Adult Rehabiliation Facility

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Employment Opportunities at SUP, Inc.

Supporting Unlimited Possibilities, Inc. is hiring for the following position(s):

Job Title: Direct Support Professionals

Reports To: Facility Manager

Job Description: Provides personalized care and supervision of residents assigned to him/her. Serves as a universal worker performing different tasks to promote consumers well being and satisfaction through support in daily living activities. Primarily involved in creating a caring and supportive environment for all residents and promote individual
satisfaction. Attends staff meetings and training as directed.

 

Qualifications:

  • Six (6) months experience working for people with developmental disabilities.
  • 18 years of age or above.
         Possess a high school diploma or pass a general educational development
         test (GED). Good character and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license.
  •  Proof of good health through a physical exam and TB clearance in the past six months.
  • Fingerprint Clearance.
  •  First Aid and CPR certificates.

Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Assist residents in the activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene and mobility.

 

    • Physical ability to perform the duties, including the ability to assist with mobility and consumer transfers as needed.

 

    • Communicate effectively with the residents during the day. To include communicating consumers special needs to health professionals, etc.

 

    • Follow the facility schedule of duties for consumer assistance, as well as the individual serviced plan and individual program plan for each consumer.

 

    • Function as a team member by assisting co-workers as the need arises.

 

    • Dispense and safeguard medications.

 

    • Insure that all medications are administered following the facilities medication policies and procedures.

 

    • Prepare nutritious meals and snacks based on posted weekly menus and make appropriate substitutions per consumer choice.

 

    • Must possess the capability to read, understand and carry out per each residents Individual Service Plan.

 

    • Help facilitate and/or conduct planned activities with the residents.

 

    • Help monitor resident behavior, food intake and functional capabilities.

 

    • Help implement the individual care plan for each resident.

 

    • Report resident health status change to immediate supervisor.

 

    • Act immediately on all consumer crisis, following protocol and basic first aid training.

 

    • Document consumer status change, including but not limited to, physical change, reaction to medication, psychosocial status change, and/or behavioral changes.

 

    • Assist maintenance person in keeping the facility clean and free from odor at all times.

 

    • Complete laundry, sort and orderly put them in their respective places if appropriate.

 

    • Follow universal precautions while on duty especially when providing care to residents.

 

    • Read and understand the personnel policies contained in the Employee’s Manual.

 

    • Adhere to the guidelines in the employee handbook including dress code and conduct.

 

  • Perform other tasks that maybe assigned by immediate supervisor.

             

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