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Residence Manager

Company: Adapt Community Network
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Under general direction, is responsible for maintaining the daily operation of the residence including staff schedules, physical plant, general upkeep, residential finances, supplies and equipment in accordance with regulatory requirements. This is a management position and is responsible for supervising staff assigned to the residence(s).

Why Join ADAPT?

It's more than a job; it's a calling. It's where passion meets purpose. ADAPT Community Network, formerly United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of NYC provides a multitude of services to people with developmental disabilities. At ADAPT, we are 3,000 strong, and it takes every one of us to empower the lives of the people we support. With caring and great resources at hand, we know what it takes to help people live fuller, happier, healthier lives. Our employees show their commitment to the people we support every day, and we all deliver on our promise to provide innovative and comprehensive services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

For your next career move, apply with us at ADAPT Community Network! Wherever you work among our many locations around New York City, ADAPT offers paid training, competitive benefits, and we foster a team culture of learning, support, collaboration and career growth.

The duties and responsibilities of the Residence Manager will include, but are not limited to the following:

Works closely with Interdisciplinary Clinical team to coordinate residents treatment plans.

Ensures that all measures for safety and well-being are maintained at highest level.

Schedules staff to provide adequate coverage for regular workdays, holidays, vacations, leaves, medical appointments and trips.

Schedules staff to participate in in-service training, interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings.

Assists with hiring of subordinate staff. Orients, trains, evaluates and recommends disciplining of subordinate staff.

Responds to program and work related questions, problems, complaints from staff.

Makes weekly environmental rounds from which work requests are generated. Arranges for maintenance of physical plant and equipment, including van.

Oversees fire safety systems, including smoke detectors, sprinkler heads, alarm bells, emergency lights, and documents inspections quarterly.

Handles supply inventories of household, food, office supplies, clothing and personal items.

Responds to crisis situations and medical emergencies, including accidents by taking quick and decisive action.

Ensures actions are conducted in a manner that prevents abuse.

Administers appropriate first aid based on visible symptoms and resident history in accordance with established guidelines and accepted first aid practices.

Summons police, fire, ambulance or other emergency personnel if situation warrants it.

If emergency has caused resident to exhibit behavior that is threatening or dangerous, in accordance with OPWDD approved Behavior Management guidelines, may have to restrain that resident.

Maintains records on subordinate staff such as level of performance, specific deficiencies, counseling sessions training records, etc.

Ensures residence is kept clean, neat, healthy and safe.

Responds to program and work related questions, problems, complaints and grievances from staff.

Develops residence facility rules and procedures.

Ensures residence facility is kept clean, neat, healthy and safe.

Assures that all staff are coordinating their efforts in order to complete such routine household tasks as laundry, menu preparation, shopping, cooking, etc. with goal of increasing independence of residents in performing these functions.

Directly responsible for all medical issues of residents.

Works with appropriate clinical or program staff and community agency staff to identify and maintain placement in day programs, workshops, school programs, etc. which are in community and are required in residents service plan.

Acts on behalf of residents at schools or school boards, health clinics, local businesses, employers, transportations, providers, social groups, neighbors, etc. in order to ensure fair and appropriate consideration.

Provides or arranges for transportation of residents to and from recreational or social programs, work, school, etc. as required.

Ensures acquisition and maintenance of adaptive equipment in conjunction with Residence Director.

Attends to personal hygiene needs of residents i.e. toileting, bathing and changing as situation warrants.

Makes purchases of program equipment, clothing and supplies, in accordance with agency purchasing policies.

Dispenses medications to residents. Administers appropriate first aid based on visible symptoms and residents history in accordance with guidelines and accepted first aid practices.

Prepares various concise written reports and maintains all required client records.

Assists residents with financial transactions at banks, preparing deposit and withdrawal slips, and maintaining financial ledgers for all transactions.

Prepares and submits payroll for residence staff.

Maintains petty cash records and records all purchases.

Consults with nurse to ensure proper handling of all residents medications.

Performs related duties as requested.

ADAPT Community Network is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds and status are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Keywords: Adapt Community Network, New Rochelle , Residence Manager, Other , Bronx, New York

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