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TRAVELING DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (WNY)

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

Job Description:

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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