Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Assistant Residence Manager in Red Hook, New York

Our Assistant Residence Managers play an integral role in the success of Devereux NY. If you are a caregiver, home health aide, CNA or direct care professional either with experience in social services or the desire to gain experience you are on your way to having the opportunity to increase your real-world professional experience with an organization that is celebrating 100 years of service.

Devereux New York is seeking an

Assistant Residence Manager

for our campus located in

Red Hook, NY (Northern Dutchess Co.) . The Assistant Residence Manager will oversee intellectually and developmentally disabled children & adults, and partner with these individuals to facilitate daily care, enhance personal development, foster self-esteem, and meet or exceed individualized goals for success.

The hours for this position are full-time. Compensation is commensurate with relevant experience and education.

As an Assistance Residence 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.

Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

When you work with an industry leader, you come to expect more. At Devereux NY, we are proud to offer great opportunities for you to gain comprehensive training, career experience, growth, professional development and job satisfaction.

Devereux New York touches the lives of nearly 300 children, adolescents, adults, and their families with special needs, from the entire New York state region. Individuals with emotional, behavioral, and developmental disabilities are served via a broad spectrum of treatment settings including campus based homes,

community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational and pre-vocational training programs, campus based educational programs, MSC services, and consulting services. Devereux New York has an educational center that serves individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

Keywords: Assistant Manager, Developmental Disabilities, Direct Care, Autism.

Requirements

To qualify, we require our Assistant Residence Managers 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 NY Drivers 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.**

CORE CURRICULUM (recommended training): New DirectionsTraining, First Aid Training, SCIP-R, CPR, QPR, OSHA, Blood Bourne Pathogens,Infection Control, Student Rights, Duty to Report, Corporate Compliance,Behavioral Management Training, Accounting/Budget Training, Computer Training,Interpersonal Skills/Assertiveness Training, Time Management/OrganizationTraining, Conflict Management, Utilizing Community Resource Training, ToleranceTraining, Devereux Awareness Training, Problem Solving, Applied BehavioralAnalysis, Understanding Autism, Documentation Training, CommunicationsTraining, Workers Compensation Awareness Training, Sexual Behavior and RiskPrevention Training.

LEVEL OF SUPERVISION: Moderate.

About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE