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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

Resources For Human Development, Inc. Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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Description/Job Summary

CO-STAR (Creating Opportunities Supporting Tenacious Adults in Recovery) Residential Systems is a multi-faceted residential and family supportive services program for individuals with behavioral health challenges. CO-STAR's person-centered programming includes
life skills, social skills, and community integration in the least restrictive setting. Short-term and long-term care are combined in a therapeutic and caring environment to provide individuals with the skills that they need to lead productive lives in the
The Clinical Manager is responsible for providing clinical oversight to Direct Service Personnel working in assigned homes of the COSTAR system. The Clinical Manager also supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in advising individuals with
serious behavioral health and intellectual challenges, while also teaching skills and lessening deficits involving education, recreation, vocation, medication, socialization, spiritual, nutritional, and household utilities as governed under Psychosocial Rehabilitation
Services by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following;
other duties may be assigned.

Ensures that clinical practices at residential homes are consistent with Best Practice standards.

Supports residential staff working in homes within the COSTAR system, and look for ways to standardize clinical practices and ensure exemplary reliability when appropriate.

Coordinates and documents treatment and services for Individuals Group and individualized

Provides training and ongoing support to program staff related to clinical best practices and engage in incidental teaching with DSPs and those residing within the homes.

Oversees the provision of specialized services such as DBT, behavioral consultation, psychiatric consultations, nutritionist, medication management, and other program and community based services.

Completes weekly DAP notations for each individuals residing within the homes.

Works collaboratively with Director and Systems Manager and others.
Assists and assigns task to workers, and inspects completed work for conformance to standards.

Resolves workers problems and or refers matters to Systems Manager.
Utilizes Lawson to Approve/Disapprove employees hours worked.
Performs duties of DSPs.
Responds to 24 hour on-call duty.
Keeps accurate records of expenditures and reconcile monthly credit card and other expenditures.

Assists individuals with placing orders for monthly food and other supplies, while assuring that the homes are never under stocked.

Assists individuals in distributing food and household goods.
Oversees and maintain medication supply/refills for individuals; including submitting bi-weekly audit reports to System s Manager.

Monitors and documents individuals and shift activities.
Assist and escort individuals in the community i.e. Day program, activities, medical appointments, recovery meetings, etc.

Analyze individuals education and recovery service procedures and techniques to improve the quality of service, promote and convey hope, respect, and the belief that all individuals have the ability to learn, grow, and sustain recovery, while striving
towards obtaining independence.
Conducts and documents monthly scheduled one to one supervision meetings with workers

Conducts and documents regular staff meetings.
Maintain adequate staffing patterns for homes.
The ability to work one weekend day monthly.
Respond to on-call emergencies by reporting to homes.
Confers with individuals and groups relative to personal, social, vocational, recreational, spiritual, self-maintenance, and educational goals/concerns.

Communicates individual, staff, and house activity to Director and Systems Manager.

Understands RHD s values and Policy and Procedures to assure that they are upheld.

NOTE: Due to the nature of the job, other duties may be assigned.
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.
Education and/or Experience

Master s Degree in a Human Services or public health field
Two years to three years related experience
Valid Driver s License a Must

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Possess the ability to appropriately document and provide routine reports and correspondences. Ability to speak effectively before
groups, such as customers, community liaisons, and or employees of organizations,
Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exist. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, of schedule form.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to drive, stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or pounds and occasionally lift and/or move at
least up to 25 pounds.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
information, and veteran or disability status.