Rehabilitation Specialist- Per Diem (RWW) in Kalamazoo, MI at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/9/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Rehabilitation Specialist- Per Diem (RWW)

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Rehabilitation Specialist- Per Diem (RWW).

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Rehabilitation Specialist- Per Diem (RWW) Responsibilities
  • Assist the person served in achieving the individualized treatment plan goals established by the Rehab
    Without Walls Team.
  • Ensure safety, living comfort and hygiene needs of person served are met while fostering independent
    functioning.
  • May provide / arrange for transportation and escort person served to medical/other appointments and
    outings. Keep staff and family members informed of all scheduled appointments.
  • Adhere to/enforce Bill of Rights of person served and report any violation to management.
  • Implement community reintegration activities under the direction of the Rehab Without Walls treatment team to assist the person served with a variety of needs in the home and community. Assist the person served in understanding their needs and limitations.
  • Observe/document and report changes in the condition of the person served to management and other
    treatment team members as appropriate.
  • Participate in the team process and provide input as needed. Attend case conference and family educational meetings.
  • Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in
    nature. Share information only when the recipient’s right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is clearly in the best interest of the person served.
  • Attend, participate in and/or conduct internal staff development programs, obtain continuing education
    as required by Company policy and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in response to the person serviced, office or program needs.
  • Submit all required documentation in a timely manner per Company and RWW policy.
  • Assist team in fostering a safe home environment for the person served. Report any safety concerns or
    issue to management immediately.

Specific Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
    satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The candidate must successfully complete any/all required pre-employment evaluation test(s) per policy in each assigned area of practice.
  • Good organizational and communication skills are needed.
  • Ability to function with minimum supervision.
  • Reliable transportation is required.
  • The candidate will have the physical ability to perform job related duties which may require lifting, standing, bending, stooping, stretching, walking, pushing, and pulling with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • A health examination must be successfully completed prior to assignment and periodically thereafter, as
    required by company policy, and/or state regulations, to verify that he/she is physically capable of performing assigned duties with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • High School Diploma or the equivalent plus a minimum of six months prior work/volunteer experience
    providing individual instructions, preferably in a health care environment is generally required.
  • Effective communication skills also required.

Additional Information



Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 USA