Assistant Supervisor of Day Habilitation

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

The Assistant Supervisor of Day Habilitation is responsible for the direct supervision of the Adult Group Day Habilitation Program. She/he supports the Supervisor in ensuring that the individuals receive the supports they need and overseeing the maintenance of the program. She/he writes and makes sure that staff implements the habilitation plans. She/he supports and assists individuals in attaining their needs, desires, and dreams through a person-centered planning focus. She/he supports the Supervisor in assuring quality services by helping to provide an environment that is conducive to the welfare of the individuals and in accordance with federal, state, local, and organization regulations and policies.
+ Provide direct supervision to all Day Habilitation Assistants
+ Provide support, guidance, and ongoing training to all Habilitation Assistants to ensure progress of persons supported
+ Ensures that the program is adequately and appropriately staffed and monitored
+ Ensures the appropriate training of staff who are assigned to the programs
+ Plan, coordinate, and facilitate regular staff meetings in conjunction with the Supervisor if needed
+ Observes, monitors, and regularly provides feedback to staff regarding the implementation of the individuals plans through the use of staff observations, and daily performance of goals.
+ Demonstrates and models effective methods to teach existing positive and replacement behaviors to individuals.
+ Supports staff in developing their technical skills through electronic documentation and communications
+ In emergency situations or shortages, take on the duties of staff in their absence
+ Ensure a safe work and training environment for staff and persons supported
+ Assist the Supervisor in monitoring the Quality Improvement for all services being provided
+ Tracks program and individual progress to ensure further program development.
+ Works closely with families and individuals to ensure the program meets their needs and expectations
+ Do regular QA of all clinical files to make sure they contain all required documents, that documents are current, and that the documents are done in accordance with regulations
Medical Care Oversight
+ Work closely with Nurse/Medical Director on all medical care for persons supported
+ Assist the Supervisor in ensuring that all medication records of persons supported are maintained and updated
+ Work closely with Psychologist on all behavioral plans and data for persons supported
+ Report all injuries and accidents are reported as required by agency policy and OPWDD regulations
+ Assist the Supervisor in reviewing Medical Administration Records a minimum of three times per week.
Reporting / Documentation
+ Monitor staffs required charting and documentation records in Foothold daily
+ Complete semi-annual Habilitation Plans and participates in progress meetings
+ Complete reports on the progress of persons supported towards meeting goals and outcome as needed
+ Complete and submit billing information for program to accounting in a timely manner
+ Respond to all correspondence promptly and professionally, meeting required timeframes
+ Document and report all incidents and events to all of the proper Agency and Monitoring authorities
+ Ensure that guidelines for all 624, 625, and 633 regulations are followed as required by OPWDD standards
+ Review all incidents and events on a monthly and quarterly basis with Day Habilitation Assistants
+ Ensure that appropriate training and documentation of training for individuals and staff is up to date and meets program guidelines.
+ Responds to all correspondence promptly and professionally, meeting required timeframes.
+ Conduct one unannounced visit per month to DD IRAs or Day Programs; completing the unannounced visit checklist during each visit and reporting results to Director DD and Director QI within one week of visit; and following up on action items at next unannounced visit.
+ On call for emergencies and reports as indicated by program guidelines.
+ Provides safe work environment for staff and individuals.
+ Other related duties as assigned by supervisor
+ Attends in-service trainings and participates in continuing education to develop management skills; implements and demonstrates skills learned to build staff skillsets.
Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma. At least two years direct care experience working with the Developmentally Disabled population.
Language Skills: Excellent communication skills, written as well as verbal. Bi-lingual a plus, ability to learn basic sign language where needed. Ability to speak effectively before groups. Ability to interpret and guide families as an advocate.
Computer Skills: Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and other programs as needed to provide reports.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid NYS Drivers License required.
Physical Demands: Able to travel as needed to meet with families, individuals and staff at least three days per week. Able to assist Individuals physically when needed. Able to assist in the setup of a program as needed.
Work Environment: Able to work under pressure and deadlines. Able to encourage staff and families to have a positive attitude toward Developmentally Disabled individuals capabilities and limitations.
Job ID: 2019-1490
External Company Name: Leake and Watts Services, Inc
External Company URL: (No Website Given)
Street: 354 Willis Avenue

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