Chenega Corporation Senior Lead Youth Care Worker in El Paso, Texas
CHENEGA HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC
Fort Bliss, TX
The Youth Care Worker, Senior Lead is responsible for the oversight and operational performance of all Youth Care Worker, Leads in the Operations Center of an on-site children’s residential facility. Functions as the liaison with other leads and any other on-site vendors. This position is responsible for ensuring all Youth Care Worker, Leads as well as the Youth Care Worker are performing according to ORR Policy and are providing line of sight supervision of minors at all times. They ensure contractual requirements and client expectations are met at the on-site residential facility.
Ensures the supervision of assigned on-site Youth Care Worker, Leads and Youth Care Worker staff.
Maintain accurate and timely UC and staff count per shift
Oversee operational needs of the dorm, to include UC nutritional schedule, and coordinate facility and medical needs
Develop and maintain and schedule Youth Care Worker, Leads
Oversee the youth care workers, indirectly
Ability to interact with Case Manager when issues occur;
Provides documentation of supervision by completing a supervisory log for all staff supervised.
Completes all required documentation that pertains to this position in a timely fashion that may include daily reports.
Ensures appropriate shelter care and line of sight supervision of unaccompanied minors by assigned staff is handled appropriately and is organized.
Supports the Site Lead through formal or informal supervision and provides staff with ongoing feedback, Communicates frequently with shift supervisor.
Assists during transition and movement of children from one activity to the next and one physical location to another.
Participates in ongoing meetings, conferences, training programs as required.
Provides coverage for assigned staff when needed.
Responsible for adhering to ORR and other state regulations.
Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy. Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals. Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility. Encourages co-workers to work safely. Identifies “close calls” and/or safety concerns to supervisory personnel. Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
Assists in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, JCAHO, AAAHC, and other mandated regulations/standards.Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma and at least three (3) years of relevant experience.
Associates degree with at least one (1) year of supervisory experience, highly preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Two (2) plus years’ experience in child care or residential care for adolescents.
Any operations experience. Must demonstrate experience training and leading others and adapting to diverse situations.
Valid U.S. Driver’s License.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Flexibility and willingness to travel as needed.
Excellent presentation skills as well as oral and written communication skills required.
Proficiency with computer, common office equipment, and MS Office products required.
Clean criminal background check.
Clean child abuse and neglect or child protective services check (CAN).
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to sit for more than 8 hours per day
Must be willing to work over time, if necessary
Ability to perform duties in a safe manner.
Ability to follow the corporate safety policy.
Ability to participate and support safety meetings, training and goals.
Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.
Encourages co-workers to work safely.
Ability to identify close calls and/or safety concerns to supervisory personnel.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
Ability to perform other duties as assigned within scope of work and responsibility.
Must have the ability to resolve unforeseen problems with little or no direction from manager.
Knowledge of government property, shipping, packing, and logistical operations
Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Additional physical requirements include the following:
Must be able to sit for more than eight (8) hours per day
Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.