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OPERATIONS & PROGRAM MANAGER - SES - 67012649

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609

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Requisition No: 318861 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: OPERATIONS & PROGRAM MANAGER - SES - 67012649

Position Number: 67012649 

Salary:  $1,737.44 - $1,911.18 bi weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 03/08/2021 

OPERATIONS & PROGRAM MANAGER -SES

APD TACACHALE

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

 

The incumbent assigned to this position acts as the Clinical Services Division Director, responsible for providing leadership and direction for the Tacachale Clinical Services Division consistent with applicable Florida Statutes, federal law and regulations, and agency policies and procedures. Scope of work and major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

Direct the daily operation of the Clinical Services Division at Tacachale, including managing the performance of the department heads for each department (Medical Services, Nursing Services, Dental Services, Audiology and Therapies which include Occupational, Physical and Speech). Plan and direct the efficient use of resources and integration of services to ensure a smooth operation. Provide technical assistance and training to ensure productivity, effectiveness, and a safe work environment.

 

Serve as a member of the Tacachale Executive Management Team, assists in the coordination of operations center wide, and advise management on problems/issues affecting operations of the Center. Consult with other division directors and department managers to identify the most effective solution in physical plant issues as well as future planning.

 

Chairs the Tacachale Local Review Committees (LRCs) which includes the Seguin Unit, insuring all behavior analysis services are in compliance with all laws and regulations. Coordinates and facilitates all LRC meetings, setting the agendas and completing the minutes. Reviews all behavior plans with proposed restricted procedures and provides supervision to reduce any restrictive procedures.

 

Monitors the provision of behavior analysis services by visiting homes and various sites, observing staff implementation of behavior plans and providing feedback and improvement strategies. Interacts directly with residents throughout this process.

 

Provides authorizing agent duties for the use of reactive strategies, including mechanical restraint. Convenes appropriate medical and professional staff for the review and approval of mechanical restraint devices used. Provides 24/7 on-call service.

 

Assist with various projects and performs other assignments as needed.

 

Performs other related duties as appropriate or assigned by the Center Administrator.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 

Knowledge of best practices in residential supports for persons with developmental disabilities.

Knowledge of continuous quality improvement.

Knowledge of AHCA regulations and process.

Knowledge of ICF/DD regulations, applicable Florida Statutes, and administrative codes.

Knowledge of the principles and application of behavior analysis best practices.

Ability to analyze complex issues, develop and monitor corrective action plans.

Ability to make decisions and solve problems.

Ability to manage budgets.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to provide expert training in applied behavior analysis.

Ability to demonstrate behavioral strategies with persons with developmental disabilities.

Skilled in the writing, editing, and monitoring of behavior plans.

Skilled in the preventative strategies and proactive interactions with persons served.

 

 

 

WORK SCHEDULE

Tacachale is a 24/7, 365 day a year facility

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.  APD PARTICIPATES 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 UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE 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 (1-877-562-7287).  NOTIFICATIION TO THE HIRING AUTHORITY MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO PROVIDE THE ACCOMMODATION.

 

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.  ALL EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO REASONABLE SUSPISION DRUG TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.0455, F.S., DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT.

 

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