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CWLA Career Center Job Listing #3266

Position Title:  

Unit Supervisor

Board of Child Care
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Job Category:  
Program Management
Job Status:  
Fulltime Salaried
Salary Range:  

Not Specified

Job Description:  

POSITION: Unit Supervisor
POSITION RESPONSIBLE TO: Program Director-Alternatives for Youth

Understands and implements policies according to agency standards, effectively works as a member of an interdisciplinary team, and supervises direct care staff. Provides direct childcare services, ensures that twenty four hour, seven day a week, child care services are met.

• Provides effective supervision to childcare staff to ensure that childcare services are consistently provided based upon the Board of Child Care’s treatment philosophy, mission, practices and policies.
• Maintains flexible work hours to include evening and weekend hours at both on site and off site locations.
• Ensures that the staff to resident ratio is adequate and consistent with the agency policy and unit needs by providing coverage in units as necessary.
• Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of unit systems, and effectively oversees their completion.
• Demonstrates an understanding of health and safety standards through weekly on site inspections.
• Demonstrates understanding of the various programs at the Board of Child Care in order to adequately orient staff and residents to the program.
• Demonstrates the ability to receive, transmit, store and retrieve information as evidenced through written and verbal communication.
• Contributes to the prevention and management of challenging behaviors by implementing the Board of Child Care’s behavior management and therapeutic crisis intervention techniques.
• Develops therapeutic activities that are consistent with the age and level of functioning of each resident.
• Promotes effective communication through the timely submission of documentation and weekly team meetings.
• Provides direct feedback to direct care staff through written supervisions, annual and six month evaluations.
• Fosters equality and diversity in problem identification and conflict resolution among both staff and residents.
• Demonstrates an understanding of daily routines and the need for consistency within the unit.
• Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to complete accurate bi-weekly timesheets.
• Demonstrates the ability to complete an accurate staff schedule, while minimizing and/or eliminating overtime.
• Demonstrates the ability to maintain an accurate account of all unit finances.
• Participates as a member of each resident’s Interdisciplinary Treatment Team for the purpose of treatment/discharge planning and reviews. Must effectively communicate both written and verbally with the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.
• Ensures accurate medication administration, documentation and safe storage of medication in accordance with the guidelines of the State of Maryland’s Medication Administration.
• Ensures that each direct care staff successfully completes forty hours of professional training per year of employment to effectively meet their position responsibilities.
• On a rotating basis, provides effective campus supervision by fulfilling campus supervisory responsibilities at least once per week and provide on call campus supervisor coverage on assigned weekends.
• Conducts job related trainings on a yearly basis.
• Provides transportation for residents as required.
• Perform duties, as requested, to achieve agency goals.

• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Masters Degree preferred.
• Minimum of one-year group child care experience.
• Must be certified in Medication Administration through the State of Maryland within twelve months of employment. (Training provided by agency.)
• Must receive the Assessor award through the National Center for Professional Certification (NCPC) within the first twelve months of enrollment. (Training provided by the agency.)
• Certification in Basic First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross. (Must be attained by completion of orientation period.)
• Certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. (Must be attained by completion of orientation period.)
• Maintenance of an unrestricted Maryland Driver’s License with a safe driving record as defined in agency policy.

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Monte Ephraim

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