Job Application - PRK Williams Inc

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Direct Support Professional - Day Habilitation **$1000.00 Sign-On Bonus** - DELETE

At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.

Summary of Position/Objective:

The To The Rescue Day Program is a habilitative program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are first and foremost responsible for the consumers’ well-being and safety. Day Program is centered on both facility and non-facility based activities. While at the facility, our consumers experience group discussions that are led and taught by the Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) including group games, simple educational lessons (i.e. reading, writing, math, money skills, etc.), arts and crafts projects and living skills focused on increasing independence. Day Program also offers outings including nature trips, museum visits, recreational activities, and volunteer opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Must pass DOT physical and be able to drive To The Rescue buses and shuttles (minimum age requirement is 25 years of age)

Lead activities and interact with consumers.

Administer medication (after QMAP certification).

Help consumers utilize the restrooms.

Fill out Provider Notes and other documentation on a daily basis.

Help with lunch preparation and feeding.

Check consumers in and out of center.

Provide appropriate supervision to consumers at all times.

Communicate with Day Program Manager or designated lead on issues requiring further attention & follow up; for example, an incident requiring documentation and communication to a parent or guardian.

All other duties as assigned.

 

Competencies/Qualifications/Education:

Good communication skills

Multi-tasking abilities

Have patience, compassion and empathy

Well organized

Motivated

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work independently and as a team

CPR/First Aid Certification

High School Diploma, or equivalent


Certificates/Licenses/Registration:

The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This role will not directly supervise employees.

Work Hours:

Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays dependent upon business need. 

Work Environment:

The work environment is variable, anywhere from office setting to a hospital/clinic to out in the community.

Physical Demand:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Travel:

Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required.

Location: Parker, CO

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To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.