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The New York Foundling DSP - Casals Place (Bronx | 35 Hours/Wk. | Evening) in Bronx, New York

  • Developmental Disabilities

  • DSPCA05860

Full-Time

Bronx, NY, USA

Description

Ensure appropriate supervision, health and safety of individuals; Implement Individual Plan of Protective Oversight.

  • Advocate for individuals in the community (medical appointments, church, recreation activities etc).

  • Ensure individual’s plan of care is implemented.

  • Ensure that individual medication is administered as prescribed.

  • Assist in daily living skills (e.g. personal hygiene, food preparation, house keeping, laundry, shopping)

  • Maintain facility in compliance with the OPWDD and COA standards.

  • Facilitate individual’s learning and skill training in fire safety.

  • Implementation and documentation of individual’s goals.

  • Complete daily progress notes and other individual logs.

  • Maintain updated certifications in CPR/first aid, SCIP, and AMAP.

  • Provide atmosphere conducive to positive behavior.

  • Observe, report regressive and unusual behavior and work cooperatively with clinical staff.

  • Planning and preparing balanced meals.

  • Cleaning and maintaining of the residential unit.

  • Assist individuals with the purchase of groceries, clothing, hygiene supplies and other items needed.

  • Attends appropriate workshops, trainings, and meetings.

  • Assist in providing spiritual development.

  • Assist in providing ethical and moral values.

  • Transport and escort individuals on recreational activities, medical appointment, home visits, etc

  • Assist in development of social skills.

  • Remain on shift until your relief has arrived.

  • Complete job related tasks as needed.

Qualifications
Education

Required

HS Graduate or Equivalent or better in General

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Driver's License

Preferred

First Aid

Posted: November 17, 2020

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