Assisted Living Caregiver

HolBrock Estates - Baltimore, MD

Full-time

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Direct Care Staff (1099 independent contractor)

PROGRAM: HolBrock Estates Supportive Housing

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt

SUPERVISED BY: Operations Manager (Assisted Living Manager)

COMPENSATION: $60 - $70 per diem (calculated by completing each assigned task for a fee at the designated time). To be compensated on the bi-weekly check cut schedule, you must submit your completed service invoice to the supervisor by the end of the service day.

WORK SCHEDULE: The Direct Care Staff sets his/her own schedule to render contract services to the program. It is suggested that the services are rendered during the times and days the programs clients require the rendered services which are 7:00AM – 7:00PM for day services and 7:00PM – 7:00AM for night services.

ANTICIPATED TRAVEL: 5% of the time. There is no additional compensation for travel.

SUMMARY OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The role of the direct care staff person is to provide the programs clients with supportive services, supervision, personalized assistance, health-related services, or a combination of these services to meet the needs of individuals who are unable to perform, or who need assistance in performing, the activities of daily living or instrumental activities of daily living, in a way that promotes optimum dignity and independence for the individuals.

COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS WHICH MAY REQUIRE CLARIFICATION:

  • So long a resident is in the facility in which the direct care staff is assigned, the direct care staff must be present.
  • Regardless of the time of day services are rendered, the direct care staff is to remain awake.
  • The direct care staff person may not leave the assigned site during the service time block until all services are rendered at specified times herein.
  • You may only provide services one time 12-hour time block during a 24-hour period unless approved by the supervisor.
  • The company does not provide contractors supplies, tools or transportation to perform the work. Supplies are issued to the clients, and contractors are expected to use the client’s supplies to service that client. Clients generally keep supplies issued to them by the company in the common areas.

POSITIONS SUPERVISED: none

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • If a CNA/GNA/CMT, must have the appropriate Maryland Board of Nursing certification.
  • 80 assisted living manager certifications preferred but not required
  • Drivers license preferred but not required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Regularly walk, stand or stoop; occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and regularly drives a motor vehicle.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office, in client’s homes or in the community; Work exposes incumbent to contagious or infectious diseases; Work may expose incumbent to dangerous and volatile situations; which could result in bodily injury.

LEVEL OF EDUCATION/TRAINING/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Reliable transportation to the service site
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Must be free from tuberculosis, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and any impairment which would hinder the performance of assigned responsibilities
  • Have no criminal convictions or criminal history that indicates behavior that is potentially harmful to residents, as evidenced through a criminal background check completed within 30 days before employment;
  • Have sufficient skills, education, training, and experience to serve the residents in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy of assisted living;
  • Participate in an orientation program and ongoing training to ensure that the residents receive services that are consistent with their needs and generally accepted standards of care for the specific conditions of those residents to whom staff will provide services;
  • Receive initial and annual training from the Company in:

(a) Fire and life safety, including the use of fire extinguishers;

(b) Infection control, including standard precautions, contact precautions, and hand hygiene;

(c) Basic food safety;

(d) Emergency disaster plans; and

(e) Basic first aid by a certified first aid instructor;

(f) The health and psychosocial needs of the population being served as appropriate to their job responsibilities;

(g) The resident assessment process;

(h) The use of service plans; and

(i) Resident's rights; and

(j) Shall demonstrate competence in personal care services and infection control protocols to the delegating nurse before performing these services;

(k) Basic CPR and First Aid;

(l) Cognitive impairment and mental illness

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $60.00 to $70.00 /day

Experience:

  • Assisted Living: 2 years (Preferred)

License:

  • CPR/First Aid (Preferred)