Assists with the daily activities and training of individuals present in the Social Rehabilitation Program
Engage with external referral sources, schedule intakes and coordinates with Case Management and Therapist.
Provides training and care in activities which include but are not limited to, the following: daily living skills, personal and hygiene needs, functional and educational skills, pre-vocational skills, communication, personal adjustment, arts & crafts, social skills, physical development and recreational skills, community life, mobility and integration/inclusion skills, and various sensory stimulation, gross and fine motor activities.
Assigns days of attendance based on consumer functional level.
Observes individuals and reports changes in behavior, attitude, or physical condition to Supervisor, in a timely manner.
Maintains the cleanliness and order in the Program and initiates emergency procedures as necessary.
Assists in developing and updating service plans, based on ongoing assessments, evaluations, observations and interviews, maintains all related Case Records.
Orders and serves lunches for all partial and rehab programs.
Implements and maintains “corner pocket” store, purchasing items, handling petty cash for consumer operated store to develop money management and budgetary skills.
Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.
Utilize equipment to include but not limited to: Passenger Van, Telephones, various Games and Educational Tools and therapeutic materials as required to attend client needs.
Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate with effectiveness.
Must successfully complete course requirements for certifications, as may be required by program.
Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the Pennsylvania State Police and Child Abuse Clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.
Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License and safe driving record.
Ability to lift or assist in lifting individuals, as may be required.
Ability to assist individuals in a timely evacuation of program area and/or building in cases of emergency
Ability to move and/or lift program equipment and supplies weighing up to 30 pounds.
Ability to read, comprehend, follow written and verbal instructions, and follow supervisory direction.
Maturity an ability to deal effectively with the stress of the position.
Must not be excluded form participation in Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal health care program.
Ability to receive performance feedback and instructions calmly, without reacting negatively or emotionally.
QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST TO THE SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN SERVICES, INC., OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA 15022-1607, ATTENTION: POSTING #1703.
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