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Community Opportunity Center Direct Care Professional in Livonia, Michigan

General Statement of Responsibilities:The Direct Care Professional (DCP) assists persons with their daily living activities, personal care and with the implementation of programs of special, individualized interest, according to needs and preferences of the person. Participates in the preparation and supervision of daily meals. Provide supervision to assure that individuals are safe.Direct Care Professional will promote an unconditional ldquo;culture of gentlenessrdquo; by using positive support and approaches and always treating people with dignity and respect. She/he will adhere to Community Opportunity Center, Non-Profit Housing Corporation (COC, NPHC) policies and procedures, public acts, rules and regulations under which homes associated with COC operate, including directives and standards set forth by the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN).Core Relationships:olliReports to the Administrator./liliMaintains positive and professional relationships with persons served, families, guardians, and Power of Attorneyrsquo;s (POArsquo;s), personnel throughout the corporation, business partners and members of the community./li/olJob Specific Responsibilities:olliAssures that applicable COC Policies and Procedures are known and carried out in the house./liliProvides, or when appropriate, offers individuals supported by COC with instruction in the/li/ol skill areas of:olliSelf-sufficiency f. Employment/liliNutrition, meal preparation and g. Community Resources/li/ol serving meals, clean-up h. Emotional MaturityolliPhysical health i. Communication/liliSocial Development j. Leisure time activities/liliInterdependence/liliTransports persons as needed for employment, activities, and appointments; Schedules /li/olappointments and keeps track of recurring appointments and activities. Updates transportation log.ol start="4"liAssures medical, dental, and other needs are met. Administers and documents the/li/ol dispensing of medications; handles medical ap