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Director of Residential Services Palmetto Pee Dee Behavioral HealthÂ is a 59-bedÂ behavioralÂ healthÂ facility located in Florence, SC, Â offeringÂ adolescent behavioral health programs and treatment services to males and females ages 7-21.
The Director ofÂ Residential ServicesÂ oversees the day to day operations of theÂ staff and residents.Â The Director is responsible for providing direct supervision to employees assigned to theÂ program department and providesÂ direct guidance to direct care staff regarding programming and treatment expectations. Works directly with theÂ Leadership TeamÂ to ensure effective & safe therapeutic practices are being provided at all times.Â Ensures facility compliance with all regulatory and accreditation guidelines and expectations. Ensures compliance and completion of all documentation requirements for the Facility are maintained and current. Serves as standing member of the facilityâ€™s management team, sharing responsibility for all programmatic, operational, clinical, fiscal and employee-related matters.Â Maintains supervision of all staffing and trainingÂ time-lines.
Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team supporting the organizationâ€™s treatment program and philosophy and assures the deliverance of quality treatment to adolescent patient and their families.
Directly supervises Shift Supervisors; conducts monthly supervisor/senior communication meetings and trainings.
Main point of contact for therapists and clinical team for program operation information and communication; attends Flash meetings daily, attends treatment teams weekly.
Manages the therapeutic schedule; making sure residents are completing activities, groups, dining, etc. on time and as scheduled.
Manages the therapeutic point system/level system; making sure staff are following procedure and completing point cards for residents.
Responsible for maintaining and implementing systems and policies relating to the Milieu.
Acts as the Safety Champion of the facility; works closely with corporate loss control representative to ensure the safe operations of the facility, conducts weekly rounds and contraband searches.
Responsible for the reporting of incidents on the RTF to the Senior Managers and the Executive Director.
Assists in the recruitment, onboarding, and preceptor-ship of direct care staff, including interviewing, training, orientation, and evaluations.
Tracks and maintains training of direct care staff; is an active CPR and CPI instructor for facility.
Maintains an effective staff schedule ensuring staff/client ratios are in compliance at all times.
Other duties as assigned
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions.
Must possess knowledge of therapeutic relationships, therapeutic processes, adolescent growth and development, limit-setting and behavior management, CPI and CPR.
Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, and/or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips.
Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly.
Hearing to perceive the nature of sound with no less than 40 db loss @Hz. And 2000 Hz with or without correction.
Ability to perceive detail information through oral communication and to make fine discrimination in sound.
Work requires a minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction that will enable people in the role to complete administrative and clerical tasks and visually observe patients on the unit and in therapeutic activities.