Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
Job Offer #10567
 

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Job Title.
   Assistant Residence Manager II
 
Short Description of the Job.
   Assistant Residence Manager II
 
Complete Description of the Job.
   35-40 Hours/Week, 52 Weeks/Year QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities. AAS degree in human services or related field can be substituted for one year of experience. A valid N.Y.S. driverís license acceptable to Agency insurance standards. Satisfactory completion of Agency training program within six months of employment. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Residence Manager II works in a behaviorally involved home and is directly responsible to the Residence Manager II with respect to questions regarding program policies, practices or procedures. Also responsible for the staff and consumers specific to the shift he/she is working. In the Absence of the Residence Manager II, assumes administrative duties in relation to the daily functioning of the program, supervision of staff and care of the consumers. Assumes on-call responsibilities in conjunction with other residential staff. Through their actions, he/she must demonstrate an understanding of the person-centered philosophy of the agency; as well as its Mission and the Five Governing Principles. Staff will encourage and motivate consumers to foster personal choice, independence, inclusion, individuality and productivity in all areas of their lives. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Supervises and provides general direction to the staff of the home in reference to the needs of the consumers. 2. Conducts, documents and supervises monthly fire drills. 3. Ensures that the house is maintained at a satisfactory level by reporting any needs to insure for the cleanliness throughout the home. 4. Plans and supervises recreational and leisure time activities. 5. Provides a schedule of responsibilities for all direct care staff. 6. Contacts and schedules substitute direct care staff when necessary. 7. Collects and prepares data for the individual's program plan. 8. Conducts and implements employee van driving tests when necessary. 9. Reviews and coordinates employee performance evaluations with the Residence Manager II. 10. Performs on call responsibilities. 11. Ensures and provides for the safety and welfare of consumers at all times while allowing the dignity of risk when consumers make informed choices. 12. Provides assistance and training for consumers in all personal skill areas through the implementation of the programmatic plans of service as agreed upon by the consumer, advocate and team. 13. Participates as a member of a person- centered planning team by communicating the consumerís interests, likes / dislikes, and by being a role model for the consumer. Implements and monitors programs by documenting progress towards the consumerís valued outcomes. 14. Participates in the day to day operation of the residence by assisting in meal planning and preparation, inventory, shopping and purchasing of food and household supplies, and the cleaning of the residence, while actively involving the consumer to the greatest degree possible. 15. Fosters community inclusion by involving the consumer in the planning and implementation of recreational and leisure time activities. 16. Provides and/or assists with direct personal care to consumers including, but not limited to; feeding, dressing, toileting, and personal hygiene, while respecting the privacy and dignity of each consumer. 17. Assists consumers and/or co-workers in performing lifting or transferring consumers to and from a wheelchair, bathroom facilities, therapy tables or bed, and performs any other lifts or transfers as required. 18. Documents daily and/or unusual occurrences including, but not limited to: fire drill performance, incident reports, program data sheets, time sheets, vehicle mileage sheets, daily log entries, bed checks, and any other documentation as requested by your supervisor. 19. Schedules, coordinates, and transports and/or escorts consumers to program, medical, dental, or other appointments as needed (unless designated as non-driving staff). 20. Attends and participates in all agency required training sessions as per agency policy. This includes at least 120 hours of training during the first year of employment and all re-certifications and updates as directed thereafter. 21. Attends and participates in all staff meetings. 22. Administers medications and treatments upon satisfactory completion of the medication administration course. Certification must be maintained through remedial training and annual recertification. Decertification will result in a reduction of pay. 23. Implements and carries out prescribed therapies or treatments as ordered by licensed physicians, nursing staff, or therapists. Performs behavior management (SCIP) when necessary. 24. Demonstrates an understanding of person-centered philosophy by respecting and encouraging consumers to be as independent as possible, providing opportunities to make life choices, encouraging consumers to communicate their feelings and concerns without the fear of harm or reprisal, and ensuring that consumers receive supports and services which are effective and meet their needs. 25. Performs all job duties in a safe manner by observing all Agency safety rules, procedures and practices. 26. Performs all other duties and may be reassigned to other residences as directed by the Residence Manager II or Residential Administration.
 
Job Category.
   Community/Social Services and Nonprofit
 
Job Level.
   Mid Career
 
Position Type.
   Full Time
 
Salary Information.
   Salary Range: $15.00 to $16.00 per Hour
 
Employer Info.
   Saratoga Bridges
16 Saratoga Bridges Blvd
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
 
 
To E-Mail Application To Employer.
   E-Mail:employment@saratogabridges.org
 

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