Dietary Technician - Part Time
Hilltop Home is currently seeking a Part-time Dietary Technician to oversee the nutritional needs of medically fragile children. The ideal candidate will possess good judgment, oral/written communication, and social skills. This position works as a liaison with the Speech Therapist, Clinical Director and Registered Dietitian to ensure all nutritional needs are met for children, and meals are prepared and served “family style” in a home-like environment.
Work Schedule: Sunday and Monday 7:15am- 4:15pm with an hour lunch break.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Prepare formulas, prep / cook, purchase and deliver food
- Maintain the sanitation of the kitchen, equipment, and storage areas with minimal supervision
- Participate in all areas of inspections required at the local and state levels.
- Maintaining the safety and health of residents
- Protecting and advocating for resident rights
- Encouraging and assisting with healthy nutritional meals while encouraging independence
- Implementing training programs that foster independence
- Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Skills
- Must be available to work 7:15am- 4:15pm with an hour lunch break on Sunday's and Monday's.
- H.S. Diploma or GED
- ServSafe Food Safety certification preferred
- Experience in group or residential setting
- Knowledge of basic computer skills a plus
- Ability to pass health registry check, criminal background check, driving record check, and drug screening.
- Familiarity with commercial kitchen equipment/appliances, i.e. dishwasher, food processor, blender, microwave, etc.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Direct Support Professional
Hilltop Home is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals, for a full-time (40 hrs. per week) job opportunities. We currently have 3 shifts available.
1st Shift 7a.m. -3 p.m.; 2nd Shift 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; * 3rd Shift 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.*
More About Us: Hilltop Home is a private, nonprofit, Intermediate Care Facility (ICF/IID) serving a maximum of 22 young children who have severe to profound developmental disabilities and are medically fragile. Hilltop Home provides a comprehensive residential program that includes individualized medical, therapeutic and developmental/educational services. The program is designed to assist children with multiple disabilities and medical fragility to reach their fullest potential. The care includes medical, therapeutic and educational services provided in an intimate, homelike setting.
- Manage all aspects of the developmental program for children ages birth – 18 years.
- Implement appropriate developmental activities, and perform regular assessments and data collection for children’s residential goals and objectives.
- Follow through with lesson plans and/or activities adapted to match each child’s skill set. (I.e. basic sensory learning experiences.
- Provide all aspects of personal care such as: grooming, feeding, diapering, and repositioning, etc.
Requirements: High School diploma and at least 2 years of significant experience working with developmentally disabled and/or medically fragile children.
- Experience working with Trachs preferred.
- Ability to communicate effectively with others, including excellent oral and written communication skills. Competency in computer skills. Sound judgment and decision-making skills. Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work within a team situation. Well-developed organizational skills and ability to manage/coordinate a variety of tasks and responsibilities concurrently.
- Ability to pass health registry check, criminal background check, driving record check, and drug screening. Valid NC Driver's License Ability to re-position, lift, and transfer residents safely using proper techniques up to 40 pounds unaided, up to 100 pounds aided.
Position Details: Compensation is commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package including paid time off is available for full-time staff.
Hilltop Home is an equal opportunity employer
Overnight Pediatric Nurse
Hilltop Home is a private, nonprofit, Intermediate Care Facility (ICF/IID) serving a maximum of 22 young children who have severe to profound developmental disabilities and are medically fragile. Hilltop Home provides a comprehensive residential program that includes individualized medical, therapeutic and developmental/educational services. The program is designed to assist young children with multiple disabilities and medical fragility to reach their fullest potential. The care includes medical, therapeutic and educational services provided in an intimate, homelike setting. Hilltop Home provides around-the-clock nursing care by a professional caring staff, quality educational services through a certified non-public residential school, physical, occupational and speech therapy, and a home-style environment with all the resources needed to care for special children with low staff to patient ratios.
Full-time RN/LPN : 6:00pm-6:00am 3X per week; with the option to pickup additional hours.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Provide comprehensive nursing care to children with severe/profound developmental disabilities who are medically fragile residing at Hilltop Home in Raleigh, NC.
- Administer medications according to the physician's orders while meeting the 6 rights of medication administration and administer enteral feedings according to the physicians orders
- Implement and monitor all treatments ordered for each resident by the physician, evaluating the outcomes and documenting as appropriate as well as implement the plan of care established for each resident
- Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing interventions and achievement of expected outcome for each resident, and modify the plan of care as needed
- Follow the policy and procedures for emergency response if a residents health status declines
- Communicate with family members regarding residents conditions
- Monitor the care provided to the residents by the habilitation technicians/CNAs and LPNs
- Contribute positively to an interdisciplinary team approach, and maintain a family home atmosphere while respecting dignity and confidentiality of all residents
- Attend and participate in training and staff meetings as requested by the supervisor/management
- All other duties as required and requested by the supervisor
Qualifications and Skills
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, RN or LPN, Current North Carolina RN or LPN license (or licensed in a compact state), Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification, ability to re-position, lift, and transfer residents safely using proper techniques up to 40 pounds unaided, up to 100 pounds aided, one or more years' experience working with pediatrics and/or ICF/IID is preferred, solid interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills required. Must submit to thorough pre-employment background check and drug screening.
This position will require the correct candidate to work closely with our Therapy Department by assisting in the performance of patient care, providing patient transportation and supervision, safety and infection control, performing clerical duties and case updates as needed.
This position supports clinical staff in the day-to-day management of cases regarding clinical care and regulatory requirements.
Performs all tasks necessary to prepare for, facilitate and follow up on the provision of direct, hands on patient care.
Cleans and organizes all work areas and disinfects equipment after treatment in accordance with infection and control procedures.
Lifts, moves and transports patients using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention and patient safety.
Maintains patients records, reports and statistics for administrative purposes; ensures compliance with established policy procedures, objective, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
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