An unlicensed individual, who under professional supervision, who provides assistance with adl’s and iadl’s in the client place of residence.
Organizational Relationship: Reports to the designated Supervisor
Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: B: limited exposure
An unlicensed person who is at least 18 years of age and has demonstrated competency, when competency cannot be determined through education and experience, to perform the tasks assigned by the supervisor.
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An unlicensed person who is under 18 years of age, is a high school graduate or is enrolled in a vocational educational program, and has demonstrated competency to perform the tasks assigned by the Agency supervisor.
Prefer one year experience in a home services setting.
Speaks, reads, and writes fluent English.
Must have criminal background check and current CPR certification.
Responsibilities may include:
Personal Care – assists with:
- Bath (tub, shower or bed)
- Oral hygiene
- Grooming and care of hair
- Ordinary care of nails
- Routine skin care/lotion massage
- Assist with eating, dressing
- Remind/cue for medications
Homemaking – assists with:
- Meal planning and preparation
- Linen change
- Light housekeeping; washing dishes, clean kitchen, dust & vacuum.
- Grocery shopping
- Follow universal precautions whenever giving any aspect of Client service.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Perform ONLY those functions specified for each individual Client on the service plan.
- Follow emergency procedures in the event of any incident, e.g., accident, injury
or significant change in Client’s condition.
Essential Administrative Functions:
- Follow Client rights at all times.
- Record each activity performed on each case on a daily basis
- Report any incident or change in condition of Client or environment immediately.
- Submit Daily Activity Sheets and record accurately on a timely basis (WEEKLY).
- Follow instructions, is punctual and is at work as scheduled.
- Follow all appropriate agency policies.
- Attend in-service education annually per agency policy. (min 8 hours per year)
- Provide all information required for the maintenance of her/his personnel record as per regulation.
- Show interest, asks questions and seek help as indicated; is receptive to supervision.
- Develop relationships and is cooperative with Client, family and supervisor.
- Maintain appropriate appearance.
- Is productive and uses time efficiently.
- Follows instructions, is punctual and attendance is acceptable.
- Cooperates with supervisor and with Client/family.
- Is self-reliant and plans appropriately.
- Other duties as are reasonably assigned
Able to carry bundles upstairs weighing up to 10 pounds.
Able to stoop and bend.
Able to travel to prospective Client’s place of residence.
Able to hear and effectively communicate in English.
The Supervisor is a professional who is approved by the Board of Directors at the recommendation of the Administrator to organize and direct the Agency’s client service programs. They function under the direction of the Administrator.
Organizational Relationship: Reports directly to the Administrator
Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure
A licensed nurse, currently licensed in Texas;
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An individual who has completed two (2) years of full-time study at an accredited college or university. An individual with a high school diploma or general equivalence diploma (GED) may substitute one (1) year of full-time employment in a supervisory capacity in a health care facility, agency, or community-based agency for each required year of college.
Must have a criminal background check.
Provides supervisory oversight to the Agency’s service employees, including client contacts and home visits.
- Assist the Administrator in planning the development/administration of the Agency relating to the agency’s service programs.
- Participates in the development/updating of client service policies and procedures for the Agency.
- Directs implementation of approved work methods and procedures that reflect elements essential to rendering high quality service for all clients.
- Participates in the review, analysis, and appraisal of the effectiveness of the total Agency program.
- Oversees the implementation and evaluation of Client services as required.
- Client record review completion/summaries timely to present at the QA committee.
- Assists the Administrator in planning and conducting the annual QA Committee
requirements for the delivery of services.
- Assists the Administrator in collecting data for inclusion in the Annual Agency Evaluation and formulating the Annual report.
- Evaluates own job performance and utilization of resources in planning for professional growth.
- Receives and acts to resolve complaints subject to the agency’s grievance procedure in the capacity of “next higher level authority”.
- Apprises Administrator of potential legal risks that may result from service delivery.
- Participates in the employee termination process assuring that full and complete documentation exists prior to executing disciplinary actions including written warnings through termination.
- Ensures implementation of Agency in-service programming as directed.
- Projects a concerned, professional attitude and develops a positive rapport with all staff.
- Establish mutual goal setting and achievement of standards.
- Develops an open, positive rapport with community resources affiliated with Agency
- Maintain high visibility and availability while in the office.
- Assists in the Sales/Marketing of Agency services as requested.
- Participates in state and local organizations, meetings, seminars, workshops and activities relating to the Agency services, when appropriate.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to hear, speak and effectively communicate in English.
*All fields are required.