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Company: People Inc.
Location: Orchard Park
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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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