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RCA

Lake View Court

Orlando, Florida

About the Job

High School Diploma or equivalent education is required.  Six (6) months’ work or volunteer experience with the IDD population, with other vulnerable individuals with physical, mental and behavioral challenges, or with children is preferred.  For purposes of effective communication with residents, families and staff must be able to see, hear, speak, read and write English.  Must be 18 years of age or older.  (or 21 years old or older if required or designated to drive).  Maintain the ability to stretch, push, pull, kneel, reach, twist, walk and stand for up to sixteen (16)  hours, up to three (3) times per week and  to perform the physical requirements of Safety Care.  Must demonstrate the ability to lift unassisted at least fifty (50) lbs.


1.    Assist Direct Support Professional staff to meet all direct care needs of the residents. These include but are not limited to, bathing, toileting, dressing, undressing, oral hygiene, grooming, lifting and feeding.  Implement and document training needs including programming data collection and behavior observations.

2.    Ensures residents’ rights and promotes optimal quality of life standards.  Reports any incident of abuse in accordance with facility procedure and the Disabled Persons Abuse Negligence Act.  Adheres to policies related to boundaries with individuals. Attends required abuse risk management training. Reports suspicious and inappropriate behaviors.  Adheres to procedures related to managing high-risk activities and supervising individuals.

3.    Communicate resident concerns:  clothing needs, personal supplies, items in need of repair, behaviors, health, appetite, physical management, etc. to supervisor.

4.    Act in accordance with all facility rules and regulations including those stipulated in the written Policy and Procedure Manual.

5.    Assure that work/assignment areas are clean and that equipment tools and supplies are properly stored, keep floors clean, dry and free of unnecessary equipment to prevent accidents.

6.    Demonstrates proper use of Safety Care procedures and all competencies that are designed to manage aggression, self injury and/or property destruction.

7.    Follow daily shift assignment schedule for cleaning and housekeeping duties, conduct daily rounds of all bedrooms and deliver clean linen and housekeeping supplies daily to each building.

8.    Maintain residents’ closets/drawers in organized manner.  Maintain personal supplies box and ensure all items are properly labeled.

9.    Follow all established safety guidelines for chemical handling and storage.

10.  Maintained outside patio, spray outside equipment and sidewalks as needed to decrease growth of mold and mildew.

11.  Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with, all policies related to safety.  Performs work safely and without injury to self or others. Identifies hazards or dangerous behaviors in the environment and takes immediate action to avoid, mitigate or eliminate, and report hazardous conditions or unsafe behaviors.  Ensures the safety of self, residents/consumers, co-workers, families, guardians and visitors at all times.

12.  Punctuality and regular attendance at the work-site are essential functions of the job in order to ensure safe and appropriate levels of care for our residents at all times.  Adheres to attendance policy.  Reports to work on time as scheduled.  Completes required training on time and regularly attends staff meetings.

13.  Projects a professional appearance and a willing, positive and courteous expression in performing tasks.  Cooperates with fellow workers, supervisors, residents, visitors in performing tasks.

14.  Ensure compliance with all federal and state rules and regulations.  Complete other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/Program Director.

Job summary

Location

Orlando, Florida

Employment Type

Full Time

Experience

At least 0 year(s)

Job Function

Rca

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