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Residential Director in Saint Charles, MO at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Position Summary
The Residential Director is responsible for coordinating comprehensive services for individuals with developmental disabilities in a supported living environment.  The Residential Director has direct oversight and responsibility for all residential services provided to people RHD-MO serves.  The Residential Director works closely with team leaders, companions, and direct support professionals to ensure that each individual's person centered plan is implemented.  Will provide administrative oversight of programmatic and personnel systems in order to maintain the effectiveness of daily operations.
Essential Duties and Functions
  • Actively participate in the person centered planning process, including but not limited to: attending planning meetings, providing input, coordinating the development of training plans, ensuring all necessary documentation is completed, reviewing progress notes and daily notes, monitoring for the implementation of the plan, completing monthly reviews, and communication with service coordinators.
  • Oversight of contracts and regulatory requirements in concert with appropriate divisional staff.
  • Partner and coordinate with EVP, Director of IDD Services, Director of Finance and Operations, and other pertinent personnel to support and ensure efficient operation of the program within budgetary constraints.
  • Coordination and oversight of maintaining current data in the individual's record, including but not limited to: individual profile, emergency contact numbers, protected health information, release and consent forms, daily progress notes, monthly reviews, MARS and physician orders.Ensuring staff compliance with the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA).
  • Maintain positive communication with family members, guardians, staff, and SD DHS personnel about policies, issues, and/or concerns.
  • Provide supervision and leadership to team leaders in the performance of their duties, including but not limited to: meeting regularly to discuss case load issues, assisting team leaders with brainstorming, oversight of team leader job duties, review of paperwork compliance, and setting vision and direction.
  • Oversee recruitment, hiring, training, job design, employee evaluation, and disciplinary process for all employees in residential services.Work with team leaders to take an active role in these processes.
  • Coordination of medical services and training for those receiving residential services with Community RN and Training Specialist.
  • Ensure compliance with DMH, Medicaid Waiver, and HIPPA standards, and any other licensure or regulatory authorities for those receiving residential services.
  • Manage growth of residential services in such a way that we are meeting budgetary expectations while also maintaining quality services to those we serve residentially.Lead agency through development and implementation of strategic plan and goals.
  • Take active role in budgetary matters related to residential services at the discretion and direction of the Director of IDD Services.
  • Provide supervision and leadership to team leaders, host homes, and direct support professionals for implementation of the person-centered plan, identifying community resources, and assisting individuals in being active participants in their respective communities.
  • Participate in hiring and training of key personnel, including coordinating on going training needed to assist staff in fulfilling responsibilities related to consumer directed support.
  • Be available and responsive to companions and direct support staff in emergency and crisis situations,  


  • Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field, including but not limited to: sociology, special education, rehabilitation, nursing, counseling, psychology.  Master's Degree in a related field is highly preferred.
  • 5 years experience providing support to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in a community setting, and 5 years experience in a leadership role.
  • Training and background in person centered thinking and planning, including but not limited to: Essential Lifestyle Planning, PATH, Gentle Teaching, Trauma Informed Care, and Positive Behavior Support.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.