Bay Cove Human Services Per Diem CNA in Boston, Massachusetts
Position Title:Per Diem CNA
Division:Developmental Disabilities Services
Program Name:DD Residential Centralized Costs
Responsibilities:Work cooperatively with staff and program participants as assigned to implement objectives and therapeutic activities that support Individual Service Plan goals.
Ensure that the program participants’ needs are met and communicated with program staff and treatment team according to regulations and prescribed need.
Coordinate personal care schedule for program staff to meet all the needs of the program.
Utilize training in personal care needs to engage individuals.
Perform personal care functions for individuals with disabilities, including changing, toileting, feeding, and laundry.
Demonstrate proficiency with the use of electronic database, email, electronic record keeping and online training systems.
Use adaptive equipment and mechanical lift systems competently as per training and supervision to facilitate the movement and lifting of physically disabled individuals for personal care assistance.
Train individuals to increase independent functioning in self-care and activities of daily living related to personal care, including personal hygiene, grooming, and eating.
Provide required documentation for individuals’ activities for each day.
Report medical and health concerns to LPN, RNs and Program Directors and provide emergency interventions.
Participate in the development and implementation Individual Service Plans as a member of the Residential Services team.
Attend staff meetings, treatment team meetings, in-service trainings, conferences and seminars as required to develop skills and information for program operation.
Ability to operate accessible vans equipped with lifts.
Deliver all services to all program individuals at all times with respect and dignity in accordance with human rights training, DDS regulations for human rights, and Bay Cove standards.
Other duties as assigned by the R.N., L.P.N., or Program Director.
Qualifications:High School degree
Two years of job experience in a training program working with this population and/or Associate Degree in human services related field preferred
Certification as Nurse’s Aide preferred.
Maintain required training certifications including C.N.A., C.P.R., First Aid and M.A.P.
Driver's License Required?Yes