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Personal Care Management Skills Training Department - Boston, MA

Company: Tempus Unlimited Inc.
Location: Boston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Summary/ObjectiveA community based Senior Skills Trainer for our Personal Care Attendant Program. The Skills Trainer will educate consumers on how to successfully manage their consumer-directed hands-on care. The Skills Trainer will also be primarily responsible for other skills training department wide tasks and processes. Boston, Massachusetts area.Essential Job FunctionsFollow-up on assigned referrals in a timely manner as determined by contract.Assess consumers' ability to manage PCA services.Train consumers and/or surrogates the skills needed to manage their PCA program as outlined in the Mass Health Service Agreement and according to the Personal Care Management (PCM) Contract.Maintain confidentiality in all consumer related issues.Attend in-service, supervision and staff development meetings when requested by manager.Demonstrate a working knowledge of program policies and procedures and Mass Health regulations.Demonstrate a commitment to the Independent Living philosophy of consumer control.Must report all suspected incidents of consumer sexual/physical abuse and neglect to the Disabled Person Protection Commission (DPPC).Work within company policies and in accordance with the PCM Contract in order to complete and track for receipt of required documentation within required timelines:Assigned referrals and intake documentationService Agreements and Assessments for re-evaluationsSupportive documentation for intakes and re-evaluations as neededReturn all phone calls from surrogates and consumers within 48 hours.Work within policies to complete and submit internal requirements:Progress NotesOutlook ScheduleMileage and Expense FormsFollow up with Manager and/or Program Assistant on requests for skills training and tracking reports:Non-billing, overbilling and ineligible consumersMajor problems requiring skills trainingConsumer status updatesQuarterly and Annual ReviewsPerform other duties as assigned by the Skills Trainer Manager

Requirements:
QualificationsExperience providing services for persons with disabilities and knowledge of PCA programs is preferred.Experience or education in teaching or counseling is helpful.Knowledge of community resources and social service systems is beneficial.Excellent communication, organizational, and writing skills.Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office/Outlook and the ability to navigate databases.Specialized training provided as needed.Bilingual Vietnamese preferred.Required EducationBachelor's Degree preferred; GED or High School Diploma required.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met byan employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/orhear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.TravelTravel is required for this position. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle to travel within assigned service area.Work Authorization/Security ClearanceAll offers of employment made by Tempus Unlimited are contingent upon satisfactory background check results. Pre-employment background checks will be conducted on all candidates that are offered a position at the agency in compliance with program policy as well as state and federal regulations. From time to time, these checks may be conducted on current employees to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations and contracts.EEO StatementEqual Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle at Tempus Unlimited, Inc. where employment from recruiting through the end of employment is based upon professional capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability or any other characteristic as established by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Other DutiesNote this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.PI186910592

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