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820 Park 2 Drive Sugarland, TX 77478
Growing client in Houston, TX has a need for an Area Director with strong leadership skills on a direct hire basis.
Organization committed to providing support and services for people with disabilities
Passionate about what they do
In business 30+ years
Area Director Role:
The Area Director assists the Regional Director in overseeing and managing all aspect of individual care and team member duties in the area.
Attends individual pre-placement meetings.
Ensures that designated team member attends annual PDP meetings for all individuals and attend as necessary.
Ensures services are provided as written on the IPC.
Ensures compliance with all regulations of the TDMHMR, HCS, DADS, TxHmL and DB-MD Waiver programs, as applicable.
Audits service delivery notes and day habilitation notes.
Tracks services and reviews documentation of service providers.
Oversees purchase of adaptive aids and necessary home modifications.
Reviews individual utilization sheets for over/under utilization; makes adjustments as necessary.
Assesses and makes suggestions regarding Team Member and individual interactions and household activities.
Oversees and ensures efficient use of resources including, but not limited to, costs associated with vehicle maintenance and usage, grocery expenditures, utilities and payroll costs.
Authorizes expenses up to $500.00.
Responsible for duties as the Local Safety Coordinator and Rights Committee Team Member.
Participates in Team duties as assigned.
Provides input to Regional Director regarding regional budgets.
Assists Regional Director in resolution of Team Member/Individual complaints.
Coordinates with Regional Director on strategic planning and growth.
Uses Company’s Guiding Principles and Principles of Decision-Making to ensure the mission statement is evident in all areas of responsibility.
Prepares monthly billing reviews to ensure accuracy and complete billing.
Responsible for marketing the company’s program to the community/state schools, MRAs, etc.
Reviews and approves time sheets.
Maintains regular attendance and timeliness in assigned duties.
Directly supervises Administrative Team Members, Support Managers, Day Habilitation Director, Nurses, Team Member Coordinators, and Maintenance Team Members as assigned.
Responsible for employment actions in respective area including, but not limited to, interviewing, hiring, disciplining, rewarding, evaluating and terminating of employees.
Ensures all Team Members are trained on the philosophy, policies and procedures of the company and individual PDPs and needed support prior to working with an individual.
Ensures corrective action process is followed if Team Members fail to meet the required expectations of the company or if company policies and/or procedures are violated.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws.
Schedules pre-employment, random and post-accident drug screens.
Area Director Background Profile:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, Child Development, Psychology or related field is highly preferred
Extensive related experience will be considered in lieu of degree
5+ years’ experience working in the Adult IDD industry
Extensive knowledge of the HCS, DBMD, DADS, and TxHmL Waiver Programs and TDMHMR
Strong leadership/management skills
Strong organizational, interpersonal, and decision-making skills
Proven ability to develop, implement and deliver effective learning and development programs
Budgeting and planning Ability to read and comprehend instructions, manuals and other company documents.
Understands basic concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, involved written or oral communications or instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving unconventional variables in unusual situations.
Ability to work in a professional environment.
Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
Ability to foster an environment that nurtures collaboration, teamwork, and mutual respect.
Ability to work independently and perform critical work under deadlines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Features and Benefits of Client:
Opportunity to participate in an outstanding benefits package!
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Emily Longsworth works with Frontline Source Group as a Talent Executive who specializes in full-desk recruitment for clients and candidates across the country. Working nationwide allows her to truly understand what the job market is like, and she knows how to present her candidates’ skills to be in the most competitive position going into interviews. Whether you are searching for your next opportunity or if you need to locate top-quality talent, Emily will be dedicated to your search! Connect with her today for more info.
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