Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Assistant Residence Manager in Poughkeepsie, New York

As an Assistant Resident Manager you will:

  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and implementation of the residence program.

  • Act in Residence Manager capacity in their absence.

  • Implement the daily operation of the assigned residence.

  • Assist in the planning and implement ITP/Treatment Team goal methodologies and data collection.

  • Maintain mandated OPWDD medication certification and will dispense medication as assigned.

  • Be prepared for and attend ITP and Treatment Team meetings.

  • Ensure implementation of Treatment Team procedure.

  • Be responsible for student/resident safety and supervision as well as ensuring rights.

  • Complete recreational lesson plans as required.

  • Ensure all required documentation is completed, which includes, but is not limited to, daily logs, behavior incident reports, staff communication logs.

  • Assisting our clients with their activities of daily living which includes hygiene.

Organization Profile:

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health.

We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national non-profit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of Autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Additional Details:

The primary purpose of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners.

Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan.

Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision, Supplemental Life, and Accident coverage are available to FT employees.

*It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit package, visit

http://learn.devereux.org/benefits .

In addition to these benefits we also offer a healthcare option through MVP here in New York.

And remember: Working at Devereux helps you qualify for loan forgiveness for both Direct and Federal Perkins Loans!!

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https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts

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Requirements

To qualify, we require our direct support lead to:

  • Have a HS diploma/GED with one years of related experience.

Bachelor degree or Associates degree with one (1) year of related experience preferred.

  • Have a valid state drivers lcense.

  • Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adults with special needs.

Physical Requirements: Pre-employment physical required. Significant and frequent amounts of walking, sitting, stooping, bending & standing required. Frequent planned, outside activities causing exposure to sunlight and heat. Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes. Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc. Good manual dexterity.