Human Services Supervisor

To The Rescue

Cedar Rapids, IA Human Services & Non-Profit / Healthcare
At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.

Summary of position/Objective
The Human Services Supervisor provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and/or mental illnesses who live independently in community settings.

The Human Services Supervisor will manage all aspects related to the ongoing implementation of the Human Services Program.  This includes, but is not limited to, the quality assurance functions daily on all support paperwork and documentation to remain compliant with standards set by Iowa Code, the Social Security Administration, Managed Care Organizations, Iowa Medicaid Enterprises and To The Rescue Policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Adheres to and upholds To The Rescue’s values and policies
  • Manages day to day activities of each member assigned to your caseload to maintain and ensure that all supports for essential life services and entitlement programs are met
  • Provides direct care according to the member plan and support needs
  • Updates scheduling systems weekly and ensures timecards are accurate
  • Participates in the on-call rotation
  • Maintains direct billable work hours goals for members participating in the Human Services program
  • Ensures coverage of open shifts
  • Completes written case notes daily after each billable service delivered
  • Develops and maintains positive professional relationships with all individuals included in each member’s interdisciplinary team. This can include, but is not limited to case managers, care coordinators, natural supports, medical providers, family members, friends, and others identified by each member
  • Provides medication oversight for each member and ensures medications are available as prescribed
  • Observes and supervises members’ activities
  • Maintains records and prepares reports on services provided
  • Attends training seminars, in-service sessions, and staff meetings
  • Functions effectively as a member of the integrated services team by developing goals and objectives to maximize the independence, growth and quality of life for our member
  • Monitors member performance on goals and prepares progress reports and other verbal or written reports
  • Develops and implements accommodations and assistive devices as needed
  • Completes documentation accurately and timely as well as other reports requested by counselors, funders, and the accounting department
  • Provides weekly updates on the progress of each member served to the Human Services Coordinator about goal achievement and ongoing supports
  • Ensures all current goals and ongoing supports are provided as stated in the members plan
  • Works directly with the Human Service Coordinator to communicate staffing needs. Completes monthly staffing schedule so that all shifts are covered minimizing overtime
  • Fills in direct hours as needed to ensure coverage
  • Ensures the health and safety of members by monitoring activities, supervising, and intervening in crisis situations
  • Follows and maintains rules applicable to the residential setting to support members being served
  • Reports maintenance requests timely to Human Service Coordinator to address all concerns and needs in the residential home settings for members
  • Provides transportation within the community setting to each member to access resources and maintain ongoing support and goal development
  • Updates shift changes in Edoc as they occur
  • Reviews payroll for accuracy
  • Honors all aspects of the Member Rights and adhere to all policies of confidentiality
  • Follows and adheres to the on-call policy and procedure within the Human Services Department
  • Always represents To The Rescue in a positive and professional manner to all members, co-workers, interdisciplinary teams and the general public
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Competencies/Qualifications/Education

  • Communication proficiency
  • Patience
  • Teamwork orientation
  • Writing skills
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
  • Have knowledge of auditing and monitoring procedures
  • Have working knowledge of privacy laws and regulations 
  • Must possess strong leadership skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and provide instruction and direction to employees on maintaining compliance with policies, rules and procedures
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office that includes Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to learn computer programs for scheduling and timekeeping
  • Ability to respond well under pressure

Certificates/Licenses/Registration
The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage.

Supervisory Responsibility
Provides supervision, training, and guidance to Direct Support Professional.

Work Hours
Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays. This position participates in an on-call rotation.

Work Environment
The work environment is variable, anywhere from office setting to a hospital/clinic to out in the community.

Physical Demand
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds. 

Travel
Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required.

To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

If applying by email, send resume to careers@totherescue.net. Please include job title you are applying for in subject line. You may also apply online at careers.totherescue.net.

Learn more about To The Rescue by visiting our website at totherescue.net.

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Human Services Supervisor

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