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Program Lead
Summary
Title:Program Lead
ID:1003
Department:Client Services
Description
PROGRAM LEAD: Full-time position responsible for daily care of residents as well as planning, preparing, implementing and monitoring Individual Program Plans and activities for assigned individuals at ICF-ID Residential Center.  Schedule alternates 1st and 2nd shift hours and every other weekend.  Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs.  HS diploma or GED required, related experience preferred.

 
 
TITLE:       PROGRAM LEAD                                                                                                DEPARTMENT:   ICF/ID
RESPONSIBLE TO:       PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
 
KIND OF WORK:
 
                OBJECTIVE: UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SHIFT SUPERVISOR AND THE SUPERVISION OF THE PROGRAM SUPERVISOR, PROVIDE DAY TO DAY CARE OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED AND ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF SELF-HELP SKILLS IN THOSE INDIVIDUALS.  IN ADDITION, PLAN, PREPARE, IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR INDIVIDUALS’ PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES.
 
              DUTIES:
                            *PLANS, PREPARES, IMPLEMENTS AND DOCUMENTS ADL PROGRAMS INCLUDING CONDUCTING BASELINES.
                            *COMPLETES PROGRAM DATA WEEKLY AND MAKES REVISIONS AS NEEDED AFTER DISCUSSION WITH THE PROGRAM SUPERVISOR.
                            *MAINTAINS ON-GOING COMMUNICATION AND COORDINATES ALL PROGRAMS WITH DISCIPLINES INVOLVED WITH THE INDIVIDUALS’ PLAN OF CARE.
                            *MONITORS PROGRAM BOOKS TO ENSURE ACCURATE DOCUMENTATION OF PROGRAMS, APPROPRIATE DAILY LOGGING AND CURRENT PROGRAMS AND DATA SHEETS.
                            *NOTIFIES PROGRAM SUPERVISOR OF NEEDED TRAININGS AND CONDUCTS TRAININGS
                                      AS NEEDED.
                            *ENSURES NEEDED SUPPLIES/EQUIPMENT ARE AVAILABLE AND IN WORKING ORDER.
                            *PLANS, IMPLEMENTS AND MONITORS DAILY ACTIVITY SCHEDULES.
                            *COMPLETES REQUESTS FOR ACTIVITIES AND NECESSARY ITEMS IN COOPERATION
                                      WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT.
                            *PREPARES BEHAVIORAL INFORMATION AND REVIEWS WITH PSYCHOLOGIST OR
                                      PROGRAM SUPERVISOR AS NEEDED.
                            *SUBMITS COMPLETED IPP PACKET TO PROGRAM SUPERVISOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED PROCEDURES.
                            *ATTENDS AND PARTICIPATES IN STAFFINGS.
                            *PERFORMS DIRECT CARE FOR ASSIGNED INDIVIDUALS SO THAT PRESCRIBED CARE IS
                                      MAINTAINED.
                            *COMPLETES ASSIGNED NURSING DUTIES.
                            *KEEPS INDIVIDUALS CLEAN AND APPROPRIATELY DRESSED.
                            *APPLIES ALL POSITIONING, ADAPTIVE, AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT PROPERLY.
                            *PROVIDES PRIVACY TO INDIVIDUALS.
                            *KNOWLEDGE OF ALL EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.
                            *COMPLETES BODY CHECKS FOR TEMPORARY ABSENCE OR DISCHARGE.
                            *FOLLOWS ALL INFECTION CONTROL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
                            *FEEDS OR ASSISTS INDIVIDUALS WITH EATING, FOLLOWING ALL DIETARY POLICIES
                                      AND PROCEDURES.
                            *ACCOMPANIES INDIVIDUALS TO APPOINTMENTS OR HOSPITAL VISITS AS NEEDED.
                            *CONDUCTS ROOM CHECKS TO ASSURE INDIVIDUALS ARE CLEAN, DRY,  COMFORTABLE
                                      AND SAFE.
                            *IMPLEMENTS PROGRAMS, PROCEDURES AND BASELINES.
                            *COMPLETES ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION INCLUDING BASELINES, MONTHLY TOTALS, CARE AND OBSERVATIONS AND INCIDENT REPORTS.
                            *IMPLEMENTS ACTIVITY SCHEDULES, PROVIDING MEANINGFUL ACTIVITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS.
                            *ASSISTS CO-WORKERS AS NEEDED.
                            *COMMUNICATES INFORMATION AND/OR CONCERNS IN AN EFFECTIVE MANNER TO THE APPROPRIATE PERSONS.
                            *ENSURES SCHOOL/DAY PROGRAM EQUIPMENT IS READILY AVAILABLE.
                            *ASSISTS INDIVIDUALS IN DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING ADL SKILLS.
                            *COMPLETES ALL CLEANING INCLUDING MAINTAINING INDIVIDUALS’ PERSONAL
                                      ITEMS AND THEIR ROOMS.
                            *PRACTICES SAFETY TECHNIQUES TO PREVENT INJURY TO INDIVIDUALS SERVED, SELF
                                      AND OTHER EMPLOYEES.
                            *COMMUNICATES WITH OTHERS ACCORDING TO HDC POLICIES, INFORMING THE SHIFT SUPERVISOR OF CONTACTS.
                            *FOLLOWS SHIFT CHANGE PROCEDURES.
                            *PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING TO NEW STAFF.
                            *ATTENDS MEETINGS AND TRAININGS AS ASSIGNED.
                            *FOLLOWS CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY.
                            *REPORTS SUSPECTED ABUSE.
                            *ADHERES TO THE CENTER’S CALL IN AND TIME OFF POLICY.
                            *MAINTAINS EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE AND PUNCTUALITY.
                            *FOLLOWS ALL HDC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
                            *UPHOLDS THE MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE CENTER.
                            *ENSURES ALL RESIDENTS ARE TREATED WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT.
                            *PROVIDES NECESSARY SUPPORTS TO ALL RESIDENTS REGARDLESS OF HEALTH OR
                                      BEHAVIORAL CONCERNS.
                              OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
              KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
                            ABILITY TO BE CREATIVE AND LEARN NEW IDEAS.
                            ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE WELL.
                            ABILITY TO BE POSITIVE, CARING, CALM, COOPERATIVE, UNDERSTANDING, TACTFUL AND PLEASANT.
                            ABILITY TO WORK WITH PEOPLE AND BE FLEXIBLE.
                            ABILITY TO MEET PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS (I.E. CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK).
                            ABILITY TO MEET EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS (I.E. PHYSICAL EXAM, TB TEST).
                            ABILITY TO LIFT FROM FLOOR/CARRY/TRANSFER INDIVIDUALS AND ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT IN EXCESS OF 50 POUNDS.
                            ABILITY TO WITHSTAND EXPOSURE TO USUAL DISEASES AND CONDITIONS
                                      ASSOCIATED WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
                            ABILITY TO CARRY/ESCORT INDIVIDUALS IN EXCESS OF 50 POUNDS AND UTILIZE
                                      BEHAVIOR TECHNIQUES DURING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS.
 
              TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
                            HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED EQUIVALENT.
                            PREVIOUS WORK WITH ADULTS OR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES OR NURSES AIDE EXPERIENCE PREFERRED.
             
                            * DENOTES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.
 
 
THE STATEMENTS HEREIN ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THIS POSITION.  THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO EMPLOYED.
 
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