Facility Administrator – G4S. Provides overall day-to-day operations of facility site ensuring that departmental systems are functioning in accordance with established contract guidelines; Ensures that budgetary guidelines are maintained and managed in accordance with yearly plan.
B. Position Expectations and Essential Functions:
- Ensures facility is maintained in a safe and secure manner.
- Ensures that each department is compliant with all established staff development and training guidelines working in conjunction with the Director of Staff Development.
- Ensures that case management services are provided according to contract guidelines.
- Ensures that clinical services are provided according to contract guidelines through supervision to Director of Clinical Services.
- Ensures that medical services are provided according to contract guidelines through the supervision of the Medical Coordinator.
- Ensures that effective systems are implemented for support services department.
- Maintains effective Human Resource system through coordination with the Human Resources Manager.
- Works in conjunction with Compliance Manager to implement systems of contract monitoring and quality assurance.
- Ensures that efforts are maintained to promote community awareness and involvement.
- Ensures compliance with established contract guidelines as it relates to outcome monitoring and services.
- Manages facility FTE’s with specific procedures developed to address turnover ratios, vacancy issues, and overtime utilization.
- Maintains effective communication with the Regional Director to ensure accurate problem solving and facility enhancement.
- Develops and implements facility yearly budget, and maintains monthly outcome monitor of expenses to ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines.
- Ensures facility is in compliance with Department of Juvenile Justice regulations or Department of Children and Families as applicable to facility.
- Ensures that overall facility functioning meets regulatory guidelines with safety and security achieved.
- Provides facility leadership and overall management.
- Approves purchasing of supplies and implementation of purchase order system.
- Designated as the PREA Facility Compliance Manager and shall ensure that all mandated requires of this policy, state and federal requirements are met.
The Ideal Candidate:
Education, Licenses and Certifications Required
C. Position Requirements: Education:
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology, criminology or related field.
- Prefer master’s degree.
- Must have at least six (6) years of experience working with adolescents who have experienced emotional/mental health issues with at least three (3) years of supervisory experience with one (1) year related to overall operations of residential facilities.
Type and Length of Specific Experience Required
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Responsible for complying with time and attendance policies and all established Human Resource Policies. Must adhere to the Code of Conduct established by G4S. Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor
D. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: High school level reading and writing skills; acceptable oral and written communication skills; legible handwriting; ability to maintain information as highly confidential; telephone etiquette and customer service skills by phone and face-to-face; familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred; skills in dealing courteously with the public and other staff within the hospital; basic knowledge of human behavior or principles of psychology useful; skills in prioritizing and in managing time; problem-solving skills; use of appropriate social skills, including demonstration and respect for staff and patients; empathy toward residents; skills in teaching or assisting with activities of daily living helpful. Basic or general knowledge of human growth and development helpful; familiarity with, or basic insight into, emotional needs of residential clients; experience with therapeutic limit-setting helpful, or an understanding of level systems or other behavior management modalities; ability to maintain professional boundaries and willingness to seek supervision in this regard.
E. Equipment Utilized While completing job duties, the following machines and tools may be utilized by the employee:
- Audio-visual equipment
- Copy Machine
- First Aid Items
Physical Requirements and Environment
F. Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
Talking: Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities in which they must convey details or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly. Hearing and Vision: Ability to perceive the nature of sounds with no less than 40 dB loss at Hz, 1000 Hz and 2000 Hz with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication. Work requires a minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction that will enable employees to complete clerical tasks, and observe youth.
Dexterity: Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of an object such as size, shape, and temperature. Movements frequently and regularly required using wrists, hands and/or fingers.
Physical Strength: Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally. Position is mainly sedentary work (office work), but may on occasion include physical force execution. Employee may be subject to temperature changes, but the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions as the work is predominantly inside.
Language: Ability to write complex sentences, using proper punctuation, and ability to communicate in complex sentences using normal word order with present and past tenses.
Processing and Reasoning: Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as in verbal and physical confrontations. Must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions and noise. Ability to assist youth with problem solving and maintaining self-control in volatile situations.
The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions as they relate to travel. The noise level is usually moderate as the primary work environment is a standard office setting.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the company undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.