The incumbent is responsible for ensuring provisions of all services for an assigned caseload of residents. Duties include: planning, developing and overseeing the plan of care for assigned residents, functioning as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional and is required under the Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) regulations to meet federal certification and licensing requirements, supervising approximately 25 direct support professionals including completion of performance plans and reviews and disciplinary actions.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Plans, assigns, reviews, evaluates and trains staff in the assigned unit.
- Develops active treatment plans for assigned clients based on input from unit staff.
- Conducts interdisciplinary team conferences.
- Insures the physical operation of the unit is maintained by requisitioning needed supplies and materials, checking maintenance and insuring work orders are completed.
- Investigates complaints regarding patient abuse and initiates appropriate corrective action.
- Prepares reports of unit activities and maintains client case files and records.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Developmental Disabilities Residential Unit Manager
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in a human services or related field OR a licensed Registered Nurse OR Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy.
- At least one year experience providing professional services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Six months experience in health or human services work such as applying theories, principles, laws and practices of health or human services programs and services that assist with and improve life for individuals, families, or communities such as financial support, employment, unemployment, housing, health care, disease prevention, substance abuse, child protective services, physical/mental health treatment and prevention or rehabilitation.
- Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
- Six months experience in making recommendations as part of a clients service plan such as clinical treatment, counseling, or determining eligibility for health or human services/benefits.
- Six months experience in narrative report writing.
- Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
Conditions of Hire
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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