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Behavioral Health Group Home Supervisor / House Manager
Summary
Title:Behavioral Health Group Home Supervisor / House Manager
ID:1790
Schedule:Full time
Location:East Valley
FSL Location:Plata (Extension/Guadalupe)
Description

Under the oversight of the Program Manager, this position is responsible for the hiring, scheduling, orientation,supervision, monitoring and evaluation of four to ten Independent Living Aides (ILAs). Team Supervisor will be responsible for the  management of the facility budget, control of purchase cards and petty cash funds for facility operations, medication monitoring, meal planning,  development & implementation of activity schedules, coordination of client appointments for services outside the facility, facility cleanliness,facility maintenance, attendance at required training, inservice training and other duties as assigned.  Team supervisors will provide supervisory functions as well as provide direct care with staff.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Problem solve with clients and team members concerning daily care and service needs.
  • Advocate for needed client services.
  • Work cooperatively with clinical team to develop and implement the ISP.
  • Serve as a Liaison with clients and clinical team.
  • Participate in management staff meetings.
  • Meet annual requirements for continuing educations and training.
  • Assist staff in meeting their required annual educational training.
  • Assist in problem solving with other Team Supervisors, ILAs and staff members when client care needs, schedules or staff require it.
  • Identify the need for and request professional consultation from Program Manager as client and/or staff needs dictate.
  • Monitor and assure compliance with AGL clinical and administrative documentation requirements and other AGL policy and procedure.
  • Maintain accurate staff time records.
  • Responsible for management of a petty cash account and company purchasing card.   Prepare current, accurate and complete reports of petty cash/purchasing card expenses as required by AGL Policy and Procedure.
  • Maintain a complete daily coverage schedule (24 hours) for the home.
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  • Monitoring of self-administration of the medication program in the facility, which may include: setting up medications, contacting the pharmacy, coordinating refills, and inputting medications in an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Transport clients to regular and unscheduled medical or psychiatric appointments and conduct follow up to ensure changes in orders are communicated to appropriate clinical staff.
  • Informs the Clinical Program Manager or Program Manager of changes in client condition, medical orders and other contacts as required by AGL Policy and Procedure.
  • Participate in the Performance and Quality Improvement initiative at the agency and program level by learning about the initiative, offering input, suggesting performance improvements, and performing other PQI duties as requested.
  • Must have completion of Crisis Intervention training prior to using an emergency safety response.
  • Perform counseling functions with clients based upon experience and education as assigned.
  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

        Minimum Required

  • Ability to communicate information necessary for quality program operations across all levels, including clients both orally and in writing.
  • Basic computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office:  Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Must possess minimum skills and knowledge to perform essential job functoins as a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT).
  • Must be able to accurately document client progress in the electronic medical record, according to policy and standards.
  • Solid understanding of behavioral health diagnoses and symptoms.
  • Personal qualities including: flexibility, tolerance of varied cultures and behavior, sound judgment, good health, reliability, honesty, personal sensitivity, warmth and caring in relationships.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as develop and  supervise cohesive teams.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card through a background and fingerprint clearance through the Department of Public Safety.
  • Must meet all state and federal immunization and communicable disease clearance requirements.
  • Must not have any restrictions for physical work for which reasonable accommodation cannot be made.
  • Must be able to de-escalate volatile behavioral situations as they arise.

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

        Minimum Required

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 21 years or older.
  • Valid AZ Driver's License and insurance, and reliable transportation within the community.
  • Ability to drive FSL vehicles, maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable by FSL.
  • Two years’ experience in behavioral field and one year supervisory experience (combination of training, experience and/or education may substitute).
  • Must be able to obtain Certified Caregiver Certification within 6 months.

       

        Preferred

  • Some college coursework.
  • Five years’ experience in the behavioral health field and three years’ supervisory experience.
  • Experience with SMI clients living in a community setting.

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