PorchLight Plus
    Published
    September 5, 2023
    Location
    Madison, South Dakota, United States of America
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    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible for assisting with daily living activities during the overnight hours within a home for adults with developmental disabilities.  Responsibilities include implementing programs as determined by the person’s planning team, attending to health and medical needs, following general and specific behavior management practices, some meal preparation for the day, completing preventive maintenance/cleaning duties/laundry, and maintaining accurate records of services provided. This is a non-exempt position.

    HOURS and BENEFITS:  40 hours per week at $22/hour, there is a $2.00 per hour differential for hours worked between 10:30pm-6:30am. The following benefits for qualifying positions: Medical Plan, Vision Plan, Dental Plan, Accrued paid Vacation days, and 401(k) Plan Retirement Plan.

    WORK SCHEDULE: two-week rotations, includes shifts every other weekend.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    • Attendance for scheduled shifts.
    • Performs, oversees, and trains direct care duties for individuals living in the home.
    • Assists in the development, implementation, and monitoring Individual Service Plan (ISP), to include staff training on implementation of plans.  Actively participates at individual meetings.
    • Develops, trains, and monitors individual programs as outlined in the ISP. 
    • Completes assessments as required to oversee and monitor services.  
    • Completes documentation according to regulatory requirements. 
    • Advocates for the needs of the individuals residing within the home.
    • Completes household operations, including but not limited to: cooking, cleaning, laundry, ordering groceries and supplies as necessary.
    • Identifies and responds to individual needs in emotional and social areas; however, intervention in these areas does not fall within the meaning of psychotherapy.
    • Performs tasks, which fall within Category II of infection control; which may include exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissue.  

    QUALIFICATIONS:     

    1.   Work experience in the field of developmental disabilities preferred.
    2.   Education in human services, education or closely related field         preferred.  HS diploma/GED required.  Must be 18 years of age.
    1.   Able to exercise sound judgment in an emergency situation.
    2.   Able to effectively manage multiple tasks.
    3. Excellent interpersonal skills.
    4. Good oral and written communication skills.
    5. Able to function as part of a team.
    6. Able to lift at least 50 or 60 lbs. depending on area of work.
    7. Successful completion of online coursework provided.
    8. Able to achieve certification in CPR and First Aid, and Medication Administration, and Safety Care.
    9. Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record.
    10. Pass a post-offer drug screening and pre-employment background check.

    For a more detailed job description please contact info@porchlight-services.com or call 605-215-1413

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