House Manager I
Catholic Community Services of the Willamette Valley - Albany, OR

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There are weekend on-call shift rotations associated with this position.

The House Manager is responsible for providing leadership and structure which supports staff in providing appropriate care for persons with developmental disabilities, to guide and assist them in their development, and to effectively manage the normal activities associated with home and community life. The House Manager assures the proper development and implements five of the training programs and developmental activities that comprise the Individual Support Plan of each resident. The House Manager in coordination with the Registered Nurse, trains and models the skills and personal characteristics necessary for working with, caring for, and winning the respect of persons with developmental disabilities. The House Manager assures compliance with Catholic Community Services policy, government regulations, and COA standards related to operation of the group homes.

Minimum Job Duties:
Participates in hiring/termination/training and support of staff.

Trains, supervises and evaluates all Living Skills Technicians in accordance with agency policy and procedures to ensure that high quality outcomes are delivered to clients and customers.

Maintains “open door” policy for hearing, reporting, and resolving resident complaints.

Conducts fire drills in accordance with regulations and in coordination with nursing staff.

Coordinates volunteer services as directed and when necessary.

Maintains and monitors household budget staying within allowable expenditures.

Audits client funds at a minimum of one time per month.

Coordinates weekly staff meetings and staff schedules.

Serves as Skill Trainer for the residents and recommends Individual Programs based on: (a) Valid assessment, (b) Objectives contained in plan of care, (c) Prioritization of resident needs, (d) Baseline date taken to pinpoint behavioral problems, and (e) Coordinating formal and informal behavior intervention programs with the IHP team.

Monitors all medical services/needs and makes appropriate recommendation or referral. May provide direct care services on occasion.

Ensures that all Catholic Community Services health and safety policies, procedures and training are implemented in a timely manner: (a) Take corrective action to eliminate hazardous conditions and practices by the end of the shift on which they are observed. (b) Discuss health and safety issues at least twice each month with employees during supervisory conferences. (c) Include a section on the employee’s health and safety practices in each performance evaluation done. (d) Report all injuries to the Human Resources Office by the end of the shift on which they occur.

Performs other work as directed by Program Coordinator.

Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in the field of developmental disabilities or related field or actively or continuously pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the field of developmental disabilities or related field

Prior work or volunteer experience working with people with developmental disabilities.

Prior management or supervisory experience

Two years management or supervisory experience preferred.

Must have or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification within 30 days of employment.

Must be able to lift up to seventy-five pounds for a total of up to 150 pounds in a two-person lift.

Must have a valid current Oregon Driver's License. This requires the ability to pass agency insurance requirement and have appropriate personal automobile insurance.

Prefer applicant with knowledge of: the principles of normalization, use of least restrictive environments, behavior modification, Individual Support Planning, data-based skill training systems and human development.

Catholic Community Services is an equal opportunity employer which selects, promotes, and transfers employees without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran's status, age, associations, expunged juvenile record, family relationships, disability, sexual orientation or application for Worker's Compensation benefits.