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KY PPEC, Inc Caregiver in Louisville, Kentucky

The Caregiver Assistant (CGA) compliments the professional staff in the total quality client/family coordination of care in a multidisciplinary method under the supervision of the medical staff. Provides direct client care that includes the holistic approach to the care of the child and family. This includes educational, psychosocial, behavioral, physical, mental and emotional care and needs of the child. The Caregiver Assistant is responsible for providing personal care and fostering independence as indicated and caring for the child’s immediate needs.

  1. Customer Service

a. Seek to provide professional and courteous service to the children and their families

b. Relay important information regarding each child’s care to the child’s family in a professional way

c. Maintain confidentiality and HIPAA requirements in all situations and interactions

d. Follow chain of command with questions and concerns

  1. Child Care

a. Demonstrate the ability to provide individualized care under the direction of the RN Case

Manager, Charge Nurse and Site Director of Nursing in a child care setting at all times

b. Demonstrate good listening and observation skills to maintain quality of care

c. Keep children actively engaged at all times; assist each child in reaching individual, therapy and classroom goals

d. Assist in loading and unloading children from the buses; sign them in and out as directed

e. Perform multiple tasks, prioritizing tasks appropriately

f. Follow the Guide to Positive Interaction and remain therapeutic with children at all times

g. Be willing and able to work with children of all ages, developmental abilities, and diagnoses

h. Handle emergent/priority situations by reporting immediately to RN Case Manager, Charge RN and/or Site Director of Nursing while remaining calm

  1. Teamwork

a. Participate in a team effort to fulfill patient, classroom, and facility goals

b. Receive thorough report from previous shift on all assigned patients

c. Give accurate and thorough reports to co-workers before exiting assigned area and to oncoming staff before end of shift

d. Offer assistance to co-workers as time allows

  1. Cleanliness

a. Assist in the cleaning and maintenance of the facility; complete all cleaning assignments satisfactorily

b. Follow Standard Precautions protocols

c. Use good hand hygiene; teach and assist children with good hand hygiene practices

d. Maintain good personal hygiene and portray a professional appearance at all times

  1. Policy and Procedure

a. Maintain professional responsibilities to remain up-to-date on standards regarding child care, Prescribed

Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) regulations and The Kidz Club policies

b. Keep current in The Kidz Club affairs via staff meetings and designated communications

c. Follow all policies and procedures implemented by The Kidz Club as applicable to the Job Responsibilities,

Employee Handbook, and assigned duties

  1. Documentation

a. Perform chart documentation at appropriate time and within a timely manner before end of shift

b. Document accurate and complete information on all children

c. Use date, time, signature and title entries appropriately on all documentation

d. Assist in maintaining medical records and ensure information is complete and filed appropriately

  1. Attendance & Assignment

a. Record work hours accurately and appropriately

b. Adhere to work schedule

c. Adhere to daily assignment and classroom schedule

d. Remain flexible in changes that occur throughout the day including staffing, patient assignment, and

classroom schedule

Able to communicate effectively both verbally and written in a clear, concise and easily understood manner. Child

Care and/or Pediatric experience preferred. Current negative Tuberculosis test (PPD) required. Current CPR

(Basic Life Support) required.

Job ID: 2020-1036

External Company Name: KY PPEC

External Company URL: https://thekidzclub.com/

Street: 225 N. 25th St

Telecommute: No