Personal Assistant - Home & Community Based Services (HCBS)Hills & Dales, Dubuque, IA Dubuque, IA
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Hills & Dales, a not-for-profit human services organization provides services to children and young adults with severe and profound mental and physical disabilities. It has always been the primary focus to serve people with significant medical needs. Hills & Dales values a quality of life that enhances dignity, upholds rights and encourages choices by the individual.
"It is our work, guided by our mission of building meaningful lives to serve our stakeholders; including residents and clients, their families, employees and society at large. We strive to make a positive difference in the quality of life of each individual we support."
Marilyn Althoff, Chief Executive Officer
Personal Assistants provide support and therapeutic growth to individuals with intellectual disabilities, implement client program plans, and assist clients in various activities and outings within their home and community!
Duties also include, but are not limited to:
Maintaining knowledge of individual's strengths, needs, likes, dislikes, and individual reinforcements.
Interacts in ways that acknowledge more independent behavior and encourage future use of this behavior.
Encourages client choice-making and support client-driven choices.
Follows mealtime goals & supports.
Documents each individual's results after completing each goal, as written. Provides narrative documentation of services via EDOC.
Assists individuals in money handling skills and proper documentation of financial transactions.
Provides personal supports for clients which includes; assisting with personal hygiene and care, assisting with daily clothing selection and dressing, and assisting in giving medications.
Escorting and assisting clients for appointments and various activities, such as community events, spiritual enrichment activities, church services, shopping, doctor appointments, etc.
First Shift: Hours vary between 6:00am, 7:00am, 8:00am to 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm
Second Shift: Hours vary between 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm to 9:00pm, 10:00pm, and 11:00pm
Third Shift: Get paid to sleep! Hours vary between 10:00pm & 11:00pm to 6:00am & 8:30am.
Eighteen years of age or older
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid driver's license & proof of insurance
Ability to lift 35 pounds
Apply online at www.hillsdales.org
Send resumes to:
Hills & Dales
c/o Human Resources
1011 Davis Street
Dubuque, IA 52002
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Additional compensation following the first 90-days of employment is provided based upon proof of additional education in a related field (AA, BA).
*Health & Dental Insurance available for full-time and part-time employees scheduled with a rotation of at least 30 hours/week.
Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks and drug screening. EOE
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Full and Part Time
Human and Social Services
Paid Sick Leave
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