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Direct Support Professional
PathWays of the River Valley

PathWays of the River Valley is a non-profit agency serving over 600 individuals and families in Sullivan and Grafton Counties. We are dedicated to expanding opportunities that enrich the lives of people with disabilities, and our services are provided in a spirit of partnership and respect. Through a wide range of Career Opportunities, our employees enjoy meaningful work, competitive wages and benefits including medical, dental, mileage reimbursement, generous time off, 403(b) plan and more.

Website: http://pathwaysnh.org


Job Information
Post Date: Jul 11, 2018 Type: Open
Start Date: - n/a - Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New Hampshire - Lebanon or Lyme Job Reference: - n/a -
Categories: Basic Skills, Customer and Personal Service, Health and Medicine

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Description
Full time/Part Time. Day, Weekend and Overnight shifts available. Our Residential programs are located in Lebanon and Lyme, NH.

•        Provides supports to people by assisting people in achieving their personal goals and desires, providing interaction and choices for activities which may include , but not limited to household chores, recreational activities, learning activities, physical fitness activities and money management.
•        Maintains effective communication and cooperative work effort with other staff through daily communication logs, verbal communications. Completes monthly progress notes to assure quality and continuity of support.
•        Assists or performs aspects of personal care such as tooth-brushing, toileting, bathing, clothing and feeding.
•        Ensures that health and safety are maintained. Provides guidance, supervision, and training for all individuals as needed in the areas of life/safety, daily living, communication, community, social, and leisure skills.
•        Implements behavioral support protocols as required.
•        Completes training and assists implementing use of alternative communication, vision and/or other adaptive equipment as needed.
•        Reports and/or documents routine or unusual events including completing daily logs, accident reports, outcome data sheets, etc. in a concise, understandable and legible manner.
•        Administers medications and performs advanced health care supports as required such as insulin, wound care, catheters and feeding tubes. Must maintain medication administration certification.
•        Performs required household duties such as cleaning, vacuuming, mending, laundry, and shopping.
•        Provides reliable and safe transportation to meet individual’s needs such as medical appointments which may include using own vehicle as needed for emergencies or other situations.
•        Completes on-going training requirements within PathWays and state required timeframes.
•        Works flexible weekly schedules that accommodate individual and program needs, including providing back-up coverage when necessary. Remains awake and alert throughout shift.

Skills
?        High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years of age.
?        1+ years of similar experience preferred though we are willing to train
?        Experience with medical administration such as insulin, feeding tubes preferred
?        Must have and maintains valid driver's license, proof of personal automobile liability insurance coverage, and access to reliable vehicle.
?        Must possess good verbal, reading and written communication in English as well as basic math and computer skills.
?        Inter


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PathWays of the River Valley

State/Province: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Email: khenning@pathwaysnh.org
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