Michele Savino Resume 2015

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To whom it may concern,

Michele Savino

669 Craig Avenue Staten Island New York 10307Cell: (917)-991-6725 Email: micheleleighsavino@gmail.com


Program Director

January 2012-Present

Volunteers of America Greater New York, 1911 Richmond Avenue, Suite 200 Staten Island, New York 10314Job Functions:

Supervise management, clinical staff and other personnel Ensure the residential program operates with a focus on the satisfaction, safety and quality of care of the developmentally disabled persons Provide direction and oversight to a Residential program, on-call 24/7 Develop policies and procedures in accordance with agency standards and funder regulations Oversee incident management and implementation of Justice Center and New York State OPWDD regulations. Develop and deliver training and coordinate staff orientation for new employees Ensure that the residential program operates cost effectively within budget

Ensure development of a timely and thorough plan of correction for quality assurance audits, and funder licensure and certification surveys. Effectively represents the agency at internal and external committees and meetings

Maintain positive community and funder relations Identify and apply for tangential source of funding or donationsProgram Manager

September 2005-Janury 2012Volunteers of America Greater New York, 1911 Richmond Avenue, Suite 200 Staten Island, New York 10314Job Functions:

Managed residential supervisors Conducted or participated in regular meetings for client care review Developed, implemented and reviewed Residential Habilitation Plans and Plans of Protective Oversight for developmentally disabled persons Reviewed and approved monthly progress notes Ensured program records were in compliance with regulations Ensured residential operating systems comply with New York State OPWDD and Federal regulations

Assisted in recruitment of Direct Support Professionals Reviewed incident management reports to ensure client safety and compliance

Conducted investigation for serious reportable/allegations of abuse incidents

Conducted staff training on habilitation services and funder regulations

Reviewed financial records in compliance with funder regulations Prepared written reports of program operations, issues and resolution for quality improvement tracking

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Michele SavinoSupervisor of Waiver ServicesSeptember 2008-July 2013Person Centered Care Services, Inc 1811 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, New York 10314

Job Functions

Managed Residential, Day Habilitation, FET and Respite coordinators Reviewed and approved Habilitation Plans for developmentally disabled persons Reviewed monthly progress notes and approved documentation for billing

Developed and monitored all waiver program operating systems Completed quality assurance reviews on medical/nursing and habilitation documents. Conducted physical plant inspections of residences. Conducted investigations for allegation of abuse or neglect incidents. Residential Manager

February 2005September 2005Volunteers of America Greater New York, 2015 Forest Avenue Suite B5, Staten Island, New York 10303

Job Functions: Supervised Direct Support Professionals

Developed and monitored Habilitation Plans and monthly progress notes Ensured a safe, clean environment for developmentally disabled clients. Supervised and monitored community inclusion and recreational activities

Managed and ensured documentation of monthly fire drills and safety inspections

Scheduled employee trainings, assessments of all staff

Conducted new employee orientation

Conducted weekly maintenance reviews and documented outcomes, to ensure health, safety and welfare of people served Administrative AssistantAugust 2004-February 2005

To the Program DirectorVolunteers of America Greater New York, 2015 Forest Avenue Suite B5, Staten Island, New York 10303

Job Functions:

Provided support to Residential Services Program Director Completed payroll for Residential Services department Oversaw and maintained personal leave time for residential staff Processed payments, coded billing and enter expenditures spenddown for the Finance Department Distributed, tracked and processed purchase orders Maintained Human Resources Personnel FilesDay Shift Manager

December 2001August 2004Cerebral Palsy Associations, 930 Willowbrook Building G, Staten Island, New York 10303Job Functions:

Supervised, managed and trained Direct Support Professionals across five programs

Created monthly work schedules

Managed payroll database

Scheduled clinic visits, transportation and recreational activities for developmentally disabled clients Ensured a safe, and clean environment for clients. Page 3

Michele Savino


College of Staten Island 2011-Present Psychology Studies

College of Staten Island-Associates in Liberal ArtsTottenville High School High School DiplomaComputer Skills:

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and ExcelReferences furnished upon request