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CrossWinds Counseling & Wellness Attendant Care Worker (Lyon County) in Emporia, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11684135

The Attendant Care Worker position provides quality direct support and supervision to agency clients, with the intent to assist individuals in accomplishing daily living activities, teaching individuals to live independently in community settings, and preventing or reducing hospitalizations.


Essential Functions


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


+ Assists agency clients in achieving individualized treatment, recovery, and personal growth goals through delivery of quality attendant care services.


+ Monitors clients’ medication compliance as prescribed by written instructions. Reports medication concerns and questions to immediate supervisor.


+ Observes significant behavioral changes in clients and reports changes and concerns to immediate supervisor and the Residential Services Coordinator.


+ May transport individuals to and/or from various locations as required by specific work assignment.


+ Maintains accurate and complete records of all client services, as defined by state licensing agencies, funding agencies, and CrossWinds standards and requirements. Submits attendant care documentation notes, timesheets, and all work-related paperwork in a timely manner and in acceptable format as determined by agency requirements.


+ Attends and participates in monthly and as-needed supervision and training meetings.


+ Assists in maintaining the successful operation of the crisis and residential living facilities, to include meal preparation, laundry, basic housekeeping, and assisting clients with personal hygiene skills, as required by the work assignment.


Competencies


+ Consumer Focused


+ Ethical Conduct


Work Environment


This job operates in a community setting, as well as in a professional office setting. This position primarily works with clients out in the community and within the agency’s residential facilities. This role occasionally uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; handle objects; grasp and reach for items with hands and arms; manipulate hands and fingers; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Language skills are required, including the ability to read, write, comprehend, and speak the English language. This position also requires the ability to interpret written materia ls, write reports and business correspondence, and effectively present and respond to questions.

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