Current Openings

Job Title: Residential Services Program Director

Program: Residential Program

Schedule: Full-time – Exempt

Position Description: Primary responsibilities include recruiting, training, coaching, and developing direct reports, managing all daily operations, ensuring successful licensing surveys and inspections, and executing all corporate initiatives as they relate to residential programs. This role also designs, facilitates, and implements policies and procedures and best practices to ensure fidelity with the program design, regulations and best practices. Additionally, the Program Director will work collaboratively with all department heads to coordinate, implement, and oversee large-scale organizational initiatives. Primary responsibilities include oversight of the program staff, including Program Managers and Overnight Supervisors who in turn provide oversight to the Direct Support Professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct oversight to program team, including Program Managers and House Supervisors who in turn provide supervision to the Direct Support Professionals.
  • Liaison to training teams to ensure exceptional employee professional development experience with the goal of ensuring proper provision of knowledge & skill training, coaching, observation, and feedback to excel in direct care and management roles.
  • Develop and maintain performance measures, quality indicators and outcomes for programs.
  • Oversee, coach, and provide professional development to ensure Program Managers’ knowledge and ability to manage recruitment, hiring, retention strategies, training, coaching, mentoring, and providing frequent constructive feedback to meet performance and program goals.
  • Provides leadership in effective and active programming in alignment with Everyday Lives and Community Rule.
  • Responsible for incident management oversight for residential services.
  • Plan and implement in coordination with the QA Director and Executive Director, comprehensive quality improvement plans, including data collection, analysis, and reporting, that are based on best practices or areas identified for improvement.
  • Ensure exceptional stakeholder satisfaction. Role models excellence in demonstrating respect, listening skills problem solving to meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Ensures program compliance through auditing procedures in relation to CADES policy and procedures, government regulations, insurance and MCO standards and accrediting measures.
  • Ensure successful regulatory survey inspections through directing and executing compliance with corrective action plans.
  • Ensure all programmatic, health and safety standards are maintained including development and execution of corrective action plans.
  • Works directly with CLA administrative team to ensure successful planning, communication and implementation of all organizational initiatives and objectives.
  • Participates in the development and management of residential budget including staffing, facility, supply, and operating expenses.
  • Develops and implements strategies to reduce staffing costs that address vacancies, overtime, and on-call roster (s).

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree required in related field.
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience working with individuals with multiple disabilities; at least five years’ experience providing supervision to direct care staff and at least three years’ experience providing supervision to individuals in a management role.
  • Current PA State Police & Child Abuse clearances; FBI clearance for anyone living outside PA in the past two years.
  • Valid driver’s license and 3-year adequate driving record; maintain adequate vehicle liability insurance.

CADES is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, citizenship, color, disability, genetic information (including family members’ genetic information), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. CADES values and promotes diversity as a strategic advantage.

COVID-19 considerations:
To ensure workplace safety all employees are required to complete an entry screening which includes temperature check and contact verification. Additionally, masks are worn within the building.

Job Types: Full-time

Click here for our online application or print and mail to:

CADES Human Resources
Angela Strickland
401 Rutgers Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081

610-328-5955 x1122
Email Angela Strickland

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Job Title: Direct Support Professional

Program: Residential Program

Location: Delaware, Bucks & Chester Counties

Schedule: Weekend Hours for Full-time and Part-time are available along with PRN Shifts. 

Union/Non-Union: This position is Union

Position Description: CADES is seeking enthusiastic individuals to work with medically fragile individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities in our residential facilities. DSPs provide necessary services to implement individual support plans and provide for personal care needs of individuals. Ideal candidates will be compassionate and caring with a willingness to ensure the house is run like your home. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Responsibilities:

  • Personal care needs: bathing, toileting, feeding tubes, colostomy, and catheter care
  • Cleaning
  • Supporting meal preparation by cooking and feeding
  • Lifting and transferring
  • Working with individuals in wheelchairs
  • Properly uses and cares for all adaptive (feeding supplies, wheelchairs, walkers, etc) and medical equipment
  • Assistance with activities of daily living (ADL), including bathing, personal care, lifting, and transferring
  • Administering medication
  • Complete documentation for individuals as per agency policy
  • Community outings and doctor appointments
  • Budgeting consumer and program funds
  • Shopping for consumer and program needs
  • Providing transportation using agency vehicles

