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Director of Residential Services

Barry L. Price Rehabilitation Center | Newton MA 02466 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/09/2012

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Who We Are:

The Barry Price Rehabilitation Center (Price Center) is a non-profit organization which provides support services to adults with developmental disabilities. We are a community based organization offering residential services, employment supports and day habilitation programs. Our mission is to support and enhance the lives of individuals by encouraging personal growth and active participation in the community, and respecting individual preferences and diversity. For more information on The Price Center, please go to our website at:

Monitor the overall operation of Residential program. Monitor program development and administration, including all individual services, supervision of program staff, monitoring program finances, managing physical site issues, liaison with affiliate management agency, other agency directors, families, government agencies and the community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

I. Individual Services

• Monitor the development and implementation of individual services for all individuals in the program.
• Screen and select individuals for the program in consult with the President.
• Serve as a resource to program staff in responding to specific program needs.
• Provide direct service to individuals in a sensitive, professional manner.
• Monitor the ISP development for all individuals and ensure implementation and review by case managers.
• Attend, or designate attendee, all ISP meetings. Ensure that medical/dental appointments for each person in the program are scheduled and maintained.
• Ensure that program records and files are maintained and will monitor and maintain an efficient and effective individual record keeping system.
• Develop data collection systems for each individual and monitor the utilization of these systems with the Program Managers.
• Ensure that self-preservation requirements are met.
• Advocate for individuals to maximize their community involvement and independence.
• Ensure that Individual Support Plan goals and objectives are developed and implemented in accordance with Price Center and DDS guidelines.

II. Staff Supervision and Management

• Provide programmatic supervision for all staff.
• Advertise, interview, hire and dismiss staff with the guidance of the President.
• Ensure that all staff are evaluated on their performance annually.
• Facilitate weekly staff meetings.
• Meet weekly with the Program Managers to address issues and concerns, and to provide feedback on job performance.
• Schedule regular and relief staff to ensure adequate staff coverage to accommodate the varying needs of the individuals served and to provide maximum supervisory support.
• Monitor all case management of individuals by staff.
• Coordinate and facilitate implementation of in-service training for staff.
• Meet weekly with President to discuss program's direction.
• Review and approve of all staff bi-weekly time sheets, authorizing payment.

III. Program

• Assure quality in program implementation on a day-to-day basis.
• Develop and implement program policies and procedures that reflect the individual operational needs of the program.
• Participate in an evaluation of the organization annually.
• Develop budget recommendations and present this information to the CFO of the Price Center.
• Maintain Program Budget, assuring fiscal stability by staying within the parameters of the assigned line items. Confer with the Program Managers on any line item variations.
• Ensure that individual fees are collected.
• Organize and oversee repair and maintenance of the residences. Monitor the physical facility for safety/cleanliness and health and for maximum program efficiency.
• Ensure the program's compliance with the Price Center's policies and procedures, contracts, State and Federal regulations and certification standards.
• Review the activities of the Human Rights Committee in conjunction with the Human Rights Officer.
• Ensure the timely completion of all assigned written materials. Ensure that they are effective operational systems to maintain proper control of individual funds.

IV. Agency Administration

• Facilitate and oversee DDS Quality Enhancement Compliance
• Act as liaison with DDS and other agencies.
• Attend monthly management meetings.
• Participate in weekly supervision with the President.
• Participate in agency-wide organizations and projects on an as-needed basis.
• Responsible for administrative on-call coverage on a regularly scheduled basis.
• Maintain financial accounts in conjunction with the Business Manager of the Price Center.
• Assist the Price Center in the development of performance objectives for the state contract.
• Monitor expenditures for the program and assist in the development of the program budget and state contract.
• Obtain estimates for program purchases and repairs. Coordinate program repairs and purchases.

Full medical and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403(b) Retirement matching plan, tuition reimbursement program, employee referral bonus, paid vacation and time-off.
To apply: Please email resume and cover letter or fax to (617) 244-0069

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Location Newton, MA, 02466, United States
Annual Salary $50,000.00 - $54,000.00/Yearly
Travel Required 30% of the time
Categories Human Services
Function Mental Health Occupations
Experience Years 4 yrs
Visa Sponsorship Do not sponsor.
Pref Degree Bachelors

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Contact Name Human Resources
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Fax 617-244-0069