Residential Support Staff TX W Mon-Fri 9a-3p (TT)

Position Summary
 
The Residential Support Staff Member is responsible for providing residential support services for the Home and Community-Based Service (HCS) and ICF-IDD program participants. The delivery of required Medicaid Waiver Home and Community-Based Services shall comply with the Evidentiary Certification Principles.
 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
 
  • Directs personal assistance with daily living activities such as grooming, eating, bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene
  • Assists with meal planning and preparation and housekeeping
  • Assists with ambulation and mobility as needed
  • Secures and provides transportation
  • Reinforces counseling and therapy activities
  • Assists with medications and the performance of RN delegated tasks
  • Supervises and assures of individuals’ health, safety, and security
  • Facilitates inclusion in community activities, use of natural supports, social interaction, participation in leisure activities, and development of socially valued behavior
  • Maintains regular attendance and timeliness in duties
  • Maintains good work and personal ethics in dealing with co-workers and resident consumers
  • Does not engage in activities other than official business during work hours
  • Presents a neat, clean appearance; dressed appropriately for the job. Practices personal hygiene
  • Adheres to Attendance Policy – Works when scheduled, beginning and ending work as expected; calls in according to policy; observes policies on break and lunch periods; uses work time appropriately, records all hours worked as instructed
  • Reports incidents/injuries in a timely manner
  • Cooperates in internal/external investigations
  • Maintains confidentiality of company and consumer information
  • Participates and assists in the development of the Personal Development Plan (PDP) for the individuals served
  • Ensures PDP is implemented as it relates to residential services
  • Reports to the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) any problems, proposed program changes, behavior of individuals served, concerns, training needs, medical concerns, dietary issues, etc.
  • Ensures documentation of behaviors, incidents and injuries, program data collection, medication data, and progress notes are completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management
  • Accepts direction and feedback from supervisors and follows through appropriately
Qualifications and Education
 
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Clear background check including criminal history
  • Valid Texas driver’s license
  • Driving record that meets minimum standards, allowing for insurance coverage under the company’s insurance
 

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