Direct Support Professional in Rochester, NY


People Inc. Posted: 2021-11-24

Rochester, NY 14608

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Sign on bonus Full Time $750 and Part Time $375

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 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.
• 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.
• Valid 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.

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