United Horizon Home Care Aid job in Detroit, MI

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Company
United Horizon
Job Title
Home Care Aid
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Wages
10.70
Location
PO Box 442205
Detroit, MI 48223
Last Active
2 days

Home Care Aid

United Horizons Employment Opportunity

 

Description

 

If you are looking for an opportunity to get your foot in the door in the healthcare arena, or if you have a healthcare background and enjoy helping others this could be the perfect opportunity to enhance your career growth.

 

United Horizons offers a range of services for people with developmental disabilities. Our Mission is to assist individuals with developmental disabilities achieve a better quality of life through self-management, goal setting, freedom of choice, and self direction enabling them to engage more actively in the community with friends and family. United Horizons provides high quality services and excellent staff training. If you are looking for a place to discover your potential, we have the following opportunities available in the metro Detroit area. 

 

Positions Currently Available: Full time- Part Time

  • Manager 

  • Supervisor

  • Home Care Aid

  • Resource Representative

  • Field Coordinator

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

 

  • Home care aide provides support to individual(s) with disabilities within their residents. Aide assists individuals with his or her requests and needs for services and supports. Implements services and supports to address the service user’s goals and desired outcomes as identified through each service user’s individual support plan 

  • Assists service users to identify personal outcomes that best suit their personal interests, cultural background, and desires for the future. Assists the Interdisciplinary Team in identifying supports needed for personal outcomes to be realized. Understands and promotes the service user’s goals, as well as personal dignity, respect, individualism and quality of life 

  • Provides opportunities for choice, and encourages service users to make choices, and to exercise control over themselves and their environment 

  • Supports service users in eating, resting, dressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, playing, and working, according to each person’s abilities and interests. Helps service users develop healthy personal and social habits

  • Prepares, assists and instructs service users in food preparation, and cleaning of residences and vocational program areas 

  • Ensures collection & documentation of required data 

  • Supports service users in identifying and acquiring valued social roles 

  • Works with each person receiving services to increase motivation; provides consistent reinforcement to learning, continuous assessment of level of functioning, and continuous feedback to each individual for all learning activities 

  • Gives medications, monitors dosages and makes notes in medical charts in accordance with level of medical certification training and as may be directed by authorized clinical staff 

  • Transports service users to and from day programs, work sites, and community activities

 

Requirements

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Required:  
High school diploma or Equivalent (GED)Required:  
Valid Drivers license
Personal vehicle insurance coverage

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

Preferred:  
Experience working with MI/DD individuals Preferred: 
CPR, First Aid

Email resumes with attachments to:

Additional Info

Driving
Valid Driver’s License
Minimum Age
21+ years old

Additional

  •  Benefits( Medical, Dental, Vision) 
  • 90 Day Bonus
  • $250.00-Referral Bonus

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Posted: 2018-07-24

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