Quest, Inc

  • Quest Village In-Home Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1707
    Category
    Direct Care
    Min
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Max
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Work Schedule
    PTOC
  • Overview

    Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.  Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

    Responsibilities

    At Quest Village, the In-Home Assistant will support and encourage the acquisition of personal outcomes for all residents.

    • Implement and document training activities as specified in the annual plan to include, but not limited to: self-help, daily living, social and leisure skills and nutritional management.
    • Provide positive social and leisure interaction daily.
    • Document information pertaining to daily tasks, activities and other communication applicable to individuals in the program.
    • Administer prescribed medications, monitor self-administrations of medications, follow protocol for disposal of medications and document same.
    • Follow established guidelines for resident's personal care and medical needs. .
    • Attend and participate in training and staff meetings as requested.
    • Maintain a home atmosphere and positive environment while encouraging personal choices.
    • Assist individuals in planning and preparing well-balanced meals and attend to special dietary needs.
    • Ensure all emergency procedures are followed during a drill or in an actual emergency.
    • Assess internal and external safety environmental issues and correct or report them.
    • Clean and maintain common areas of the property according to established guidelines.
    • Respond to internal Emergency Response System according to established guidelines.
    • Report all incidents of abuse/neglect in accordance with the Disabled Abuse Act, to the abuse registry.
    • Follow all policies and procedures and other duties as required and requested by supervisors.

    Qualifications

    • Eligible to legally work in the United States
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
    • Ability to read, write, and speak English
    • Ability to thrive in a team environment
    • Valid FL Driver’s License with a clean driving record
    • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials

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