DSP - DAY SERVICES
Company: People Inc.
Location: Orchard Park
Posted on: August 6, 2022
All Direct Support professionals support the persons served
character, choices, strengths, interests and needs as outlined in a
person's planning. Assist in the implementation of person centered
plans. Ensures the safety, health and clean environment for all
people. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES Plans, coordinates and
implements meaningful activities on a daily basis: areas of daily
living and personal care needs as well as person centered
activities that promote independence, inclusion, and
productivity.Assists in developing and responsible for implementing
person-centered plans.Perform daily site cleaning, food preparation
and laundry as needed. Complete all tasks necessary to ensure
health and safety of each person receiving servicesAdministers
medications following proper procedures when certified.Completes
daily documentation and other paperwork promptly and accurately.
Attends/participates in general staff meetings, in-service training
and other pertinent agency meetings/trainings.Work collaboratively
with other coworkers.Flexibility to work assignments as needed at
the agency within shift and/or other availability. If hired for Day
Services, this will include being assigned a residential site to
work partially, or in full, based upon status of day program
service delivery.Responsible to record time worked at the start and
end of each shift and to work the minimum number of accepted hours
that you are hired for. Safely transports people to and from
activities, day program, and appointments following proper
procedures when approved to drive. Ensures adequate supplies are
available to support persons served needs.Performs CPR and
Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R).Complies
with all agency policies and procedures.Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 18 years of age.High School Diploma or GED
preferred.NYS Driver's License that meets agency policy
preferred.Ability to read and comprehend plans and documentation.
Basic computer skills necessary for communication and
documentation.Ability to handle multiple tasks
simultaneously.Ability to meet physical requirements of the
position when performing the following: standing, walking, sitting,
bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling and climbing.Lifting
requirement 35 lbs. Ability to support people receiving services
with repositioning, lifting and transferring as required by their
person-centered plan.Physical agility and ability to react to
emergency situations, including Strategies for Crisis Intervention
and Prevention (SCIP-R) certification as per regulatory
guidelines.Certification in CPR.
Keywords: People Inc., Buffalo , DSP - DAY SERVICES, Other , Orchard Park, New York
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