Posted on August 1, 2012
Director of Developmental Disabilities
Unique People Services
Unique People Services - Director of Developmental Disabilitiies
Position reports to: Associate Executive Director
Responsible for the overall operation of each program/facility and ensuring that all facilities comply with policies and procedures per State and Federal regulation.
Ensure and maintained working agreements with other providers with the objective to ensure, to the greatest extent possible, that opportunities exist in the community for movement of appropriate clients to less restrictive residential settings.
Ensure that hospital affiliation agreements are maintained with one or more hospitals to admit clients for inpatient services to less restrictive residential settings.
Ensure that all facilities and services provided adequately meet the physical, social and developmental needs of all clients and that there is adequate protection of each client’s health, safety, comfort and well being and civil, human and legal rights.
Establish policies concerning the operation of the facilities and the well being of clients.
Make frequent visits to each facility to assure that the safety and health requirements are observed, that the physical environment is comfortable and attractive and that proper client care and programming are carried out.
Supervision of the Medicaid Service Coordinator.
Participate directly or through delegation of staff in all DD Council activities within each borough in which services are being rendered.
Respond to both relevant RFP(s) and pre-promulgated standards distributed by the Standards and compliance department of OPWDD..
Participate in agency wide five year planning.
Respond to any and all statement(s) of deficiency.
Master Degree in administration or a health/human services related field, plus (4) years senior supervisory experience in developmental disabilities services or a Bachelor Degree with (8) years senior supervisory experience in developmental disabilities .
Good verbal and written communication skills a must.
Reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Fax resume and cover letter to (718) 231-7720 Attn: HR or
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with Word document attachments
Only applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted.
Unique People Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.