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Director of Residential Services in Drums, PA at Community Options

Date Posted: 6/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Drums, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.  We believe in the dignity of every person, and in the freedom of all people to experience the highest degree of self-determination.

We are looking for an experienced and professional individual to take on the role of Director of Residential Services. The Director of Residential Services supervises Program Manager(s) and Staffing Coordinator(s), while managing new program development. They are responsible for new home openings, state paperwork, and overseeing the transition for consumers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage Program Manager(s) and Staffing Coordinator(s), including, but not limited to, hiring, staff evaluations, employee relations and documentation, monitoring and scheduling required staff training, seminars, and conferences.
  • Monitors the health and medical needs, completes and tracks required medical documentation and ensures follow up is completed.
  • Responsible for monitoring and scheduling house and vehicle maintenance and tracking associated expenses to the Region and National offices.
  • Monitors fiscal, medical, personal, and ISP documentation to ensure accuracy.
  • Serves as an active member of everyone’s Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT), which includes involvement in Individual Habilitation Plan development.
  • Complies with all internal and state regulations and participates in all inspections and investigations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Home Community Based Service or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Supervisory role.
  • Working proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge and understanding of local regulatory agency operations and a commitment to community based support for persons with disabilities.
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and to assist an individual physically.
  • Frequent lifting, stretching and other physical exertion during positioning of consumer’s or equipment.
  • Work will take place in the administrative office, community and in the homes.
  • Frequent local travel is required in addition to occasional transportation of people with disabilities.
  • Responsible for covering shifts as necessary.
  • On call, 24 hours a day - in case of an emergency, in cooperation with other management staff.

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off after 3 months of employment
  • Paid Holidays
  • Career/Professional Growth Opportunities including Community Options Leadership Academy Program
  • 403b with Employer Match after 1 year of service
  • Comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental and Supplemental Insurance options.
  • Various Employee Discount Programs


Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer