We are accepting applications for the House Coordinator for Residential Services position.  This is a full-time position that provides support to the residential program to ensure individuals served are on track with their goals, appointments, getting to their day programs, etc.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Education– High School diploma or equivalency
  • Experience–  One (1) year experience as a Resident Advisor; OR one (1) year of  experience in the human services field working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health disorders
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Knowledge of Deaf Culture

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Valid driver’s license

Essential Job Related Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to the programs to ensure individuals served are on track with their goals, their appointments, getting to their day programs, etc.
  • Collaborate with employees to ensure vacant shifts are covered.

Ensuring health needs of individuals are met by completing or coordinating the following:

  • Accompanying and transporting individuals as necessary to their medical appointments
  • Securing necessary medical documentation
  • Informing Assistant Program Director of outcomes or urgent matters
  • Encouraging individuals to carry out medical recommendations.
  • Counsel individuals to help them more effectively deal with matters such as personal problems, personal values, vocational responsibilities, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Conducting oneself in adherence to the principles of Everyday Lives – Choice, Control, Stability, safety, Individuality, Relationship, Freedom, Success, Contributing to the Community, Accountability, Mentoring, Collaboration, and Community Integration.
  • Presenting a positive role model for individuals and staff at the site.
  • Collaborate with program management to ensure that sites adhere to state licensing, county regulations, accrediting guidelines
  • Collaborate with Assistant Program Director to schedule/conduct fire by the designated day each month.
  • Ensure that daily plans are communicated to employees on each shift.
  • Inform Program Director and/or on-call supervisor of any unusual situations concerning individuals, staff and the program in general.       
  • Attend required meetings, conferences, and training sessions. Assist with the facilitation of monthly staff meetings.
  • Collaborate with the Program Director on orientation, and training and performance evaluations of Residential Support Coaches.
  • Assist with correcting performance issues through implementation of disciplinary measures; Consult with program management and/or a member of the Human Resources Department for assistance prior to presenting.
  • Adhere to the Exposure Control Plan and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by the task being performed.
  • Maintain individual confidentiality in accordance with company policy and HIPAA Privacy Rule regulations.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Attend and successfully complete all trainings and supervision sessions as directed; Complete a minimum of 40 hours of specified company-approved training annually.
  • Complete and submit documentation of time worked accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Responsibilities related to documentation:

  • Coordinate and ensure the completion of required documentation such as progress notes, medication logs; medical/dental appointment forms; reportable/non-reportable incident reports, behavior and physical logs and other reports as required.
  • Review documentation for quality, approve, and give feedback when necessary
  • Ensure that all documentations are received by the APD by established deadlines.
  • Administer and document medication as prescribed and adhere to procedures outlined in the Medication Policy.
  • Ensure and assist with maintaining the interior and exterior of the home and in a clean, safe and secure manner.  Report safety concerns in a timely manner.
  • Provide on-call support coverage, as scheduled.
  • Assist with weekly menu and assist with food shopping, personal shopping for hygiene or other personal needs for assigned house and ensure all money transfers are accurate before returning to office.

At PAHrtners Deaf Services we are committed to our employees. We provide great benefits, on-going training, opportunities for advancement and an environment of incredible teamwork and mutual support where ASL is the primary language and Deaf-friendly technology is standard.

Have questions?  Need help with your application?  Contact: PAHinfo@rhanet.org
Glenside: VP: 215-392-2425; V:215-884-9770
Moon: VP: 412-927-4058; V: 724-457-0384