We are looking for a Caregiver/Resident Coordinator to provide daily living support to adults with developmental disabilities. This position oversees the client’s support in areas of medications, healthcare, finance, appointments, personal care, nutritional needs, recreational needs, transitioning needs, integration into the community, and behavioral supports. This position is also responsible for managing the staff who work in the home.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide training, assistance, and support to clients in all areas of daily living as outlined in the client’s POC (Plan of Care), ISP (Individual Support Plan), IISP (Individual Instruction and Support Plan), or PBSP (Positive Behavior Support Plan), and therapist approved treatment plan. Supervise clients to ensure adequate safety.
- Knowledge and experience caring for and interacting with residents of this nature.
- Ensure adequate health care for each client.
- Provide care to residents following the service plan and assist in updating each resident’s service plan.
- Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
- Maintain appropriate staff/client relationships.
- Create and uphold a clean and safe atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
- Acknowledge the needs, wants, and rights of clients with dignity and respect.
- Assists with setting up, serving meals, and cleaning up after the meals.
- Provides laundry service including washing, drying, sorting, and putting away resident’s laundry.
- Transport clients to and from all agency activities.
- Accompany clients on outings and activities. (Specifically, medical appointments/specialist)
- Document and communicate any changes pertaining to residents and complete all reports in a timely matter.
- Respond to resident calls and emergencies promptly and provide first aid assistance.
- Report promptly instances of injuries, behaviors, abuse, and safety hazards, etc. to the administrator and follow chain of command.
- Maintain an ongoing inventory of client’s personal property.
- Keep all hazardous materials, medications, etc. in the designated locked location.
- Maintain open communication with supervisor
- While on duty Resident Coordinator is not allowed to partake of or have any illegal drugs, recreational drugs or alcohol on person or on premises of employment.
- Assists with the orientation of new staff members to job responsibilities.
- Oversee the implementation and documentation of medications.
- Maintain open communication with Program Manager and report when medications are low.
- The ability to acknowledge and re-order medications that are not given on a regular base or medications that are not ordered in client’s regular medication cycle (PRN’s).
- Assist in resident money management
- Home Care Aid
- Home Care Aide, HCA, CNA, Caregiver, Home Care Assistant
- Minimum age of 18 years.
- Current criminal background check, cleared by DSHS before working alone, unsupervised with clients.
- Valid driver’s license or Washington State ID.
- Home telephone or Cell phone.
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Ability to follow instructions organizes and set priorities, and the ability to work well with other staff and clients, exhibit job-related competency and ability to make independent judgment.
- Ability to supervise staff and provide on the job training to new staff.
- Must have a minimum of two consecutive years’ experience working with developmentally disabled adults.
- Intermediate knowledge of clients’ basic plans, additional plans for client care needs and or behavior plans specific to client.
- Intermediate training relevant to mid-level client care needs and/or behaviors.
- Intermediate experience supporting developmentally disabled adults.
- Ready to make a difference?
Apply To Be A Resident Coordinator Today!