compensation: $18 per hour employment type: full-time
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Why Work at Parker Personal Care Homes?
What can we offer you?
We can offer you a diverse community and opportunities for growth! As a community, people share each other's
triumphs and struggles. As an organization that takes pride in the community we’ve created, we are determined to remain true to our core values. We provide extensive training along with hands-on learning opportunities to our employees. As a larger organization, there are lots of opportunities for growth here, and we are always excited to promote from within. Our goal is to maintain a culture of happiness, career satisfaction and personal growth - all while providing excellent services to our customers.
PPCH Mission: Our mission is to build an inclusive and supportive community for the people we serve, and we are doing just that, one individual at a time.
What is facility-based programming? PPCH Day Program offers facility-based programming for individuals who benefit from more intensive personal or medical care. This program provides activities that focus on stimulating minds and senses. Individuals are engaged in activities such as mock radio interviews, book clubs, current events read aloud sessions, range of motion exercises, musical activities, arts and crafts, sensory activities, role plays or “mock-ups” of real life experiences such as making a purchase.
Position Description: To support Day Program Direct Service Professionals and ensure they are providing meaningful, educational and pre vocational activities to adults with developmental disabilities. Provides supervision, mentorship and teaching opportunities so that individuals may learn skills of daily living, enhance their choice making and empower individuals to make informed decisions about their own life experiences.
Sign On Bonus: Employee will receive up to $350 after the first 30 days and the remainder up to $350 after 60 days as long as you are still employed. Retention bonus also involved. Please ask our Recruiter for further details.
• Attends meetings for individuals on her/his caseload and ensures all consumers Service Plans, Individual Service, Support Plans, Behavioral plans as well as the recommendations of interdisciplinary team members are implemented appropriately. Any plan changes are to be communicated to the Director of Day Program Services.
• Ensures appropriate daily documentation, as per PPCH policies and procedures and the rules/ regulations of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
• Completes prep packet prior to Service Plan meetings at least 2 weeks prior to meetings and reviews said packet with Director of Day Program services three weeks prior.
• Writes ISSP Plans prior to start date of the plan. Completes Human Rights Committee packets in a timely manner and arranges review of Director 1 week prior to the due date.
• Participates in Behavioral Assessments and implements plans.
• Maintains program files and reviews documentation to ensure compliance with regulatory rules and policies of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and Parker Personal Care Homes, Inc.
• Writes and processes incident reports in a timely manner and according to established protocol.
• Approves PARs weekly.
• All duties are to be carried out with the utmost professionalism, and in an appropriate manner at all time, while representing PPCH responsibly within the community.
• Ensures the safety and well-being of all consumers by ensuring proper support of staff while providing instruction/training as needed.
• Ensure positive and timely communication with supervisors, team members, family members, HHP’s and other stake holders regarding any issues, concerns, problems (i.e. programmatic and medical) related to the care of individuals and includes Director of Day Program Services in that communication.
• Reviews, monitors and processes group documentation.
• Supports and encourages Direct Care Professionals.
• Completes unannounced group checks monthly for assigned groups.
• Responsible for conducting assessments of consumers, providing feedback regarding staff performance, assessing the environment as directed by the Director of Day Program Services.
• Mentors individual Day Program provides services.
• Oversees and maintains Day Program Services functions while Director of Day Program Services is unavailable.
• Keeps confidential all records related to the provision of services and PPCH operations.
• Reviews safety checks and communicates any concerns regarding PPCH vehicles.
• Remains familiar with all PPCH policies/procedures as well as those outlined by the Division for Developmental Disabilities.
• Follows all PPCH policies and procedures and ensure compliance with the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
• Is present for Day Program a.m. meetings and provides Director of Day Program Services with topics of discussion as is warranted.
• Keeps outlook calendar up to date with all meetings and contact information.
• Attends and show competency in all PPCH training and meetings.
• Provides direct care support on the floor during transition times or any time there is need.
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Ability to read and write English proficiently
• Experience with the Colorado Developmental Disabilities system
• Experience or knowledge of the health care field
• Working with others in a health care capacity
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office components
• Professional attitude and teamwork mentality
• Outstanding attendance and ability to self-direct
• Current/Valid Colorado Driver’s License
• Good driving record that meets the requirements of agencies insurance carrier
• Able to safely operate a 15 passenger van
• Ability to pass criminal background checks
• Ability to prove the right to work in the U.S.
Minimum Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to lift approximately 75lbs.
• Requires repetitive lifting and carrying of approximately 15 lbs. as it pertains to consumer care items.
• Must be able to push/pull a wheelchair with a consumer of moderate weight.
• Requires moderate amount of reaching over head and away from body.
• Requires staff to sit for periods of time, walk for up to several hours at a time with breaks.
• Requires staff to squat and climb as it pertains to consumer care.
• Work takes place indoors and out in the community, which requires exposure to various elements and road conditions.
• Must be able to operate a vehicle in varying weather conditions.
• Must be cognitive and utilize safety skills while walking, driving and maneuvering through various weather conditions.
• Daily significant contact with agency personnel and its employees or contractors as well as outside governing agencies and benefit carriers.
• Daily significant contact with individuals with Developmental Disabilities.
• Daily contact with community members and professionals within the community.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.