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Residential Coordinator in Dallas, TX at Community Options

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Dallas, TX
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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.

Community Options is actively seeking an experienced Residential Coordinator to carry out and maintain a high quality program in our homes, our personalized supports, and supported employment. This individual is responsible for managing the Staffing Coordinators and Program Managers and should be confident in utilizing creative means when determining the best training methods, assistance, and supports for our individuals.

Job Duties Include:

  • Manages Program Manager(s) and Staffing Coordinator(s)
  • Responsible for new program development, which includes setting up new homes, state paperwork, and overseeing the transition for our consumers
  • Proactively involved in the hiring process, staff evaluations, employee relations, and scheduling staff trainings and conferences, as well as the documentation required for any of the assigned duties
  • Presents concerns and recommends any necessary changes in current policy and procedures to the Executive Director, in an effort to develop future programs
  • Tracks and reports house and vehicle related maintenance and expenses to Regional and National offices
  • Monitors fiscal, medical, personal and Individual Plan (IP) documentation to ensure accuracy
  • Completes and tracks required medical documentation
  • Responsible for ensuring that the health and medical needs of individuals are being met and appropriate medical follow-up is being done
  • Builds a support network between the individuals and community members
  • May perform the duties of Community Support Staff, as necessary
  • Cooperates with internal and State inspections and investigations and performs all duties necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Master's Degree in related field with 3 years of related experience, or
    • Bachelor's Degree in related field with 5 years of related experience
  • 2 years' experience in a Supervisory role
  • Knowledge and understanding of local regulatory agency operations and a commitment to community-based support for persons with disabilities
  • Ability to screen and interview applicants in a successful manner
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form
  • Excellent crisis management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Driver's License

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (weight of average manual wheelchair when chair is empty)
  • May occasionally assist with wheelchair transfer of non-ambulatory participants
  • Frequent lifting, stretching, and other physical exertion during positioning of consumers or equipment
  • While performing the duties of the job, employee travels by automobile, and is exposed to changing weather conditions.
  • On-Call 24 hours a day in case of an emergency, in cooperation with other management staff
  • Work will take place in the administrative office, community, and in the homes

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.


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