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Tempus Unlimited Senior Skills Trainer in Hyannis, Massachusetts

A community based Senior Skills Trainer for our Personal Care Attendant Program (PCA) in our Personal Care Management Department (PCM). The Skills Trainer will educate consumers on how to successfully manage their consumer-directed hands-on care. The Skills Trainer will also be primarily responsible for other skills training department wide tasks & processes. Looking for Skills Trainer in the Plymouth County & Barnstable County areas in Massachusetts. Plymouth & Barnstable County bilingual in Spanish highly preferred. Teaching background & knowledge of the PCA program highly recommended. One year experience providing services to people with disabilities highly preferred. Essential Job Functions Follow-up on assigned referrals in a timely manner as determined by contract. Assess consumers\' ability to manage PCA services. Train consumers &/or surrogates the skills needed to manage their PCA program as outlined in the Mass Health Service Agreement & according to the Personal Care Management (PCM) Contract. Maintain confidentiality in consumer related issues. Attend in-service, supervision & staff development meetings when requested by manager. Demonstrate a working knowledge of program policies & procedures & Mass Health regulations. Demonstrate a commitment to the Independent Living philosophy of consumer control. Must report all suspected incidents of consumer sexual/physical abuse & neglect to the Disabled Person Protection Commission (DPPC). Work within company policies & in accordance with the PCM Contract in order to complete & track for receipt of required documentation within required timelines: Assigned referrals & intake documentation Service Agreements & Assessments for re-evaluations Supportive documentation for intakes & re-evaluations as needed Return all phone calls from surrogates & consumers within 48 hours. Work within policies to complete & submit internal requirements: Progress Notes Outlook Schedule Mileage & Expense Forms Follow up with Manager &/or Program Assistant on requests for skills training & tracking reports: Non-billing, overbilling & ineligible consumers Major problems requiring skills training Consumer status updates Quarterly & Annual Reviews Qualifications Experience providing services for persons with disabilities. Knowledge of PCA programs is preferred. Experience or education in teaching or counseling is helpful. Experience as a CNA, PCA, Case Manager, Coordinator, Medical background Knowledge of community resources & social service systems is beneficial. Excellent communication, organizational, & writing skills. Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office/Outlook & the ability to navigate databases. Specialized training provided as needed. Required Education Bachelor\'s Degree preferred; GED or High School Diploma required. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk &/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; & reach with hands & arms. Travel is required for this position. Must have a valid driver\'s license & reliable vehicle to travel within assigned service area. Work Authorization/Security Clearance All offers of employment made by Tempus Unlimited are contingent upon satisfactory background check results. Pre-employment background checks will be conducted on all candidates that are offered a position at the agency in compliance with program policy as well as state & federal regulations. From time to time, these checks may be conducted on current employees to ensure compliance with all state & federal regulations & contracts. Corporate office is in Stoughton. Orientation, training and any meetings will be in Stoughton.

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