DDS Assistance Residence Manager

The Bronx, NY
Full Time
Mid Level

Job Summary: Assist in the day-to-day management of the physical plant, staff and residents. Assumes responsibility
for the unit in the absence of the manager.
Essential Functions
 Assist Residence Manager in the total operation of the unit
 Assume responsibility for the unit in the absence of the Residence Manager
 Assist in the orientation, supervision and evaluation of direct care and housekeeping staff as well as students
and volunteers
 Schedule staff coverage and verify time worked
 Accompany residents on appointments and activities. Help teach residents skills for daily living and
socialization and assist staff to do the same
 Implement and maintain required training programs and daily activity schedules and assist staff to do the
same
 Purchase and maintain required residents’ clothing, personal items, adaptive, and habilitation equipment
 Handle petty cash and receipts as assigned
 Carry out fire drills, evacuations and emergency procedures
 Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team in the development and evaluation of each resident’s
individualized Plan of Care
 Administer medication
 Perform house cleaning skills (bathroom, dining room, living room and general areas) with the assistance of
the individuals
 Shop for food, household supplies and clothing
 Record daily log, activity sheets, trip evaluations and goal plans
 Take individuals to community stores, places of worship, recreation, health facilities etc. being careful to
insure their safety while helping them learn how to manage community facilities
 Participate as a member of a Team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the individuals’
Plan of Care
 Attend staff meetings and in-service training sessions
 Other related tasks that may be assigned

Qualifications
 High School Diploma required
 Associates Degree or 60 Credits from accredited institution preferred.
 Four to five years community based residential program work
 Direct contact and work with developmentally disabled individuals
 Ability to supervise
 Training in medications, first aid, CPR and crises intervention

 

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