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Citizens Options Unlimited Direct Support Professional overnight awake Melville 915 location Thurs 11p-9a, Fri & Sat 11p - 7a 26 hrs per week in Mellvile, New York

  • Counselor * DIREC12481 Part-Time 915- Rainbow CC Mellvile, NY, USA ### Description Direct Support Professional overnight awake Melville 915 location Thurs 11p-9a, Fri & Sat 11p - 7a 26 hrs per week The pay range for this position is starting at $15.50 per hour and above based on experience Citizens offers a variety of residential supports based upon the level of support and supervision required by each person to include Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRA’s) and Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF’s). Qualifications: * High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred * Valid New York State Driver’s license that is also qualified in accordance with agency’s insurance standards * Successful completion and maintenance of AMAP status * The ability to communicate and understand written and oral directives/information and an excellent team player with a positive attitude Qualified driver status is required for overnight Direct Support Professionals that work 11pm – 9am as they are needed to assist with morning transportation of the people we support. Primary duties and responsibilities include but not limited to: * Practices and promotes Citizens mission statement in every interaction * Provide ongoing support to people in becoming active participants in every aspect of their lives (i.e., self-care routines to include feeding, showering, dressing and diapering), health, safety, household chores, socialization and overall well being) and to ensure that a high quality of life is maintained * Successfully completes and maintains AMAP certification and assists people supported with medication administration according to the AMAP policy and procedures * Supports people in preparing meals by teaching concepts such as diet adherence, portion control and cooking skills. Posted: May 14, 2021
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