Provide case management to ensure the delivery of quality personal care services.
Do you enjoy working independently?
This position requires you to work independently, communicate effectively and be able to perform supervisory duties and responsibilities.
Weekdays with flexible scheduling, generous PTO and Healthcare benefits!
 


Qualified Professional
 
The Qualified Professional shall perform the duties of training, supervision, and evaluation of the Personal Care Assistant (PCA) staff and evaluation of the effectiveness of PCA services.  Positions in this job classification exercise considerable independence and report to and receive direction from the PCA Choice Program Manager. 
 
Essential Job Functions
 
Provide direct duties including but not limited to:
 
Develop and monitor with the PCA Choice recipient a personal care plan based on the service plan and individualized needs of the recipient upon intake.

Provide training and ensure competency for the PCA’s in the individual needs of the recipient.

Monitor and communicate any changes in services/needs to appropriate agencies (PHN, LSW, MD) PCA’s and recipient.
Ensure that the PCA’s are capable of providing the required personal care services.

Ensure that the PCA is knowledgeable about the plan of care before performing personal care services and able to identify conditions that should be immediately brought to the attention of the qualified professional.

Document and maintain accurate records.

Evaluate the personal care services of a recipient through direct observation of the personal care assistant’s work or through consultation with the qualified recipient. 
Work with other departments internally to provide support services for plan of care.

Ensure PCA is aware of any situation/conditions that require immediate reporting to licensed professionals.

Ensure that records are kept, showing the services provided to the recipient by the personal assistant and the time spent providing the services. 
 
Other
 

  • Work independently.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
 
 
Desirable Qualifications 
 
Education and Experience 

Minimum qualifications require Registered Nursing Licensure or Licensed Social     Worker.
 
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
 
  • Knowledge of nursing, Personal Assistant Services and health care.
  • Knowledge of computer applications and computer software programs.
  • Ability to supervise PCA services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. 
  • Ability to perform supervisory duties and responsibilities. 
 
In Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act the following represents the Physical/Environmental Demands 
 
(In all cases, reasonable accommodations will be considered.)
 
This position allows the QP to determine how many hours they will work within the guidelines of prior authorizations issued by the state of Minnesota and private insurance.  The QP may not work more hours than insurance will cover without express supervisory permission for a specific instance.

Movements such as balancing, twisting, bending, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling and lifting or transferring consumers are sometimes required.

Simultaneous and repetitive movements of the hands, wrists, and fingers are important procedures with this position.
Audio, visual, and verbal functions are vital aspects to performing this position.

The vast majority of the work is spent in consumer’s homes and may include some exposure to elements including dust, fumes, noise, and glare.

This position requires that the QP transport themselves to the consumer’s home. 
 
 
Transportation
 
The Qualified Professional must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.  The Qualified Professional’s automobile insurance is primary; however CILNM does carry additional insurance. 

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