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Caregiver Direct Support Professional

Company: Loving Heart Loving Home
Location: Downey
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description DIRECT CARE STAFF The Direct Care Staff will work directly with the consumers assigned to them. Direct Care Staff will report directly to the Administrator. DUTIES Will be thoroughly familiar with the program plans for each consumer in the facility. Will fully understand behavior modification techniques and how to correctly implement them. Will document incidents whenever these occur. Will implement a behavior program for each consumer. Will maintain current progress notes and date frequency count on each consumer assigned to them. Will attend staff meetings and in-service trainings. Will be able to instill acceptable behaviors in others. Will aid in orientation and training of new staff members. Will act as a member of the ID Team and provide input into consumer progress and overall condition. Will assist consumer in all areas of grooming and personal hygiene skills. Will perform basic medical treatment (creams and lotions) as prescribed and pass medications as directed. Will ensure that there are open lines of communication between staff members. Will assist in the supervision of meal preparation and housekeeping chores as assigned. Will have the ability to exercise mature judgment and relate to consumers in a warm, caring, and non-expletive way. Ensure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and home-like manner. Reports observations or evidence of violation of any consumer rights as specified in Section 80072. QUALIFICATIONS Be at least eighteen (18) years of age. Preferred but not required at least (6) months prior experience providing direct supervision and special services. Within six (6) months of beginning to provide direct care services in the facility, complete twelve (12) additional hours of continuing education in implementing program services, promoting consumers rights, health, safety and social physical integration, along with the ID process, including development and implementation of the IPP. Complete a minimum of twelve (12) hours of continuing education per year, meeting the requirements specified in consumer services, as described in the program design; promoting of consumers rights, health, safety, social and physical integration; and the ID process, including development and implementation of the IPP (as specified in Section 56037(a)). Have current First Aid and CPR certificate Complete twenty (20) hours of in-house training or orientation on:o Facility Program Designo Consumers IPPso Consumer rightso IPP/ISP implementationo Identifying and reporting SIRso Medicationo Health and emergency procedures Complete twenty (20) hours of on-the-floor training Complete an employment application, have a TB and health screening, a criminal record clearance, and a signed abuse reporting form. Must pass the test for Direct Support Professional or take the training and pass the test within six (6) months of employment. Must have completed CPI training. Must be appropriately fingerprint cleared. Added, a complete Criminal Record Statement (form LIC 508) must be kept on file, at the facility.

Keywords: Loving Heart Loving Home, Downey , Caregiver Direct Support Professional, Other , Downey, California

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