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FACES- PCA- Monday-Friday 4pm-9pm Chesapeake,

Company: Community Based Care
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES: This position as a Personal Care Aide (PCA) is responsible for implementing behavior management techniques, supervision, training, assistance, and support for individuals who are intellectually disabled in residential and non-community based environments. This position will assist with the implementation of Individual Support Plans, provide training and support in a variety of daily living skills, and have knowledge of the basic medical aspects concerning individuals with disabilities (i.e. CPR and First Aid, Medication Management, etc.). This position requires the ability to work with various levels of disabilities that individuals may have. The Program Supervisors will directly supervise this position. MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Ensure the health, safety and welfare of individuals by providing excellent direct care, supervision and adhering to all OSHA regulations.
  • Provide support to each individual in maintaining proper personal appearance and cleanliness.
  • Identify escalating at-risk behavioral indicators and assist with the implementation and training of approved behavioral programs, written by a Licensed Behavioral Consultant.
  • Utilize standard communication and other alternative communication systems with non-verbal and language-delayed individuals.
  • Monitor and promote health, welfare, and safety of all individuals.
  • Provide individuals with supervision, assistance and support during emergency situations, such as fire drills, etc.
  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required in-service trainings in areas of First Aid, CPR, OSHA, DSP Orientation Workbook, and Physical Intervention.MAJOR DUTIES:
  • Implement the utilization of positive behavior management techniques, when applicable.
  • Assist with the implementation of opportunities for individuals to use functional skills in various community settings.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor and Program Administrator.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Prolonged standing, walking, and running may be required.
  • Heavy Lifting (up to 50 pounds).QUALIFICATIONS:You must have a valid Virginia certification as a PCA or CNA or successful completion of DSP Orientation Workbook Training, Criminal Background Check, Child Protective Services Background Check, Physical Intervention Training, CPR and First Aid, OSHA Training, and a TB Test Screening. KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Behavior Management Techniques;
  • Individual Rights / Human Rights;
  • Individual Service Planning and the major components of the plan;ABILITY TO:
    • Demonstrate a positive and professional demeanor towards individuals, their families, other agencies and the general public;
      • Exercise judgment that does not violate, demean, or compromise individuals, their rights, or the principles, and ethics of the organization;
        • Maintain an effective working relationship with individuals;
          • Maintain individual confidentiality;
            • Perform routine duties without close supervision;
              • Lift up to 50 pounds;
                • Complete other job duties as assigned by the Program Supervisors or Program Administrator.All employees will undergo a Criminal Background Check and Child Protect Services Background Check within 15 days of employment. All staff will have successfully completed training and passed the test for the Intellectual Disabilities Staff Orientation Workbook, CPR and First Aid Training. Staff will also complete Behavior Management Technique Training, OSHA Training and get a TB Test Screening.

Keywords: Community Based Care, Chesapeake , FACES- PCA- Monday-Friday 4pm-9pm Chesapeake,, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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