Destiny's Child Inc.
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Part Time

Weekend Lead Aide 2 shifts available both days

6am-6pm  Shift   Saturday and Sunday 

6pm-6am  Shift   Saturday and Sunday 

 

MUST BE A CAN or MAA

WEEKEND LEAD AIDE

This is not a Supervisorial Position, this position is for a highly self-motivated, fast learner who would is responsible for assuring DSPS have the necessary tools to provide services, assisting DSPs and Individuals who were needed when Lead is scheduled to work. Able to use critical thinking when a situation arises. Responsible for making sure all shifts are covered. Assists' in verifying schedule, making sure all workers are where they are supposed to be filling in the schedule where needed with workers and or themselves as needed.  Making sure all work is completed before a worker departs from their shift.  Assuring all staff members are familiar with software and able to use it properly. Must be able to pass DBHDD fingerprint for eligibility. MUST BE A CNA

A Lead is as a Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who works with individuals who have Intellectual Disabilities for CLS/CAI/CAG programs.  DSPs assist individuals to become more integrated in their communities by maximizing the person's strengths, interests and abilities.  The aim is for the  Individual to direct their own activities that create a meaningful life including contributing to the community and developing relationships.  Support may occur in a variety of settings and may include providing personal care, assistance with daily living activities, job coaching, teaching/developing skills, advocating with the individual, assisting in communication and self-expression, and ultimately supporting the individual in meeting his or her own goals.  

 

DCI is a service provider for adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.  This position will be responsible for performing routine activities related to the health, safety, and welfare of individuals receiving services.  This position is assigned to provide community living support services directly in an Individuals' homes.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be 21 years or older

  • Must pass PSA/PCA State-required test.
  • Documentation of Nurse Aide certification (CNA) from the Department of Human Resources, Office of Regulatory Services.
  • Receive a total of 40 hours of training. The Aide receives at least 20 hours of this training prior to caring for individuals with disabilities. The Aide completes an additional 20 hours of training within the first six months of employment.
  • Able to read and write, follow verbal and written instructions, and complete legible written reports of care given.
  • Must be able to communicate and articulate well.
  • Must be able to type and use a computer.
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Able to complete written reports and documents.
  • Understanding the needs and characteristics of the elderly, handicapped, intellectually disabled, or convalescing individuals.
  • Successfully complete training or demonstrate understanding and practical competency in all areas tested.
  • Must be in good health.
  • Able to use critical thinking

 

 EXPERIENCE: Experience as a nurse aide assistant. Experience working with the Intellectually Disabled at least 5 years' experience.

Daily Care (Assist Individual with the Following)

  • Home safety and management
  • Observing and immediately report any and all changes in Individual's health.
  • Providing watchful supervision and oversight.
  • Provide companionship & socialization for the Individual
  • Performs periodic audits of consumer records, and in-service manuals to assure conformance with state and federal regulations.
  • Communicate with Office/State Workers/ Family and or guardian concerning Individual.
  • Documents daily goals, notes, and or activities.
  • Documenting the Individual's liquid intake and output if needed.
  • Applying the first aide in case of sudden illness or an accident
  • Assisting with the picking up prescription medications;
  • Assisting Individual with a reminder to take medication
  • Assisting with the arranging of transportation and escort services.
  • Assisting with and arranging and or accompany trips to the doctor
  • Assisting and or accompanying the Individual to the grocery store
  • Assisting and or accompany the Individual in the community for activities
  • Assisting with routine household tasks: Ironing, Washing, Linen Changing, Vacuuming, Sweeping, Mopping, Dusting, emptying trash, and garbage for Individuals. Light House Keeping to include sanitation, home safety, handling medical emergencies in the home; and infection control.
  • Assisting with and or preparing meals and washing dishes;
  • Assisting with and or linen changing to include sanitation, home safety, handling medical emergencies in the home; and infection control.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Support people to achieve personal outcomes that characterize a high quality of life.
  • Listen carefully and communicate respectfully and clearly with the people you support.
  • Support people to choose, understand and learn new skills.
  • Understand, follow through, and document support plans, goals, activities, progress, etc.
  • Support people with daily living skills and personal support needs.
  • Facilitate activities that provide people with social capital and connections to the community.
  • Demonstrate fairness.
  • Assist people in planning and structuring activities.
  • Bring your own skills, strengths and interests to supporting peoples' activities.
  • Support people to exercise their rights and responsibilities in all areas of their lives.

 

  1. Engage in respectful communication.
  • Use person-first or preferred language when appropriate.
  • Maintain confidentiality and support privacy at all times.
  • Talk with people and include them in discussions about their lives.

 

  1. Support people to have optimal health and well being.
  • Understand and follow supports for optimal health.
  • Administer medications accurately and reliably.
  • Monitor medical conditions thoroughly and consistently.
  • Ensure that people are free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
  • Complete needed reporting and documentation, done on date and time of service.

 

  1. Provide safeguards and appropriately support challenging situations.
  • Follow any outlined financial supports.
  • Support individuals with positive behavioral techniques to avoid challenging situations and promote respect and dignity.
  • Be a safe and conscientious driver if using a company vehicle.

