Frontier Health
  • Kingsport, TN, USA
  • Full Time
  • Link House

SUMMARY:

Direct residential care provider in an acute high needs group home and/or facility environment that includes awake 24/7 staff. Provides direct care/support to individuals that include: acquisition, retention or improvement in skills related to activities of daily living, such as personal grooming and cleanliness, bed making, and household chores, eating and the preparation of food, and social and adaptive skills necessary to enable the individual to reside in a community residential setting.  MUST BE 21.  OVERNIGHT POSITION.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education:      High School Diploma/GED preferred.

Licensure:       Valid driver's license.

Certification:  N/A

Experience:     Experience in a group home environment preferred.

Knowledge/Skills:      Ability to maintain composure in difficult situations.

                                    Ability to follow written and verbal directions.

                                    Verbal/written communication skills.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide oversight and monitoring of resident's behaviors and activities.
  2. Assists individuals with daily living needs in preparing meals, bathing, cleaning, social interaction, etc. as needed by each individual.
  3. Must successfully complete medication training and deliver medication to individuals as prescribed with appropriate documentation.  -Staff will evidence no medication errors in the distribution or logging of client medications
  4. Drives a 15-passenger van and maintains a safe driving record.
  5. Record/chart pertinent information and observations, resident discussions, plans, progress, skills and abilities.  -Required daily documentation will be completed timely and in accordance with contract and/or program requirements
  6. Implement individualized plans, collect data and submit to supervisor in a timely manner.
  7. Coordinate residential and community socialization activities as selected by individuals.
  8. Maintain the residence in a neat and clean manner.
  9. Maintain inventory lists and alert supervisor of any low inventories and special needs.
  10. Attend and participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and inservices and individual.  Staff will evidence timely and successful completion of all training requirements
  11. Ability to work in a high needs facility, to include graveyard shift.
  12. All other duties as assigned.
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