Residential Coordinator/Direct Care Staff
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The Society for Handicapped Citizens of Medina County Inc. (SHC)
Job Title: Residential Coordinator
Position Summary: The Residential Coordinator provides direct care services and is responsible for the coordination of staffing, financial recordkeeping, household management and purchasing, service delivery and related documentation for the assigned home or site. This position works closely with the Residential Manager to ensure stability in the operations of the home, and to ensure that individuals served receive needed and desired services.
- Coordinate and implement training for new staff.
- Responsible for staffing patterns and scheduling to ensure adequate coverage for assigned home.
- Provides input to the Residential Manager to address hiring, supervision and evaluation of the Direct Support Professional.
- Completes direct support on assigned shift, including days, evenings and weekends as needed. Assists with the coordination of the daily activities, programming, recreation, and maintenance functions of the home.
- Monitors and maintains the physical environment of the home, ensuring cleanliness of the home, the completion of safety drills and inspections according to the requirements.
- Monitors vehicle maintenance and logs, and ensures that inspections and maintenance of vehicle are completed according to the requirements.
- Communicates information to the Residential Manager, Home Nurse and Program Manager on a regular basis to ensure that individual needs are being met according to the individual’s plan.
- Coordinates the medical and therapeutic services for the individuals served, including the completion of
- Ensures the routine and daily completion of required documentation, including unusual incident reports, major unusual incident reports, program documentation, group home logs, purchases and receipts, inventories, vehicle logs and inspections, work orders, medical and clinical appointments, medication administration and health-related activity charts, emergency forms and other required documents and charting medical and therapeutic appointments.
- Ensures transportation and assistance is provided to individuals for medical appointments, recreational outings or personal outings.
- Performs medication administration and health related activities as prescribed.
- Demonstrates teamwork, cooperation and effective working relationships with clients, family members, coworkers, supervisory staff, subordinates, professionals and others to facilitate service delivery and a positive agency image.
- Adheres to the agency policies and acts as a role model in adherence to these policies.
- Must have the ability to work flexible hours and completes on call rotation.
- Performs all other essential duties as assigned.
Bona-fide Occupationally Required Competencies and Credentials:
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of one (1) year experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
- Must obtain and maintain certification in Medication Administration, First Aid, CPR, PMT and others as required.
- Displays basic knowledge of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Ohio Department of Health, and Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities regulations.
- Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.
- Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, good driving record and carry the proper liability insurance amounts required by the SHC.
Location: As assigned
Travel: Meetings and site visits within the agency; meetings, outings, training, seminars, and
appointments outside of the agency.
Reports to: Residential Manager/Operations Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt; Full-time (40 hrs./week)
Supervises: Provides input to Residential Manager regarding performance/evaluation of Direct Support
Works with: Clients, families, professionals and medical specialists, administrative support staff, and maintenance personnel.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Physical demands: While performing duties of the job, employee is required to stand, walk, sit, drive, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.