The Site Director is a professional person who assumes overall responsibility for the day to day program operation of one residential sites within a residential unit. The Site Director ensures the needs of each individual residing in the programs are met.
The Site Director models appropriate interactions with individuals served in the program. The Site Director ensures that all program staff receive supervision and training.
Duties and responsibilities Administrative
Attends and participates in meetings and trainings related to the services provided in the program
Ensures all individual/program reports and documentation is completed in a timely and accurate manner and forwarded to the appropriate person and/or filed in the designated location.
Prepares ISP materials and HCSIS reports for submission to DDS/supervisor
Ensures that program funds and client funds are used responsibly and all documentation related to each is prepared and submitted as outlined in policies and regulations
Schedules and participates in medical appointments and follow up
Responds to communication (i.e. email, phone calls, written correspondence) in a timely manner
Orders medication for the program and ensures an adequate supply is present at all times
Participates in the On Call rotation for the Residential Unit
Ensures all records (medical, clinical, financial) related to services are accurate and up to date
Ensures services are in compliance with budgetary and licensing expectations and requirements
Prepares weekly/monthly program reports for submission to Director of Operations
Monitors, documents and safeguards funds present in the home
Ensures staff receive regular training in fire safety and human rights
Works with the team to ensure individual choice and independence is a primary factor in the development and implementation of services in the program
Ensures weekly schedules are developed, finds coverage for unfilled shifts and maintains program ratios dictated by the EESP
Creates program schedules reflecting opportunities for community interactions and work on ISP goals
Works with team to ensure all services outlined in the ISP are implemented and documented in a way that meets agency, department and licensing expectations
Establishes a relationship with individuals, family members, guardians and DDS representatives associated with the site
Ensures that regular professional communication occurs with relevant persons concerning the needs and progress of individuals in the assigned program
Monitors the delivery of needed medical services, ensuring that all regular and prescribed appointments and treatments are delivered according to written orders (including participation in medical appointments)
Provides direct service a minimum of 8 hours per week as part of the minimum staff ratio
Provides regular ongoing supervision (1:1 and group) of Direct Support Professionals
Orients new staff to the program
Conducts regular staff meetings and trainings
Conducts yearly performance evaluations of all staff working in the program
Works to ensure staff schedules are accurate meet programmatic and safety expectations and minimize the use of overtime. Monitors and approves time entered into Lawson
Ensures that staff assigned to the program maintain the minimum certifications and trainings
Works with members of the Admin team to identify training needs for staff, ensures that training expectations are met by staff in program
Ensures that all issues related to site and vehicle maintenance are reported to the appropriate personnel, conducting monthly property and vehicle inspections with reports forwarded to Director of Operations
Ensures all issues related to safety are reported and addressed in a timely manner
Ensures that all necessary programmatic supplies are present (food, materials needed for ISP goals, medications, etc.)
Other duties as assigned
Familiarity with State regulations governing services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Use Microsoft Word to prepare written documents
Use Outlook for email communication
Use internet to complete required documentation
Must be able to communicate in a clear and professional manner
Must be willing to work with a diverse population of clients and staff
MAP certification (training provided upon hire)
Prior management experience
Preferred candidates have worked with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
The Site Director divides time between RHD Boston administrative offices and in the program. The majority of the time will be at/in the residential program. Supervision of the programs requires some evening and weekend hours. All Site Directors are expected
to work a minimum of 8 hours per week in the program as part of the ratio and participate in the Unit on call rotation schedule. The Site Director is expected to be able to travel between the assigned site and other job related locations.
Documentation and meeting expectations will require that the Site Director is able to sit for extended periods of time.
Site Director must be able to physically access all areas of the assigned programs.
Site Director may need to provide physical assistance to the individuals on the assigned caseload.
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.