LPN (Retired is preferred, MUST GO TO DIFFERENT HOMES)

Lithonia, Georgia 30038

11-02-2021

  • Full time
  • $$52,000/per year

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for a skilled CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) to become a part of our facility’s compassionate care-giving team. The CNA will interact directly with patients, providing comfort and transportation, monitoring their vital signs and assisting with daily living needs. We are searching for a dedicated, compassionate and energetic individual to be a vital link between our patients and the nurses and other facility staff.

DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF (DSP)

Direct Support Staff are individuals who work directly with individuals with physical and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual to become integrated into his/her community in the least restrictive environment. A DSP also acts as an advocate for the disabled individual, in communicating their needs, self-expression and goals.

SERVICE TYPE: CCSP

REQUIREMENTS

  • Have current CPR and Basic First Aid Certification;
  • Have the experience, training, education or skills necessary to meet the participant’s needs for Community Access services as demonstrated:
  • Direct Support Professional (DSP) certification; or copy of high school diploma/transcript or General Education Development (GED) diploma; and at least six (6) months of experience providing behavioral health related services to individuals with developmental disabilities, or documented experience providing specific supports to individuals with disabilities.
  • Have evidence of an annual health examination with signed statement from a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant that the person is free of communicable disease;
  • Must have an annual Negative test results for TB Skin Test.
  • Be legally licensed in the State of Georgia with the class of license appropriate to the vehicle operated if transporting participants as follows:
  • Have a valid, Class C license as defined by the Georgia Department of Driver Services for any single vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating not in excess of 26,000 pounds.
  • Have no more than two chargeable accidents, moving violations, or any DUIs in a three (3) year period within the last five (5) years of the seven (7) year Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) period if transporting participants.
  • Agree to or provide required documentation of a criminal records check, prior to providing Community Access services.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direct assistance in self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills training, retention and improvement to individual participants and groups of participants;
  • Provides direct assistance in training, retraining or improving the access to and use of community resources by individual participants or groups of participants;
  • Implements the behavioral support plans of participants to reduce inappropriate and/or manipulative behaviors and to acquire alternative adaptive skills and behaviors;
  • Provides active support and direct assistance in participants’ participation in community social, recreational and leisure activities;
  • Ensures individuals’ health, safety and welfare, enhances the quality of individuals’ lives, and supports community inclusion.
  • Adheres to Department of Human Resources Office of Regulatory Services, requirements.
  • Completes and updates all daily, weekly and monthly records, reports, logs, casework notes, administrative paperwork, fiscal reports, and medical records in an accurate, timely, and professional manner.
  • Collaborates and cooperates with involved agencies, family members, and other service providers; participates in meetings and provides relevant information.
  • Transports individuals in personal and/or company vehicle for community outings or scheduled appointments.
  • Responsible for individual’s work related personal and financial transactions.
  • Works independently with minimal supervision in field location assignments.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB

  • Knowledge of acceptable social, work, and interpersonal behavior.
  • Knowledge of basic math.
  • Ability to understand and relate to persons with disabilities.
  • Ability to learn to identify symptoms associated with mental health diagnosis and to learn to apply interventions when symptoms occur.
  • Ability to learn and apply positive methods to modify behavior.
  • Ability to maintain information in a confidential manner
  • Ability to observe and assess the needs of individuals.
  • Ability to maintain professional and respectful interaction with individual and co-workers.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task work assignments.
  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge and the ability to utilize good listening skills and comprehend verbal instructions given in English.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions written in English.
  • Ability to write legibly in English in a clear, concise, and logical manner.
  • Ability to speak clearly and express self effectively in English.
  • Ability to facilitate groups and/ provide individual skill instruction.

M-F | with Planned visits on Saturday or Sunday 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

Our company has a COVID-19 protocol and PPE for all staff

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Nkechi Ndukwe

Lithonia, GA, United States

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