Assistant Day Hab Coordinator

Department: 

Day Services

Location: 

Queens, NY

Report To: 

Day Habilitation Coordinator

FLSA Status: 

Non-Exempt

Summary: 

Under the direction of the Coordinator of Day Services, the Assistant is responsible for coordinating, planning and directing activities within the Day Habilitation Program. Assistant is responsible for assisting in supervising habilitation specialists, In Addition, responsible for assisting in the development of individualized Day Habilitation plans.

Detail of Duties and Responsibilities: 

The duties and responsibilities of the Program Coordinator will include, but are not limited to the following:

          Assist in supervising classroom activities in order to ensure that services are being implemented as designed by Treatment Team and appropriately meet individual’s needs.

·         Ensures that services are delivered in a manner that is responsive to interests and desires of each individual and his/her family.

·         Participate in Interviews, hires, orients, trains, supervises, evaluates work of, disciplines and recommends discharge of subordinate staff.

·         Ensures that appropriate individualized treatment plans are developed and adequate progress notes are maintained on all participants.

·         Monitors quality of treatment plan documentation and clinical record keeping in order to ensure compliance with regulations and policies.

·         Prepares various reports as requested by Coordinator/Director.

·         Develops and implements program curriculum.

·         Oversees requisition of supplies and equipment.

·         Selects and utilizes educational materials.

·         Maintains liaison with consumers, advocates, etc.

·         Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings.

·         Keeps abreast of changes in field.

·         Ensures accuracy of all data utilized for funding reports and timely submission of these reports.

·          Provides oversight of all treatment planning, progress and evaluation in accordance with regulatory    requirement.

·         Ensures that staff receives all required in-service training.

·          Develops and implements in-service training related to needs of a geriatric developmentally disabled population.

·         Oversees admissions and discharge of persons in program and scheduling of necessary services and activities.

·         Ensures rights of persons in programs and activities.

·         Performs other related duties as requested.

Education and/or Experience: 

·         Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services or related field.

·         One year of related experience is preferred

Other Skills and Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·         Valid New York State Driver’s License is preferred

·         Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

·         Good oral and written communication skills

·         Good interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with coworkers, employees, residents and their families

·         Good organizational and teaching skills

·         Due to the sensitive nature of the information this person has access to, must be able to maintain the strictest confidentiality.

·         Ability to analyze problems and determine corrective measures

 

 

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