Personal Care Home Administrator with a track record of managing personnel, finances, facility operations and admissions while providing the highest quality care.
Administrator for 140 Personal Care Residents in 2 facilities, including a 25 bed Memory Support Unit in a Continuing Care Retirement Community . Responsible for daily operations, regulatory compliance, hiring staff, and assessment of Residents for admission.Develop and manage budget and revenue. Facilitated the successful opening of the second facility in 2010. Served as part of the Leadership Team from 2010-2012.
Managed a 6 person Social Service Department which included Admissions for the 175 bed skilled nursing facility in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Developed Resident Care Plans in accordance with Department of Health regulatory guidelines. Provided emotional support to Residents and their families. Assisted with discharge planning. Assisted the facility as a staff trainer in development of Person Centered Care philosophy.
While attending Kutztown University to obtain a Masters of Social Work worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Social Work and Crimminal Justice Departments. Provided assistance to the Professors by proctoring classes and tests, assisting with student grading, and research. Also as part of the Masters program interned at Caron Treatment Center as counselor to adolescent girls in the extended care program for addiction recovery.
Responsible for discharge planning in a step down medical cardiac unit and medical and surgical intensive care units. Arranged for skilled nursing and personal care facility placement, in home services and transportation. Provided emotional support to Patients and their families.
Responsible for discharge planning for pediatric, family maternity, intensive care, and medical units. Arranged placement in skilled and personal care facilities, in home services, and transportation. Referrals made to appropriate agencies, such as Children and Youth and Office of Aging. Counseled pregnant women as part of the Healthy Beginnings Program.
Coordinated services in a sheltered workshop setting providing vocational training to Clients with intellectual and emotional disabilities. Responsible for compliance with Department of Public Welfare regulations. HIred, trained, and supervised Program Management staff. Participated in development of individual program plans with other county agencies. Provided individual instruction to Clients to develop work skills.
Performed case management duties to Clients with intellectual disabilities. Monitored services provided by community agencies, state institutions, and private facilities. Referred Clients to community agencies, residential and vocational. Provided emotional support to Clients and their Families
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