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Caregiver / Direct Support Professional

Company: Peoples Care - Chino Hills, CA
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

  • Attend to the needs of each resident, including assisting them with grooming, bathing, hygiene, toileting to include incontinence, feeding and communicating other individual needs they may have
  • Support the needs and goals of each resident by taking them to medical appointments, to visit family and friends, to preferred leisure/recreational activities, and encouraging them to socialize with peers
  • Follow all physicians orders, including administration of medication
  • Ensure all court orders and proper reporting procedures are followed
  • Schedule annual medical and dental appointments as needed per medical professional, Individual Program Plan (IPP) and/or Individual Service Plan (ISP)
  • Implement approved emergency procedures in the event of a fire, earthquake, or other natural disasters
  • Participate in the development of the IPP/ISP goals
  • Provide training to residents as outlined in the IPP/ISP to meet their goals
  • Maintain records of medical/dental visits, current weight, medication (dosage, frequency and times of administration, reasons for medications, side effects, illnesses, injuries, special incidents, Personal and Incidental (P&I) funds and personal possessions
  • Ensure meals are prepared in accordance with posted menus
  • Ensure house rules are followed
  • Purchase food and supplies using facility funds as needed
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and healthy environment by cleaning the home, informing the Administrator about any broken/inoperable items, locking up medication and toxic chemicals, and reporting any problems that could cause injuries or illness
  • Communicate on a regular basis with Regional Center, day programs and other service providers and agencies as needed
  • Report special incidents and suspected resident abuse according to applicable laws and regulations to include completing Special Incident Report (SIR) forms and report to the Administrator
  • Maintain a master calendar of appointments, facility activities, meetings with Regional Center and other agencies as applicable
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in continuing education
  • Maintain daily notes in accordance with Title 17 and Title 22, and any other daily data collection as outlined in the homes Program Design
  • Follow all BCBA, LMFT and any other professional staff/consultants guidance and directions to ensure residents needs and behavior plans are being met.
  • Report ANY unusual occurrences/activities and health & safety issues to the Administrator in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Keywords: Peoples Care - Chino Hills, CA, Simi Valley , Caregiver / Direct Support Professional, Other , Simi Valley, California

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