Manager, Group Homes

Location
Takoma Park, MD
Posted
Jan 22, 2021
Closes
Mar 14, 2021
Ref
R-012531
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Manager, Group Homes, plans, directs and coordinates services for residents at The Manor, an assisted living/psychiatric group home. The Manager supervises all staff, programming, and admissions at the Manor and ensures proper care and treatment of our clients. This individual is responsible for maintaining a safe, orderly and therapeutic environment for the residents and for maintaining the quality management processes.

Job Description

• Initiates and implements complete, comprehensive psycho-social assessments
• Provides individual, group, and family therapies to clients and their families
• Participates in and interdisciplinary treatment team to propose and develop strategies and interventions that would promote excellent therapeutic outcomes
• Supervises all Manor staff and operations, treatment teams, staff meetings and other programming meetings as required
• Coordinates with the interdisciplinary team, referral sources, and community resources aftercare and supportive services to ensure a successful discharge planning process. Promotes positive patient-family-community relations.
• Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to diffuse psychotic and/or behavioral crises to ensure client, unit, and staff safety an stability
• Prepares reports to DHR, Adventist Healthcare and other bodies regarding patient care and programming
• Ensures and oversees compliance with COMAR regulations to include staff educational training and maintaining integrity of the physical plant
• Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: Education and Experience
• Master's degree in Social Work/Counseling or equivalent master's degree in a recognized health field
• 2-5 years' experience required
• LGSW/LGPC in the State of Maryland required
• LCSW-C/LCPC or an RN with Behavioral Health experience preferred

The Group Home Manager is responsible for the oversight, therapeutic support and operational management of a 16 bed, psychiatric assisted living facility for adults.

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Work Schedule:

General working hours are Monday through Friday but weekends are required when coverage is needed.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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