Work cooperatively with staff and program participants as assigned to implement objectives and therapeutic activities that support Service Plan goals.
Ensure that the participants’ needs are met and communicated with program staff and treatment team according to regulations and prescribed need.
Coordinate participant’s personal care schedule with program staff to meet all the needs of the program.
Utilize training in personal care needs to engage participants.
Perform personal care functions for individuals with disabilities, including changing, toileting, feeding, and laundry.
Demonstrate proficiency with the use of electronic database, email, electronic record keeping and on-line training systems.
Use adaptive equipment and mechanical lift systems competently as per training and supervision to facilitate the movement and lifting of physically disabled individuals for personal care assistance.
Train participants to increase independent functioning in self-care and activities of daily living related to personal care, including personal hygiene, grooming, and eating.
Provide required documentation for participant activities and personal care records for each day.
Report medical and health concerns to the Healthcare Supervisor and provide emergency interventions to R.N., L.P.N. and Program Director.
Participate in the development and implementation of Day Habilitation Service Plans as a member of the Day Habilitation team.
Attend staff meetings, treatment team meetings, in-service trainings, conferences and seminars as required to develop skills and information for program operation.
Deliver all services to all program participants at all times with respect and dignity in accordance with human rights training, DDS regulations for human rights, and Bay Cove standards.
Provide participant coverage for other groups and activities as assigned.
Other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Day Hab Service Manager or R.N.
High School degree
Two years of job experience in a training program working with this population and/or Associate Degree in human services related field preferred
Certification as Nurse’s Aide Required.
Maintain required training certifications including CNA, CPR and First Aid.
Bay Cove Human Services - 2 years ago
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