Direct Care Staff
Company: Eriksmoen Cottages LTD
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Purpose of your job position
The Direct Care Staff is responsible for providing personal care,
guidance, and support to male and female clients specific to
clients needs. The Direct Care Staff will perform all of their
duties in accordance with current federal, state and local
standards, guidelines and regulations governing the location(s)
they are working. Direct Care Staff must also, follow all policies
and procedures that apply to the performance and duties of their
job. This position is responsible for administering client programs
& goals, and ensuring the client's personal needs are satisfied in
a safe manner.
Duties and Responsibilities
Implements and Follows client's plan of care
Ensure completion of all activities of daily living (ADL's) for
Provide physical, emotional behavioral and social supports to
Provides physical assistance to male and female clients, including
but not limited to: sitting down/standing up, walking,
transferring, laying down, personal cares, toileting, bathing,
dressing, grooming and/or other required daily living requirements
according to the individual's care plans.
Follow and implement approved behavioral programs and de-escalation
Maintains supervision of clients in accordance with client's
Prepares or assist clients in preparing and consuming nutritional/
well-balanced meals, snacks, and beverages according to menus,
special diets, or as instructed. Having an understanding of meal
preparation including ingredients, measuring sizes and following a
Follow and implement client's programs and goals accurately and
promptly as scheduled
Maintains Medication administration certification upon hire and
Follows and administers medications to clients according to
medication administration guidelines, procedures, and physician's
Documents, charts, and tracks client information as required in
applicable and respective areas.
Cleans and completes household tasks according to expected
Promptly reports and maintenance related issues to direct
Assists other employees, including supervisor, as needed or
Conducts fire, storm and other required drills
Participate in client activities within the site or the community
while completing other job responsibilities that may apply
Drives company assigned vehicles to transport clients to and from
events, appointments, and other activities. Must abide by
organizations driving policies, procedures and state driving
Provides assistance to clients money transactions and management
according to the clients financial plans and authorizations.
Immediately responds and addresses emergency situations in
accordance with the organization's policies, procedures or best
Know and understand basic first aid
Provide safe & healthy direction, answering questions and acting in
a professional manner at all times.
Use time management skills effectively and in the best interests of
the individual supported.
Accurately and properly record time worked. Notifying direct
supervisor of any changes that need to be made to time
Be flexible in work schedule, understand that schedules may change
from week to week to meet the needs of the individuals being
Attends all scheduled shifts, trainings, meetings and events
Professionally represent the organization and home/site to current
employees, Case Managers, guests, vendors and members of the
Perform any other duties assigned to him/her by his/her supervisor
and assume other duties and responsibilities outlines herein, but
which are logically and properly those inherent to the function of
the job, and/or defined or delineated on other procedures.
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
(With or without the aid of mechanical devices)
Must be able to move frequently throughout the workday
Must be able to speak, write and read the English language in an
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the
Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable
these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements
of this position can be fully met.
Must function independently and have flexibility, personal
integrity and the ability to work effectively with residents,
personnel and support agencies.
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies
of the company.
Must be able to relate to and work with a variety of disabilities
and illnesses some of which may present a potential hazard to the
Must be able to push, pull, move and/or carry a minimum of eighty
(80) pounds a minimum distance of ten (10) feet.
Keywords: Eriksmoen Cottages LTD, Burnsville , Direct Care Staff, Other , Burnsville, Minnesota
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