Company: Therapeutic Alternatives
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Working with persons with Mental Illness in a Fountain
House/Clubhouse setting. Implement individual Person Centered Plan
involving skills that promote independence while instructing,
modeling, assisting the consumer in daily living skills,
socialization, leisure and /or recreational activities, educational
and vocational skills.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of basic
Fountain House / Clubhouse principles; ability to work with persons
who may be different from oneself in areas of ability, age,
economic status, and learning ability; empathy and understanding of
consumer problems and ability to respond to those problems; ability
to determine consumer needs; ability to secure cooperation of the
consumer Be familiar with HIPAA rules and regulations and abide by
them. Implement individual Person Centered Plan involving skills
that promote independence while instructing, modeling, assisting
the consumer in daily living skills, socialization, leisure and /or
recreational activities, educational and vocational skills. Record
notes to document all services provided to the consumer on a daily
basis. Assist in transporting the consumer to community services/
activities when required, attending to the appropriate safety
guidelines. Encourage consumer to make decisions himself in as many
areas as possible. Report any changes in the consumer's physical
condition or personal needs to the PSR Director. Notify PSR
Director of any concerns of neglect, abuse, or exploitation of
consumer. Assure that consumed is never left unsupported in any
area of the day program facility, in a vehicle or in any public
place. Remain focused on your consumers activities, interacting
with their unit or group of members rather than with other
consumers/ co-workers located in the program unless appropriate.
Operate company vehicles in a manner consistent with all applicable
laws and insure vehicle is returned to the program with a quarter
tank of gas and free of debris. Inform the PSR Director of any
maintenance issues. Represent the company in a professional manner
in a spirit of cooperation when in contact with director,
co-workers, parents / guardians, and other persons involved in the
care of the consumer. Obtain and keep current al training required
by the agency, with a minimum of 12 hours of training each year.
Understand that failure to renew training by date due will result
in immediate removal from the schedule until training is brought
up-to- date. Know and maintain compliance with company policies and
procedures. Operate office equipment as necessary, i.e. calculator,
copier, fax, etc. Perform other duties as required by
Must be 24 years old (auto insurance company requirement to
drive a company vehicle) with High School Diploma or GED and be
able to read, write, understand and follow directions. Must have no
substantiated findings on the NC Personnel Registry or Health Care
Program. Experience with persons with Mental illness preferred but
not required. Must have clear SBI and DMV records and maintain them
during period of employment.
Must have a valid NC Driver's License.
Must have had at least 8 years of driving experience, as this is
a requirement of company's liability insurance carrier.
Keywords: Therapeutic Alternatives, High Point , PSR Paraprofessional, Other , Asheboro, North Carolina
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