Easterseals Southern California

  • Director of Residential Services

    Job Locations US-CA-Van Nuys
    Job ID
    2018-1585
  • Overview

    Supervises operation of multiple 24 hour Residential Facilities through planning, organizing and directing all aspects of residential services including support of residents. Ensures proper delivery of person-centered, age-appropriate services to residents as well as compliance with residential program design.

    Responsibilities

    • Works with Administrator/Facility Manager to ensure the health and safety of residents through the development, implementation and enforcement of standards, guidelines, and services for the residential facility including lines of responsibility, workloads, and staff supervision. Works with Administrator/Facility Manager to supervise the service coordination of designated residents including, but not limited to, intake process; including all associated meetings, contacts, and training sessions. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with residents, residents' family members, conservators and referral agencies.
    • Oversees quality of each home and the individuals who reside in the home inclusive of all applicable licensing, agency and other regulatory requirements.
    • Works with Administrator/Facility Manager to recruit, recommend for hire, and oversee training and evaluation of designated staff.
    • Develops and monitors budget to ensure fiscal responsibility is met.
    • Monitors the completion of all required resident and personnel documentation and data to meet internal and external requirements.
    • Evaluates staff training needs and establishes training schedules relevant to residential services.
    • Communicates with consultants, regional center, family members and other outside entities in order to heighten awareness of organizational goals, objectives and mission.
    • Assists to monitor and implement opportunities for new program development, service delivery, and start-up funding of programs.
    • May be assigned other assignments that may need the Director's expertise, knowledge or ability.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field plus two (2) years supervisory experience; or five (5) years managerial experience with one (1) year work experience in a licensed residential setting.
    • Possession of Administrator Certificate issued by State of California, Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing or ability to obtain certification.
    • Completion of continuing education hours (CEUs) as required by Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing to maintain valid administrator certificate inclusive of HIV/AIDS and TB training.
    • Successful completion of the Regional Center Residential Services Orientation.
    • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written skills with all levels of staff and the general public.
    • Ability to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
    • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality pertaining to the work environment.
    • Ability to properly interpret, implement and ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations including Title 22.
    • Knowledge of service delivery systems.
    • Ability to provide assistance with personal care to residents, including ability to transfer an individual who has no weight-bearing skills. Ability to push/pull wheelchair on a variety of terrain.
    • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds repetitively. Ability to walk, stoop, stand, kneel.
    • Ability to obtain fingerprint/abuse index clearance; completion of the Criminal Record Statement (LIC 508).
    • Ability to pass post-offer medical examination and test for tuberculosis.
    • Valid CPR and First Aid Certifications.
    • Ability to travel locally. Reliable transportation, proof of valid California driver's license, clean driving record, proper auto insurance, and vehicle registration. Appropriate vehicle for transportation of program participants if program requires.
    • Minimum age requirement of twenty-one.

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