- Provides and ensures a safe, clean and normalized home-like environment at all times.
- Informs Program Coordinator/ Assistant Program Coordinator of Physical Plant needs.
- Promptly informs the Program Coordinator/Assistant Program Coordinator of any serious incident or violations of resident and/or staff rights, per established policies.
- Accompanies individuals to medical appointments and is responsible to ensure proper consultation documents and information is shared with treating clinician.
- Responsible to communicate daily with Management staff and program nurse both orally and with written medical consultation results of all medical appointments.
- Read residence log book daily and Daily log entry to record the events of each day’s activity.
- Development of A.D.L. (Activities of Daily Living) and ILS (Independent Living Skills) as it relates to residents.
- Maintains and submits timely and accurate records and reports regarding the development status, progress and other related information concerning the residents. This includes, but not limited to, daily goal data, monthly progress notes, summaries and other reports, as required.
- Implements treatment plans by providing training to resident in specific performances areas, including but not limited to activities of daily living, house and room maintenance,
- Appropriately communicates to staff and supervisors, both verbally and in writing (i.e. incident reports, residence’s log book) pertinent consumer information and/or program issues.
- Participate in interdisciplinary treatment meetings and regularly scheduled residents reviews, as required.
- Cleaning responsibilities that include the consumer sleeping/bed areas, vacuuming, cleaning furniture and maintaining the ADL kits etc.
- Assumes responsibility for agency and/or resident funds personally assigned for purposes of making residents or program purchases.
- The essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to the duties listed in the job description.
- Attendance standards, as per assigned shifts, are at the discretion of Program Coordinator /Assistant Program Coordinator.
- Successfully participates in training and passes medication certification course(s) and demonstrates continued proficiency in the administration of medication, per established policies.
- Performs related duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator.
- Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of persons and population served.
- The essential functions for the job include, but are not limited to, the duties in the job description.
- High School graduate (College degree preferred) with at least one year of paid work experience in programs for the mentally retarded/developmentally disabled.
- Experience in community residence and/or Intermediate Care facility programs preferred.
- Has respect and consideration for the resident being served.
- NYS Driver’s License.
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