Overnight Community Living Professional (FT)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Provides direct care and personal supports (as appropriate during awake periods) to individuals with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities in a community setting. Complies with Chapter 6400 Regulations and the Department of Human Services standards. Ensures the health, safety, and welfare of the individuals supported. Reports to the Community Homes Supervisor.
RESPONSIBILITIES:Supports the achievement of individuals' personal outcomes.Implements the Department's Policies and Procedures relative to Community Homes.Completes tasks and assignments as directed. Implements outcome plans as assigned.Completes the Medication Administration training successfully. Ensures all prescribed medication is dispensed and documented per the Department's Policies and Procedures in cooperation with the individual.Assists the individual in completing necessary medical appointments and follow-ups, and in the direct personal care of the individual as needed.Distributes individual funds, obtains and submits receipts.Assists with the maintenance and upkeep of the home.Communicates and resolves program and individual concerns with the Community Homes Supervisor on a regular basis. Participates in general staff meetings.Adheres to the appropriate procedures in the event of a crisis situation. Complies with instructions given by the Supervisor. Contacts the appropriate people, both professionals and family as directed.Participates on various committees and workgroups as requested or assigned.Serves as a model of appropriate language, dress, and behavior.Ensures effective communication with the individuals supported, families and other people involved in the provision of supports for the individual as directed.Receives 24 hours of training, annually, relevant to Human Services.Transports individuals as assigned in a safe and timely manner.Performs other related duties as assigned. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.