Requisition Number: MAINS-UNTDI-S-05-2020-02
Job Title: Unit Director
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: C - 4 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 5
Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000/year

Unit Director

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Description/Job Summary

Description/Job Summary

The Unit Director is responsible for ensure the creation of an environment conducive to the provision of supports for adults supported by Mainstay (IDD SO population), including providing supervision to ensure adherence to the Mainstay Model and therapeutic milieu. The Unit Director is responsible for overall management of Mainstay and ensure that the program is held the highest standards. This includes policy development, reporting fiscal spending, personnel safety, consumer service programs, and funder community relations. A commitment to the RHD values should be demonstrated as job duties are performed.

  • Create an environment that empowers individuals through the development of skills and coordination of resources and supportive services
  • Conduct an annual evaluation of the overall unit performance and adjust current systems or create new systems as indicated by outcomes
  • Establish a protocol for communication with Mainstay management team and all staff as well as Division leaders Assess the effectiveness of the established protocol regularly and adjust as needed
  • Work in collaboration with corporate Quality Clinical Department and other Mainstay programs to create and evaluate the efficacy of the Mainstay Model through the corporation, measurement and assessment of outcomes driven data
  • Active participation in all aspect of clinical team plan development, implementation and assessment in conjunction with divisional leadership
  • Maintain current knowledge of evidence based practices and implementation practices to adhere to and incorporate all corporate initiatives into the operations of the Mainstay program
  • Oversee day-to-day program operations and ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Ensure the implementation of clinical recommendations and follow-up with consultants, as needed
  • Collaborate with assistant on writing and implementing all required plans of correction
  • Maintain open communication with individuals, family members, funding sources, community resources and regulatory agencies
  • Attend relevant conferences and meetings specific to PA IDD and pertinent topics to Mainstay
  • Ensure that unit capacity is maintained and respond to potential referrals, developing new sites as indicated
  • Collaborate with other Unit Directors of IDD systems throughout RHD for sharing of best practices and resources
  • Support quality improvement plans as outlined by Division
  • Develop and update program policies in coordination with Department of Clinical Quality
  • Ensure that confidentiality policies and procedures are followed
  • Maintain a fiscally responsible program through ongoing communication and coordination with Assistant Directors and Mainstay management and Division leaders.
  • Develop and monitor the efficacy and quality of systems related to fiscal accounting, tracking and reporting
  • Review budget with all staff at least semi-annually
  • Participate in fiscal audits
  • Represent RHD and the Mainstay program in a professional manner and model leadership and boundaries at all times

*Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor Degree from an accredited college with a major in human services or business management and 5 years of experience in a human service agency, which included supervision of others, direct service and program planning. Masters preferred.

Qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of the characteristics of sexual offending and treatment best practices (ATSA)

  • Knowledge of and compliance with the PA 6400 Regulations and IDS Guidelines

Competitive salary provided and a comprehensive benefits package is offered.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

Required Experience

5 years of experience in a human service agency, which included supervision of others, direct service and program planning.

Required Education

A Bachelor Degree from an accredited college with a major in human services or business management ; Masters preferred

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the characteristics of sexual offending and treatment best practices (ATSA)

  • Knowledge of and compliance with the PA 6400 Regulations and IDS Guidelines

  • Valid driver’s license; and acceptable driving record
  • State police clearance, and FBI clearance

Program Summary

Mainstay Philadelphia works with individuals with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities within a Residential setting.
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.