Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Gallup, NM

Homecare Provider

Posted 27 days ago

Job Description

Work Location: Embudom, NM

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The position provides independent home management services and non-medical personal services to adult clients who are experiencing physical or serious psychosocial difficulties or to certain handicapped children and adults as a respite service. Service is provided as part of a comprehensive plan for amelioration (sexual) abuse, neglect, or exploitation of adults.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate must be able to function independently
  • Must have no less than eighth grade level education.
  • Possess a Valid New Mexico Drivers License
  • Current and continual automobile insurance
  • Must be literate and have basic math skills
  • Must have interest and/or experience in working with elderly and disabled adults
  • Experience in the areas of aging or social services a plus
  • Must pass a Background clearance prior to start

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

Responsible for Client Service Management provided in the best interest of the participant as defined by the Service Plan. This may include accompanying the participant, providing and/or securing all necessary services

Accepts responsibility for providing Personal Care necessary to maintain hygiene, while attending to the physical and psychological needs necessary for participant to maintain residence in the least restrictive and safe setting to prevent neglect, abuse, and exploitation

Provides Home Management to assure a clean, safe home environment

Where assigned will provide Home management/environmental safety services when the lack of public utilities such as running water, and the use of wood as a primary source of fuel, poses a hazard to the participants health and safety

Home Care Standards:

Confidentiality is a priority for All Siete Del Norte Client activities

Ability to prioritize client needs

Organizes and utilizes time efficiently

Maintains good interpersonal relationships with staff

Becomes knowledgeable of and adheres to the Policies and Procedures, rules and regulations of Siete Del Norte organization

Uses care in preventing spread of disease/infection when in contact with client and clients environment

Neat, well groomed appearance appropriate for the assignment

Exhibits a kind, caring and compassionate manner