To provide habilitation and skill building to enable the participant to acquire and maintain skills, which support more independence to live in community settings.
Reports to: Service Coordinator/Qualified Professional or Director Supervisor
This position will currently be for 40 hours per week. Please note that hours are subject to change without notice.
Responsibilities Regarding Consumer Rights:
basic rights to all people receiving our services.
regarding consumer rights, consumer choices, and consumer outcomes.
carrying out my general responsibilities and abide by the HIPAA rules and regulations.
General Responsibilities of Community Living and Support- Enhanced Paraprofessional
ability to work with persons who may be different from me in areas of ability, age, economic status, socially, etc;
empathy and understanding of consumer problems and ability to respond to these problems;
ability to determine consumer needs; ability to engage with and build a rapport with the person served.
the individual’s identified goals according to the service definition.
observations, consumer participation, and progress, behavior changes, or any pertinent
information relating to the consumer. All documentation must be completed on the day the service is
provided and completed in BLACK INK only. Use of “white-out” is not acceptable.
unattended in a vehicle or any other public place.
Community Living and Support- Enhanced
(NC Innovations Waiver/Cardinal Innovations)
individual’s needs. Understand that failure to renew training by date due will result in immediate removal from
schedule until training is brought up-to-date.
for inability to attend.
as of waiver implementation of 3/31/12 at least quarterly and as needed either face-to-face, via phone, or group staff
G.S. NCAC 27 G .0204(b) (c) (f) and according to licensure or certification requirements of the appropriate
investigated and an incident report to be completed, along with a report to the local DSS.
Education: Must be 20 years old with High School Diploma or high school
equivalency (GED) and able to read, write, understand, and follow directions. Must meet the definition for paraprofessional or associate professional as in 10A NCAC 27G .0104(15). Must have no substantiated findings on the NC Health Care Abuse Registry and not be listed on the HHS/OIG List of Excluded Individual/Entities. SBI and DMV records must meet the requirements of LME/MCO contracts. General requirements if position requires transporting consumer: All employees must have a valid driver’s license and 3 full years of driving experience, no DWI on their driving record for at least the past 7 years, a safe driving record, and an acceptable level of automobile liability insurance.
If position requires transporting consumer in a company vehicle, then all of the above general transporting requirements are applicable as well as an employee must be at least 25 years old vs. 20 years old.
If position requires transporting consumer in a personal vehicle, then all of the above general transporting requirements are applicable as well as, if the employee got their license at 16 years old then they must be 20 years old to transport; if they got their first license at 17 years old then the employee must be 21 years old.
Experience with persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred but not required. The following trainings are required: CPR, First Aid, NCI A, Client Rights & Confidentiality, OSHA, HIPAA, Community Living and Support Service Definition & Documentation, Person-Centered Thinking, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Overview, and enhanced Client Specific Needs Competencies and trainings are required.
Must have experience with Cellulitis Care and be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds.