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Direct Support Professional - Adult Services - Stratford/Trumbul

Company: The Kennedy Center, Inc.
Location: stratford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Schedule:

Saturday - 4:00pm-10:00pm at Group Home

Sunday - 8:00am-4:00pm at Group Home

Thursday and Friday - 8:00am-4:00pm at Day Program

RESPONSIBILITIES

Promote choice, provide appropriate support and coordinate activities to foster individual well being, growth and development

Ensure that all services, programs and guidelines outlined in a individuals ISP are implemented as assigned

Ensure that all Kennedy Center and DDS regulations and policies are adhered to.

Responsible for the supervision and coordination of daily living skills including but not limited to personal care, recreation, meal prep, and house hold chores.

Ensure all trainings are currant.

Provide professional and timely communication with co-workers, supervisor, families and guardians and other team members.

Record and maintain individuals records in Therap as assigned, Data entry, case notes, updated contacts and information.

Administer mediations in accordance to DDS regulations. Ensuring all medications are available and orders followed.

Advocate for the individuals when ever necessary as well teach individuals to advocate for themselves.

Ensure the protection of all individuals rights and safety by following HIPAA regulations, ensuring privacy and reporting any type of abuse or neglect.

Intervene in emergencies or behavioral situations as needed.

Maintain a comfortable home or program space, assuring a clean and safe environment.

Ensure all Doctors orders and guidelines are followed to assure the individuals health and well being.

Provide transportation to individuals as assigned.

Accompany individuals on community outings, appointments and family visits as assigned.

Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Compassion and patients for those you work with.

Ability to provide personal care which may include toileting, bathing, feeding, lifting and transferring an individual.

Ability to work independently and as well as part of a team using good judgement and a sense of initiative.

Work a flexible schedule that may include mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or equivalent

Valid drivers license

Knowledge and skill with Microsoft office and the internet.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to lift up to 50lbs

Have the physical endurance to use PMT holds.

Have the physical endurance to be able to lift and transfer individuals as assigned.

Schedule:

Saturday - 4:00pm-10:00pm at Connors

Sunday - 8:00am-4:00pm at Connors

Thursday and Friday - 8:00am-4:00pm - Shoe Room

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Keywords: The Kennedy Center, Inc., Stratford , Direct Support Professional - Adult Services - Stratford/Trumbul, Other , stratford, Connecticut

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