Provide consultation, feedback, evaluation, motivation and direction to staff.
Ensures compliance with ORR contract standards, state licensing requirements, regulating/accrediting bodies and BCFS policies/procedures.
Responsible for interviewing, hiring, terminating and staff disciplinary action for positions supervised and /or designated by Senior Program Director.
Ensures that all staff documentation is completed appropriately and in a timely manner.
Ensures that all staff are current on training requirements for DFPS State Licensing, ORR Policies and Procedures and BCFS Policies and Procedures.
Assists in conducting staff meetings and communicates with staff on regular basis.
Provides and/or coordinates orientation and training for all employees in accordance to ORR contract standards, state licensing requirements, regulating/accrediting bodies and BCFS policies/procedures.
Completes and maintains monthly training schedules for all staff, particularly direct care staff
Participates and assists in in-service training.
Responsible for timely completion of assignments and adapts schedule to changing workloads to include work in evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.
Supervise, facilitate and participate in the resident assessment and admission process when necessary.
Monitors medication administration to ensure that proper protocol is followed.
Develops Corrective Action Plan for any identified areas of service as assigned by Senior Program Director or Executive Director.
Supervises and monitors delivery of quality therapeutic services to clients/residents.
Responsible for the analysis of the nature, severity and frequency of risks.
Assists in the agency Quality Assurance Program.
Monitors program through frequent observation and valuation of programs services, building, grounds, equipment, staff, clients, vehicles, etc.
Responds to outside requests for persons authorized to receive information regarding the residents.
Provides and/or supervises crisis intervention in crisis situations as needed (assisting with a combative client, potential suicide attempt, runaway, angry family, etc.).
Serves on internal and external committees with approval from Senior Program Director or as assigned by the Executive Director.
Participates in on-call for the shelter programs.
Prepare and maintain department reports as assigned.
Facilitate and/or supervises appropriate programming treatment and discharge planning.
Develops and maintains effective working relationship between personnel and/or other professional including but not limited to law enforcement officials, judicial officials, legal resources, medical professionals and other community resources.
Must maintain current license/certification/training in Texas
Member of IMT. Attends all mandated trainings for IMT and reports for active duty when required.
Other job duties as assigned.
Education: The Assistant Director must have a relevant bachelor's degree.
Experience: Five years of progressive employment experience within a social services or child care agency. Training and/or experience in direct service delivery, staff supervision, program development, evaluation, budget development, and financial management.
Observe all BCFS Policies and Procedures.
Knowledge of skill and experience in a range of problem and treatment modalities.
Must maintain working home telephones at all times.
Ensures client confidentiality.
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