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IRA Direct Support Professional

Company:
Person Centered Care Services
Location:
Staten Island, New York, United States
Posted:
November 07, 2018

Description:

POSITION: IRA Direct Support Professional

REPORTS TO: Residence Manager

FLSA STATUS: Non- exempt

CLASSIFICATIONS: Part-time

FUNCTION:

To assist in all medical appointments and MAR, up keeping in both group homes. To assist those receiving services from the program to achieve high quality lifestyle through meaningful activities and relationships. To serve as teacher, leader, mentor and friend.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

HS Diploma/GED, some experience working with people with Developmental and Intellectual disabilities and Valid Driver’s License.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:

Work with all those receiving services, learn how to build a relationship with each of them and ensure their safety at all times.

Attend all staff meetings and In-service training as required.

Obtain receipts as necessary and submit to program managers.

Report to management any behavior incidents and complete necessary paperwork.

Keep management informed of those receiving services’ progress and needs through verbal communication and/or written documentation.

Assist those receiving services with personal care, independent living and education while fostering an environment of choice utilizing teachable moments.

Purchase as requested by management; food, household items.

Record expenditures, submit receipts and petty cash vouchers.

Report and document any incidents occurring as per part 624 regulations. Participate in fire drills and complete necessary paperwork.

Complete all required trainings such as; AMAP, SCIP, and CPR.

Administer medication as prescribed once AMAP class is successfully completed.

Complete any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Physical Demands:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Person Centered Care Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.

Job Type: Part-time