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Asst Residence Manager- Overnight

Company: CMCS
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: Provide supervision to the residence counselors and assistance to individuals with a developmental disability that fosters independence, community growth, social maturity and inclusion. To participate in the development and assist in the implementation of each program plan with the understanding that all people have the ability to participate in one's community in a variety of ways. Assist the Residence Manager in the tasks related to the total daily operation of the residence. Assures that the essential staff tasks are conducted in a manner and location that recognizes the residence as a home. This position is required to be on-call during the absence of the Residence Manager.

Position Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for assisting in the planning, developing and implementation of residential habilitation services and training to further develop an individual's skills in areas such as: *
a. daily living skills
b. budgeting
c. grooming
d. nutritional planning / meal preparation
e. use of public transportation
f. use of community resources
g. shopping
h. housekeeping
i. physical health & development
j. adaptive behavior/independent living
2. Assist consumers with physical care including toileting, showering, tooth brushing, grooming, dressing and good hygiene. Physical lifting will be required in some cases including such duties as transferring consumers to and from wheelchairs to toilets, beds, vans, showering, daily living routines, and emergency evacuations. You must be able to physically drag a 75 lb. sack for 50 yards. *
3. Responsible for emergency evacuation, including ensuring resident safety in all fire drills and actual emergencies. Essential functions of this duty include the ability to climb and descend fire escapes and assist others to do the same. This may include both verbal and physical prompting, including lifting in order to evacuate, and the ability to perform first aid for the participants. *
4. Responsible for the supervision of the recording of participant's progress on daily documentation such as, checklists, behavior contracts, residential habilitation checklists and progress notes, family contact log, recreation/community integration reports, clothing and personal effects inventory. Communicate relevant information to other staff and supervisor (s) verbally and in writing. *
5. Maintain the residents' records and confidentiality of such records.
6. Follow-up on any aftercare/recommendations for medical/clinical treatment. Accompany residents, as needed, on appointments (medical, psychiatric). *
7. Assist participants in researching and obtaining community resources appropriate and applicable to their needs and goals. *

8. Work schedules and locations are subject to change, based on resident and program needs.
(Barry just a note on # 8 - it is a carry over from earlier job descriptions I think this is a given so if there is not HR reason to have it - feel free to delete - if it protects the department in any way in terms of emergency assignments then I would like to leave it)
9. This does not limit the assignment of duties or exclude the performance of the other duties, not mentioned, as assigned by supervisor.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Provide feedback to the residence manager that may be used in the development of supervision plans and/or employee evaluations. Recommend to the hiring and, disciplinary action, up to and including termination of residential staff.
2. Must be able, in the absence of the manager, to report all pertinent information to the appropriate supervisor. This includes, but is not limited to, reportable incidents per 624 Regulations, staff vacancies, parental, medical and day program communication.
3. Assist the manager with assigned tasks such as, but not limited to, scheduling, personal allowance management, and household budget preparation.
4. Instruct and train resident counselors by modeling techniques in the following areas: Assisting residents in planning and participating in evening and weekend recreational activities, including the monitoring and appropriate use of personal allowance monies. Participating in moderate physical activities as part of recreation program is required.
5. Attend all scheduled staff meetings, mandatory in-service training sessions, and Program Planning meetings within the residence and day program. In order to attend staff meetings, and trainings, this person must be able to participate in these programs at various sites and at varying times.
6. Monitor and assist in the planning of daily activities and events, including modeling appropriate interactions with the residents for all staff. Supervise the staff in this area formally and informally.

Essential skills, experience, licensure, certification:
Associates Degree and three years experience in OMRDD residential services or, Bachelors degree and one year experience in OMRDD residential services preferred.
Valid New York State driver's license required
Acceptable driving record as issued by Department of Motor Vehicles


Keywords: CMCS, Mount Vernon , Asst Residence Manager- Overnight, Executive , Mount Vernon, New York

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