Residential Coordinator

Location: New York, NY, NY

Department: Supported Living

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.

Job Path is seeking a Residential Coordinator who will ensure that the residences assigned are operating effectively and that they are in compliance with the policies and procedures set by the agency, OPWDD and other relevant state, local and federal agencies. The Residential Coordinator will coordinate all operations and activities of the Residences, including, but not limited to, staff supervision, acting as agency/community liaison, and directing resident training, programming, and family support.

Essential Functions:  

SUPPORT TO THE INDIVIDUALS WE SERVE

  • Treat the individual we support with care, dignity and compassion.
  • Be sensitive to the needs, expectations and individual differences of the people we support.
  • Act as liaison, advocate, and coordinator for involvement in support groups, self-advocacy, vocational programming, transportation services, integrated community activities, recreation, and learning independent living skills.
  • Foster open and supportive communication with the people we support, families, and other community organizations and agencies.
  • In conjunction with the Medical Coordinator, oversee all medical, medication and health issues.
  • Work closely with Medical Coordinator to review medical documentation and ensure all medical follow ups are being done in a timely manner.
  • Provide and ensure communication of medical and health issues to staff, agency nurses, families, etc. using appropriate logs when necessary.
  • Knowledge of all required emergency procedures in order to provide leadership during practice and actual drills.
  • Implement and follow-up on all support services recommendations.
  • Ensure adequate staff coverage at all shifts and provide staff coverage in the event of shortage.

SUPERVISION/TRAINING

  • Monitor staff performance management, including evaluations and developmental plans, disciplinary actions, etc., for all program staff as scheduled.
  • Arrange and schedule all trainings for all program staff.
  • Supervise staff training and development through teaching, acting as a role model and guiding staff on how to appropriately work with and interact with the people we support, other staff, families and guardians.
  • Present and implement all agency policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the interviewing and hiring process of new staff.
  • Coordinate staff and schedules.
  • Respond while on-call to program needs including covering open shifts.
  • Ensure maintenance of all OPWDD standards.

MEETINGS/FUNCTIONS

  • Attend/chair as needed management, supervisory, and staff meetings; ensure disseminate of all information to staff and others.
  • Coordinate/attend as needed all meetings related to the people we support (ISP, special meetings), ensure all necessary follow-up is completed.
  • Participate in special projects and committees.

REPORTS/PAPERWORK/BILLING

  • Ensure completion/submission of all required daily, weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly reports as scheduled.  Examples include but are not limited to submission of case notes, fire drills, daily communication log, treatment charts. MAR, petty cash, personal allowance, clothing allowance, food stamps log, community inclusion log, etc.
  • Routinely review all required reports, logs, mail, and requests as needed.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the financial procedures for the people with support in accordance with agency policies, this includes petty cash, bank accounts, purchases.
  • Assure the proper and prudent expenditures of all funds.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Must be capable of functioning independently, with ability to initiate innovative programs and use of good professional judgement. Must be mentally prepared to meet demands of position.
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications: 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Supporting individuals with Developmental Disabilities: 3 years (Required)
  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Minimum of one year of experience with the ID/DD population is preferred.
  • Previous management experience is preferred.
  • Possess good communication and organizational skills.
  • Possess good listening and comprehension skills along with strong leadership and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work as a team member.

Salary: $40,000 per year/$42,000 with Masters Degree, Non-exempt

Benefits: Health insurance, dental insurance, STD/LTD/Life & AD&D, Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, 403b pension with employer match after two years of employment

To Apply: Please submit your resume, dates of availability, and cover letter via our jobs board. You must submit a thoughtfully written cover letter in order to be considered for this position:

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 
Attn: Maureen Martinez
256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018

*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

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