New Visions is a new residential program in Lackawanna County serving individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental health issues.
The Site Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the creation of a safe and healthy environment that fosters communication and is conducive to the provision of supports for adults supported by the residential programs. This job carries with it the obligation
to respect the dignity and recognize the potential for growth of every individual who receives or provides services and supports, and to advocate for the rights of people we support. The Site Supervisor is responsible for the overall supervision of the direct
support professionals, daily operations of the site(s) and ensuring the health and safety of the individuals receiving supports. A commitment to the RHD values should be demonstrated as job duties are performed.
Essential Duties and Functions
Provide supervision to all direct support professionals that is one to one, direct, frequent, face to face, ongoing and appropriately documented.
Participate in hiring, site orientation, assign duties and follow progressive discipline of all direct support professionals.
Model, instruct and assist staff in supporting consumers in daily life skill development such as cooking/food preparation, shopping, academics, socialization, utilizing community resources, vocational, social and interpersonal development, etc.
Create an environment that empowers individuals through the development of skills and coordination of resources and supportive services.
Formally evaluate the work performance of the direct support professionals after 90 days and annually thereafter. Review performance, areas for professional growth and development, successes and opportunities for further trainings as necessary. Also include
an opportunity to receive feedback from supervisees regarding their needs.
Provide ongoing assessment of direct support professionals work quality and documentation efforts, and provide feedback and skills training as needed.
Provide on-site training and ongoing support for documentation in the Electronic Health Record
Review and submit staff schedules and provide site coverage as needed by managing time off requests, call-outs, and no-shows.
Review staff electronic time sheets, on a weekly basis, to ensure accuracy of reporting time worked and manage overtime expenses in the designated sites.
Responsible for on-call coverage except for regularly scheduled time off and PTO benefit time
Cover direct care shifts as needed.
Facilitate and document monthly house meetings.
Complete and review all necessary documentation, and/or supervise the completion of the documentation including: MARS, vehicle logs, medication logs, progress notes, sleep logs, menu plans, telephone logs, client inventories, incident reports, serious concerns,
medical/dental forms, individual bank records, fire drills, property forms, individual monthly reports, 90 day psychiatric reviews, etc., and communicate issues and/or problems to program leadership.
Ensure the communication and accurate implementation of staff approach notes and other clinical documentation to direct support professionals.
Follow all therapeutic guidelines as outlined by the clinical team and weekly staff approach notes.
Support individuals that may have problematic sexual behaviors and/or sex offending behaviors if this behavior is indicated in the individual’s history.
Maintain a visible presence in the site(s) to model interactions, and positively influence the culture expected of the program.
Conduct regular unannounced visits of the sites.
Model team approach by remaining consistent with plan and intervention and thoroughly documenting the plan efficacy.
Model and provide guidance to consumers with regards to rights, independence and interpersonal skills.
Provide input into all consumer plans and ensure the implementation and proper tracking of such plans, including Individual Support Plan, Behavior Support Plan, Clinical Treatment Plan and all other plan goals as applicable
Review and ensure all entries into the Electronic Health Record, performed by the direct support staff, for accuracy and timeliness
Coordinate client appointments and activities (i.e. arranging transport and/or assist clients to and from appointments, coordinate funds needed, etc.)
Coordinate the purchase of food, house supplies, and consumer goods and clothing
Ensure that the home/site is operated in accordance with the residential policies and procedures, RHD's corporate values, 6400 regulations and all applicable laws
Manage, monitor and reconcile site program related expenditures and consumer personal funds with Fadmin.
Communicate with co-workers, support coordination, and family to ensure continuity of care
Attend and actively participate in all team meetings and training programs
Facilitate the incident documentation of EIM reports.
Facilitate monthly property inspections and ensure upkeep of property
Assist in the planning, writing and presenting of consumer case conferences and restrictive procedure plans
Actively participate in the planning, writing and presenting of consumer case conferences and restrictive procedure plan review meetings
Ensure the proper reconciliation of purchases according to RHD Credit Card guidelines and consumer fund management guidelines
Maintain site vehicle and ensure it remains in proper repair according to RHD guidelines
Manage appropriate usage of the ARI/RHD gas card
Review and ensure client medications are administered, as prescribed, according to Medication Administration protocols
Actively participate in supervision and professional development provided from the Program Director.
Represent the residential programs in a professional manner and model leadership and boundaries with staff and consumers at all times
Maintain on call status as part of the management team and provide emergency consultation in crisis situations
All other miscellaneous duties as requested
High School diploma or GED required with 2 years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Two year’s supervisory experience or possess willingness and capacity to develop needed skills
Valid driver’s license; and acceptable driving record
State police, FBI, child abuse clearances as indicated
CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration certification
Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training
Training hours as required by the residential programs, licensing and regulations
Knowledge of and compliance with the PA 6400 Regulations and IDS Guideline
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written
Ability to engage clients and staff in effective, therapeutic and healthy interactions
Problem Solving, conflict resolution, organization and time management skills
Ability to maintain professional and therapeutic boundaries
Ability to utilize and navigate Microsoft programs and applications
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.
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.