The Assistant Program Manager is responsible for assisting the Program Manager with all management duties and ensuring the smooth operation of consumer services.
Schedule and attend all individuals' medical, dental, psychiatric and any other necessary appointments.
Complete documentation of appointment and distribute as appropriate to other providers (DDS, day programs, and family/guardians).
Develop and monitor scheduling of staff across the program to ensure economy and program coverage.
Audit individual financial records on a regular basis.
Complete monthly business reports (petty cash, census).
Assist with the supervision of staff and attend all staff meetings as deemed necessary by the Program Manager. Lead staff meetings in the absence of the Program Manager.
Maintain current medication treatment charts.
Ensure accuracy of medications following Medication Administration Program procedures.
Maintain current Doctor's orders.
Assist individuals in Self-Advocacy, decision-making and empowerment.
Assist individuals to identify and develop person centered goals and plans to address any concerns, wants or needs they have.
Develop and monitor creative and interesting community-centered opportunities for all individuals.
Available on call for consultation in emergencies or regarding imperative concerns.
Report all significant issues to the appropriate persons and document issues/incidents according to agency guidelines.
Maintain all mandatory core certifications (First Aid, CPR, SOLVE, MAP, HR/DPPC)
Perform physical intervention in the event of a crisis.
Ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Advocates' Human Rights policy.
Attends and actively participates in supervision and staff meetings.
Perform all duties in accordance with the agency's policies and procedures.
High School Diploma or GED and two years related experience.
Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and the ability to use good judgment.
Sensitivity to the needs of people with Disabilities.
Must have basic computer knowledge.
High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
Must hold a valid drivers' license. Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport consumers.
Advocates offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) plan and a holiday/vacation package.
Advocates is an EOE committed to employing a diverse workforce.
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