 

  • Know the proper techniques and be able to respond to emergencies such as accidents, fires, tornados, or other situations

 

  1. Positively represent Skills to Succeed.
  • Uphold agency values.
  • Understand and follow through with agency systems and protocols.
  • Follow agency policies and procedures.
  • Communicate positively and clearly with your supervisor and coworkers.
  • Meet established timelines and deadlines.
  • Maintain satisfactory attendance to work shifts, staff meetings and other assigned agency functions.
  • Complete needed trainings by established deadlines.
  • Maximize and responsibly utilize agency and community resources.
  • Complete duties assigned by supervisor or designee.

 

  1. Assisting DSPs with the following:
  • Verifying all shifts are covered upon arrival/departure.
  • Filling in where needed. Changing Locations if needed.
  • Immediately filling in where needed allowing DSPs to leave if needed.
  • Checking Medication bubble packs/Verifying all meds are signed off on upon arrival and before departing shift
  • Checking LOG in Report before departing making sure  all DSPs' have completed required recaps
  • Checking for needed Repairs in Unit (Reporting to Admin in RTASKS immediately)
  • Checking Safety in Individuals' homes emergency Food Supply/First Aid Kits etc.
  • Assisting with Activities for Individuals scheduling actual activity/transportation  (This is assigned to a specific LEAD)
  • Assisting with Activities transporting
  • Ordering Groceries/Supplies
  • Posting Daily Menu Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

 

Qualifications:

 

High School diploma or GED

  • Experience working with individuals with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities at least 2 years
  • Must be able to pass DBHDD fingerprint for eligibility. MUST BE A CNA 
  • Clear tuberculosis screening.
  • A valid driver's license & insured vehicle.
  • Ability to pass and maintain required trainings such as CPR/First Aid, Medication Administration and Positive Behavioral Support Training.
  • Receive a total of 40 hours of training. The LEAD receives at least 20 hours of this training prior to caring for individuals with disabilities. The LEAD completes an additional 20 hours of training within the first six months of employment.
  • Able to read and write.
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Able to complete written reports and documents.
  • Able to use a computer/able to type/fast learner.
  • Successfully complete training or demonstrate understanding and practical competency in the following areas:
  • Understanding the needs and characteristics of elderly, Physically Disabled, Intellectually Disabled, Mental Health, or Convalescing Individuals.
  • Knowledgeable of Housekeeping to include sanitation, home safety, handling medical emergencies in the home; and infection control.

 Daily Care

  • Able to check all Vitals (Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose, Temperature, etc)
  • Bathing
  • Routine skincare
  • Grooming
  • Assistance with toileting
  • Ambulation and transferring of Individual
  • Encouraging physical activity
  • Applying first aid in case of sudden illness or an accident
  • Reminding Individual to take prescribed medications (Supervision/over sight of medication)
  • Providing watchful supervision and oversight
  • Preparing meals and washing dishes
  • Assist Individual with grocery shopping
  • Assist Individual with activities within the community
  • Assist Individual with ISP goals
  • Assist with Medical Appointments booking transportation when needed and accompanying
  • Medically related activities to include the taking of vital signs
  • Participate in the establishment and implementation of the Individuals service plan
  • Report problems and progress of Individual to physician and others as approved by Individual
  • Home safety and management
  • Observing and immediately report any and all changes in an Individual's health.
  • Providing watchful supervision and oversight.
  • Provide companionship &  socialization for the Individual
  • Performs periodic audits of consumer records, and in-service manuals to assure conformance with state and federal regulations.
  • Communicate with Office/State Workers/ Family and or guardian concerning Individual.
  • Documents daily goals, notes, and or activities.
  • Documenting the Individual's liquid intake and output if needed.
  • Applying the first aide in case of sudden illness or an accident. Assisting with the picking up prescription medications;
  • Assisting the Individual with a reminder to take medication
  • Assisting with the arranging of transportation and escort services.
  • Assisting with and arranging and or accompany trips to the doctor
  • Assisting and or accompanying the Individual to the grocery store
  • Assisting and or accompany the Individual in the community for activities

 

  • Assisting with routine household tasks: Ironing, Washing, Linen Changing, Vacuuming, Sweeping, Mopping, Dusting, emptying trash, and garbage for the Individual. Light House Keeping to include sanitation, home safety, handling medical emergencies in the home; and infection control.
  • Assisting with and or preparing meals and washing dishes;
  • Assisting with and or linen changing to include sanitation, home safety, handling medical emergencies in the home; and infection control.
  • Making sure all duties and Service Plan is being executed during LEADs Shift.

 

                                      

Working Conditions:  DSPs work in a changing environment that adjusts to the needs of the individuals in program services.  The environment may be fast-paced with interruptions, distractions, and deadlines.  DSPs need to be flexible and be able to adjust to changing needs or activities. Depending on the needs of the individuals, the work can be physically demanding including transferring or supporting people with mobility needs, lifting or moving items up to 50 lbs., walking or standing for extended periods of time, or providing support through CPR/First Aid, behavioral support, and other interventions.  DSPs must be willing to ride in provided transportation by DCI such as Marta Mobility/Uber/Lift etc. transportation required for staff and program participants to and from community activities, medical appointments, etc.  

 

  

Required New Hire Trainings:  New Employee Orientation, Intro to Developmental Disabilities, CPR/First Aid, Positive Behavior Supports, Medication Administration, Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation, Blood Borne Pathogens, Person-Centered Planning, HIPAA/Privacy & Confidentiality, and any other assigned training.

 

 

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