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Direct Support Professional - Caregiver

Company: Tmi Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Direct Support Professional - Community Facilitator Work Hours: Monday - Friday (hours vary)
Primary Location: San Diego South Bay & East County
Compensation: $17.00 per hour **Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and boosted, if eligible, by the first day of employment.** TMI's Primary Purpose TMI is dedicated to assisting children and adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, epilepsy, and cerebral palsy, as well as the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, to live, work, and participate in their community. Employees are expected to work effectively with people with such disabilities, known at TMI as clients, while being sensitive to their needs and preferences. Also, employees are committed to TMI's vision, mission, and core values and must represents themselves accordingly. Job Specific Essential Duties

  • Train, support, and monitor clients while in the community and vocational settings.
  • Participate in the development of a circle of support, both paid and unpaid, to build relationships with family, friends, neighbors, and other community.
  • Develop individualized adaptive support materials as needed.
  • Develop and expand clients' participation in integrated employment activities.
  • Assist with development and implementation of clients' annual plan, goals, and objectives -
  • Participate in clients' annual Individualized Program Plan (IPP) meeting -
  • Provide same day shift coverage as requested by supervisor.
  • Complete required documentation including daily log, progress notes, etc., according to established due date.
  • Attend mandatory meetings and trainings including all staff meetings, team meetings, CPR, First Aid, and AED certification, and Relias (web-based learning).
  • Enter the following into time-keeping system according to deadlines: timesheets, mileage reimbursements, and cell phone reimbursements.
  • Maintain communication with supervisor and members of the clients' planning team.
  • Notify supervisor immediately of changes to client's schedule and health and safety incidences.
  • Respond to supervisor's calls/text messages/emails promptly. Urgent calls from supervisor must be responded to immediately.
  • Respond to calls/text messages/emails from members of the clients' planning team.
  • Drive personal vehicle to clients' homes, place of employment, and other community resources as needed. Some positions may require use of public transportation or paratransit services.
  • Provide proof of valid driver license, annual vehicle inspection, vehicle insurance, and vehicle registration (applicable only to Temecula or Corona-based employees) throughout employment.
  • Comply with federal, state, and/or local reporting and disclosure requirements.
  • Comply with HIPAA laws and TMI policies and procedures regarding confidentiality of information.
  • Other assignments and duties as deemed appropriate by the supervisor and/or the program director. Minimum Experience and -Qualifications Education: High School Diploma/GEDExperience: -1 year working in social services, education, or with the developmentally disabled population preferredSkills: Voice-to-Sign/Sign-to-Voice, if working with clients who communicate in ASL -Driving: -3 years driving experience
    • Employer-sponsored Medical Insurance (includes Vision) - Spending Accounts Also Offered -
    • Employer-sponsored Dental Insurance
    • 100% Employer Paid $25,000 Life Insurance
    • 100% Employer Paid Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Wellness Program with Prize-Winning Monthly Challenges (totaling over $1,000/month in value) & Free, Customized Online Programs Focusing on Your Total Health-Mind, Body, and Spirit.
    • Free Access to Newly Remodeled Fitness Center at the San Diego Office
    • Employee Assistance Program with 3 Face-To-Face Sessions, Unlimited Telephonic Counseling & Will Preparation Services
    • Generous 401(k) Employer Match (after one year of employment)
    • Paid Holidays
    • Accrued Sick & Vacation Hours, along with Years of Service paid time off
    • Verizon Wireless Employee Discount (15%)
    • Quarterly Cash Raffles -
    • Mileage Reimbursement - * Some of the above benefits apply to full-time employees only.

Keywords: Tmi Inc, San Diego , Direct Support Professional - Caregiver, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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