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Non Administrative

Position Direct Care-Week-end
Status Active
Location Baltimore/Howard/P.G Counties, MD
Program Residential Program for Adults
Supervisor  
Duties

Duties

 

This position generally begins work at 7:00AM on Saturdays and Sundays, every week. The work shift may be for 8 hours a day (7:00AM to 3:00PM or 3:00PM to 11:00PM) for a total of 16 hours a week or 16 hours a day (7:00AM to 11:00PM) for 32 hours a week as per choice of the applicant. [32 hours carry health benefits for employees]. 16 hours do not carry fringe benefits. In some homes, the shift may begin an hour late. The employee reporting to work for this position at 7:00AM, takes charge of the individuals in the home from the Awake Overnight shift staff whose shift generally ends at 7:00AM. The employee will first make sure that all individuals in the home are safe and accounted for prior to letting the Awake Overnight shift staff leaves work. Once the awake overnight staff leaves, the whole responsibility fo the home and individuals belongs to this shift staff. This position requires appropriately taking charge from the relieving staff with proper information received. The employee needs to be involved with the individuals and responsible for the individuals at all times during the shift and must assure safety and health of the individuals under his/her care. The employee has responsibility over any pending paper work from the night shift staff, does more paper work if necessary and as asked by his/her supervisor. The employee is also required to do any additional work if asked by the supervisor before the end of the shift. Individuals tend to sleep longer hours during Saturdays and Sundays and their choice should be respected. However, they should be woken up for medications, should there be a need after checking with the supervisor on time. The employee may assist some of them to get ready for work or medical day program and await transportation in the morning. Nutritious breakfast should be served in the morning and the specific Menu for each individual should be followed in preparing breakfast and other meals of the day. Menu has to be strictly followed and fast food cannot substitute breakfast or lunch unless listed in the Activity schedule. Proper and menu-based lunch and dinner should be cooked and served at all times. Employee should encourage individuals to avoid fast food restaurants as most individuals might like to do. This position requires that the employee reports to work on time, and takes charge of the individuals' activities, medication management, individuals' goals and objectives, behavior plans etc. in the home. Individuals have to be properly medicated by following the MTTP regulations. This position should study and understand each individual's Individual Plan, and assist them to follow the Plan and implement goals as written in the Plan. Proper documentation should be maintained for all individuals. Before leaving the shift, the employee in this position should make sure that the house is kept in good condition. That means, the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, living room, and outside of the home, are cleaned and meets all licensing standards. Individuals' rooms should be kept organized, their laundry done, heat or air conditioning set at right temperature, and windows and doors secured for for safety of all individuals. All pending paper work should be completed prior to handing over charge to the next shift person. There are other duties that will periodically be assigned to the employee in this position by the supervisor.

 

Requirements (established by supervisor)

 

 This position requires strong commitment to the job that he/she undertakes. The lives of several vulnerable individuals are in the hands of this person who occupies this position. This position requires honesty and integrity to do the job. This job needs service mindedness and dedication and cannot be taken light. There cannot be any excuses for not performing one's given responsibilities during the shift. There will be specific criteria that this position will have to meet to comply with not only the company's policies but also the policies of the State of Maryland under COMAR.

 

Credentials and Experience (established by supervisor)

 

This position requires minimum of High School Diploma. If one has an experience of working with individuals with developmental disabilities in the past, it adds advantage to this position. The position prefers people with CPR/ First Aid Certificates and a valid MTTP certificate in hand [Employees should be practical tested by the company nurses before administering medications]. All employees require DDA mandated trainings and core trainings prior to employment [Core trainings are offered every week]. If one does not have these trainings, those will be offered to employees in a timely manner at no cost to the position. All trainings must be completed within three months. Employee will not be allowed to continue employment without completing trainings within three months.The position also requires other trainings on various subjects including individualized trainings in order to work with the individuals. This position generally begins at 7:00AM and ends at 11:00PM on Saturdays and Sundays every week. In some homes, there might be a additional Support staffs to supplement the job responsibilities of this position. The wage rate varies from $9:50/hour to $12/hour depending on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. The position requires clean background and should require minimum of two professional references and another reference that company should accpt from a community leader and not of any relative. The position also requires a valid Maryland driver's license and should not have more than two points at any time. There will be periodic drug testing of the employee who holds this position on an as needed basis at no cost to the employee. The position requires good physical and mental health, and a doctor's recent evaluation report with T.B test completed to support that. All employees should use the elctronic call IN and Out system to register their attndance in order to be paid accurately and to account for thier presence at work.