Program Supervisor/Prader Willi Syndrome Program

Mainstay Life Services
Pittsburgh, PA

Position Description:
This position will be responsible for assigned individuals residing in residential home(s) provided by Mainstay Life Services and is responsible for the general growth, development and well-being of those individuals. Duties include administrative tasks associated with managing the residential program(s), management and counseling of direct care, and staff development. This person must have the ability to follow the leadership model and act as the liaison for outside organizations. Involvement in agency committee(s) is encouraged.

Specific Requirements and Preferences:

  • Care of Individuals/Administrative Duties:
    • Promote agency philosophy to ensure high levels of individual care through community integration, individual choice and development of individuals' competencies, while treating individuals with respect and dignity
    • Developing, reviewing and supervising the implementation of all residential programming for assigned individuals, including ISP program plans and program activities. Ensure these programs promote the growth of the individuals
    • Maintain and manage the electronic client records system to ensure proper and timely documentation, reporting, communication, training and attendance
    • Coordinate and complete assessments, participate in interdisciplinary team meetings
    • Provide direct care as required/needed to ensure the safety and well-being of assigned individuals. This may involve providing shift coverage as needed, crisis intervention, transportation and attend medical appointments
    • Ensure medical, emotional and social needs of individuals are met
    • Follow up with medical recommendations as set by regulations
  • Professional Standards:
    • Ensure adherence to agency, county, state, federal and other regulations
    • Maintain positive and effective relationships with families, other care providers, ISC's and the general community
    • Maintain required documentation, ensure accurate record keeping
    • Adhere to agency's Code of Conduct
  • Household Management:
    • Ensure accurate and efficient management of all financial records and accounts
    • Ensure a safe, clean, comfortable, and therapeutic living environment through management of all household responsibilities, including employee scheduling, maintenance of home and van, grocery shopping, menu planning, home improvements and house cleaning
    • MAR review; trained as a medication supervisor
  • Staff Supervision:
    • Review/approve time sheets, leave requests, travel reimbursement, etc.
    • Supervise assigned staff, ensuring adherence to agency philosophy, policies, and professional standards, as well as federal, state, and county regulations.
    • Supervise the development of employees' skills and knowledge through orientation, training, and evaluation. Tasks involved include, but are not limited to: performance evaluations, conducting staff meetings, and staff discipline/counseling.
    • Develops and maintains all initial and ongoing training related to electronic client records; ensures proper and timely documentation from staff.
    • Complete all necessary documentation and submit by appropriate deadlines.
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Responsible for the completion of all other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator.

Hours: Thirty-seven and one-half hours per week. Schedule encompasses varying days and hours including periodic observation of all shifts. Exempt management position. On-call on as necessary to meet program needs. 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university & 2 years work experience working directly with individuals with I/DD, OR Associates degree/60 credit hours from an accredited college/university & 4 years work experience working directly with individuals with I/DD. Supervisory and 6400 regulation experience preferred. I/DD program manager, supports coordinator, or behavior specialist experience preferred. Therap/ECR experience a plus. Valid Pennsylvania driver's license. Use of personal vehicle may be required. EOE 

Organization Description:
Mainstay Life Services, a $20M Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization, is recruiting for a Residential Program Supervisor for two Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) houses located in the South Hills area of Pittsburgh, PA. We provide life-long care and support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families throughout Allegheny & the surrounding counties. 

How to Apply:
Please submit resume and salary history to: [email protected]

Posted March 22, 2021