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Habilitation Counselor

Habilitation Counselor
Mansfield, PA, United States
Job ID : R0004834
Job ID : R0004834

City:  Mansfield
State:  PA
Zip:  16933

Responsibilities:

Working in the home environment, a Habilitation Counselor is responsible for the delivery of quality one on one services to ID/DD consumers and implementing their goals as outlined in the Individual Support Plan. Care may also involve activities of daily living and communication with other members of the consumers’ multi-disciplinary team. The Habilitation Counselor is required to complete all documentation in accordance with state and program regulations, PSA Healthcare policies and procedures, and any applicable accreditation standards.

These Responsibilities include:

  • Implementing written goals from treatment plan with consumer 1:1 services including but not limited to Personal Care, Respite, Home Supports, Home and Community, Supported employment, Crises Services, and Long- term Vocational Support
  • Instructing and reinforcing target goals and outcomes according to consumer
  • Completing written documentation of services(s) provided upon completion of visit as directed by QP
  • Accurately noting consumer responses and results to staff interventions and assessment through proper documentation
  • Maintaining appropriate professional conduct at all times
  • Assisting in the development of consumer treatment plan and goal revisions as directed by interdisciplinary team
  • Providing care in accordance with written instructions from professional staff
  • Reporting immediately to QP any changes in the patient’s condition or any problems in assigned tasks
  • Relaying observations of patient’s mental and physical status to QP

Position Requirements:

  • Experience with ID/DD consumers preferred
  • Meet the qualifications as stated by Pennsylvania ODP mandates
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Current CPR certification and First Aid
  • Current Continuing Education if required by state
  • High school Diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree when required
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Completed OSHA screening upon hire
  • Satisfactory State and Company Criminal Background Check
  • Nursing Respite Staff will possess a valid PA license (RN or LPN) in good standing
  • If providing transportation, employees must have a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, and a satisfactory level of automobile liability insurance.
  • Negative TB Screening

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting and repositioning of patients
  • Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, twisting and occasional climbing of stairs
  • Acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of touch, smell and taste
  • Agility and strength sufficient to handle patients and equipment without assistance
  • Must be able to appropriately respond physically and psychologically to emergency situations in the home or during transport.
  • Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other health conditions.

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