Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Residential Manager in Saugerties, 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 is a leading non profit 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.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux 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 and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

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

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.

Relevant keywords: Direct Care, Management, Developmental Disabilities, CNA


  • 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.**