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DIRECT CARE WORKER

Company: LARC
Location: Zachary
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

$250 Sign-on Bonus. Limited time only!SUMMARY: Cares for disabled persons in a residential home setting, to promote the maximum independence and self-dignity of the individual by performing the following duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but not limited to the following:Changes bed linens, washes and irons resident's laundry, and cleans resident's quarters.Purchases, prepares, and serves food for resident, following special prescribed diets.Assists resident into and out of bed, automobile, or wheelchair, to lavatory, and up and down stairs.Instruct and Assist resident to dress, bathe, feed and groom self.Massages resident and applies preparations and treatments such as liniment or alcohol rubs and heat lamp stimulation, if applicable.Accompanies residents, serving as guide, companion, and aide.Chaperons' group-sponsored trips and social functions.Escorts' residents on trips outside establishment for shopping or to obtain medical or dental services.Transport resident when required.Entertains resident, reads aloud, and plays cards or other games with resident.Performs variety of miscellaneous duties as requested such as obtaining household supplies and running errands.Maintains records of services performed and of apparent condition of client. (Examples, medical logs, data sheets, daily logs, sleep charts, activity logs, sign-in and sign-out logs, etc.)Review and implement goals and objectives outlined in IHP (Individual Habilitation Plan) for all residents assigned. Document progress or lack of progress at the end of each shift for assigned resident/residents and report any progress or lack of progress to supervisor.Review and implement behavior plan for resident who require this type of intervention. Notify immediate supervisor of any behavior changes.Provide necessary coordination with day services and any other community services in regard to appointments, agency contracts, and transportation.Maintain resident rights and confidentiality at all times.Checks on residents every half-hour during all day shifts and every fifteen minutes during the night shifts.Dispense Medication, after completing and successfully passing CMA requirements.Responsible for the accuracy of personal time sheet.Responsible to maintain overall cleanness of home.Responsible for ensuring that all LARC equipment, machinery and vehicles that you use are kept in clean and safe operating condition.Monitor vital signs on all residents.Change clients diapers as needed.Hand feeding clients as neededChange wet soiled linen as neededPractice preventive safety and health care techniques and obtain immediate treatment in case of accident or illness.Reports any incident of injury immediately to the supervisor on duty; complete written report before the end of the shift.Responsible for knowing and carrying out the established policies and procedures of the LARC, Inc.Responsible for identifying and securing a co-worker for added support when appropriate.Required to be familiar with Safety and Hazard guidelines set by OSHA and implement such guidelines.Must check with immediate supervisor and administrative personnel before initiating any operational activities not covered by existing policy.Required to attend on-going in-service training.Performs other routine duties as assigned by Home Manager.Other duties may be assigned as needed.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $8.00 - $10.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingSchedule:Day shiftHolidaysMonday to FridayNight shiftWeekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:Signing bonusCOVID-19 considerations:To keep our employees as safe as possible, we provide masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and temperature checks, etc.Education:High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:Driver's License (Preferred)CNA (Preferred)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: LARC, Baton Rouge , DIRECT CARE WORKER, Other , Zachary, Louisiana

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