Acadia Healthcare Biloxi, MS - Home Community Support Worker in Long Beach, Mississippi

JOB TITLE: Home Community Support Worker DEPARTMENT: HCBS REV: 01/16

SUPERVISED BY: Program Director/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 the Millcreek Motor Vehicle Safety Program. If required to drive per assignment.

  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule.

  • Must complete the HCBS training and continued education 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 with activities of daily living, i.e., eating, meal planning, bathing, dressing, hygiene/toileting, etc.

  • Provide assistance with light housekeeping needs that are directly related to the health and well-being of the eligible individual, i.e., bed-making, dusting, vacuuming, etc.

  • Provide assistance with accessing community resources/shopping/appointments

  • Accurately complete and submit Daily Activity Logs and Contact Summaries in a timely manner

  • Adhere to safe transportation procedures at all times

  • Follow appropriate protocol for completion of I/A and Serious Incident reports

  • Work flexible schedule based on the family’s needs and to foster maximum use of authorized hours

  • Attend trainings/in-services as requested and adhere to requests for personnel update information in a timely manner

  • Adhere to UltiPro usage policies, procedures, and timelines

  • Adhere to Activity Plan and/or family instructions regarding personal care of the eligible individual

  • Keep supervisor abreast of pertinent information relevant to the provision of services

  • Maintain a positive attitude and rapport with the eligible individual and family

  • Adhere to confidentiality policies and procedures

  • Refrain from excessive and unwarranted absenteeism and/or tardiness

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

  • Follows all safety policies and adheres to all worker's compensation program guidelines.

  • Other duties as assigned.