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HUMAN SERVICES SENIOR SUPERVISOR - SES - 67015618

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609

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Requisition No: 314983 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES SENIOR SUPERVISOR - SES - 67015618

Position Number: 67015618 

Salary:  $1,020.79 - $1,930.72 bi weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 03/17/2021 

HUMAN SERVICES SENIOR SUPERVISOR

APD TACACHALE

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

 

This position supervises and coordinates the duties and responsibilities of direct care staff on the assigned shift.  Communicates with and instructs direct care staff on performance expectations and duties and responsibilities through routine meetings, in-service training, following protocols and procedures, personnel actions, work requirements and effective delivery of resident directed services.  Ensures direct care staff follow infection control procedures. Manages staffing schedules and coordinates staffing for on-coming and out going shifts for primary home and “buddy home.” Performs all shift change procedures including, but not limited to ensuring mandatory, adequate staffing and addressing residents’ needs.  Tracks and provides feedback to supervisors and management staff related to employee performance.  Ensures accurate timekeeping, including reviewing timesheets for accuracy and timely approval in People First.  Completes and submits monitoring reports, logs and data recording per policy and procedures and as directed.

 

Ensures direct care staff follow safety protocols and procedures related to employee and resident safety. Ensures the safety of the residents to include acquiring timely medical care and completion of the incident reporting procedures.  In conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT), gathers information to assist in determining the cause of incidents.  Assists with the development and implementation of corrective action plans.  Ensures timely reporting of staff injuries; develops and implements corrective actions plans to prevent recurrence of those injuries.

 

Ensures that all active treatment and skill acquisition programs, formal and in-formal, as prescribed by the IDT are implemented correctly and in a timely manner in compliance with state, federal and Medicaid regulations through hands-on training, modeling and oversight. Through direct observation and oversight, ensures direct care staff provide transportation of residents to the off-home programs on center in line with the residents’ daily activity schedules and preferences. Monitors the implementation of formal and informal programs and procedures for correct implementation and data collection.  Completes and maintains all required monitoring documentation in a correct and timely manner in accordance with assigned deadlines.  Ensures direct care staff stay current with information regarding the residents.

 

Assists the IDT team with the development and implementation of corrective actions plans to address deficient areas cited during the Agency for Health Care Administration Surveys. 

 

Oversees the protection and availability of residents’ personal possessions through scheduling and reviewing monthly audits.   Actively participates in monthly IDT meetings to include reporting on the residents’ personal needs and preferences.  Coordinates with team members, community outings for residents to promote their involvement in shopping and selecting their personal purchases.

 

Assists with direct care duties including but not limited to direct accountability of an assigned group of residents, assists residents with self-care/daily living routines and leisure activities, accompanies residents to medical appointments, worksites, alternative leisure programs and therapies, as needed.  Implements behavioral supports as outlined in residents’ Behavior Support Plans and informal procedures. Interacts with direct care staff daily to create and maintain a sense of teamwork. Takes necessary action to correct any problems.

 

Conducts inspections and monitors all areas of the physical plant, ensures proper maintenance and cleanliness of the living areas and ensures the completion and follow up of corrective actions for deficiencies identified.  Prepares and submits reports per facility guidelines

 

Attends and participates in residents’ Individual Support Plan Meetings and monthly IDT Meetings, Psychiatric Clinics, and other facility meetings as assigned. Confers with the treatment team leader and home manager and/or other IDT members concerning the well-being of the residents. Works closely with off home providers specifically Behavioral Specialist, Dietitian, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist and Adaptive Devices to ensure that appropriate and necessary care and supports are available to the residents.

 

Coordinates and tracks direct reports’ attendance at mandatory trainings and/or certification in Prevention and Safety Strategies (PASS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Direct Care In-service.  Coordinates and tracks direct reports’ completion of their annual health screening.

 

Maintains annual training for and actual use of PASS to address residents who display aggression, self-injury, or property destruction and require interventions using a combination of verbal and physical techniques to address problem behaviors.  Lifts up to forty pounds.  Lifting is required to ensure provision of physical and nutritional management.  Maintains certification for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.  Attends annual Direct Care In-service. 

 

Other related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 

Ability to read, teach and implement residents’ support plans, formal and informal programs/interventions.

 

Ability to lift up to forty pounds.

 

Knowledge of the developmentally disabled population.

 

Knowledge of the principles and practices used as behavioral interventions with residents.

 

Ability to work as a team member.

 

Ability to supervise the work of others.

 

Ability to operate software programs to include, Word, Excel and the Internet.

 

Ability to assess residents’ skills and needs.

 

Ability to prepare, implement and monitor individual behavioral support plans.

 

Ability to keep records on residents’ progress.  

 

Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.

 

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Maintain Advanced Prevention and Safety Strategies [PASS] Certification.

One (1) year supervisory experience.

Two (2) years direct care experience.

 

 

A valid Florida Driver’s License. (If initially hired with an out-of-state license the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida State driver’s license within 30-days of hire. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/ Employment/Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that have “Corrective Lenses Restricted,” are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

 

WORK SCHEDULE

This position is located at a 24- hour facility.  Working Hours: Vary. Days Off: Vary.

This position may be required to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035.    

This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.

 

** NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

Background Screening requirement – It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.

 

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.

 

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

 

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Gainesville