Daytime Caregiver - ECF Program
Do you have an outgoing personality and want to make a difference in someone's life? We are looking for the right person to work with our members in their homes. The ECF DSP is responsible for overseeing the care of members and assisting members in leading self-directed lives. The position will provide direct assistance with daily living activities in the home and community. The position will coordinate the care of members to ensure services provided are properly documented and outcomes are being achieved.
Monday - Friday Need to be available between 6 AM and 6 PM. Full time hours guaranteed.
$9.85 per hour $10.10 after 6 months
Essential Functions. The following list is not meant to be all-encompassing. There are many individual responsibilities and tasks that this position requires. Additional duties may be required, depending on the needs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Uses person-centered practices in daily tasks.
- Participates in intake meetings for new member.
- Maintains open communication with program leadership to ensure pertinent information is shared timely.
- Ensures timely completion and submission of all required documentation, including daily notes and implementation strategies.
- Provides services in accordance with all funders’ requirements.
- Responsible for supporting the emotional, physical, and personal well-being of the individuals receiving support, while being attentive and energetic in reducing their risk of harm.
- Promote and practice justice, fairness, and equity for the member.
- Assists member to develop and maintain relationships
- Assists member to direct the course of their own lives.
- Assists member in achieving goals as outlined in service plans, and records outcomes.
- Assists member with toileting, dressing, basic hygiene, eating and other self-care needs as appropriate or instructed.
- Transports member following Prospect’s transportation/vehicle policies and procedures.
- Provides supervision and involves member in community activities.
- Serves as an advocate for members and Prospect.
- Works with outside entities to ensure all of the member needs are met.
- Communicates with members and families.
- Administers medications in accordance with Prospect’s med admin policy/procedures.
- Maintains a safe and positive work environment.
- Minimum age 19.
- Current, valid Tennessee driver’s license with safe driving record.
- Current, valid personal automobile insurance.
Education and Training
- High school diploma or equivalent math and reading comprehension skills.
- Must complete all required training, including medication administration (provided by Prospect).
- Stable employment history.
- Knowledge of American Sign Language, a plus.
- Previous experience with individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities and/or direct care support, a plus.
Skills and Competencies
- Basic computer skills.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with program members and staff both verbally and written.
- Ability and desire to work with individuals with disabilities.
- Ability to use good judgment.
- Ability to follow specific written and verbal instructions.