The MY Life Program Manager oversees and participates in the intellectual/developmental development and delivery of services designed to further the abilities of adults with developmental disabilities to live, learn and work in a more independent and inclusive manner. The MY Life Program Manager is responsible for direct support, administrative duties and assists in management of staff in the designated program. This position will work both direct support (DSP) hours and administrative hours. They will provide leadership by demonstrating a strong work ethic, solution oriented thinking, open mindedness, active listening, good judgment, decisiveness, accountability and strategic thought.
Ensure that the program is staffed appropriately to meet individual needs and budgetary requirements.
Complete all required assessments and reports in a timely manner.
Assist QIDP in data and documentation.
Plan weekend outings and alternate outings as needed.
Create visuals (charts) for residents as needed.
Communicate with residential parents/guardians/approved family members on a day to day basis
Use Therap to document services provided and resident’s progress as part of the evaluation system.
Communicate expectations clearly and maintain a high level of accountability.
Assist in training new hires on all job duties and ensure competence.
Assist in recognizing good performance frequently and specifically.
Train new hires on all job duties and ensure competence.
Responsible for supervising, mentoring and training staff during all work hours.
Conduct staff meetings at least monthly; meet with individuals or small-groups as necessary.
Notify Human Resources of staff vacancies. Interview applicants as requested.
Person Centered Plan and Care Coordination
Participate in the development of the Person Centered Plan (PCP)
for each resident including analyzing progress and developing new goals for the biannual assessment.
Provide services and implement goals in accordance with the Person Centered Plan (PCP) for each individual supported.
Assist individuals with physical and personal care as identified in Person Centered Plan (PCP).
Assist non-ambulatory individuals with physical transfer as necessary, including, but not limited to, pushing wheelchairs, assisting someone in standing from a seated or laying position and entering and exiting vehicles.