Direct Support Professional Caregiver, Inc Cardington

Title Direct Support Professional
Date 20 May 2020
Company Caregiver, Inc
City Cardington

Short Description :

To policy The delivery of required Medicaid Waiver Home and CommunityBased Services shall comply with the Evidentiary Certification Principles Driving record that meets minimum standards, allowing for insurance ,…

Full Description :

Job Details Direct Support ProfessionalOH
Address 215 Gilead Street,
Cardington, Ohio 43315

Position Summary

The Direct Support Professional Staff Member is responsible for providing residential support services for the Home and Community-Based Service (HCS) and ICF-IDD program participants. The delivery of required Medicaid Waiver Home and Community-Based Services shall comply with the Evidentiary Certification Principles.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directs personal assistance with daily living activities such as grooming, eating, bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene
  • Assists with meal planning and preparation and housekeeping
  • Assists with ambulation and mobility as needed
  • Secures and provides transportation
  • Reinforces counseling and therapy activities
  • Assists with medications and the performance of RN delegated tasks
  • Supervises and assures of individuals’ health, safety, and security
  • Facilitates inclusion in community activities, use of natural supports, social interaction, participation in leisure activities, and development of socially valued behavior
  • Maintains regular attendance and timeliness in duties
  • Maintains good work and personal ethics in dealing with co-workers and resident consumers
  • Does not engage in activities other than official business during work hours
  • Presents a neat, clean appearance; dressed appropriately for the job. Practices personal hygiene
  • Adheres to Attendance PolicyWorks when scheduled, beginning and ending work as expected; calls in according to policy; observes policies on break and lunch periods; uses work time appropriately, records all hours worked as instructed
  • Reports incidents/injuries in a timely manner
  • Cooperates in internal/external investigations
  • Maintains confidentiality of company and consumer information
  • Participates and assists in the development of the Personal Development Plan (PDP) for the individuals served
  • Ensures PDP is implemented as it relates to residential services
  • Reports to the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) any problems, proposed program changes, behavior of individuals served, concerns, training needs, medical concerns, dietary issues, etc
  • Ensures documentation of behaviors, incidents and injuries, program data collection, medication data, and progress notes are completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management
  • Accepts direction and feedback from supervisors and follows through appropriately

Qualifications and Education

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Successfully complete a written competency-based assessment tool demonstrating the ability to document service delivery and observations of the individual served; and, At least three personal references that provide evidence of the ability to provide a safe, healthy environment for the individuals served.
  • Clear background check including criminal history;
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Driving record that meets minimum standards, allowing for insurance coverage under the company’s insurance
  • Able to read, write, speak, and communicate effectively in English.
  • Language SkillsAbility to read and comprehend instructions, manuals and other company/documents. Exhibits above average oral communication skills. Position required excellent customer service skills
  • Mathematical SkillsAbility to understand the basic concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Reasoning SkillsAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral communications or instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving unconventional variables in unusual situations

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