• Residential Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Holden
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/30/2018 5:13 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1624
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Management
    Schedule
    Sat & Sun 8a-4p; Mon-Wed 3p-11p
    Minimum Pay Rate
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    Maximum Pay Rate
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    City
    Holden
    State/Province
    Massachusetts
    Postal Code
    01520
  • Overview

    40 hours  - Schedule Sat & Sun 8a-4p; Mon-Wed 3p-11p

     

    Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are our greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Become a BAMSI believer!

     

    Residential Coordinators work in coordination with the Program Manager in overseeing all day to day operations as well as provide support in our community based group homes for adults with developmental disabilities in a comfortable home setting. The dedicated staff members provide support in the areas including, but not limited to personal finance, van transportation, assistance with activities of daily living , and helping individuals achieve their ISP goals! Persons served are also encouraged to become active members of their communities including engaging in employment, volunteer activities as well as social and recreational activities. A Residential Coordinator is a great opportunity to make the transition from direct care staff to managemnet.

     

    High School Diploma or equivalent plus a minimum of two years of work experience with DD/BI/MH population required. Must possess a valid driver’s license in state of residence.

     

    BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best.  We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

     

    We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

    • Generous Time Off Package
      • up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
      • 11 paid holidays
      • up to 2 weeks Sick Time
    • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
    • Health and Dental Insurance
    • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • 403B plan with discretionary match
    • Wellness Activities
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Career Development Opportunities

    Responsibilities

    General Statement of Duties: To work in coordination with the program manager in overseeing all day to day operations as well as provide direct care service to individuals living in a supervised residential setting and to do so in a manner that promotes growth, independence and dignity to those served.

     

    Responsibilities:

    1. Assume a leadership role in the ongoing operation of the program including staff scheduling and formal staff supervision, as assigned, and complete administrative documentation.
    2. Teach socialization skills and activities of daily living including: household maintenance, self care and hygiene; self awareness and human development; menu planning; food shopping and preparation; money management skills/budgeting; transportation and community orientation, consumer skills; and utilization of community resources.
    3. Coordinate the implementation of Individual Service Plans (ISP) to meet person served behavioral and treatment objectives.
    4. Record necessary data, write daily progress notes and complete all other ISP and program required documentation.
    5. Transport persons served to and from day programs, medical appointments and other activities as required.
    6. Coordinate with program manager to ensure the quality of care is maintained within the program.
    7. Ensure consumer safety and assist the program manager in monitoring consumers’ medical, legal and financial concerns.
    8. Supervise and document person served self-administration of medication as prescribed by a physician and in accordance with agency and program procedures.
    9. Maintain knowledge of and coordinate with the program manager as to ongoing program issues and developments and action steps to be implemented.
    10. As requested by the program manager, or in the absence of the program manager, will assume the following: • Daily management of residence consistent with existing program standards and philosophy, including management of petty cash and person served funds. • Coordinate the implementation and documentation of group and individual activities which serve to integrate the lives of person served with members of the community. • Ensure staff familiarity and follow through with all components of the ISP. • Ensure staff adherence to program and agency policies and procedures.
    11. Assume the role of Human Rights Officer, Safety Officer, and/or Financial Officer as assigned by the program manager.
    12. Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.
    13. Perform duties in a manner that adheres to agency policies and procedures.
    14. Perform other work related duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent plus a minimum of two years of work experience with DD/BI/MH population required.
    • Ability to record data using a computer, enter time worked into an electronic system and receive and send email required.
    • A valid driver's license in state of residence; at least two years’ driving experience and satisfactory driving record.
    • Ability to comprehend materials related to medication administration, ISP’s, PBS and ADL programs.
    • Ability to speak and write English clearly and accurately in order to keep documentation up to date and understandable.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with persons served, families, service providers and funding source personnel.
    • Ability to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition 25 pounds on a regular basis and occasionally up to 50/60 pounds depending upon program.
    • Ability to reach, bend, stand, sit and walk; perform fine motor activities.
    • Work effectively in a moderate to occasionally loud work environment.

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