Direct Care Spec

Direct Care Spec

Center for Health Care Services | San Antonio, TX, 78245, US
Salary Range:$31,000 – $39,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 2 days ago

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Description

GENERAL SUMMARY

Provides direct consumer care. Assists client with a variety of living skills including (but not limited to) cooking, cleaning, bathing, changing, food preparation, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

* Assists consumers/clients with ambulation, mobility and recreational activities.
* Dispenses physician-ordered medications to consumers (for group homes only) after delegation by an RN.
* Ensures clients are engaged in activities and promotes active lifestyle.
* Ensures clinical, programming, and administrative documentation is submitted in accordance with unit and Center standards and meets all designated requirements.
* Maintains a safe environment for clients.
* Provide personal care services (assistance with activities of daily living & independent living skills) including, but not limited to, cooking, feeding, bathing, toileting, and cleaning.
* Provides consumer assessments and assists with development of goals and objectives.
* Remains in compliance with the Center's employee training policies & procedures
* Transports consumers and/or objects in the Center's fleet vehicles including a 12 passenger van and wheelchair accessible van.
* Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

* High School diploma or equivalency and up to one (1) year of direct patient care experience.

Licenses or Certifications

* None

Other Requirements

* Must maintain a valid driver's license and automobile insurance coverage, be able to travel as needed, and be able to meet on a consistent basis the driving record requirements of the Company's auto insurance carrier if you drive your vehicle during company business
* Must maintain required credentials and mandatory training requirements to ensure compliance with all State regulations and CHCS policies
* Must be able to meet the physical requirements to complete SAMA and CPR training including lifting up to 12 lbs. and supporting up to 55 lbs.; bending, stooping and getting on and off the floor without assistance.

COVID-19 Mandate Requirements

Unvaccinated Staff options:

a. Get Vaccinated per the CMS Mandate.

b. Have a medical/religious exemption. Unvaccinated staff will need to test once a week at the employees own time/expense and must wear enhanced PPE to include an N95 face mask and a face shield.

c. Consumer facing staff DO NOT have the option to be unvaccinated without an exemption.

d. If the position is not consumer facing, staff members may continue to be unvaccinated, without an exemption and test once a week at the employee's own time/expense and must wear enhanced PPE to include an N95 face mask and a face shield.

Vaccinated Staff options:

a. For employees who are vaccinated and consumer facing, we are continuing to require wearing an N95 mask.

b. For all other vaccinated employees, we are requiring a cloth, surgical or N95 mask be worn in all shared spaces.

c. Vaccinated employees may only go unmasked if in a single occupancy office.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Bilingual (English/Spanish)

SUPERVISION

* Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.

COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES

Knowledge of:

* Activity limitations of consumers
* Applicable software applications
* Clinical documentation requirements
* Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment
* Safety hazards

Skilled in:

* Organization and time management
* Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
* Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios

Ability to:

* Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
* Effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships
* Interact with the community and families
* Maintain accurate and complete records
* Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries
* Meet schedules and deadlines of the work
* Redirect clients in an emergency to safety
* Understand and carry out oral and written directions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

* Must be able to meet the physical requirements to complete SAMA and CPR training including lifting up to 12 lbs. and supporting up to 55 lbs.; bending, stooping and getting on and off the floor without assistance.
* Must have adequate mobility that requires frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching (vertical and horizontal), using fingers, hands, feet, legs and torso in various care. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally transfer a consumer.

Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm 227 W Drexel B Calidad

Code : 4689-2

HOURLY RATE RANGE: $16.00-$19.20