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Human Services Supervisor
At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.
Summary of position/Objective:
The Human Service Supervisor provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and/or mental illness who live independently in community settings.
The Human Service Supervisor will manage all aspects related to the ongoing implementation of the Human Service Program. This includes but is not limited to the quality assurance functions daily on all support paperwork and documentation to remain compliant with standards set by Iowa Code, the Social Security Administration, Managed Care Organizations, Iowa Medicaid Enterprises, and To The Rescue Policies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Adheres to and upholds To The Rescue’s values and policies
Manages day to day activities of each member assigned to your caseload to maintain and ensure that all supports for essential life services and entitlement programs are met
Provides direct care according to the member plan and support needs
Update scheduling systems weekly and ensures timecards are accurate
Participates in the on-call rotation
Maintains direct billable work hours goals for members participating in the Human Services program
Ensures coverage of open shifts
Completes written case notes daily after each billable service delivered
Develops and maintains positive professional relationships with all individuals included in each member’s interdisciplinary team. This can include, but is not limited to case managers, care coordinators, natural supports, medical providers, family members, friends, and others identified by each member
Provides medication oversight for each member and ensures medications are available as prescribed
Observes and supervises members’ activities
Maintains records and prepares reports on services provided
Attends training seminars, in-service sessions, and staff meetings
Functions effectively as a member of the integrated services team by developing goals and objectives to maximize the independence, growth and quality of life for our member
Monitors member performance on goals and prepares progress reports and other verbal or written reports
Develops and implements accommodations and assistive devices as needed
Completes documentation accurately and timely as well as other reports requested by counselors, funders, and the accounting department
Provides weekly updates on the progress of each member served to the Human Services Coordinator about goal achievement and ongoing supports
Ensures all current goals and ongoing supports are provided as stated in the members plan
Works directly with the Human Service Coordinator to communicate staffing needs. Completes monthly staffing schedule so that all shifts are covered minimizing overtime
Fills in direct hours as needed to ensure coverage
Ensures the health and safety of members by monitoring activities, supervising, and intervening in crisis situations
Follows and maintains rules applicable to the residential setting to support members being served
Reports maintenance requests timely to Human Service Coordinator to address all concerns and needs in the residential home settings for members
Provides transportation within the community setting to each member to access resources and maintain ongoing support and goal development
Updates shift changes in Edoc as they occur
Reviews payroll for accuracy
Honors all aspects of the Member Rights and adhere to all policies of confidentiality
Follow and adheres to the On-call policy and procedure within the Human Services Department
Always represents To The Rescue in a positive and professional manner to all members, co-workers, interdisciplinary teams and the general public
Performs additional duties as assigned
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
Have knowledge of auditing and monitoring procedures
Have working knowledge of privacy laws and regulations
Must possess strong leadership skills
Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and provide instruction and direction to employees on maintaining compliance with policies, rules and procedures
Proficient with Microsoft Office that includes Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to learn computer programs for scheduling and timekeeping
Ability to respond well under pressure
The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage.
Provides supervision, training, and guidance to Direct Support Professional.
Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays. This position participates in an on-call rotation.
The work environment is variable, anywhere from office setting to a hospital/clinic to out in the community.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds.
Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required.
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.