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Aide Position For High School Student
Summary
Title:Aide Position For High School Student
ID:1028
Department:Client Services
Description

Part time position available to high school students. This position assists with teaching independent living skills to youth and adults with disabilities in a relaxed, residential setting. Position will provide personal care to individuals.  Will be required to have the ability to lift 50 lbs. Hours begin after school and end as late as 9 pm and include 1st and 2nd shift weekend hours.  Position is required to work a minimum of one weekend day (Saturday or Sunday) every other week.


STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

HANDICAPPED DEVELOPMENT CENTER

RESIDENTIAL CENTER

 

EMPLOYEE JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

TITLE: RESIDENT ASSISTANT DEPARTMENT: ICF/ID

RESPONSIBLE TO: PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

 

KIND OF WORK:

 

OBJECTIVE: UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SHIFT SUPERVISOR AND THE SUPERVISION OF THE PROGRAM SUPERVISOR, PROVIDE DAY TO DAY CARE OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED AND ASSIST IN DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF SELF-HELP SKILLS IN THOSE INDIVIDUALS.

 

DUTIES:

*PERFORMS DIRECT CARE FOR ASSIGNED INDIVIDUALS SO THAT PRESCRIBED CARE IS

MAINTAINED.

*COMPLETES ASSIGNED NURSING DUTIES.

*KEEPS INDIVIDUALS CLEAN AND APPROPRIATELY DRESSED.

*APPLIES ALL POSITIONING, ADAPTIVE, AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT PROPERLY.

*PROVIDES PRIVACY TO INDIVIDUALS.

*KNOWLEDGE OF ALL EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.

*COMPLETES BODY CHECKS FOR TEMPORARY ABSENCE OR DISCHARGE.

*FOLLOWS ALL INFECTION CONTROL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.

*FEEDS OR ASSISTS INDIVIDUALS WITH EATING, FOLLOWING ALL DIETARY POLICIES

AND PROCEDURES.

*ACCOMPANIES INDIVIDUALS TO APPOINTMENTS OR HOSPITAL VISITS AS NEEDED.

*STAYS ABREAST OF INDIVIDUALS’ CONDITION, NEEDS AND WHEREABOUTS.

*CONDUCTS CHECKS TO ENSURE INDIVIDUALS ARE CLEAN, DRY, COMFORTABLE AND

SAFE.

*IMPLEMENTS PROGRAMS, PROCEDURES AND BASELINES.

*COMPLETES ALL DOCUMENTATION INCLUDING BASELINES, CARE AND OBSERVATIONS

AND INCIDENT REPORTS.

*IMPLEMENTS ACTIVITY SCHEDULES, PROVIDING MEANINGFUL ACTIVITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS.

*ASSISTS CO-WORKERS AS NEEDED.

*COMMUNICATES INFORMATION AND/OR CONCERNS IN AN EFFECTIVE MANNER TO THE APPROPRIATE PERSONS.

*ENSURES SCHOOL/DAY PROGRAM EQUIPMENT IS READY AND AVAILABLE.

*ASSISTS INDIVIDUALS IN DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING ADL SKILLS.

*PRACTICES SAFETY TECHNIQUES TO PREVENT INJURY TO INDIVIDUALS SERVED, SELF,

AND OTHER EMPLOYEES.

*COMMUNICATES WITH OTHERS ACCORDING TO HDC POLICIES, INFORMING THE SHIFT SUPERVISOR OF CONTACTS.

*FOLLOWS SHIFT CHANGE PROCEDURES.

*ATTENDS MEETINGS AND TRAININGS AS ASSIGNED.

*FOLLOWS CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY.

*REPORTS SUSPECTED ABUSE.

*FOLLOWS ALL HDC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.

*MAINTAINS EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE AND PUNCTUALITY.

*ADHERES TO THE CENTER’S CALL IN AND TIME OFF POLICY.

*UPHOLDS THE MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE CENTER.

*ENSURES ALL RESIDENTS ARE TREATED WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT.

*PROVIDES NECESSARY SUPPORTS TO ALL RESIDENTS REGARDLESS OF HEALTH OR

BEHAVIORAL CONCERNS.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

ABILITY TO BE CREATIVE AND LEARN NEW IDEAS.

ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE WELL.

ABILITY TO BE POSITIVE, CARING, CALM, COOPERATIVE, UNDERSTANDING, TACTFUL AND PLEASANT.

ABILITY TO WORK WITH PEOPLE AND BE FLEXIBLE.

ABILITY TO MEET PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENT (I.E. CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK).

ABILITY TO MEET EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS (I.E. HEALTH SCREENING, TB TEST). ABILITY TO LIFT FROM FLOOR/TRANSFER INDIVIDUALS AND ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT IN EXCESS OF 50 POUNDS.

ABILITY TO WITHSTAND EXPOSURE TO USUAL DISEASES AND CONDITIONS

ASSOCIATED WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

ABILITY TO ESCORT INDIVIDUALS IN EXCESS OF 50 POUNDS AND UTILIZE BEHAVIOR

TECHNIQUES DURING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS.

 

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

PREVIOUS WORK WITH ADULTS OR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES OR NURSES AIDE EXPERIENCE PREFERRED.

 

 

* DENOTES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.

 

 

 

 

THE STATEMENTS HEREIN ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THIS POSITION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO EMPLOYED.



Revised 10/17



 

 

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