Program Assistant - Somerset County

Program Assistant - Somerset County

Caring Inc | Somerset, NJ, 08875, US
Salary Range:$30,000 – $43,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

JOB DESCRIPTION Under the manager's direction, personal care, self-help, social training, recreation, cleanliness, and related programs are designed to maintain the physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being of residents assigned to the facility; do related work as required. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Assumes the responsibility for the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of residents assigned to his/her care. Provides whatever assistance is required by residents to ensure adequate healthcare standards, medication administration, personal hygiene, proper nutrition, overall care, community involvement, participation in preferred activities, etc. Cares directly for residents as assigned. If an employee is assigned to a specific resident who requires 1:1 supervision, the employee ensures the safety and well-being of that resident while keeping that resident within line of sight and at arm's length at all times. If the staff member needs to leave the resident's side, the staff member will seek out another staff to stay with the resident until the staff member returns. The resident assigned 1:1 supervision will always have staff supervision within line of sight and at arm's length during the hours required. Employees working on shift with a resident who requires 1:1 supervision must assist as requested or assigned in relieving or helping other staff members who are assigned as the 1:1. When working with a resident who requires 1:1 supervision, the employee must keep that resident within line of sight and at arm's length at all times. Note: Full Job Responsibilities Not Listed REQUIREMENTS High school diploma, GED or equivalency and Minimum age requirement of 18 years. Possess a driver's license valid in the State of New Jersey for employee mobility as necessary to perform the position's essential duties. Driving history/record must meet the conditions of CARING's motor vehicle insurance carrier.