Catholic Charities Direct Care Worker in Wichita, Kansas
This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11299944 TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION-Adult Day ServicesDirect Care Provider CNA/CMANon-exempt (Hourly)SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Program Director and Program Manager, the Direct Care Provider will be responsible for providing instruction and support to clients that promotes independence and self-advocacy. Services are delivered based upon person-centered support plans and health care plans while promoting client choice, dignity, respect and confidentiality.ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESDirect Care ProviderOnly assigned to I/DD program rooms.Advance independence through instruction and support in areas selected by the clients as identified in their person-centered support plan.Participate and advocate for clients in person-centered support plan meetings, basis assessments and/or team meetings.Train, assist and support clients to be self-advocates.Chart progress on required documentation.Prepare and organize materials and supplies needed to implement programming activities.Assist activity coordinator in developing quality monthly activity calendars.Assist clients, as needed, with personal care and hygiene needs through individual attention and assistance in a dignified/sensitive manner.Direct Care Providers will assist with maintaining a clean, clutter free, aesthetic and safe environment suitable for clients.Assess and document blood pressure and weights on clients as required by regulations. Glucose monitoring obtained and documented as needed per physician orders.All staff will practice universal precautions.Maintaining program/agency inventory by reporting needed supplies.Maintain the health and welfare of clients served.Direct Care Providers will communicate with their direct supervisor regarding any concerns and/or safety issues related to clients, staff and/or facility.Direct Care Providers will maintain professional and respectful working relationships both within the agency and community.Direct Care Providers will represent the agency in a positive and professional manner in accordance with Catholic Charities Best Practice Tenets. Direct Care Providers will adhere to designated working hours unless prior arrangements were made according to policy.Ensure clients are secured for transport according to PCSP.Ability to obtain and maintain a CDL.Performs other related duties as assigned.CNA-will perform the duties above and in addition:May be assigned to Aging or I/DD program room.Know regulations that apply to Aging Licensure only.Performs other related duties as assigned.CMA-will perform the duties above and in addition:CMA's may dispense medications and treatments as directed by Health Service Manager and/or physician.JOB REQUIREMENTSEDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent required. Prefer 1-year I/DD experience Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Medication Aid (CMA) may be required for some positions.CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION OR LICENSE: Class C driver's license, motor vehicle, and insurance required. A CDL is required within 1st six months of employment.EXPERIENCE: One-year experience working with geriatric population and/or individuals with disabilities, CPR/First Aid preferred.SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to use personal computer via mouse and keyboard, familiarity with Microsoft windows products. Knowledge and ability to obtain blood sugars via finger stick. Knowledge and ability to obtain vital signs.