Job Opening: Program Supervisor IV / Barnett

Posted on
November 12, 2023

Job/Position DescriptionProgram Supervisor IVCome work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living Centers{target="blank"}The state of Texas offers many benefits{target="blank"} to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program{target="blank"}, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits{target="blank"}, a lifetime monthly retirement annuity{target="blank"}as well as 401(k) and 457 Programs{target="blank"} under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you!The Assistant Unit Director (AUD) works under the direct supervision of the Unit Director and has the primary responsibility for providing leadership and direction to other unit staff to assure the delivery of quality care, support, active treatment and leisure activities to the individuals served. The AUD provides support to the Unit Director in planning, implementing, directing, and evaluating unit operations and goals. The AUD is responsible for working cooperatively with other divisions and departments and ensuring harmonious working relationships within the unit among staff, family members and other facility employees. The AUD is responsible for supervisory, consultative and administrative duties in addition to Administrative Assistant tasks. The AUD acts as the additional duty safety officer for the unit which assures safety drills are completed correctly, timely and efficiently and any identified safety and/or resident concerns are addressed through the Facility Safety Department or the Interdisciplinary Team process. This position assures the unit meets regulations established by Life Safety Code. Additionally, the AUD will serve as the first line supervisor for Unit Supervisors for consultation concerning personnel issues and maintaining training compliance. The AUD monitors staff deployment and minimums, leave approval, overtime utilization, etc. The AUD serves as the Administrative Officer on Duty (AOD) dealing with campus-wide issues and as the acting Unit Director as needed. The AUD ensures that the unit provides protection of the individuals by reducing abuse, neglect, exploitation, injuries, accidents and restraints. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

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