Kent Center
  • Chestertown, MD, USA
  • 36000
  • Salary
  • Full -Time

Kent Center, Inc. Overview

 

Kent Center, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that provides highly personalized 24-hour a day services for adults who have a broad spectrum of developmental disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy, intellectual and/or physical disabilities, which may include complex medical issues. We operate 14) residential homes as well as in-house Day Habilitation and Supported Employment Programs. Kent Center currently serves 76 people and has a growing waiting list.  Since 1970, the mission of Kent Center has been to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone receiving services; treat them with respect and dignity; provide enriching opportunities and choices.  Kent Center's continuing goal is to assist individuals receiving services to independently live, work, and positively contribute to and participate in their community to the greatest extent of their abilities.

 

The CCL is the front-line manager responsible for coordinating the needs of the people supported by KCI, assisting with staffing needs, and assuring communication with DSP's and administrative staff. Our CCL is a creative, flexible, organized, and compassionate leader. The CCL is part of a team responsible for assisting each resident to live in a safe, enjoyable home environment reflective of his/her needs and interests with opportunities to learn from new experiences. The CCL is responsible for the oversight of their assigned houses and house staff which are part of the Community Living Programs, and works evenings, nights and weekends. The CCL trains, guides, and engages with their team of Direct Support Professionals.  

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the day to day operation of the home including monitoring of PCPs, staffing and house operations.
  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state and KCI policies and practices to promote the best quality life and provide available choice for the people being supported.
  • Develop monthly activity calendars and menus with individual's choice and preference
  • Conduct all necessary shopping for the homes under CCL charge. 
  • Maintain good financial records of petty cash, debit cards and client's funds, including but not limited to the submitting of receipts on time monthly. 
  • Creates an environment that enables people receiving support to reach their greatest potential and personal goals.
  • Provides regular monitoring of medication counts, administration, and MAR's; reports errors/omissions promptly to the Delegating Nurse and Director of Community Living.
  • Provides initial and ongoing training in the Community Living program.
  • Ensures that all documentation and drills are complete and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Maintains assigned vehicle(s) to ensure cleanliness, mileage documentation, and vehicle maintenance is completed, while taking corrective action when necessary.
  • Handle staff call outs, time off and coverage. (All shifts are evenings, nights and weekends)
  • Ensure all staff are trained on new PCP's within 20 days after the IP meeting, submit Training sign-in to the Program Coordinator
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience:

  • Required- Minimum of 1-year experience in a DDA setting or comparable setting
  • Preferred- previous supervisor experience

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
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