Acadia Healthcare Direct Care Worker - Millcreek of Long Beach in Long Beach, Mississippi

Rehabilitation Centers, LLC d/b/a Millcreek Home and Community Based Services

CRITERIA-BASED JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Direct Care 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 support and information necessary to make informed choices and decisions to program participants.

  • Establish a collaborative relationship with program participants, co-workers and people who are important to the participant.

  • Determine the needs, desires, and interest of the participants.

  • Assist the participant to identify support available in their community, family, and social network.

  • Work with the participant to develop and sustain relationships with friends, family and community members.

  • Assist the participant to manage every day aspect of life by teaching and providing supports.

  • Provide support necessary to engage in satisfactory work and daily activities.

  • Complete necessary documentation in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Complete routine daily checks of vans and report deficiencies.

  • Assist in plan development for the program participant to supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Assist program participant to achieve the outcomes identified on his/her plan.

  • Keep supervisor abreast of pertinent information relate dot he program participant.

  • Ensure the program participant safety at all times.

  • Report risk management issues to supervisor and submit reports to supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Adhere to UltiPro usage, policies, procedures and timelines.

  • Provide safe transportation to and from community activities.

  • 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.