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DSP Weekend Trainer 36/40 Night Shift

Job Immediate Start: Yes

The Opportunity

Position will work 36 hours but paid for 40 at base rate of $14.50/hour; 12 hours each day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8pm to 8 am or 9pm to 9am (or something similar); the weekend incentive of $1.00/hour will include Friday hours; all benefits will calculate as a 40-hour employee (PTO and holiday). If any additional shifts are picked up, it will be paid according to current agency pay practice. If all 36 hours are not worked (or approved benefit time is used) the additional 4 hours will not be paid.

Essential Job Functions

All Programs:

  1. Understands the Consumer Rights and encourages their advocacy.
  1. Provides accurate and timely documentation in areas including progress towards PC-ISP, record of billable services provided, medical issues, behaviors and significant events.
  1. Implements PC-ISP and all applicable support plans.
  1. Provides active treatment, which means using all teachable moments to teach and train individuals to be as independent as possible in their home and community.
  1. Ensures medications are given according to physician’s orders.
  1. Assists consumers with personal care needs, e.g. hygiene, eating and toileting.
  1. Present yourself as a positive role model for consumers.
  1. Ensures consumers have a safe environment to include free from abuse, neglect, exploitation and violation of rights. Follow agency Abuse/Neglect policy.
  1. Assist consumers to participate in community events and/or programs that might enhance their lives.
  1. Supervise consumer’s spending money, coordinating with management regarding purchases, and maintain receipts and documentation.
  1. Ensure consumers participate in emergency drills.
  1. Provides training to assist consumers with meeting their goals, which may include various aspects of daily living, educational and/or employment skills.
  1. If approved as driver, transports consumers to meet their needs in agency or personal vehicle. Will also use agency or personal vehicle to conduct business for BCS as requested.
  1. Follow the Health Care Services Monitoring System, which includes documenting and preventing falls, injuries, and illnesses.
  1. Reports emergencies or incidents which put residents at risk (including suspected abuse or neglect, and injuries of unknown origin) to on-call personnel, following agency policy.
  1. Participates in DSP development, in-service training and staff meetings, as required.
  1. Complies with agency Policies which include Employee Handbook and Code of Business Practices and Ethics.

Residential:

  1. Provides consumers training, role modeling, and/or performs the day-to day housekeeping in order to maintain a normal home-like environment such as cleaning, laundry, cooking, etc. according to the daily schedule or routine in the home.
  1. Coordinates with house manager and other staff to meet the varying needs of the consumers.
  1. Medical needs are communicated to Health Services Nurse or “on-call” person.

Waiver:

  1. Provides consumers training, role modeling, and/or performs the day-to day housekeeping in order to maintain a normal home-like environment such as cleaning, laundry, cooking, etc. according to the daily schedule or routine in the home.
  1. Coordinates with house manager and other staff to meet the varying needs of the consumers.
  1. Medical needs are communicated to the manager during business hours and to on-call after hours.
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