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Caregivers West Chester Area Up to $18.50 per hour

Company: Elwyn
Location: West Chester
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: The LSA provides supervision, guidance, instruction, and/or skill building to assigned individuals served within a specific program site regarding daily living activities, safety, vocational activities, and interaction with others. -DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains all levels of supervision for assigned persons served at specific program site as determined by program management in accordance with needs of individual resident's support plan Supervises, instructs, supports and provides guidance to assigned persons served in accordance with the individual's support plan, and working daily toward the designated outcomes, including but not limited to:healthcarereligious preferencessexual preferences ethnic and cultural supportrecreational/socialization/vocational activitiesphysical fitnesshealthy livingfamily visits and involvement, and family disagreements and grievancesindependencepurchase and inventory of food and personal suppliescookinghousekeepingmoney managementsocial awarenessinterpersonal relationshipspersonal hygiene
Follows medical guidelines to administer medication as scheduled or as needed to persons served in strict accordance with each support plan and per medication administration protocols. Strictly follows physicians' orders for continued care, updates necessary medical records, etc. Coordinates transportation needs, as applicable, of assigned persons served in accordance with support plan and dependent upon specific site needs Prepares for, and promptly responds to, emergency situations to ensure the safety and security of the program site and persons served at all times; e.g., provide CPR, first aid and crisis intervention as needed in accordance with agency trained protocols, conducts fire drills, emergency evacuations, etc. Notifies proper authority in the event of an emergency Completes paperwork and maintains all documentation as required and as determined by program management for the program site; e.g., daily logs, daily goal reports, assessments, daily financial transactions, Medical Administration Records, behavioral data sheets, Incident Reports, , etc. During assigned shifts, ensures program site operates in accordance with the organization's quality standards for safety, cleanliness, and comfort and state licensing and accreditation standards and ensures the routine maintenance and cleanliness of Elwyn vehicles usedPerforms CPR, First Aid, medication administration and crisis intervention techniques as needed in accordance with agency trained protocolsRemains on shift until incoming staff has clocked in to maintain required staff to resident ratiosAssists in the resolution of problematic situations that may occur for persons served; notifies program management of any unusual situations, emergency situations or any problems unable to be resolved Participates in the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) process in support of the support plan; reports issues in the event plan is problematicReports all incidents as required by regulation of Mandated reportersPromptly reports any infraction of Elwyn policies to program managementPerforms other related duties as assigned -IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Site Supervisor -DIRECT REPORTS: None -CONTACTS: Funding agencies, monitoring agencies, consumers, families, providers, representatives for community resource agencies, Social Security Administration, medical professionals, Elwyn employees. -EDUCATION/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:High School Diploma or equivalentOne (1) year experience with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilitiesAbility to effectively communicate both in writing and verballyAbility to independently problem-solveAbility to perform cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and crisis intervention techniques according to agency trained protocolsCurrent, valid driver's license in state of residence, three (3) years of driving experience in the United States, and acceptable driving record -PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist below which represents the general physical demands and environment conditions to which the employee holding this position must meet, in addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Elwyn will engage otherwise qualified candidates for this position whose disabilities may require reasonable accommodations to enable an individual to perform the essential functions. -Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract. -Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law.Required
Preferred
Job Industries
  • Healthcare

Keywords: Elwyn, Wilmington , Caregivers West Chester Area Up to $18.50 per hour, Other , West Chester, Delaware

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