The primary role of the Staffing Coordinator/Caregiver is the responsibility for managing the schedule, training, and coaching staff at a house for clients with developmental disabilities. This position also maintains the house schedule, assists staff with finding options for coverage needs, monitors overtime (OT), requests approval for OT when needed and timecard edits. Staffing Coordinators will work with the Resident Coordinator in addressing staff issues. This position will continue to provide daily living support to adults with developmental disabilities.
About the KIM
Kittitas Interactive Management is a family-owned non-profit organization established in 1999. The mission statement of K.I.M. is: Advocating change for a better tomorrow! We provide in-home care/care giving, habilitation, personal care and community access opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. We pride ourselves on being open, honest, fun, friendly and involved in the client’s lives.
Our services follow the “CHIRPS” Values acronym: Competence, Health & Safety, Integration, Relationships, Power & Choice, and Status. We tailor our care to each client’s abilities, wishes, and personal choices. By combining our fundamental values with our mission, we seek to earn the right to be viewed as the most trusted supported living provider in Washington State.
We employ staff that embodies empathy and honesty and can promote our core values every day. Sick pay is available for all employees after 90 days of employment. For full-time employees, we offer a full benefits package including medical, vision, and dental insurances.
- 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 an independent judgment.
- Ability to supervise staff and provide on the job training to new staff.
- Intermediate knowledge of clients’ basic plans, additional plans for client care needs and or behavior plans specific to the client.
- Intermediate training relevant to mid-level client care needs and/or behaviors.
- Intermediate experience supporting developmentally disabled adults.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintain and monitor schedules, edit time cards daily no less than twice weekly, edit and create shift blocks as needed.
- Assist staff with finding coverage options.
- Monitor Overtime (OT) and request prior approval.
- Provide Peer Coaching for new staff, complete and submit peer coaching packets.
- Preform coaching meetings with new staff in training utilizing SMART goals and Reflection sheets.
- Provide training, assistance, and support to clients in all areas of daily living as outlined in the client’s POC (Plan of Care), IISP (Individual Instruction and Support Plan), BSP (Behavior Support Plan), and therapist approved treatment plan.
- Supervise clients to ensure adequate safety.
- Ensure adequate health care for each client.
- Implement and evaluate individualized programs for clients.
- Maintain client and staff confidentially.
- Maintain appropriate staff/client relationships.
- Acknowledge the needs, wants, and rights of clients with dignity and respect.
- Transport clients to and from all agency activities.
- Accompany clients on all outings and activities.
- Complete all forms, reports, and datasheets as required by the administrator.
- Safeguard all company and client property.
- Be aware and abide by all agency policies, procedures, and practices.
- Report promptly instances of injuries, behaviors, abuse, and safety hazards, etc. to the administrator.
- Maintain an ongoing inventory of the client’s personal property.
- Keep all hazardous materials, medications, etc. in the designated locked location.
- Perform other responsibilities as defined by the administrator.
- Report to work on time.
- While the on-duty staff is not allowed to partake of or have any illegal drugs, recreational drugs or alcohol.
- Staff must be awake and alert while on duty.
- Oversee the implementation and documentation of medications.
- Implement a safe and clean environment in which our clients live by doing households ADLS (i.e., chores, meals, bathing, hygiene, removal of garbage, laundry, etc.)
- Assist in resident money management: petty cash, receipts, checkbooks, running balance, money envelopes.
Basic Experience Supporting Developmentally Disabled Adults:
- Some preferred
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
- None required, but:
- Preferred: The Buzz Peer Coaching Certificate
- Preferred: Resident Coordinator Training Certificate
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Language Skills: Excellent reading comprehension and written communication skills required. For example, the ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, reports, technical specifications, governmental regulations, and correspondence.
- Ability to apply proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format to communications. Ability to present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations to management and staff. Mathematical Skills: Ability to do simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication. Know how to handle cash.
Kittitas Interactive Management provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, shoe size, eye color or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, K.I.M. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $12.50 to $13.50 /hour
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 /hour
- relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
- caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Paid time off
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
- People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
- Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
- Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
- Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
- Reading, writing, and carrying out directions
- Charting or taking notes for others to review
- Providing companionship and supportive listening
- Reporting changes in the health or status of the client
- Maintaining patient’s health equipment
- Responding to emergency situations
- Administering medication
- Transporting client to appointments
- Facilitating community and recreational outings, including transport
- Providing support with hobbies, studies, and social activities
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