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Cape Abilities Residential Manager in Orleans, Massachusetts

GENERAL SUMMARY In partnership with residential management, implements a comprehensive system of highly personalized residential supports which create a safe & therapeutic environment for program participants. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Hires, trains, evaluate, & provide support to Residential Supervisors assigned to residences; ensures Residential Supervisors understand program & performance standards. Ensures regulatory & policy compliance in assigned homes by conducting comprehensive record reviews, facility inspections, program participant fund audits & other programmatic reviews geared to ensure program participants receive optimal services & are comfortable in their homes & supporting community. Guides Residential Supervisors in the development of appropriate treatment plans, including but not limited to, individual service plans (ISP), provider service agreements, assessments, individual residence plans, person-centered plans behavior protocols & clinical support plans for all program participants supported. Monitors implementation of all plans. Assists with recruiting, supervising, & training Direct Support Professionals. Serves as the primary liaison with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) State Head Injury Program & the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) for people in assigned homes. Provides regular, mandatory trainings for all Agency staff including, but not limited to, fire safety, emergency procedures, universal precautions, vital signs, assessing signs & symptoms of illness or injury & other relevant trainings. Reviews & finalizes reporting including incident reports, restraint reports, medication occurrence reports, ISP assessments & objectives & other key reports. Ensures Agency is compliant with state regulatory standards, as well as, standards set forth by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Provides rotational weekend & evening coverage for emergency on-call. Serves as mandated reporter for suspected cases of abuse &/or neglect to the Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC). OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Performs additional duties, as assigned. PREPARATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Bachelor?s degree preferred. Minimum 6 years prior experience including 3 years residential management & staff management experience & 3 years supporting individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities, autism, brain injuries or other unique challenges. Knowledge of regulatory compliance. Prior supervisory experience required. Ability & willingness to provide hands-on personal care. Strong organizational skills. Must be able to effectively communicate in both verbal & written form with coworkers & supported individuals & read fluently. Valid driver?s license in the state of Massachusetts required. Successful completion of all state & Agency mated trainings required upon hire. Successful completion of Medication Administration Training certification required upon hire. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY Supervises Residential Supervisors & Direct Support Professionals. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS Normal working conditions. See Competencies when applying