Quest, Inc

  • Residential Program Coordinator - Piedmont/Springs Group Homes

    Job Locations US-FL-Apopka | US-FL-Apopka
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1653
    Category
    Direct Care
    Min
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Max
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Work Schedule
    Monday - Friday, 1st Shift
  • Overview

    Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest's mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

    Responsibilities

    At Quest, Inc., the Residential Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Program Director in day to day operations of assigned residential facilities; ensuring an enhanced quality of life for all individuals living in the program.

    • Implement and document training activities as specified in the support plan to include, but not limited to: areas of behavior, self-help, daily living, social and leisure skills, community inclusion, physical and nutritional management.
    • Provide positive social and leisure interaction daily.
    • Implement behavior reduction & management programs as directed and document same.
    • Assist the Program Director with maintaining the staffing schedule to meet requirements for compliance hours, quality programming, adequate coverage and overall needs of the home(s).  
    • Administer prescribed medications, monitor self-administrations of medications, follow protocol for disposal of medications and document same.
    • Follow established protocol for residents' personal care and medical needs.
    • Provide basic first aid as needed.
    • Routinely monitor health/medical issues and report to the nursing staff and supervisor.
    • Attend and participate in training and staff meetings as requested.
    • Maintain a home atmosphere and positive environment while encouraging personal choices.
    • Assist in planning, preparing and purchasing well-balanced meals and ensure adequate food and supplies in the home.
    • Maintain a clean, safe, and healthy environment within program(s) assigned.
    • Assist individuals in planning and participation in community outings and enhancing independence.
    • Ensure all emergency procedures are followed during a drill or in an actual emergency.
    • Assess internal and external safety and maintenance issues and correct or report them.
    • Operate/inspect a company vehicle/van to transport individuals as requested.
    • Report all incidents of abuse/neglect in accordance with the Disabled Abuse Act, to the abuse registry.
    • Ensure all required reports are completed on time.
    • Manage household funds and consumer funds by accurately recording and tracking expenditures.
    • Ensure consumer's health needs are met, including but not limited to doctor and dental visits and assisting with emergency situations when needed.
    • Assist in the extended orientation of new staff and residents in the home.
    • Act as a liaison with community service providers, families and funding sources to advocate for the individual as requested.
    • Maintain a professional and personal demeanor with internal and external customers and members of the general public which promotes positive good will toward Quest and persons served.
    • Responsible for other duties and special projects as requested by Director.
    • Follow all policies and procedures and other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Eligible to legally work in the United States
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
    • Ability to read, write, and speak English
    • Ability to thrive in a team environment
    • Valid FL Driver's License with a clean driving record (no suspensions)
    • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a minimum of a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials
    • Minimum 1 year experience with Quest or 2 years' experience with a similar provider. (Relevant Education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis)

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