Adult Day Services Program Assistant

Adult Day Services Program Assistant

January 31, 2019

Job Description/Essential Duties:  Include the following; other duties may be assigned depending upon project, client or workflow needs.

  • Assists with caseload of Adult Day Services clients. This includes maintaining client record, maintaining an awareness of client’s needs, coordinating with health care providers concerning the client’s needs, ensuring that client continues to work toward stated goals (as needed).
  • Assists with Generating Quarterly Service Reviews for client caseload and mails to physicians in a timely manner. Ensures that they are received back from physicians’ offices.
  • Assists with Generating Initial Plan of Care for client within first two weeks of his/her attendance.
  • Insures that client has completed appropriate TB screening.
  • Writes weekly/Monthly progress notes on all their clients’ activities.
  • Obtains monthly medical coupons from clients.
  • Manages client’s monthly attendance to fit within client’s funding source/approval.
  • Updates Emergency Contact information annually.
  • Provides planned programming for groups of clients in the ADH Program, following stated criteria and outcomes. Works effectively in a small group.
  • Directs and observes volunteers when volunteers are working with their client load.
  • Assists with serving meals to clients.
  • Plans transportation for/with client on the days that client attends ADH program. Confirms transportation for clients’ routine attendance after their first visit.
  • Utilizes and finds community resources to support client needs.
  • Works with Medical Supply vendor to obtain client’s supplies needing physician prescription (briefs, wheelchairs, ½ bed rails, etc.)
  • Works closely with DSHS Case manager and any other community Case Managers.

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual skills highly recommended
  • Understands and uses medical vocabulary
  • Meets all agency and state training requirements for Resident Assistant-Fundamentals of Care, CPR, Food Handlers’, First Aid
  • Adheres to agency and organizational values
  • Excellent customer service skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to relate to clients and staff of various ethnic backgrounds
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to use telephone

Education & Experience:  Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge; skills and abilities will be considered.

  • Completion of high school, or GED.  Additional studies recommended.
  • Working experience /knowledge of geriatrics

Licenses or Certificates

Meets all agency and state training requirements for Resident Assistant-Fundamentals of Care, CPR, Food Handlers’ permit, First Aid.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:  The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee in a business office environment to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to read, speak, stand, walk, sit and use a computer keyboard and monitor.
  • Must be able to see and use computer, and able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers and residents/clients.
  • Must be able to reach above head and perform repetitive movements.
  • Must be able to be on feet over long distances and uneven terrain, and must be able to bend to the floor.
  • Must be able to transfer up to 50lbs.
  • Must have finger dexterity to open containers, buttons and zippers.
  • Position exposed to body fluids, infections, and odors

Company Info

Company Name
SCIDpda Seattle Chinese International District Preservation and Development Authority

Company URL
http://www.scidpda.org

Contact Name
Misty Locken

Email
Mistyl@scidpda.org

Location

409 Maynard Ave S, Ste. P-2
Seattle, WA 98104