Required Knowledge/Qualifications:·

  • Valid Driver’s License for the state of residence with a clean driving record and minimum three-year driving history
  • Current PA State Police & FBI clearance for anyone living outside PA in the past two years.
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Direct support experience preferred
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to drive larger vehicles

    Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

CADES is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, citizenship, color, disability, genetic information (including family members’ genetic information), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. CADES values and promotes diversity as a strategic advantage.

COVID-19 considerations:
To ensure workplace safety all employees are required to complete an entry screening which includes temperature check and contact verification. Additionally, masks are worn within the building.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Click here for our online application or print and mail to:

CADES Human Resources
Angela Strickland
401 Rutgers Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081

610-328-5955 x1122
Email Angela Strickland

View our benefits overview.

Job Title: Residential Program Manager

Program: Residential Program

Location: 401 Rutgers Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Job Description: CADES is currently seeking a full-time Program Manager to work in our CLA program in the Delaware County area. The Program Manager will oversee and ensure completion of all required program planning for individuals. Responsibilities for this position include:

Program Oversight:

  • Actively participate in all programmatic meetings including ISP & Team Meetings, monthly Med Meetings, Behavior Management meetings & Collaborative Care meetings
  • Role model effective communication & problem-solving skills
  • Actively participate in the Incident Management process
  • complete vehicle oversight & coordination.
  • Participate in the admissions process for all referrals
  • Participate in scheduled monitorings with Supports Coordinators & County entities
  • In conjunction with Program Specialist, act as a liaison for Health Care Coordinator, Behavior Support Specialist, Operations Manager, Trainer & Administrative Coordinator for all homes, individuals & staff under the assigned area of oversight
  • Coordinate the medical needs of the individuals
  • Participate in on-call responsibilities based on the needs of the program

Supervision:

  • Direct supervision of House Supervisors; role model effective supervision strategies; work with the HS to interview & recommend for hire Direct Support Professionals
  • Manage to the ISP to ensure implementation & programming is completed.
  • Complete Performance Evaluations for House Supervisors; work with HS to complete Performance Evaluation for Direct Support Professionals
  • Screen available candidates, conduct on-site interviews & make recommendations for hiring. Complete post-orientation onboarding including: site-specific orientation; vehicle & driver’s training; Medication Administration & MAR reviews.
  • Ensures timely, comprehensive & effective communication to staff to ensure the integrity of all program requirements. Conducts house meetings with assistance from the Program Specialist
  • Review and approve timesheets & time off requests for House Supervisors & DSPs
  • Review and analyze documentation to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure staff working in the home are trained & understand the ISP for all individuals in the home. Complete ISP training for all staff coverage, transfers & staffing changes.
  • Complete audits & ensure compliance of health and safety of individuals
  • Monitor and oversee medication administration including
  • Other duties as assigned based on programmatic needs

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years experience working directly with individuals with disabilities or Associate’s degree (or equivalent) with 4 years experience working directly with individuals with disabilities
  • Current PA State Police & Child Abuse clearances; FBI clearance for anyone living outside PA in the past two years
  • Valid driver’s license and adequate 3-year driving record; maintain adequate vehicle liability insurance
  • Knowledge of PA Department of Public Welfare 6400 regulations

Click here for our online application or print and mail to:

View our benefits overview.

CADES Human Resources
Angela Strickland
401 Rutgers Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081

610-328-5955 x1122
Email Angela Strickland

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, citizenship, color, disability, genetic information (including family members’ genetic information), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. We value and promote diversity as a strategic advantage.

COVID-19 considerations:
To ensure workplace safety all employees are required to complete an entry screening which includes temperature check and contact verification. Additionally, masks are worn within the building.

Job Types: Full-time

 

 

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