Respite Care Home Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Respite Care Home Coordinator is responsible for intake and information for the Respite Care Home (RCH). This includes taking referrals, new intakes, tours, maintaining all records and record keeping, all documentation, and the training of all staff regarding RCH record keeping and documentation. This position is also responsible for the coordination of all aspects of the individual planning process for designated persons served who may reside at the RCH. Also responsible for employee training as it relates to individual plans, goals, supports, behavioral issues, etc. related to each person served.

Schedule:

Full-Time, Monday-Friday

Pay Rate:

$19.27/Hour

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provides transportation to medical residents as needed.
  • Maintains current records for all RCH users.
  • Promotes and maintains a positive relationship between the RCH and persons served, families, staff, volunteers, and other agencies.
  • Coordination of Individual Plan and related staff training regarding documentation.
  • Assists persons served with hygiene, physical, and mobility needs as necessary.
  • Responsible for employee training as it relates to persons served plans, goals, support, and behavioral issues.
  • Ensures the safety and welfare of all persons served.
  • Ensures appropriate use of Therap.
  • Completes and maintains all required trainings.
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Management/Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervisory oversight in the absence of the RCH Manager or Assistant Manager if needed.

Qualifications:

Education, Experience, Skills:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social service or related field required.
  • Experience with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities is preferred.
  • Possess sound oral and written communication skills as well as decision-making skills.
  • Possess good listening and comprehension skills.
  • Must be able to write and document in a clear, concise, and professional manner.
  • Must possess the ability to identify with and care for others.
  • Possess the ability to use Microsoft Office applications including, but not limited to Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to work as a team member.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Driver’s License

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

  • Drive large van to and from events, programs, doctor appointments, etc. Must assist persons served entering and exiting the van. Lock down wheelchairs on vans.
  • Physically assist persons served as needed.
  • Lift persons served who cannot bear weight.
  • Push and maneuver wheelchairs.
  • Moderate Work – Exerts up to 50lbs of force occasionally and 20lbs frequently. Standing, sitting, reaching, typing, and walking are common.

Prerequisites for Employment:

  • Pre-employment Drug Test
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Family Care Safety Registry Check
  • Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) Check, Proof of Insurance

Note to Applicants: Employment listings are updated periodically and are subject to change without prior notice. Community Living, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. Community Living strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees or applicants with regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors or any other legally protected status.