Tele-Caregiver – Rest Assured in Lafayette, IN at ResCare

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lafayette, IN
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/22/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Tele-Caregiver – Rest Assured

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential 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 Tele-Caregiver – Rest Assured.

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.

Tele-Caregiver – Rest Assured Responsibilities

Will be proficient in the use of the Rest Assured® monitoring system in order to provide oversight and supervision to consumers/clients in remote locations. Will monitor individuals to ensure their health, safety, and personal needs are being met. Will monitor for hazards and provide assistance via verbal prompting or dispatching of on-call or emergency services as needed.

Tele-Caregiver Functions:

  • Ensure health, safety, and personal needs are being met for up to 32 residential rehabilitation sites.
  • Provide direction (prompts) to consumers/clients as required by protocols or in response to potentially dangerous situations.
  • Accurately document all consumers/client activities in accordance with BQIS (Indiana) standards or standards of the state in which the site is located.
  • Maintain training standards set forth by BQIS (Indiana) and other states being served.
  • Report system malfunctions.
  • Inform supervisor of all reportable incidents, and potential problems, within a timely manner as described by BDDS regulations (Indiana) and specific regulations of other states.
  • Must be able to sit for the shift you are scheduled.
  • May stand and stretch at your monitor but must not leave your computer monitor.

Specific Requirements

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent and demonstrate the ability to read and write adequately, using proper grammar, sentences, spelling, and punctuation, to complete required forms and reports.
  • Have at least 2 years experience working with developmentally disabled adults and/or children or seniors. (Unless, otherwise decided by the Program Manager)
  • Must possess interpersonal and communication skills necessary to work productively with consumers/clients, families, residential staff, and coworkers.
  • Must be able to demonstrate computer literacy.
  • Ability to multitask, set priorities, and follow-up on responsibilities.
  • Must be able to type at least 30 words per minute.
  • Must be able to see in color.

Additional Information

This position requires availability to work 10 hour night shifts ranging from the hours between 6PM-10AM

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.

180 Professional Court , Lafayette, IN 47905 USA 

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