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Job Description

Katie Adult Day Center Director


The Director of Adult Day Services is responsible for overall supervision and coordination of the
department, growth of facility and community resources, to provide comprehensive standards,
practices and programs that meet the needs and best interests of facility and clients. The
Director of Adult Day Services assures that the highest degree of quality client care, customer
service, fiscal responsibility, and regulatory compliance is maintained at all times.


Direct Care Activities: To coordinate the development and implementation of a quality Adult
Day Services program to meet individualized physical, intellectual, emotional, social and
spiritual needs of each client. Support direct care services through staff and family
education, training, competencies, and quality assurance.

Customer Relations: Establish and maintain professional relationships with facility and
community health care professionals, clients, and families.

Employee Relations: Supervise staff, which involves direct and indirect responsibilities for
staffing, training, motivating, wage and salary administration, performance appraisal,
developing goals, and procedures to assure achievement of goals. Conduct or
coordinate new staff training and orientation to assure understanding of facility policy
and specific requirements including orientation. Participate in recruiting and
interviewing process to assure candidates meet the needs of the team, facility and
clients. Delegate to appropriate staff the administrative authority and accountability
necessary to perform their assigned duties.

Financial Responsibilities: Provide fiscal management for department operations to ensure

proper utilization of financial resources. Maintains appropriate staffing as evidenced by
budgetary analysis.

Regulatory and Quality Compliance. Assures regulatory compliance within the facility.
Develops, maintains and periodically updates Adult Day Services policy and procedure
manual. Develops, updates and implements the Quality Assurance program in the Adult
Day Service department and assures the completion and accuracy of documents
pertaining to Adult Day Services in clients medical records.

Katie Adult Day Services Policies and Procedures Manual 10-026.16

Professional Growth: Attends meetings, workshops, seminars and participates in committees
as requested/required. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending
education workshops, in-services, and reviewing professional publications.

Other Duties: Completes all other duties as assigned.

Previous experience with the elderly and or individuals with physical disabilities in an
adult day program or long term care setting
Current CPR and Basic First Aid Training
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to maximize team interaction and contribution
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Ability to instruct and supervise personnel to assure adequate and competent client
Good customer service and employee problem resolution skills
Manages multiple priorities and manage time effectively within a flexible schedule
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English

Bachelors degree
Two years supervisory or management experience
Knowledge of rules, regulations and standards governing adult day services
Knowledge of documentation and care plans
Knowledge of community resources
Possess a valid Class D drivers license


Must be able to react and make timely judgments and decisions based on available
Requires analytical/deductive reasoning/problem solving abilities
Must have organizational skills, ability to assess, plan and implement program
development, budgets, quality assurance and direct client care as needed.
Must be able to establish multiple priorities and the ability to direct and evaluate the
activities of others.


Moderate to heavy work. Occasionally lifting 25 pounds or more when moving and
assisting in moving clients.
Considerable walking and standing.

Katie Adult Day Services Policies and Procedures Manual 10-026.16

Motor coordination and manual dexterity required to coordinate hands, eye, and fingers
in assisting with self-administered medications, administering medication, providing
client care, and working with equipment.
Near visual acuity required in providing client care, assisting with self-administered
medications, administering medications, working with equipment and monitoring client
Talking and hearing necessary for working with and monitoring clients.

Katie Adult Day Services Policies and Procedures Manual 10-026.16