Acadia Healthcare Supervised LIving DCW - Cable Bridge Supervised Living Home in Gulfport, Mississippi

Rehabilitation Centers, LLC

d/b/a Millcreek CRITERIA-BASED JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Supervised Living Direct Care Worker DEPARTMENT: HCBS REV: 01/16

SUPERVISED BY: Supervised Living Site Manager EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED: None

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Must have reliable transportation and meet applicable requirements for Millcreek’s Motor Vehicle Safety Program.

  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule.

  • Must complete HCBS DCW training program.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (with or without reasonable accommodation):

Walking; reaching; bending; pushing; pulling; lifting heavy loads (i.e., at least 25 pounds).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide assistance in program activities at the Supervised Living home.

  • Provide one-on-one or group instruction/assistance to individuals regarding their daily needs.

  • Complete routine daily check of van (including tires, gas gauge, etc.) and report deficiencies to supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Accurately monitor and maintain data collection sheets and submit to supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Assist with assessment of individuals' strengths and needs as necessary.

  • Assist with preparation of individuals' meals and provide client training as needed.

  • Communicate with supervisor related to the need to revise, delete, or add training objectives as deemed necessary.

  • Physically assist in maintaining the home in a neat and orderly manner.

  • Monitor and document individual behaviors using specific and descriptive terms accurately (i.e., behavior changes, accidents, seizures, etc.).

  • Encourage individuals to be independent and attend and participate in assigned activities.

  • Provide realistic, positive assurance to individuals regarding benefits of treatment and participation.

  • Assist in physical maintenance of a therapeutic environment by promoting an environment that encourages individuals to learn new skills and make choices through activity involvement, hands-on instruction/guidance, etc.

  • Follow proper protocol related to I/A and serious incident reports.

  • Ensure the safety of all individuals living in the home at all times.

  • Adhere to all Millcreek and HCBS MR/DD waiver program policies and procedures.

  • Follows all safety policies and adheres to all workers’ compensation program guidelines.

  • Other duties as assigned.