Job Title: Shift Coordinator
Reports To: Group Home Shift Coordinator
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Summary: The Shift Coordinator manages the overall operation of the group home in the absence of the Group Home Supervisor. The Shift Coordinator is responsible for the individuals on their caseload but must work as a team member by assisting others with clients as needed. Following PSP team objectives and helping the clients learn to be as independent as possible is the goal of the residential staff. It is also the responsibility of the staff to assist clients with personal care, skill training, medications, and recreational activities. Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications: Must be of legal age to perform the duties of the job. Experience working with people with disabilities or a desire to work in the field. High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Additional education in the area of human services is preferred. Reach recognizes continuing education as a key point in self-improvement. Consideration will be given to applicants who have furthered their knowledge through college courses, seminars, workshops, specialized certifications or other training. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Training Required: Within 30 days of employment, staff must attend orientation, Van Driver training, and hold current certification in Montana State Medications Administration. Within 120 days of employment, individual must hold current certifications in CPR, First Aid, MANDT or other non-aversive behavior management. Within 6 months of employment, the staff must complete the required modules in the College of Direct Support (CDS). Individual must attend all required staff meetings.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations: The individual must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable under Reach, Inc.'s auto insurance, maintain a good driving record, and have a reliable means of transportation. The individual must keep all certifications current: FA/CPR, meds, MANDT or non-aversive behavior management training, Van Driver Training, complete additional modules of CDS as assigned, etc.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.