Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Residential Manager in Poughkeepsie, New York

The Residence Manager will insure a proper staffing ratio through the assigned residence, monitor benefit use, overtime being worked, and accommodate staff vacation coverage needs in conjunction with the Residence Director. Also they will assist with overtime management by adjusting schedules accordingly to provide and ensure adequate coverage. The Residence Manager oversees compliance to OPWDD (formerly OMRDD) regulation of assigned residence. In addition they will assist to oversee both the daily operation and all procedural routines of assigned residence, includes of student/residence inventories, residence supply inventories, food inventories, recreation supplies, etc.

A crucial aspect of the Residence Manager position is to insure that staff assigned to the house receives all necessary training, observation and shifts in the house as part of orientation are scheduled and appropriate mentor assigned, annual training requirements are monitored and staff are in compliance with all required training within the year, receives individual supervision twice per month, and annual evaluations are completed on each staff member assigned to the house. They will also need to insure that Treatment Team and treatment planning meetings are prepared for and attended by assigned residence/ IRA staff and that Treatment Team procedures are followed and implemented when necessary, as well as to become familiar with the software and to train residence staff in ISP methodology, student / resident tracking and training.

The Residence Manager will be responsible for monitoring residence documentation requirements, treatment plan goal data collection, behavioral data collection, medical data collection, and shift reports. They will also be required to maintain medication administration certification, as well as, training mandates.

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 . 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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  • Bachelors degree preferred. Associates Degree or 60+ credits required, but will consider substituting three years of experience in mental health field for the academic requirement. Candidate must demonstrate two years of progressively responsible positions in a residential setting that programs for the same population (age, diagnosis, etc.).

  • Have a valid driver's license.

  • 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.**