Residential Administrator

$19.00 hourly
  • MERT Enterprises, Inc.
  • Bangor, ME, USA
  • Nov 19, 2018
Full time Daily Living Support Services Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

MERT Enterprises, Inc. has an internal job opening for a FULL-TIME RESIDENTIAL ADMINISTRATOR (RA).  Essential Duties Include but are not limited to: 

  • This is a full-time salaried position with a flexible schedule working 40-45 hours per week with a small team of other RAs
  • Promote and facilitate the growth and development of several of MERT’s consumers by being the key link for support services, coordinating with CCM/ISC, families, employment in their community, volunteer programs, health-related issues and other means to advocate for your consumers
  • You are expected to conduct regular visits to consumer residences to help train, develop and supervise a team of DSP staff that you manage, and maintain a strong relationship with the consumers to be aware of new developments or issues they need resolved
  • Time management and attention to detail needed to verify time sheets, mileage reports, support summary sheets, and other documentation to comply with agency and DHHS timelines
  • Work in consumer residences or cover shifts if there are scheduling issues or emergency call-outs when a DSP is not able to work their normal shift
  • Participate as an active member of the RA Team to constantly communicate consumer needs, consumer health issues, DSP performance issues and, staffing issues
  • Provide support to other RA Team members with complex issues by giving feedback and helping trouble-shoot and resolve them in a positive and productive manner
  • Maintain State of Maine and agency-required training and certification requirements
  • Participate in the On-Call rotation with other RAs to include ONE weekday “after hours” coverage and rotating weekend coverage which could included handling crisis calls, shift call outs / covering of shifts.
  • Role Model for staff, consumers and the general public when representing MERT in Special Olympics, consumer meetings or any recreational or professional development setting