A career at Easter Seals Midwest is more than a job -- it is an opportunity to make a positive difference in people's lives every day. FBH Supervisors are the link to the community for those they serve and is one of the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we provide every day. The people that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization.
The FBH Supervisor provides day-to-day supervision of employees and program services for individuals with disabilities living independently. This position oversees the implementation of service plans including medical care and behavior supports, and ensures individuals’ outcomes and objectives are being met. Ensures supports provided meet organizational guidelines, funder requirements and accreditation standards.
Essential Functions : Oversees day-to-day program activities including reviewing plans and goals with employees, developing schedule of activities, communicating any changes in individuals’ functioning to support team, and ensuring that homes provide a safe and healthy living environment for individuals supported. Reviews all organizational communications each shift. Provides training, coaching, feedback and performance evaluations for team members. Ensures team members are compliant on trainings and employee documentation. Oversees and provides documentation for individuals supported and ensures compliance with all organizational, funder and accreditation requirements. Attends Individual Support Plan (ISP) meetings and provides input into planning process as needed. Oversees house accounts and individuals’ personal spending accounts to ensure accurate records are maintained and proper procedures are followed. Audits household spending regularly. Attends nursing visits and provides medication oversight. Reviews all medications and medical administration records. Reports and documents any charting or medication errors according to established protocols. Attends doctor’s appointments as needed and provides training on adaptive equipment. Attends meetings, in-services and opportunities for ongoing education. Facilitates and participates in employee meetings and reviews any issues or training needs. Works as direct care staff as assigned and as needed.
Qualifications: Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Completion of college-level coursework in the human services field preferred. At least one year of experience in a direct care position supporting individuals with disabilities. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and be able to work with a variety of computer systems.
Additional Requirements: This position may work day, evening, night and/or weekend hours depending on the needs of the organization. Overtime hours may be required. This position requires driving personal or company vehicle. Transports individuals to appointments, community activities, job sites and other activities/programs. Must have reliable vehicle and maintain current driver’s license and proof of insurance. Must complete and maintain all required trainings/certifications. Must maintain confidential information in accordance with HIPAA regulations.