North Metro Community Services Direct Support Professional - Residential - Clayton in Westminster, Colorado
Why North Metro Community Services?Emphasis on Work-Life BalanceOur standard work-week is only Monday - Thursday! That gives you a three-dayweekend every week.We offer Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays to employees, which beginaccruing immediately.You'd also get flexible holidays, including a paid day off for your birthday!Quality BenefitsEnroll in our medical, dental, and vision plans with no monthly premiumsfor employee-only coverageOur robust 401k plan allows you to earn the company match of 4.5% by onlycontributing $1 or more per month.We offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to all full-time employeesfor free to allow anyone access to counseling at no cost.Supplemental benefits, like tuition reimbursements, wellness incentives,and fitness reimbursements are just bonuses!At NMCS, you have the opportunity for a rewarding career in which you canmake a difference in the life of someone with an intellectual or developmentaldisability.A Brief OverviewResponsible for providing support to adults with intellectual or developmentaldisabilities by assisting with daily living activities in their residence andin the community.What would you do in this position?Communicate clearly with others in a professional and respectful mannerComplete paperwork and maintain accurate records in department databaseaccording to department standardsSupport with activities of daily living as needed including eating,toileting, bathing, dressing, mobility, transferring, and supervisionAdminister medication accurately and complete required documentationTransport people to a variety of locations safelyAssist with housekeeping, such as grocery shopping, cooking, laundry,and cleaningProvide emotional and physical support as neededComplete and pass required trainingsAssist people wither entering, seating, and exiting a vehicleAssistance with scheduling, attending, and following up with medicalappointmentsAssist people with money managementComplete general light maintenance in the residential apartment or homeQualificationsWhat education or experience would you need?High School Diploma or equivalent preferredExperience working with people with disabilities preferredValid Drivers License requiredWhat knowledge, skills, or abilities would you need?Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written formsAbility to learn and assist with the use of adaptive equipment(wheelchair, shower chair, Hoyer lift, etc.)Ability to work as a teamAnalytical thinking skills to solve routine problems using common senseBasic organization and time management skillsAbility to use a computer and a tabletAbility to drive a large passenger vanAbility to use basic medical equipment, such as a thermometer,glucometer, blood pressure monitor, etc.Ability to use office equipment such as fax machine, scanner, copier, phoneBasic housekeeping skillsBasic knowledge of technology such as internet browsers, email, MicrosoftWord, and database systemsNote: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of allduties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Mayperform other duties as assigned.North Metro Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.