Program Support Aide CP CP

JOB TITLE: Program Support Aide


HOURS:
30 hrs./wk. (Monday – Thursday)


DEPARTMENT:
Adult Day Services


STATUS:
Non-Exempt /Full-Time


REPORTS TO:
Core Program Supervisor

"I love the whole sense that everybody here has a common goal to change people's lives." – Jessica G. Occupational Therapist


JOB SUMMARY:

The primary role of the Program Support Aide is to provide day-to-day assistance to the Adult Instructors & PCS (Personal Care Specialist) team. The Aide will also assist with duties in the Adult Day Services department to help build efficiencies throughout the program.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:


  • Provide assistance
    with personal cares for clients, both male and female consumers, to include: toileting, feeding, providing drinks/snacks per special healthcare needs, and dressing, with the primary function of this position assisting with personal cares.

  • Provide assistance
    to Instructors during classes, exercise and in the pool. This will include Range of Motion, PT follow-through, swimming and community outings.
  • Provide assistance during the lunch periods by preparing and arranging rooms, sanitizing tables, and clean up.

  • Monitor
    and adhere to a variety of program and class schedules.
  • Sanitize rooms and equipment as scheduled/needed.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks of laundry, stocking, etc.

  • Responsible
    for timely and accurate documentation as needed: incident reports, seizure reports, behavior reports, etc.

  • Attend staff meetings
    , in-service training, and/or continuing education courses as required.

  • Provide direction
    to volunteers during program activities and community outings.
  • Perform any other duties as deemed necessary.

  • Adhere
    to the agency safety policies and procedures.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma required. CNA license preferred.
  • Physically able to lift and transfer adults (minimum of 25 pounds).
  • Experience and/or training working with adults who have severe disabilities.
  • Must have a positive attitude and strong degree of professionalism at all times.
  • Established communication and organizational skills.
  • Successful completion of background check, iso-kinetic test, communicable disease screen and drug screen.

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