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:*Program Name: Resources For Human Development Residential Program St. Charles, MO. 63301 *Job Title: Residential Team Leader *Salary Range: $30 - $35K __ *Contact name: Dennis Yarbrough *Contact e-mail: Contact phone #: 636-946-1500 Site location (city): St. Charles, Mo. 63301 Resources for Human Development, Inc. (RHD) has been providing quality services to people with developmental disabilities since 1970. RHD has expanded its services into Missouri and are continuing to grow. RHD-MO/St. Louis has an opening for a full-time Residential Support Team Leader. A Team Leader is responsible for coordinating comprehensive services for individuals with developmental disabilities in a supported community living environment. The Team Leader works closely with families, companions and direct support professionals to ensure that each individual's ISP is implemented. The job duties of this professional level position include, but are not limited to: Actively participate in the person centered planning process, including but not limited to: attending all planning meetings, providing input, coordinating the development of training plans, ensuring all necessary documentation is completed, reviewing progress notes and daily notes, monitoring for the implementation of the plan, completing monthly reviews, and communication with service coordinators. Coordination and oversight of medical appointments, including attending appointments if necessary. Face to face visits with individuals in their homes, ensuring that each individual's right are respected and protected, personal plan objectives are being implemented, and issues are resolved in a timely manner. Monitoring for consumer safety, including ensuring that each home environment is safe, clean, and in good repair. Coordination and oversight of maintaining current data in the individuals record, including but not limited to: individual profile, emergency contact numbers, protected health information, release and consent forms, daily progress notes, monthly reviews, MARS and physician orders. Ensuring staff compliance with the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA). Participation in incident management, including but not limited to review of all Reports, making appropriate and required notifications, and oversight of follow up to all incidents. Maintain positive communication and relationships with family members, guardians, staff, SB 40 Board Coordinators and Regional Center personnel about policies, issues, and/or concerns. Prepare and submit applicable reports and documentation related to individuals supported by RHD. Provide supervision and leadership to companions and direct support professionals for implementation of the ISP, identifying community resources, and assisting individuals in being active participants in their respective communities. Participate in hiring and training of key personnel, including coordinating ongoing training needed to assist staff in fulfilling responsibilities related to consumer directed support. Develop staff schedules and ensure appropriate staff coverage is maintained within each individuals home; provide coverage when necessary. Be available and responsive to companions and direct support staff in emergency and crisis situations, including on call duties. Candidates should possess the following traits and skills: Communication skills Problem solving and conflict negotiation skills Leadership skills Knowledge of the St Louis and St. Charles community and local resources Ability to develop partnerships with family members and other provider organizations Experience and working knowledge of person centered planning Resourceful Creative Compassionate Flexible Minimum Qualifications Candidates for Team Leader MUST possess the following qualifications to be considered for this position: Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services field, including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation, nursing, counseling, and psychology. Master's Degree in related field is preferred. At least five years' experience providing support to individuals with developmental disabilities in a residential setting, and two years of supervisory experience. Experience with Essential Lifestyle Planning, MAPs, PATH, Futures Planning or other person centered planning tools is highly preferred. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including days, evenings, nights and weekends which includes an on call rotation on the weekends. To apply: Go to Click on RHD Careers Search for Jobs Advanced Search State: MO City: St. Charles

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