HOME ADMINISTRATOR -BRIDGES HOME – HAYWARD, CA
Job Title: Home Administrator
Reports To: Program Director
Work Location: Hayward, CA
Employment Status: Exempt-Full-Time
Hours: 40 Hours a week
Starting Salary: $55,000.00
Benefits: Health and Dental, 401(K), Paid Time Off, EAP, Flexible Schedule,
ABOUT THE COMPANY:
Omelagah, Inc. is a family-owned human services agency, dedicated to providing high-quality support services for adults with developmental disabilities in Northern California. We exist to support individuals with developmental disabilities, who are difficult to serve, succeed in their home communities instead of institutional settings. We have expertise in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities with a history of forensic involvement. We strive to improve the lives of the people we support and the communities they live in, through the implementation of structured community-based programs. For more information, please visit us at www.omelagah.com
This position is responsible for the ongoing management of one (1) Specialized Residential Facility for adults with developmental disabilities who may have a history of criminal involvement and/or behavioral challenges. The Home Administrator manages daily program operations and ensures regulatory compliance as mandated by Community Care Licensing and Regional Centers. The Home Administrator ensures the health, well-being, and safety of all residents in the home; maintains regular communication with Regional Center Service Coordinators, conservators and other outside agency representatives; manages direct care staffing and labor hours in order to provide the highest quality care and support to clients; and supervises, trains and mentors direct support professional staff.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Communication with Regional Center Service Coordinator, conservators, family, service coordinators, and/or other client representatives/advocates regarding client health, well-being, and quality of life.
- Supervise direct care staff and provide feedback and progressive discipline when necessary.
- Conduct new hire orientations and manage staff development and training as needed.
- Generate program staffing schedules to ensure adequate supervision and support of the client, as well as by delegating those duties that will best serve the client and the needs of the home.
- Oversee daily program operations- i.e. client notes documentation, medication audits, personal and incidental funds disbursement and audits, physical plant inspections, maintenance of client and staff files, time card review, and amendments, conduct annual performance evaluations and provide progressive discipline if needed.
- If clients do not attend an outside day program, oversee individualized day programming for clients residing in the home.
- Attend trainings and meetings as mandated by Omelagah, Inc.
- Maintain safety and compliance of the facility to prevent staff and client injury.
- Responsible for resident care such as scheduling medical appointments, following up on recommendations by the doctor and ensuring the well-being and the overall medical condition of the residents.
- Ensure ongoing program compliance with Community Care Licensing and Regional Center.
- Write and submit special incident reports (SIRs) to Regional Center and CCL.
- Ensure Title 17 and 22 compliance.
- Participate in the interviewing of new program staff as needed.
- Supervise clinical and crisis management and establish on-call duties.
- Maintain knowledge of clinical standards and ensure compliance in terms of treatment interventions.
- Participate in the process of program referrals, intakes, assessments, transition activities and placement of new clients.
- Provide resources for staff training CEU’s and current research relevant to program development.
- Serve as liaison with program consultants (psychiatrist, behaviorist, physician, etc.).
- Work well with company Administration and Human Resources including billing and payroll systems and other administrative systems necessary to meet company requirements.
- Other delegated duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Shall be at least 21 years old.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in a related field or 1 year of supervisory experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
- Shall maintain a current Adult Residential Facility Administrator Certificate issued from the California Department of Social Services.
- Has completed the Residential Services Training.
- Currently certified in CPR/First Aid and must be able to render emergency services when necessary.
- Shall be able to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
- Must have fingerprint clearance and criminal record statement per licensing requirements.
- Must have health screening and tuberculosis test within 12 months prior to employment or 7 day(s) after employment.
- Shall complete 12 hours of CEU’s per year.
- Shall have 12 months experience per T-17 providing direct supervision and special service to persons with Developmental Disabilities.
- Must have a valid California drivers license and auto liability insurance for transporting consumers.
- Must have completed and be currently certified in an approved Behavioral Management course such as CPI.
- Shall complete the Direct Support Professional (DSP) training as required by Title 17
- Shall have valid Water Safety Certification if supervising consumers using a pool or other body of water from which rescue requires the rescuer’s ability to swim.
- Ability to apply common sense and understanding, to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
- Ability to deal with problems, involving several concrete and abstract variables in standardized and non-standardized situations.
- Ability to travel as needed.
- Knowledge and ability to comply with applicable State and Federal laws and regulations.
- Knowledge of Regional Centers, Department of Social Services, Department of Developmental Services and State Council on Developmental Disabilities.
- Knowledge of Title 17 and 22.
- Knowledge of facility program design.
- Knowledge of Individual Program Plans and client service needs.
- Knowledge of medication administration protocol.
- Knowledge of behavioral plans.
- Knowledge of emergency disaster protocol.
- Knowledge of abuse reporting and special incident reporting.
- Knowledge of human resources principles, policies, and practices.
- Knowledge of client personal and incidentals and profit and loss.