Supervises direct-care staff (e.g. Therapeutic Program Workers) providing management supervision, role modeling & leadership & is responsible for multiple living area(s) on 1st, 2nd, &/or 3rd shift. Provides supervision of other living areas in the absence of the regular supervisor (e.g. coverage of RDO’s, vacations, etc.); evaluates job performance. Recommends approval/disapproval of leave requests (e.g. vacations, personal leave, &/or sick leave) & communicates schedule changes to the timekeeper & CCO. Conducts investigations into work related injuries & illnesses; prepares & processes supervisor’s accident & investigation report; investigates alleged violation of Center’s & agency’s policies & work rules (e.g. investigates & prepares documentation, counsels employees & makes recommendations for corrective action); investigates & resolves employee grievances at first step. Conducts investigations into Unusual Incident Reports, interviews staff & completes required documentation. Assigns direct care staff daily job duties, lunches, & breaks; assures attendance of TPWs at team meetings, IPP meetings & special Interdisciplinary team meetings; assigns TPWs for transport & coverage for individuals’ medical appointments; community outings; placement visits etc; assures individuals are scheduled for community outings per facility goals & assists in outings as necessary. Schedules vehicles, meal cancellations, & submits requests for funds etc. to facilitate community outings; ensures compliance with Medicaid Standards & labor contract rules. Trains & orients new staff; provides personnel with feedback on job performance; initiates corrective action when warranted; attempts to resolve labor conflicts before they become official; trains staff in policies & procedures; assures staff attend required in-services/interdisciplinary team meetings; performs direct duties as necessary. Monitors & ensures implementation of Individual Program Plans (IPP) for persons with developmental disabilities utilizing proper techniques (i.e. prompt hierarchy, redirection and reinforcement) by making frequent rounds. Ensures Active Treatment is consistently provided in the living area and off-unit program areas. Monitors & ensures proper implementation of Individual Behavioral support plans; assists as necessary in behavioral intervention. Reviews & submits purchase requests for Individuals’ needs & living area needs within budget constraints; may complete purchasing of Individual’s needs &/or living area needs, & completes monthly inventory checks. Assures supplies are ordered & available (e.g. kitchen requests, storeroom requests, copy center requests). Completes environmental checks; assure work orders are submitted to maintain the living areas and outside grounds in good repair. Has knowledge of fire alarm system; serves on special committees/work teams to provide continuous quality improvement of processes; completes other related duties as assigned.
24 mos. trg. or 24 mos. exp. in providing care to patients &/or in participating in development &/or carrying out of patients' habilitation plans & preferably for those who had developmental disabilities or mental disability, & in implementing & carrying out same.
- Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.
Knowledge of ICF/IID (i.e., Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities) standards of resident care, DODD policies & developmental center policies*; supervisory principles/techniques*; employee training & development*; agency or facility policies & procedures regarding patient care activities; human relations. Skill in direct care procedures (e.g., taking of vital signs; rendering of tub baths; appropriate lifting & positioning procedures; first aid). Ability to prepare & maintain accurate records; understand technical manuals & verbal instructions regarding patient care; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; prepare meaningful, concise & accurate reports; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; establish friendly atmosphere as supervisor of work area.
(*)Developed after employment.
Must have a valid Ohio drivers license
Background Check Information
Employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check as required by Section 5123.081, Ohio Revised Code and a pre‑employment Physical Examination. The final applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to the appointment to test for illegal drug use. An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment.
United States of America-OHIO-Knox County
Mount Vernon Development Ctr 1250 Vernonview Dr Mount Vernon 43050
DODD - Mt. Vernon Developmental Center
Bargaining Unit / Exempt:
Varied - mainly 2nd Shift