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Personal Care Assistant - OrderID: 1221766

Company: TemPositions Health Care
Location: Mahopac
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:


Immediately seeking Direct Support Professionals to support children and adults with developmental disabilities. HHA or NA certificate preferred.


·      Directly responsible for specific group assigned. 

·      Responsible for implementation and collection of data of daily and weekly programs as assigned by supervisor for each consumer in assigned group

·      Assists in any clerical work (i.e. daily attendance, requisitions, trip lists, graphing data)

·      Responsible for carrying out daily schedules as developed and planned.

·      Instruct consumers daily in proper hygiene habits.

·      Assists in accompanying consumers to the medical appointments and other services needed

·      Participates in the floor management program which includes the following responsibilities:

·      Working with consumers on house and room maintenance to include writing of work orders if needed.

·      Ensuring daily evaluations are collected and handed in at the end of the day.

·      Assisting the Unit Coordinator in the inventory and requisition of clothing and ADL supplies.

·      Participates in training sessions and in-service meetings

·      Ensures that program areas are kept in order.

·      Participates in Activities of Daily Living Program.

·      Assumes additional responsibility when assigned to maintain the quality of care for all individuals.

·      Participates in and becomes certified in the following:

·      CPR, First Aid, SCIP, Medication Administration

·      Follows established Hawthorne Foundation, Inc. and Residential Services policies and procedures

·      Assumes additional responsibilities as stated in training program

·      Implements clothing control by making sure each room in the house are clean and dressers are well organized.

·      Participates in all recreational programs

·      Assures the safety and welfare of all individuals

·      Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned

·      Sitting, standing, bending, lifting, and moving intermittently during work hours

·      Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position

·      Must possess sight and hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of the position can be fully met

·      Must function independently, have personal integrity, be flexible and able to work effectively with other personnel.

·      Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.

Skills and Experience:


·      High School Diploma or GED required

·      Experience with children or adults with developmental disabilities

·      Sensitivity to the needs of all consumers 



·      Directly accountable to the Residential Manager 

·      Indirectly accountable to the Supervisor of Community Programs





Keywords: TemPositions Health Care, Danbury , Personal Care Assistant - OrderID: 1221766, Other , Mahopac, Connecticut

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