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Supervised Living Direct Care Associate 2- Saturday and Sund

at Acadia Healthcare in Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

+ Provide assistance in program activities at the Supervised Living home.

+ Provide one-on-one or group instruction/assistance to individuals regarding their daily needs.

+ Complete routine daily check of van (including tires, gas gauge, etc.) and report deficiencies to supervisor in a timely manner.

+ Accurately monitor and maintain data collection sheets and submit to supervisor in a timely manner.

+ Assist with assessment of individuals’ strengths and needs as necessary.

+ Assist with preparation of individuals’ meals and provide client training as needed.

+ Communicate with supervisor related to the need to revise, delete, or add training objectives as deemed necessary.

+ Physically assist in maintaining the home in a neat and orderly manner.

+ Monitor and document individual behaviors using specific and descriptive terms accurately (i.e., behavior changes, accidents, seizures, etc.).

+ Encourage individuals to be independent and attend and participate in assigned activities.

+ Provide realistic, positive assurance to individuals regarding benefits of treatment and participation.

+ Assist in physical maintenance of a therapeutic environment by promoting an environment that encourages individuals to learn new skills and make choices through activity involvement, hands-on instruction/guidance, etc.

+ Follow proper protocol related to I/A and serious incident reports.

+ Ensure the safety of all individuals living in the home at all times.

+ Adhere to all Millcreek and HCBS MR/DD waiver program policies and procedures.

+ Follows all safety policies and adheres to all workers’ compensation program guidelines.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

+ Attention to Detail: Advanced

+ Communication: Advanced

Behaviors

Preferred

+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Motivations

Preferred

+ Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Education

Required

+ High School/GED or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required

+ Drivers License

Experience

Required

+ 1 year: At least one year of working experience.

Preferred

+ 1 year: One year of experience working with children/adults with development disabilities is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC191989081

Posted On: Sep 10, 2021

Updated On: Oct 20, 2021