Principal Accountabilities: (essential job functions):
Works with each service recipient in a professional and caring manner, and sets an example through personal actions.
Completes all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner, including tracking work, behavior data sheets, incident/accident reports, daily and monthly progress notes, communication books and attendance records.
Completes monthly paperwork by the 3rd working day of each month.
Remains current on all service recipient program planning documents and assessments at all times.
Implements individual plans and contributes modifications to plans as necessary.
Assist with medication and informs Supervisor of issues or changes in medication or Treatment Plan.
Meets daily with all program participants and maintains accurate documentation on all meetings.
Promotes a creative learning environment.
Able to take initiative and work one-on-one with Clients if need be.
Able to handle stressful situations and “behavioral problems”.
Participates in trainings, seminars and conferences as assigned.
Contributes to departmental and program goals and objectives, and development.
Presents ideas and assists in the implementation of program goals on a daily basis.
Transports service recipients in agency vehicle as directed
Maintains area in clean, neat fashion at all times.
Observes safety and models appropriate safety practices in the workplace
Arrives on time and maintains a good attendance record.
Remains flexible to new job assignments and responsibilities.
Presents program in a positive, professional manner to the public.
Uses all supplies and equipment in program in an appropriate and professional manner.
Establishes and maintains effective and professional relationships with co-workers, service recipients, supervisor and department head.
Complies with DD waiver, State and General Fund Standards.
Complies with all applicable LifeROOTS policies and procedures.
Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment.
Responsible for participation in the company’s quality improvement program and ensures that all department-applicable quality improvement requirements are fulfilled.
Responsible for participation in the company’s financial management and ensures that all department -applicable fiscal responsibilities are fulfilled.
Responsible for participation in the company’s Health and Safety program and ensure that all department-applicable safety requirements are fulfilled.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Day Hab Supervisor.
Essential Skills and Experience:
HS Diploma or GED
One year of experience working with people with disabilities; prior experience in Vocational Services or Day Habilitation desirable.
Participation in recent continuing education programs related to Community Services, per licensing requirements.
Must complete required training within 360 days of employment.