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JOB DESCRIPTION: Direct Care Staff (1099 independent contractor)
PROGRAM: HolBrock Estates Supportive Housing
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:
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: none
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:
(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