LIFESPAN

Group Home Manager- FT (292)
Location: Charlotte


Position Description
Job Summary

Under limited supervision, this person is responsible for the overall management of the Group Home, ensuring that programs are implemented properly to meet the individual goals of residents.

Minimum Requirements


Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with three to five years of experience working with adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting required. Two years of ICF Residential Manager experience required.

Other Qualifications
Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License; must be certified to administer medication; CPR/First Aid Certification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Coordinate all aspects of life in the group home.

Ensure that the residents complete daily personal care routines.

Review medical needs of residents; schedule appointments with medical providers.

Monitor food preparation, ensuring that meals are properly prepared in accordance with established standards.

Order food and other supplies as needed on a regular basis.

Monitor visitations.

Attend scheduled meetings (e.g. IPP’s, QDR)

Implement behavior programs.

Responsible for overall administration of resident programs, which are planned and implemented to meet individual needs and goals of clients in the areas of speech/communication, physical therapy, occupational therapy and recreation/leisure.

Assist with selecting and hiring new employees according to all LIFESPAN Policy & Procedures.

Assist with employee evaluations.

Train and assure fire drills are run on each shift on a monthly basis.

Direct and supervise all activities of direct care staff.

Schedule training sessions for staff; conduct staff meetings regularly.

Instruct, assign, review and plan work for employees.

Coordinate activities of both staff and employees.

Maintain and reconcile petty cash fund accurately.

Communicate and interface with various groups and individuals (e.g. supervisor, subordinates, physicians, nurses, consultants, neighbors, residents, families of residents, etc).

Manage individual records and ensure that documentation by staff is correct and meets guidelines.

Receive, review, process, file and submit a variety of documents and reports (e.g. personnel information, visitation/contact sheets, goals, progress notes, daily data collection sheets, etc).

Able to be on-call (via pager) 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to assist staff with emergency situations.

Oversee overall cleanliness of facility and environment.

Ensure medication certified personnel are present at all times.

Adhere to the principles of the LIFESPAN ChOICES Training Curriculum.

Abide by, enforce and participate in the implementation and ongoing oversight of all LIFESPAN safety standards and regulations.


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