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Respite: Crisis & Planned (Service Provider)- Queens, NY

The Respite Care Worker is responsible for providing temporary care to a Waiver child in order to provide a parent/caregiver with a needed break so as to ease the stress at home and improve family harmony.Horizon CFSPayrate: $21hrFLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Functions:Planned Respite: * Provide short-term relief for the child or family/primary caregivers that are needed to enhance the family/primary caregiver’s ability to support the child/youth’s functional, developmental, behavioral health, and/or health care needs. * Planned Respite activities support the plan of care goals and include providing supervision and activities that match the child/youth’s developmental stage and continue to maintain the child/youth’s health and safety.Crisis Respite: * Provide an intervention strategy for children/youth and their families that help to alleviate the risk for an escalation of symptoms, a loss of functioning, and/or a disruption in a stable living environment. Note: Crisis Respite can be used when a child/youth is displaying a challenging behavior or situational crises where the family/caregiver is unable to manage without intensive assistance and support. *Ongoing communication between the child/youth and/or the family/primary caregiver is required to assure collaboration and continuity in managing the crisis salutations and identifying subsequent support and service needs. Development and updating of service plans, including obtaining medical consenter signatures. Obtaining consents and enrollment documents for newly enrolled children/youth. Attend monthly waiver service provider meetings to stay current on practices and protocols. Submit progress notes, service plans, expense logs, and service provider logs within set forthrequired timeframes. Report incident(s) to supervisor upon discovery. Maintain open communication with other service providers (e.g., Care Manager) to report on child/youth’s progress and identify any potential barriers and referrals.Submit progress notes, service plans, expense logs, and service provider logs within set forthrequired timeframes. Progress notes are due within 3 days of service provision so that approval from supervisor is completed by the 5th business day following service provision. Setting of Service Provision:* Planned/Crisis Respite can be provided in the home of the youth or a community setting. Minimum Qualifications:• High School Diploma or equivalency.• 1 year of experience working or volunteering with children with special needs and their families.• Ability to work amongst diverse social, cultural, and economic groups.• Good written, verbal, and listening skills.• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and have some knowledge with using Electronic Health Records (EHR).• Strong time management skills.• Bilingual in one or more of the following: Bengali, Urdu, Spanish and others, may be required depending on client needs

Job Type
Full Time
Salary
N/A
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Posted
68 days ago

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