Job Coach

Job Summary:
Provide client care, emotional support and supervision through assistance with daily activities and residential responsibilities.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
? Insure client supervision, health, safety, development and quality of care according to client's Individualized Service Plan (ISP) or other care plan.
? Assist clients when moving in and out of wheelchairs and automobiles.
? Provide services to clients in accordance with agency regulations.
? Document client activities, care, services, medication, and other occurrences throughout shifts in the THERAP system.
? Provide clients with emotional support and instruction in areas of care, living independently, and adapting to disability.
? Update and review current client records within work training site.
? Provide all approved services for the client as scheduled.
? Attend all scheduled trainings to insure training requirements are met.
? Attend scheduled staff meetings.
? Transport clients to other services, outings and other events as needed.
? Complete goals in accordance with client ISP and track in the THERAP system.
? Complete and submit monthly emergency drills as scheduled.
? Complete vehicle log for daily travel.
? Notify appropriate contacts immediately when a client or staff incident/accident occurs. Complete and submit appropriate documentation as required.
? Connect client with community resources and natural support system through activities, outings and other events planned by the Case Manager and scheduled by the Property Manager.
? Insure submission of required documents to various departments as scheduled.
? Follow Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rule to insure client protected health information is secure.
? Maintain knowledge and understanding of Easter Seals Southern Georgia policies and procedures.
? Insure that all required certifications remain current including CPR, First Aid, Defensive Driving, Professional Certification and Licensing, TB clearance and Crisis Prevention Intervention.
? Complete continuing education as required for growth and development.
? In the absence of Property Manager, may assume duties and responsibilities of this position.
? Load and unload delivery trucks
? All other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions:
? Ability to lift, push and pull a minimum of 50 pounds.
? Ability to bend, stoop and physically maneuver to properly secure clients and wheelchairs in vans for transport.
? Use of technology and office equipment including: laptop, email, Microsoft Office Suite, fax, printer, PolicyStat system, THERAP system and other client records management systems.
Job Specifications (Characteristics to perform successfully):
? Exhibit a high standard of client care.
? Maintain objectivity in position in order to set appropriate limits while working with clients.
? Work cooperatively and responsively with ESSG Leadership to ensure optimal care of clients.
? Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with Clients, Families, Co-Workers and Community Members.
? Ability to manage time effectively and exhibit organizational skills.
? Support clients in personal growth and development while respecting differences.
? Ability to or learn to operate a pallet jack and Forklift
Minimum Qualifications:
? Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Human Services
? Georgia Certified Nurses Aid Certification.
? CPR/AED Certification
? First Aid Certification

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