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CIT Supervisor (Schenectady)
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Direct Support Professional
Department
Residential
Location
Ballston Spa, NY

Responsibilities

A Community Intergration Team Supervisor, under the direction of the CIT manager or CIT Leader, supervises and coordinates a variety of activities of staff in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in home settings including Wildwood certified homes or in their own homes. Assures staff activities promote independence, self-esteem and community integration by performing the following duties.

·       Assists the CIT Manager or CIT Leader in coordinating, supervising, developing staff and managing work schedules.

·       Participates in the interviewing and hiring of new Direct Support Professionals. Works collaboratively with individuals & families as appropriate.

·       Participates in habilitation plan development (may be residential habilitation, community habilitation, or day habilitation).

·       Maintains a capacity-based approach and participates in activities to build competencies and integrate individuals into their communities.

·       Provides instruction and assistance to individuals in areas of daily living including but not limited to personal hygiene, cooking, house maintenance, social interaction, mobility training, use of leisure time and personal finances.

·       Performs support staff responsibilities as needed including overnight staffing and on-call duties on a regular basis as scheduled by the CIT Manager or CIT Leader.

·       Completes, monitors and trains staff on all mandated reporting requirements including but not limited to the following:

  • Appropriate habilitation plans and service notes. Approves notes in a timely fashion, and follows up with missing or unsigned notes.
  • Incident reports and Justice Center reporting
  • Documents related to medication administration where applicable
  • Documents related to behavioral support plans where applicable
  • Documentation related to personal allowance where applicable
  • Agency related documentation.

·       Helps ensure appropriate safeguards for individuals are developed and maintained.

·       Manages, administers, monitors medication to individuals as required in certified settings (after Medication Administration certified) and acts as the primary liaison to the R.N.  Assures prescribed medications are available to individuals. Performs heath care treatment as prescribed. Reports any concerns of self-medication administration status to program supervising RN as soon as possible.

·       Attends, participates and may facilitate staff meetings.

·       Provides and/or coordinates transportation for individuals to program activities, doctors' appointments, recreational activities and other activities.   

·       Remains current in agency and program-related training.

·       Communicates with other agencies, employers, family members, job coaches , landlords and any other appropriate constituents.

·       Implements emergency procedures established by the agency as necessary.

·       Provides emergency first aid and CPR as necessary.

·       Performs routine interior and exterior cleaning and maintenance of residence as assigned.

·       Reports unique or emergency medical conditions of individuals to the program supervising R.N., and residential management team.

·       Requisitions and purchases equipment, food and other materials needed for the operation of the program following agency protocols.

·       Acts as the designated supervisor when assigned by the CIT Manager or CIT Leader.

·       All supervisors, managers, and employees are all responsible for helping to create a workplace free of recognized hazards, and for acting safely.

Qualifications

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one-year experience in direct support working with the developmentally disabled or related experience and/or training.

·       A valid NYS driver's license and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required. Daily access to a vehicle.

·       Must be cleared and maintain acceptable record under the NYS OPWDD mandated criminal background check process.

 
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