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Director of Residential Services - CA

Company: YAI - Seeing beyond disability
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Director of Residential Services - CA page is loaded Director of Residential Services - CA Apply locations Berkeley - 2215 Fifth St time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R017622 If you are a current YAI employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. Job SummaryStart 2024 by making at difference at YAI!YAI has an opening for a Director of Residential Services to work within our California Region. We are currently seeking a dynamic leader who can manage multiple priorities and programs throughout the state. The Director is responsible for supervising front line managers with emphasis on team management, development and establishing standards of performance across all programs. The Director is responsible for the operational success of 3 current Community Crisis Homes (CCH) and 6 Enhanced Behavior Support Homes (EBSH) services. The Director will support the opening of 4 new programs in 2024.Located: BerkeleyTravel: 50%Essential Functions & Responsibilities - Supervise a variety of managers including Assistant Residential Directors and Program Administrators. - To guide, support, and collaborate with Clinicians who provide services to people across the entire region. - Actively participates in program meetings, regional meetings, leadership meetings, agency committees, and/or projects. - Retain diverse, highly qualified leaders and provide career coaching, growth, and personal development for direct/indirect report employees. - In the absence of one, perform the role of Assistant Residential Director which will include: program oversight, staff training, adherence to state and city regulations, managing program budgets, liaising with families. - Evaluate program staffing needs, based on complexity and needs of the people we support. - Actively support the interviewing, hiring, new hire and ongoing training and annual evaluations of program leadership team. - Participate in the development and management of program budgets. - Oversee and coordinate daily operations with support departments. - Assist in the investigative process. - Develop new programs/initiatives, as needed. - Evaluates and monitors program needs, identifies unmet needs, proposes solutions and revisions to correct issues or deficiencies and revises services as program and individual needs change. - Assist the Assistant Residential Directors in resolving relevant program, staff and family concerns. - Provide program/floor coverage, when necessary. - Make decisions according to agency policy to ensure appropriate treatments and delivery of services to people supported. - Provide ongoing consultation/problem solving support to the Interdisciplinary Team when there is present clinical, behavioral and/or health related challenges with the people we support. - Provide oversight of all financial systems related to the people we support and program expenditures. - Ensure that the Assistant Residential Directors and team are properly maintaining the facility. Maintain compliance with external regulations, and internal policies and procedures - Support the facilitation accurate and compliant audits - both internal and external. - Provide on-call support - Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment. - Assists individuals in maximizing their strengths, interests, and abilities, upholding their personal rights, providing emotional support and building positive relationships - Completes and maintains all necessary trainings based on program and position to ensure compliance with YAI policies, Department of Development Services (DDS), Community Care Licensing (CCL) and Regional Center requirements. - Reviews and completes all other required paperwork and documentation to ensure compliance and/or billing, as applicable, completely and accurately and within appropriate timeframes (e.g., notifications, logging, special incident reports, update files, phone calls, and tracking of incidents). - Serves as a member of a highly effective team (teamwork w/in the circle of support), providing feedback and communicating programmatic needs to members of team and maintaining a solution-oriented approach during crisis. - Complies with all Federal, State, Local and other relevant regulatory agency requirements, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). - Performs all other duties, as assignedMinimum Qualification Requirements including education, experience, licensure/certification, etc. and essential physical capabilities (e.g. lifting, assisting lifting, standing, etc.) Minimum requirements may vary by state of employment and/or contract. - 21 years of age or older; and - Bachelor's degree and at least 5 year of experience serving or providing direct support to population to be supported; or - High school diploma or its educational equivalent and 8 years of experience serving or providing direct support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the population to be supported; and 5 year of supervisory experience in a residential setting, with behavioral health experience; and - Must be one of the following;--- Registered Behavior Technician--- Licensed Psychiatric Technician--- Qualified Behavior Modification Professional - Must hold, or obtain within 90 days of employment, certification from State of California as either a: Group Home Administrator (for assignments to children's homes) or Adult Residential Facility Administrator (for assignments to adult homes). - Health Screening, Tuberculosis clearance, Criminal Background Check, fingerprinting and additional relevant/required clearances as required by Federal, State and Local government or other agencies. - Valid California Driver's License - Knowledge of California's Lanterman Act and Title 17 and 22 regulations. - Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and basic computer skills - including email, utilizing Workday and related systems (DA, etc.) to complete essential tasks - Willingness to travel across California region, as required, and to New York on occasion. - Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills - Well-developed written and verbal communication skills - Willingness to take initiative - Highly flexible personality type - Ability to respond to calls and programmatic needs beyond regular work hours/be on-call as needed--- Ability to meet essential physical demands of position, including frequent walking, sitting, standing, bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling and reaching with hands and arms; use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls; lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds on occasion.Preferred Qualification Requirements (desired requirements beyond MQRs above)--- Experience working with individuals with I/DD and mental health and/or challenging behavior needs in a residential crisis setting--- Master's Degree, preferable in a human services field--- Bilingual Spanish a plusSalary Range: $120,000k - $150,000K All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam or disabled veteran. YAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. About UsOur Roots: -YAI was launched in February of 1957 out of a small school in Brooklyn, New York. Initially staffed by Co-Founders Bert MacLeech and Pearl Maze MacLeech alone, their pilot program served just seven people. According to Bert, from its very beginning YAI has been dedicated to providing innovative services for the I/DD (intellectual and/or developmental disabilities) community. MacLeech envisioned a, "total life adjustment approach, emphasizing personal growth, social responsibility, employment goals, and the development of independence for the individual." At a time when institutional living was the norm for people with I/DD, this vision was nothing short of revolutionary.YAI Today: -Today, YAI has a team of over 4,000 employees and supports over 20,000 people in the I/DD community. This extraordinary growth shows the ongoing need for these important services, and YAI's success in offering them. YAI supports people with autism, Down syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy, among others. Operating throughout Downstate New York and Northern New Jersey, YAI now offers more than 300 programs for people of all ages. -Better Together: -At YAI, we are driven by our mission of living, loving, working, and learning. This applies not only to the people we support, but to our staff as well. Commitment and passion for the work continue to unite employees and drive the organization forward. Empowering the people we support to reach their goals remains at the heart of our organization. -
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