This is an exempt level position reporting to the Regional Director. The RN Program Administrator will have the overall administrative and supervisory responsibility, case management coordination, and oversight for the 24/7 operations of one home. Responsible for ensuring that any suspicion of or knowledge of suspected abuse is reported in accordance with the law and program policies. "Mandated Reporter" (SOC 341).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Managing and guidance of direct care staff, including house managers, nurses, psych techs, and direct care assistants
• Promoting the development of direct care staff
• Budgeting and maintaining practice and standard guidelines
• Communication between the company and staff
• Scheduling of direct care level staff
• Troubleshooting and patient consultation
• Employee management
• 24-hour accountability
• Insure that direct care staff adequately monitors patients and documents their progress
• Serve as an expert and resource on all matters pertaining to nursing
• Monitor and maintain inventory of equipment and supplies
• Coordination of program with Regional Center and DDS
• Coordination of admissions, intake, discharge plans in conjunction with teams
• Oversight, implementation and coordination of consumers' program plans and activities.
• Ensuring consumers receive necessary services and supports according to the ISP and IPP, including medication assistance in accordance with Title 17 and Title 22
• Ensuring overall documentation compliance, including Record of Cash Resources, Record of Personal Property, Medication Record, Emergency Contact Information, Unusual Incident/Injury reports, Physician's Report (LIC 405, LIC 621, LIC 622, LIC 624, LIC 602)
• Updating and maintaining facility program design and operational manual
• Coordination of consultative services for consumers
• Program planning and case management
• Hiring and staffing oversight.
• Personnel actions.
• Budgeting oversight
• Survey compliance and writing and implementing plans of correction
• Compliance with physical site issues in regards to health and safety
• Vendor selection, purchasing
• Vendor management (consultants, etc)
• Direct supervision of direct care staff, including licensed individuals
• Ensuring all staff understand and follow house rules, mandated reporting requirements and consumer rights.
• Completes DDS/ROP DSP trainings and certifications as required, current First Aid, CPR, required orientations, and minimum required continuing education trainings.
• Maintains communication with Executive Director, families, regional center, etc.
• Staff training
• Management meetings
• On call responsibility
• Solid written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Current knowledge of new developments in nursing and healthcare practices
• Knowledge of nursing procedure and protocol
• Proven planning and budgeting abilities
• Thorough record-keeping practices
• Ability to multi-task and maintain composure under stress
• Comfort in working with people from diverse backgrounds
• Effectiveness in delegating tasks and giving written and verbal instructions
• Ability to coordinate patient care through collaboration with different departments and units
• Flexibility in meeting the unique needs of patients
• Knowledgeable regarding Title 17 and 22 of the California Code of Regulations
• Minimum one year of administrative and supervisory experience in a licensed residential program serving persons with developmental disabilities, and shall meet one or more of the following qualifications:
• Be a licensed registered nurse
• Be a licensed nursing home administrator
• Be a licensed psychiatric technician with at least five years of experience serving individuals with developmental disabilities
• Be an individual with a bachelor's degree in the health or human services field and two years experience working in a licensed residential program for persons with developmental disabilities and special health care needs.
• Current certification as an ARF or RCFE Administrator is preferred, but can be obtained post-employment
• Valid California driver license
• Successful completion of pre-employment physical and drug screen, including current TB
• Successful completion of DOJ and FBI background check
• Ability to complete all trainings as required by applicable regulations, including, but not limited to, DSP1 and DSP2.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Must be able to perform CPR using agency-trained protocols
• Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated (basic, intermediate, advanced) experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Access, Publisher and report-writer experience preferred
• Must have current, valid driver's license in state of residence, 3 years driving experience, and acceptable driving record
• Regional Director
• Program Administrators
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist.
Elwyn California reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.
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