- The residence manager is responsible to interview, select and train all direct care staff so as to provide a safe and therapeutic environment.
- The residence manager is responsible to develop a master staff schedule and to determine the hours to be worked by all direct care staff so as to provide reasonable coverage based on consumer needs.
- The residence manager will deploy the direct care staff and direct their activities to include teaching ADL skills, manage consumer behaviors, and provide recreational opportunities and a clean environment.
- The residence manager is to ensure that critical log entries are made relative to staff supervision and evaluation.
- The residence manager is responsible to handle all complaints to include but not limited to sexual harassment, intimidation and hostile work environment issues.
- The residence manager is to administer discipline within the guidelines agreed upon with the Union except when issues are considered egregious and/or abusive where discretion must be used.
- The residence manager is responsible to plan the activities of the direct care staff through floor, task or activity assignment to include but not limited to cleaning, cooking, driving, medication administration and recording.
- The residence manner will determine the manner or technique to be used in delivering active treatment services, nutritional, nursing, medical, behavioral, educational and recreational services in consultation with the discipline specific clinician.
- The residence manager is responsible to interface with IAHD Purchasing and Receiving departments in obtaining needed supplies, tools and merchandise to include but not limited to medication, paper goods, food, protective gears and cleaning supplies.
- The residence manager will control the frequency of purchases and distribute such as needed.
- The residence manager will maintain the supplies in a secured location so as safeguard the agency asset. At the discretion of the residence manager pantries, freezers and supply closets should be kept in a locked fashion.
- The residence manager is to ensure the safety of the staff and consumer by taking prudent and reasonable actions as well as safeguard the agency assets.
- The residence manager will represent the agency in a positive light and have no conflict of interest.
- The residence manager will handle and direct all outside inquiries from the media and all regulatory/law enforcement entities to the Executive Director or designee.
- A Master in psychology, special education or related with one year experience in a clinical managerial capacity.
- A Bachelor in psychology, social work, special education or relate field with three years experience in combined clinical/managerial capacity.
- A high school diploma and at least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity within the Human Service field, be AMAP and SCIP-R certified, have a valid New York State driver’s license and demonstrate the ability to direct staff, be responsible and have the disposition to lead and coach.
- Must have excellent communication skills
- Must be able to drive – License has to be clean for at least 6 months
- Knowledge of IRA regulations
- Must be highly organized, able to work under pressure and multi-task
- Must maintain confidentiality of staff and consumer records
- Must maintain professional attire