ADULT DAY CARE SUPERVISOR- Lake Wales FL
This position is recruited and staffed under Source2
Must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated below:
MAJOR FUNCTION: Responsible for directing, supervising and managing staff members and related functions of the Adult Day Care Center. Responsible for day-to-day operations of the Program in accordance with the Florida Administrative Code and Florida Statutes. Responsible for assessment and monitoring of client health needs and functional levels. Responsible for developing and maintaining a positive and professional relationship with the clients and caregivers, assuring that there are continued open lines of communication, that the clients are treated with compassion, dignity and respect and that confidentiality is maintained at all times.
ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES: Plans, schedules and coordinates appropriate recreational, socialization, transportation and other ancillary senior center activities. Administers medications as ordered. May remind clients of and administer medications. Plans and directs staff work assignments. Supervises and evaluates staff performance. Plans and/or conducts on-the-job training programs and in-service meetings. Provides support and understanding to staff members of their roles and responsibilities for the Program and the clients served. Fosters a professional, healthful environment and an atmosphere of positive employee morale.
Responsible for assuring that medications and other prescribed therapies (i.e.: physical therapy, exercise, etc.) are administered in accordance with physician orders and documented in accordance with federal and state laws and nursing practice standards. Responsible for developing and maintaining a positive and professional relationship with the clients and caregivers, assuring that there are continued open lines of communication, that the clients are treated with compassion, dignity and respect and that confidentiality is maintained at all times.
Performs administrative work duties in the recruitment, screening and hiring recommendation of staff. Acts on administrative and personnel matters and functions. Conducts and/or attends staff conferences. Recommends referrals and emergency services with other areas service agencies, programs and resources. May engage in public speaking activities.
Interprets county, state and federal policies, laws and regulations. Oversees and participates in the preparation, setting up maintenance of records, reports and files. Completes supply and materials requests. Develops, updates, implements and/or completes applicable procedures/policies, program materials, manuals, forms, reports and correspondence. Prepares and oversees maintenance program budget. Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS: Must have leadership, creativity, integrity, initiative and communicative skills. Knowledge and ability to assess and monitor client health needs and functional levels. Knowledge of social and health counseling. Knowledge of and ability to prepare fiscal accounting, filing and record keeping management systems. Ability to deal tactfully with clients, families, visitors, governmental agencies and the general public. Ability to handle highly sensitive and complex issues. Ability to learn, county, state and federal policies, laws and rules and regulations. Ability to become familiar with other social services and health agencies and resources. Ability to use good judgment in administrative and personnel situations and make independent decisions. Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with employees and the public. Ability to plan, assign and direct the work of others. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited high school or possess an acceptable equivalency diploma and have a minimum of three (3) years health or social service experience, including two (2) years experience supervising others. Must possess a current State of Florida license as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse. No comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the required LPN licensure unless authorized by the Department of HRS. Must have a valid driver=s license and be able to secure a valid Florida drivers license at the time of employment.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must present a physical examination statement that he/she is free from tuberculosis in a communicable form. Must possess or be able to obtain Red Cross First Aid and American Heart Association CPR Certification cards no later that thirty working days after initial employment within this classification. May be required to assist in a Special Care Shelter at time of need. All new Adult Day Care Center employees must undergo Level 2 (FDLE) screening submitted electronically before commencing work and every 5 years thereafter and attest, upon hiring, that they meet the requirements for employment and agree to inform the employer immediately if arrested for any disqualifying offense. New employees, who have worked for another health care facility, may obtain background screening information from their previous employer to satisfy the new requirements. Persons who have been screened and qualified as required by Section 435 and who have not been unemployed for more that 90 days thereafter, and who under penalty of perjury, attest to not having been convicted of a disqualifying offense since the completion of such screening, shall not have to be re-screened. This position may be required to work beyond normal hours and on weekends as necessary. This position may be reassigned to other adult day care sites as workload requirements change. When circumstances warrant, such as a time of impending or declared disaster (i.e. hurricanes, tornados, flooding, etc.), the person filling this position will be expected to be available to participate in the Polk County Emergency Management Plan. This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, providing staffing coverage for all aspects of the special needs shelters at various locations throughout Polk County, food and water distribution and/or any other duties which are deemed critical to assure the citizens of our County are provided with the necessary services during and after a disaster. The Emergency Management duties may require the employee to be away from their home and family for several consecutive days.
Location: Adult Day Care Center- Lake Wales FL
Work Schedule- Monday- Friday 8AM-5PM or 7AM-4PM
Rate of Pay $15.75-$17.46 per hour
Closing-Pending-Will close without notice