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Assistant Manager

Company: Community Systems Inc
Location: Burke
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

As an Assistant Program Manager, the primary job responsibility is, "helping persons with disabilities to find happiness in their own homes, in their personal relationships and as contributing members of their community." Work includes assisting each person to live in a home of their own, develop and support meaningful relationships and becoming a part of and contribute to their community. This position helps achieve CSI's mission by providing day-to-day support, teaching, coaching and supervision. The Assistant Program Manager is expected to think independently; to ensure people are supported in a manner that conforms to all applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards. In addition, the Assistant Program Manager takes on the duties of the Program Manager in his or her absence.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support and implement the CSI mission while empowering each person supported to direct his or her own life.
  • Develop and maintain a positive and effective relationship with persons supported. Interacting positively, actively and respectfully with persons supported.
  • Provide opportunities for learning new skills and having new life experiences.
  • Teach and role-model appropriate social behavior.
  • Provide supports to people by assisting in the development and implementation of their vision statement and in turn all support plans, including personal spiritual growth, assisting people in achieving their personal goals and desires, providing interaction and choices for activities that support a meaningful day, and supporting people to be independent in activities of daily living.
  • Support each person's optimal health, which includes, but is not limited to administering medications, assisting people to medical appointments, and communicating with physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • Ensure that people are supported to exercise their rights.
  • Respectfully assists each person with maintaining a clean and safe home that reflects his or her preferences.
  • Obtain and maintains, at least, all required certifications and training.
  • Maintain optimal communication and cooperative working relationships with the team, family, guardians and other stakeholders.
  • Assists each person with money management while safeguarding his or her funds.
  • Completes required documentation in a timely manner
  • Adheres to CSI policies and procedures to ensure the safety of persons supported.
  • Coordinate the appropriate staffing coverage to assure mission focused supports.
  • Accept and perform on-call responsibilities.
  • Shares supervision of Direct Support Professionals with the Program Manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe Assistant Program Manager's environment may vary widely each day. He/she may function within a person's home, including the kitchen and specially equipped bath. He/she may drive a vehicle to support the community activities of a person supported; the vehicle may be CSI's or the employee's personal vehicle. Such activities may include, but not be limited to, shopping, attending medical appointments, dining out, athletic activities, concerts, movies or religious services. He/she may be asked to travel with a person supported both in and out of state.Hazardous material exposure is generally limited to household items such as cleaning items. The duties may present an exposure to bloodborne pathogens.REQUIRED TRAININGSEmployees are required to be certified in CPR, First Aid, Physical Management techniques (or the equivalent), Medication Administration, Universal Precautions and other OSHA regulations. They must complete and maintain renewals in all training listed in the CSI Policy Manual as mandatory training. In addition, there are several county or state-specific training requirements state to state. Such training certificates shall be obtained within the timeframes mandated by CSI policy and the counties and states on whose behalf CSI manages programs. Staff must also be trained in each person's individualized support plans. Training may require formalized testing.Candidate for this role must have following:
    • Fully COVID vaccinated
    • Valid Driver's License in good standing
    • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
    • First Aid/CPR, Medication Administration - training will be provided. Attending trainings is mandatory.
    • Basic computer and math skills, experience using Excel a plus
    • Experience with scheduling a plusExperience in the field is not a requirement, but a plus, along with competent writing skills, and the ability to teach/coach and communicate effectively with others. Community Systems, Inc. offers training to all, and various benefits like:Health, dental, and vision insuranceDental InsuranceEmployer paid life insurance and short term disabilityLong Term Disability InsuranceTuition ReimbursementHealthy lifestyle reimbursementOffered trainings403(b) Retirement PlanGenerous earned leaveThis is a wonderful opportunity to continue a career in the Human Services field.

Keywords: Community Systems Inc, Burke , Assistant Manager, Executive , Burke, Virginia

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