Personal Assistant -Intermediate Care Facility (ICF)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 are responsible for helping to build meaningful lives for the children and adults Hills & Dales serves and for enhancing the quality of their lives. Personal Assistants assist individuals with disabilities in their day-to-day living activities, providing direct support. No experience is needed and on-the-job training is provided!
Second Shift: Hours vary between 1:00pm/1:30pm, 2:00pm/2:30pm to 9:00pm/9:30pm, 10:00pm/10:30pm
Third Shift: Hours vary between 9:00pm/10:00pm to 5:00am/6:00am
Part-time hours range from 14-64 hours per two week rotation.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provides personal supports and active treatment to maintain a therapeutic, growth producing relationship.
Implement individual program plans are written.
Maintains and utilizes knowledge of resident strengths, needs, and individual reinforcements.
Must be able to rotate attention to each individual and verbally and physically engages them in a regular and consistent manner.
Provides reinforcement and/or prompting to individuals for appropriate behavior and program skills on a regular and consistent basis.
Encourages resident participation in all activities.
Completes service documentation.
Provides physical supports for residents, which includes; assisting with personal hygiene and care, assists in daily clothing selection and dressing, provides approved positioning and repositioning techniques.
Promotes dignity and respect of children and adults we support.
Escorts, assists, and supports individuals going out for activities and events.
High school diploma or equivalent, preferred, must have the ability to lift 35 pounds. Valid driver's license preferred.
Do you possess a CDL? Additional pay offerings for individuals who are CDL trained or willing to become trained!
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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