Acadia Healthcare Supervised LIving DCW - Cable Bridge Supervised Living Home in Gulfport, Mississippi
Rehabilitation Centers, LLCd/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
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.