Residential Coordinator
Volunteers of America, Chesapeake Inc.

Woodbridge, Virginia

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities


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The Residential Coordinator reports to the Clinical Coordinator and is responsible for the-to-day operation and customer service of the residential facilities. This includes supervising and training the Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), maintaining house/program budget, scheduling staff in a manner which limits overtime, working shifts as needed (to meet ratio needs), and maintaining a safe and orderly program in accordance with the Scope of Work and with Volunteers of America Chesapeake's policies and procedures.

This position is located in Manassas, VA
Qualifications
• High School diploma with at least 5 years of experience working in the field of intellectual or developmental disabilities; or an Associate's degree in a human services field with at least 2 years of experience working in the field of intellectual or developmental disabilities; or a Bachelor's degree in a human services field.
• A successful candidate must maintain certification in CPR and First Aid. CPR/First Aid Certification must be acquired and maintained once employed. Due to the requirements of the program and the population served, a bona-fide occupational qualification status may be established.
• Bilingual in any language a plus.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:
• Available by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to ensure around the clock safety and supervision.
• Provides day-to-day supervision of DSPs to ensure their duties and responsibilities are completed.
• Run appointments and day program drops, as needed.
• Completes payroll of assigned staff and completes payroll adjustments.
• Maintains a safe, secure and healthy work environment for all persons served, staff, volunteers, and visitors.
• Reports and documents unsafe conditions to the Clinical Coordinator.
• Provide direct support to persons served, as needed, to meet ratio needs.
• Delegate and ensure the replenishment of program supplies.
• Ensures the ongoing maintenance of program van. Submit work orders, as needed.
• Facilitate monthly staff meetings in conjunction with QIDP.
• Provides support as necessary to ensure needs as identified by the Inter-Disciplinary Team are met including all quality of life issues.
• Communicates and coordinates with families, members of the Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT), the consumers' day program and other providers of services and supports as necessary and appropriate.
• Supervises, schedules, trains and evaluates the Direct Support Professionals assisting in the home. Hires staff in accordance with company guidelines.
• Performs crisis intervention; provides emergency counseling assistance.
• Plans, coordinates, and participates with individuals in social activities.
• Participates in IDT planning, including assessment. Inspects the home and reports and resolves repairs and maintenance as needed. Insures fire and other-safety procedures area carried out as directed.
• Manages and acts as petty cash custodian for all client and house funds. Establishes and maintains consumer and facility files in accordance with state, local and company requirements.
• Monitor activities or visitors in the home. Transport individuals and/or provides mobility training to assist individuals to go to appointments, community rehabilitation program, grocery shopping, etc.
• Ensures program compliance with Volunteers of America Chesapeake's policies and procedures. Maintain and improves public image for the program in the community.
• Participates in an on-call rotation to manage after hours crises and urgent situations. Carries a cell phone 24/7 to respond to emergencies.
• Perform other duties as assigned. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

OTHER:

  • This position requires driving the company vehicle for company business including transporting individuals. Must be privileged to drive according to the criteria set forth by Agency MVR guidelines.
  • Valid driver's license in jurisdiction of residence
  • Vehicle liability coverage if driving personal vehicle (on occasion, may be required to transport clients in personal vehicle)
  • May be required to drive a van
  • Acceptable EBI background, FBI Fingerprint (Fieldprint), Child Protective Services (Central Registry), and OIG Exclusion check
  • Negative Drug/TB Screening
  • CPR/First Aid Certification must be acquired and maintained once employed
  • Other trainings as required by DBHDS must be acquired and maintained once employed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • The ability to safely operate a motor vehicle to transport oneself, individuals, and program supplies as necessary.
  • The physical ability to travel to assigned locations, stand, stoop, bend, reach, pull, push, lift, grasp, climb, talk, see, hear and perform basic and light home maintenance activities, and operate office equipment.
  • Move and lift light objects up to 30 pounds such as mail, supplies, files, and equipment.
  • The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally, ability to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

OTHER DUTIES:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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