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Adult Day Services - Program Assistant

Company: Mount Olivet Rolling Acres
Location: Mayer
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Adult Day Services - Program Assistant--Job Summary: This position supports clients involved in MORA Adult Day Services. Responsible for the daily well-being, safety, and needs of the clients he/she supports Accountability: Adult Day Services Supervisor/Lead--Salary Range: $14.50 - $18.00 Key Duties and Responsibilities:--* Facilitates group and individual activity involvement for clients enrolled in the program.--* Facilitates community outings for clients enrolled in the program.--* Assists clients with activities of daily living, personal care and behavior support needs.--* Ensures adequate supervision of clients.--* Contributes to the interdisciplinary team process: assists with developing and implementing care plans and risk management plans.--* Completes both electronic and handwritten documentation of client involvement, progress toward goals and healthcare concerns, and other necessary information accurately and in a timely fashion.--* Assists with daily facility maintenance and housekeeping (as requested)--* Transports clients by minibus or minivan to and from the program location.--* Provides assistance to clients while they are entering and exiting the vehicle. This may include securing wheelchairs.--* Operates program vehicles in a safe and efficient manner and complies with all traffic and safety regulations.--* Conducts pre/post trip inspections of the vehicles at the beginning and end of shift to ensure sound operating conditions (ex. Checking lights, tires, mirrors, fuel and oil levels, body damage, etc.)--* Immediately reports any delays, accidents, hazards, maintenance requirements, vehicle deficiencies or any other unusual occurrences to the supervisor.--* Communicates effectively with others at work verbally and in writing, using the primary spoken language of clients in the program.--* Administers medications without errors (as requested)--* Demonstrates mastery of basic computer skills.--* Reads and follows company policies and procedures.--* Attends, completes, and maintains current mandatory training requirements.--* Works harmoniously with and shows respect for employees, supervisors, vendors and clients.--* Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:--* Three years or more of experience working with people with Developmental Disabilities.--* Must have a current, valid Minnesota driver's license.--* Must be willing to submit to an annual check of driving record.--* Must have an acceptable driving record per company policy.--* Must pass Department of Human Services background check and maintain "qualified" status.--* Must hold or be able to obtain a Medical Examiner's Certificate (MN Department of Transportation physical) upon employment.--* Must hold or be able to obtain CPR certification upon employment.--* Must pass Medication Administration Certification. Desirable Qualifications:--* Enrollment in or completion of a post secondary program is preferred but not required.--* Demonstrated experience assisting individuals with personal care needs.--* Proficient in basic computer skills.--* Demonstrated experience administering medications and treatment.--* Demonstrated knowledge of active treatment philosophies as they relate to leisure services.--* Must pass Department of Human Services background check and maintain "qualified" status.--* Must not be excluded from working in government health programs by the Office of Inspector. General:--* Must be able to successfully complete the company's basic job skills assessments.--* If using own vehicle for company business, must have insurance as required by state law. The Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the supervisor and other management.--Management reserves the right to change job responsibilities, duties, and hours as necessary.

Keywords: Mount Olivet Rolling Acres, Minneapolis , Adult Day Services - Program Assistant, Other , Mayer, Minnesota

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