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Everas Community Services

Residential Coordinator

  • Location

    Somerset, NJ
  • Posted On

    October 12, 2022
  • Job Type

    Full-Time
  • Category

    Other
  • Experience Level

    Not Specified
  • Education Level

    High School Diploma
  • Salary

    $50,000-$75,000

Job Description

Our organization is seeking a Residential Coordinator to join our team. You will work directly with the Regional Director of Residential Services and will have over 3 years of experience working in a community group home setting. Additionally, you will have strong leadership skills, with a history of managing multiple reports in various locations. This position requires regular visits to our Residential Group Homes throughout central New Jersey along with meetings at our main office in Somerset. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have a strong ability to prioritize under strict timelines and competing priorities.

Residential Coordinator candidates must have experience in coordinating services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as other specialized needs. Must have a strong background in Residential Management, Quality Assurance, Supervision, and Compliance.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and support Residential Group Home Managers
  • Operate group homes in assigned region in manner that is within compliance with NJ State Licensing and Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) requirements and regulations.
  • Respond to all group home emergencies.
  • Manage staff, including, but not limited to, staff evaluations, monitoring and scheduling required staff trainings.
  • Work with managers to cover shifts as necessary.
  • Coordinates daily activity and recreation schedules ensuring follow through and completion.
  • Completes staff evaluations and new hire probationary logs.
  • Provides transportation for residents as necessary.
  • Works flexible hours as necessary.
  • Provides ongoing support to ensure that the programs operate in compliance with established Everas policies and procedures as well as all applicable state/local/federal regulations
  • Completes routine audits of all on-site binders.
  • Manage all areas of clients medical needs; scheduling appointments, preparation and support during medical appointments, medical documentation, plan and execute all follow up requests, medication new orders, change orders, and refills. Coordinate pharmacy deliveries and handle any communication needs; etc.

This is a full time position. Individuals must be able to work a flexible schedule, which includes weekends, evenings, and some holidays as well as manage on-call responsibilities.

Everas provides specialized, paid training for all employees in the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) Certifications and agency specific trainings to ensure that each team member has the tools needed to perform responsibilities. Employees must be able to complete training requirements within the specified time frames. All trainings are held at our main office in Somerset.

Position Requirements

  • NJ DDD Certifications in: Medication Administration, Overview of Developmental Disabilities, and Preventing Abuse & Neglect
  • Experience in a NJ state licensed Department of Developmental Disabilities Group Home as a Group Home Manager or above
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of NJ State Licensing and Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) requirements and regulations
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Ability to pass a background check process
  • Must be willing to complete medical background clearance if position is offer
  • Minimum of high school diploma; some college preferred
  • Strong organizational & follow-up skills
  • Strong interpersonal & professional communication skills
  • Must be a leader but also a team player
  • Must demonstrate a strong knowledge of working with adults with developmental disabilities and show commitment to the ongoing relationship with the individuals you are serving

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits, including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance options
  • Paid Time Off
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan
  • Life insurance
  • Ongoing Training and Certifications (Leadership development, CPR, ASL, etc.)

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Insurance benefits and paid time off are available to full-time staff.

How to Apply

Please submit an application on our website www.everas.org.

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