEAN AND VALID NEW YORK STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

College degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, plus a minimum of three years experience in providing direct services to individuals with mental retardation/developmental disabilities. Supervisory experience. Salary will be determined by educational level achieved.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree, preferably in a Human Services field. Direct care experience in an ICF or IRA residential setting, and a minimum of one year supervisory experience.



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