This position is located at The Cambridge Developmental Center, 66737 Toland Dr, Cambridge, OH, 43725.
Plans, develops, coordinates & administers total operations of the Cambridge Ohio Developmental Center, per Sections 5119.48 & 5119.49 of the Ohio Revised Code. Responsible for the overall administration of all departments & supervision of department heads including but not limited to Program/Residential Services, Human Resources, Medical/Nursing, Operations, & ancillary support functions. Responsible for the maintenance of Medicaid certification & DODD licensure & for the highest caliber of professional habilitation, medical & ancillary services & supports available to persons with developmental disabilities. Maintains effective, fair, & equitable E.E.O., A.D.A. administration & overall human resources practices. Develops & submits reports & information requests & maintains specific data as required by the division & the department. Participates on division committees as appropriate. Maintains positive public relations with providers, particularly catchment area County Boards of Developmental Disabilities. Maintains positive relations & interactions with parent/family groups, Citizens’ Advisory Board, & with the community in general. Establishes center goals, objectives & internal, facility-wide operational policies & procedures: establishes short & long range plans for program training & administrative services for professional & non-professional personnel; maintains on-going evaluation of programs, units, & departments to meet accreditation & certification requirements of various boards, state & federal agencies; maintains on-going evaluation of programs & center goals to ensure compliance with ICFIID standards. Supervises assigned staff: conducts performance evaluations; performs goal setting; provides work direction/training; approves/disapproves requests for leave, recommends commendation & discipline, etc.
Operates the centers cost effectively within budgets established by the division & department. Maintains thorough knowledge of center personnel, operating & equip
ment needs & submits as appropriate additional allocation requests. Submits for review center biennial capital request & participates in the management of approved capital projects. Prepares biennium budget request, ensures cost efficiency, monitors current expenditures, & establishes priority expenditures.
Establishes & modifies as necessary the table of organization. Reviews & approves all staffing requests & personnel actions. Develops annual operating goals & objectives. Responsible to ensure resident needs are met & resident rights are afforded. Assures resident homes & center facilities are attractive, clean, appropriately decorated, furnished & adequately maintained. Coordinates community resources & volunteers. Provides highest quality of professional & technical services available.
Works with the administrative team to facilitate the development of center operating, personnel & labor relations policies & procedures within the parameters established through the Ohio Revised Code & Administrative Rules & within the applicable labor agreements. Oversees the administration of labor relations & progressive discipline policies according to established guidelines & operating parameters. Prepares reports, attends meetings & in-services.
Completion of undergraduate core program in human services or health services related management field; 4 yrs. work exp. as a supervisor of programs or services that provide behavioral healthcare services to individuals in area related to vacancy; 2 yrs. work exp. in budget management; 1 yr. work exp. in public relations. -Or pursuant to Ohio Administrative Code 5123:2-3-01, applicants for positions in Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities must be 21 years of age and require a Bachelor’s Degree in human services or health or human services related management or 4 yrs. paid work experience as a supervisor of programs or services for individuals with developmental disabilities; 2 yrs. exp. in budgeting; 2 yrs. paid work exp. in provision of services to individuals with developmental disabilities, including responsibility for personnel matters, supervision of employees, program services & financial management; 1 yr. exp. in public relations. -Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
Knowledge of hospital administration; state operated services operations & methods; budgeting; public relations; mental health programs; agency, state & federal laws, rules & guidelines (i.e., Joint Council for Accreditation of Hospitals, Medicaid & Medicare); developmental disabilities programs; Intermediate Care Facility Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities guidelines & related state & federal laws, rules & regulations; management; manpower planning; supervisory principles & techniques; public relations. Ability to deal with large number of variables & determine specific course of action; develop complex reports & position papers; handle sensitive face-to-face contacts with facility staff, parents, community groups & law enforcement staff.
UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: On call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week; will come in contact with clients, upset parents & community persons; may require travel.
DODD is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform job functions, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship.
Background Check Information
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Rule 5123:2-2-02, “Background Investigations for Employment,” outlines disqualifying offenses that will preclude an applicant from being employed by the Department of Developmental Disabilities.
THE FINAL APPLICANT SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT TO URINALYSIS PRIOR TO THE APPOINTMENT TO TEST FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE. AN APPLICANT WITH A POSITIVE TEST RESULT WILL NOT BE OFFERED EMPLOYMENT.