• Residential Supervisor

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/13/2019 8:18 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2644
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-PA-Langhorne
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Supervises and oversees all aspects of the Beechwood NeuroRehab Residential 7-3 Services. Responsible to handle issues that arise on the 7-3pm shift regarding staff coverage, facility issues and resident issues. Monitors implementation of individual services and behavior intervention plans and assists staff if needed. 

    Responsibilities

    • Supervises and directs all employees assigned on the 7-3pm shift in conjunction with the appropriate Residential Managers and Residential Director.
    • Ensures adequate employee coverage to meet minimum staffing requirements in all units and program areas during the 7-3 and 3-11p shifts.
    • Ensures compliance with licensure and accreditation standards, including DHS 2600 and CARF Brain Injury Residential.
    • Conducts observations of all units and communicates all reports of any individual, employee, and/or facility concern to the appropriate authority and documents issues in a timely fashion.
    • Participates in the trans-disciplinary treatment planning process and maintains shift communications with the Residential Manager.
    • Attends all meetings as designated by the Manager/Director of Residential Services.
    • Intervenes and assists, as necessary, in individual program activities and behavioral interventions.
    • Works closely with Security, Nursing Staff and other non-residential employees to coordinate effective communication services while helping to facilitate solutions to problems/incidents relating to individuals/employees.
    • Participates in Quality Assurance monitoring activities.
    • Ensures that all assigned equipment is maintained in good operating order.
    • Notifies Campus Administrator/Executive Officer of all unusual incidents, when assistance is necessary for investigation of Unusual Incidents, when guidance is needed for emergency situations or when consultation is required regarding Woods Policies and Procedures.
    • Implements emergency plans and documents activities and outcomes on designated Forms.                                           
    • Meets monthly with assigned Manager/Director of Residential Services to ensure adequate/effective communication, and to ensure that quality services are being provided to individuals
    • Provides input on performance evaluations for 7am-3pm employees.
    • Ensures all individual/employee related incidents receive immediate attention/follow-up.
    • Disciplines employees in conjunction with the Campus Administrator, Human Resources Department and the appropriate Manager or Director.
    • Develops, implements and documents both on the job initial and on-going training for all 7-3pm Life Skills Trainers.                     
    • Must become Medication Administration Certified and maintain certification over time. Eventually become a Medication Administration Trainer.
    • Conducts routine fire drills for assigned units and documents observations on designated forms and forwards to the appropriate Manager.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     Competencies

    • Has knowledge of acquired brain injury and is able to demonstrate effective cognitive and behavioral techniques with individuals.
    • Demonstrates basic knowledge of licensing and accreditation regulations to assure a safe and healthy environment for all individuals.
    • Demonstrates ability to provide a nurturing, positive, individualized approach to each individual to promote growth and well being for the residents.
    • Demonstrates skill sets necessary to develop individualized goals for the individual in life skills to be able contribute to a productive daily activity pattern.
    • Communicates effectively with individuals, family, funders, other staff, support systems and other stakeholders.
    • Facilitates active involvement of individuals and their family/support systems in the service delivery process
    • Demonstrates understanding of, and facilitates developmental/life transitions.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of community resources and seeks to integrate individuals in participation in roles in the community.
    • Demonstrates recognition of, and properly reports suspected abuse and neglect.
    • Demonstrates sensitivity to diversity issues and ensures that the culture of each individual is understood and respected by Staff.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in a Human Services field and at least 1 year experience working with individuals with a disability, or an Associate’s Degree (or 60 credit hours) with 1 year experience with individuals with a disability.
    • Brain injury experience preferred.
    • Minimum age: 21.
    • A demonstrated ability to appropriately acknowledge and respond to the multiple needs of the population served is required; effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
    • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, pursue individuals on foot, physically restrain (with appropriate training), bend, squat, and reach. Must be able to stand for several hours at a time.
    • Prior to employment, medical certification and child abuse clearances are required.

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