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3Nov

On-Call Direct Care Staff

Area Residential Care, Dyersville, IA Dubuque, IA

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At Area Residential Care, we believe that every individual has the opportunity to live, work, and participate in a supportive and accessible community. To  achieve our vision, we  work as a team to empower people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their highest quality of life.  

 

What You Do:

  • Guide, train, and assist consumers  in a supported community living setting with their daily program activites and life skills. Includes involvment in community outings.
  • Assists individuals as necessary to complete food purchasing and preparation, do laundry, complete household duties, and complete hygiene activities including showering/bathing, toileting, and oral hygiene.
  • Advocates for and teach individuals served on how to exercise their rights and on how to be safe.
  • Ensure data is recorded promptly and accurately in regards to contact notes, incidents, etc.
  • Use a variety of techniques to modify behavior within the home, including physical restraint if necessary.
  • Pass medications to individuals served following all policies and procedures after completing agency sponsored training.
  • Assist individuals with making and/or being present at medical/dental appointments as necessary.
  • Maintain positive, appropriate relationships and effective communication with individuals served, agency staff, members of the community, and service providers.

What You Need:     

  • High school diploma/G.E.D. or equivalent 
  • 1 year direct care expierience preferred
  • Ability to comprehend basic medical and life-skill programs
  • Basic computer ability to type and input notes
  • Ability to lift 20lbs and occasionally lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to physically prompt, escort, and physically restrain individuals served
  • Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record  for most positions
  • Requires certification for passing medications upon completion of agency sponsored training
  • Successful clearance of criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen

 

What We Offer:

  • Paid training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Employee Referral Program
  • An opportunity to make a positive, lasting impact every day in a fun and upbeat family work environment!

 

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 423541
Location
Dyersville, IA
Dubuque, IA
Positions 5
Type
Employee
Status
--
Pay --
Categories
Child Care/Day Care/Personal Care
Education
Health Care
Human and Social Services
Shifts
First Shift
Second Shift
Third Shift
Flexible
Benefits

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 1-2 Years
Education High School/GED

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