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Company: Mary Cariola Children's Center
Location: West Henrietta
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Demonstrates sensitivity and respect for the cultural diversity of others.
Follows the responsibilities, as necessary, of a mandated reporter.
Remain alert and responsive while on scheduled shift(s).
Provides a level of daily oversight to the DSP staff assigned as shift supervisor/charge to ensure that communication of the shift's activities is completed and that the shift responsibilities are completed. Promotes a team-oriented atmosphere. Actively participates in the shift to model appropriate behavior and professional work habits.
Professionally addresses observed staff conflict or performance issues in real time. Regularly informs the Residence Manager of personnel problems within the IRA making recommendations, supervisory or otherwise to the Residence Manager for resolution. Communicates all necessary and important information relative to the individuals and community interactions to the Residence Manager.
Completes a weekly log of the progress and issues of each shift in order to provide necessary information to the Residence Manager for continued quality improvement.
Monitors the weekly schedule of direct care staff to ensure the necessary coverage to meet the supervision and transportation needs of the individuals living in the IRA. May need to physically fill in on additional shifts to prevent acute staffing shortage.
Participates in all required documentation practices. Provides weekly checks of all modes of documentation to ensure that DSPs are completing the required documentation. Follows-up with DSP staff to obtain missing documentation.
Assists the Residence Manager and the DSP II Staff Support Specialist with orientation and training of new staff in all individual program plans, data collection systems and direct care responsibilities.
Assists the DSP II Staffing Support Specialist and the Residence Manager in monitoring and maintaining the accuracy of the training packet by ensuring that the information in the packet is up to date and to update the packet when individuals and/or programming changes.
Facilitates active participation of the residents by implementing their individual program plan in their home and out in their community. Completion of this responsibility occurs while working closely with fellow staff, as well as, working one-on-one with a resident in an isolated environment within the house or out in the community. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in necessary lifting, moving and positioning tasks; facilitating improved gross motor, fine motor and range of motion skills; promoting self-care, activities of daily living and personal hygiene; fostering receptive and expressive communication through many different avenues such as, sign language, pictograms, electronic devices, etc.; assisting with meals through modeling appropriate behavior, therapeutic feeding and use of therapeutic equipment; assisting with recreational activities and facilitating active engagement in community outings; accurate and consistent implementation of behavior support plans/SCIPr.
Assists the Residence Manager and Residence Coordinator in maintaining the upkeep of the physical plant by participating in and ensuring DSP staff are performing housekeeping tasks as per documented checklists. These tasks include but are not limited to, meal preparation, cleaning, laundry and shopping.
In keeping with confidentiality and HIPAA practices, communicates a wide range of information regarding the residents to a variety of people in and out of the residential program such as co-workers, teachers, supervisors and parents.
Attends and actively participate in, at least, biweekly staff meetings as scheduled or requested by the Residence Manager. Informs the Residence Manager of agenda items at least 2 business days prior to meeting. Attends and actively participates in case reviews, in-service sessions, and other meetings upon request.
Is responsible for following the Code of Ethics for Direct Support Professionals, as well as, show proficiency in the Core Competencies to ensure person-centered supports for the residents.
Implements fire, safety and emergency procedures and assists with fire drills.
Implements and follows all required individual programming, Agency and Program-specific policies and procedures accurately, consistently and according to how they are written.
Safely drives Agency vehicles. Assists in transportation to and from recreational activities and other appointments as required.
Maintains Agency-Approved Driver status, as well as, certifications in Medication Administration, SCIP-r, CPR and First Aid. Completes all required ongoing/annual trainings and in-services, as assigned.
Administers medications to residents in accordance with the Residential Medication policies and procedures.
As determined by the needs of the IRA, this position may be required to take on extra responsibilities of a vacant DSP II position (Activities Coordinator, Behavior Technician or Staff Support Specialist), as determined by the Residence Manager.
As determined by the needs of the department, this position may be required to obtain and maintain Train-the-Trainer certifications for SCIP-r or CPR/First Aid; and provide the training to new staff along with updates in these areas, as requested and scheduled.
Attends any medical/health related appointments of the residents as determined by the Residence Manager and Residential Nurse, as well as, assisting to ensure appropriate staffing is in place.
Other duties may be assigned.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Mary Cariola Children's Center, Rochester , RESIDENTIAL SHIFT COORDINATOR - EAST RIVER ROAD, Other , West Henrietta, New York

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