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Personal Independence & Residential Center Instructor
Summary
Title:Personal Independence & Residential Center Instructor
ID:DSP-PI RC-2
Department:Client Services
Description
PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE  & RESIDENTIAL CENTER INSTRUCTOR: Full time position responsible for guiding, instructing and supervising a caseload of individuals with developmental disabilities. Instructors implement classroom instruction and activities for individual and group programming. Responsibilities also include daily personal care of participants. Hours are 6:00am-2:30pm weekdays and every other weekend.  HS Diploma or GED required.

TITLE:    PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE SERVICES-RC INSTRUCTOR
RESPONSIBLE TO:    PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE SERVICES CASEMANAGER OR Personal Independence SERVICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR AS ASSIGNED.
 
OBJECTIVE:    UNDER SUPERVISION OF PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE SERVICES CASEMANAGER OR PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE SERVICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR, TO GUIDE, INSTRUCT, AND SUPERVISE INDIVIDUALS, INCLUDING:
 
(A)       DAILY PREPARATION/PLANNING OF ACTIVITIES WITH EACH PARTICIPANT;
(B)       PREPARATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF INDIVIDUAL PLANS; AND
(C)       DAILY PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ON EACH PARTICIPANT.
 
DUTIES:
  • NOTIFY PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE SERVICES CASEMANAGER OR
          Independence SERVICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF: PROGRAM NEEDS (SUPPLIES,
    ETC.); SPECIAL PARTICIPANT NEEDS (MEDICAL, INSTRUCTIONAL, ETC.);
    OUTSIDE CONTACTS (WITH PARENTS, RESIDENCES, ETC.).
  • PREPARATION OF ALL PARTICIPANT PROGRAM MATERIALS.
  • PURCHASE OF SUPPLIES WITH PROGRAM DIRECTOR'S APPROVAL.
  • DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT FUNCTIONAL, AGE-APPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES FOR
    CLASSES.
  • MEET WITH PROGRAM DIRECTOR WEEKLY AND AS NEEDED.
  • OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN KNOWLEDGE OF CURRENT TRENDS IN INTELLECTUAL/
    DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY, CARF STANDARDS, ICF/ID AND HCBS
    REGULATIONS.
  • ATTEND ALL STAFF MEETINGS.
  • SUBMIT ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND PLANS FOR PROGRAM DIRECTOR APPROVAL.
  • ADHERE TO SAFETY PROCEDURES/PRACTICES.
  • ASSIST PARTICIPANTS WITH PERSONAL CARE.
  • ASSIST PARTICIPANTS WITH EATING.
  • ASSIST PARTICIPANTS WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY.
  • PROVIDE LEISURE ACTIVITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WAITING FOR VANS TO ARRIVE.
    *    STOCK CHANGING ROOMS AND ENSURE LAUNDRY IS DONE.
  • MAINTAIN EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE AND PUNCTUALITY TO ENSURE ADEQUATE STAFFING LEVELS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE SERVICES PARTICIPANTS
                       *     ADHERE TO THE CENTER’S ATTENDANCE AND CALL IN PROCEDURES.   
                       *     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.              
  •                    *     FOLLOWS ALL INFECTION CONTROL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.                                                       
  •                    *     STAYS ABREAST OF INDIVIDUALS’ CONDITION, NEEDS AND WHEREABOUTS.
                       *     COMPLETES ALL RC DOCUMENTATION. 
                       *     IMPLEMENTS ACTIVITY SCHEDULES, PROVIDING MEANINGFUL ACTIVITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS.                                                    
                       *     COMMUNICATES INFORMATION AND/OR CONCERNS TO THE APPROPRIATE
                                PERSONS.                                                                                                                                                        
  •                    *     REPORTS SUSPECTED ABUSE.
  •                    *     FOLLOWS ALL HDC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
                       *     MAINTAINS EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE AND PUNCTUALITY.
                              *     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:
WILLINGNESS TO LEARN.
ABILITY TO TREAT PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AS EQUALS.
FLEXIBILITY IN DEALING WITH PEOPLE.
FLEXIBILITY IN DEALING WITH VARIED AND CHANGING NEEDS.
DESIRE/ABILITY TO SEEK WAYS IN WHICH PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES CAN
BE INDEPENDENT OR SEMI-INDEPENDENT IN TASK PERFORMANCE.
ABILITY TO LIFT FROM FLOOR/CARRY/TRANSFER INDIVIDUALS AND ADAPTIVE
EQUIPMENT IN EXCESS OF 50 POUNDS.
ABILITY TO ACCEPT/GIVE CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM.
ABILITY TO CARRY/ESCORT INDIVIDUALS IN EXCESS OF 50 POUNDS AND
UTILIZE PBS TECHNIQUES DURING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS.
ABILITY TO WORK AS PART OF A TEAM
 WILLINGNESS TO SEEK OUT ADDITIONAL DUTIES.
                        ABILITY TO MEET EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS (I.E. HEALTH SCREENING, TB TEST).
 
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT GED, TWO YEARS RELATED WORK
EXPERIENCE, DEGREE PREFERRED, BUT PROVEN COMPETENCE IN
RELATED JOB EXPERIENCE, WRITING SKILLS AND ADAPTABILITY WOULD
QUALIFY.
 
  • DENOTES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.
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