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Program Assistant (138) at Kings View in Atwater, California

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Kings View is a nonprofit leader in providing behavioral health services to the underserved community, is currently seeking a driven Program Assistant to join our mission to provide compassionate services to those with limited resources. Our ideal candidate will have a passion to promote social justice and societal awareness, respect for human dignity, and lead with integrity while listening and responding to the community in need.

Program Assistant (138)
Atwater, CA

Supervise train/coach consumers with intellectual and physical disabilities on social skills as outlined by their individual integration plan. Provide training/coach consumers with intellectual and physical disabilities in the areas of daily living skills (e.g., social, domestic, community integration, vocational and self-care) Coach/train consumers in an independent living environment with preparing meals, self-care needs, grocery shopping, house hold needs, and medications.

How will I contribute
Facilitate groups and activities on and off site. Assisting consumers with total care of bowel and bladder. Providing physical assistance and supervision according to the dietary needs of the consumers. Teach, coordinate, and support consumers with community integration while monitoring their health and safety. Maintain knowledge of the principles of each consumer service needs and or behaviors to assist them with accomplishing individual goals. Daily charting and data collection on progression and regression of consumer objective goals. Report any problems to your supervisor timely to allow for any concerns to be addressed timely. Develop strong working relationships with community agencies, program supervisor, care providers, peers, and family members. Represent and positively promote program to funding source, community agencies, families, and related groups. Provide coaching and redirection to consumers with behavior challenges during crisis situations. Complete and report all consumer related incidents, accidents, behaviors. Follow and operate according to all HIPAA regulations. Capable of working in a fast-paced environment. Maintain complete confidentiality of consumer information always. Provide summaries of clients progress in the community and report any problems to your supervisor timely to allow for any concerns to be addressed timely. Attend monthly and quarterly mandatory staff meetings. Complete required paperwork in the event of incidents/accidents to your supervisor. Follow the company policies and procedures while maintaining and following Title 22 regulations. Maintain professionalism in the workplace at all times. Submit timecard and expense sheets to the supervisor according to the timelines stipulated in policy. Create and follow a lesson plan according to required curriculum outline. Keep a clean working area, occasional cleanup of facility including changing rooms and bathrooms. Maintain consumers outlined medical plan as directed by physician. Maintain a safe environment for the consumers; prevent harm to consumers, self, and others. Work and create a teamwork environment, supporting ideas, creating ideas, and execution of projects. Complete and maintain current CPR/FA certification. Report any safety concerns to management in a timely manner. Follow outlined program plans in relation to behavioral programs. Other duties as assigned by supervisors

What I bring
High School Diploma (or Equivalent) Class C Driving License Required CPR certified First Aid certified CNA desirable Knowledge in utilizing assistive devices (e.g. mechanical lifts, wheelchairs, walkers, hearing aids, adaptive feeding utensils) Knowledge of software, Microsoft and Excel. Be flexible to cross train all departments to meet the needs of all consumers. Problem solve during crisis situations.

Who We Are
Since 1951, Kings View leads the community in providing behavioral health services to the underserved population. We have a strong tradition of commitment, and we focus on serving rural communities where health resources are often limited. Our people treat the community with care and compassion. We stand by our cornerstone and philosophy of valuing each persons worth, dignity and wholeness in body, mind, and spirit. Our principal core values echo throughout the organization and into our patient-focused programs. At Kings View we are dedicated to continuing our demonstration in the unparalleled commitment to wellness and recovery within each community we serve. Join us and apply today.

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