TRAVELING DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (WNY)
Company: People Inc.
Posted on: August 6, 2022
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 services
Administers 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. 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). Maintains medication administration
certification as well as certification for all specialized medical
procedures needed within the department. Provides flexible
availability to the central scheduler on a monthly basis.
Availability must include 2 weekends per month minimally.
Communicates with the Central Scheduler to determine which
locations you will be scheduled to work at on a monthly basis.
Ability to travel to multiple locations throughout the agency.
Demonstrates flexibility with changing locations as needed to
ensure site minimums are maintained throughout the department.
Complies with all agency policies and procedures. Other duties as
assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED One
year of experience preferred NYS Driver's License that meets agency
policy. Ability to read and write. 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 of 35 lbs. Ability to lift and transfer individuals
manually and mechanically as required by prescribed program/plan.
Ability to move, reposition, and place individuals in pieces of
equipment. Physical agility and ability to react to emergency
situations, including maintaining Strategies for Crisis
Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R) certification as per
regulatory guidelines. CPR certification.
Keywords: People Inc., Buffalo , TRAVELING DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (WNY), Other , Akron, New York
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