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Program Aide Full Time

Company: Family Service Association - Fall River
Location: Leominster
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Newly Increased Pay Rate $20 per hour!***We are offering a $2,000 signing bonus***Do you love working with older adults and adults with disabilities? Join our team at our beautiful, state of the art Adult Day Health program in Mashpee, MA! Our center provides compassionate care to older adults and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities living on upper cape. We have an exciting full time (35 hour per week) opportunity for a Program Aide/back up van driver. The position provides personal care and coordinates activities for the individuals who attend the program. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.M. - 2:45 p.M. or 9:00 a.M. 4:00 p.M.Job Summary:Maintain individual participant records to include program notes and daily activity logs as assigned.Observe, report, and document participant status and care and services provided.Assist the Program Coordinator through the design of new ideas to increase and ensure program growth and quality.Assist with basic nursing care, including:Reporting all changes in body functionsObtaining and recording vital signsAssisting with personal care skills and safe participant personal hygiene and grooming.Assisting with ADL's with various levels of functioning, including basic restorative nursingRecognizing, responding to, and reporting basic emergencies, following proper procedures, including the Heimlich Maneuver and CPR.Assist Program Coordinator with the implementation of policies and procedures.Assist and encourage participants with opportunities for socialization, education, group interaction and recreation.Assist in set up, implementation and breaking down of daily scheduled activities.Assist with meal procurement, service, delivery and clean up in accordance with sanitary food preparation and USDA standards.Assist with the ADL needs of the participants as warranted.Transport program participants according to established safety rules and road regulations as assigned by the Program Leader/Transportation Coordinator.Ability to provide services outlined in this job description at any of the three Adult Day Health sites as assigned by the Program Coordinator.Respond to reasonable expectations of The Agency and/or supervisor.Education and Experience:The Adult Day Health Program Aide requires a high school diploma.Must possess one year experience working with adults or the chronically disabled, and an ability to work with others as part of a team and communicate effectively.Current CNA certification a plus.Must be able to pass CORI process.Must possess a current Class D Driver's License.Safe Driving Record (with no more than one moving violation within the preceding two years).Must also be able to pass a drug and alcohol test in addition to being enrolled in a drug consortium for random testing.Benefits include: medical, dental, vision insurance, company paid long term disability insurance and life insurance, 403(b) with company contribution, flexible spending account and a generous time off package including 15 days paid time off, earned sick time and twelve holidays.Family Service Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 130-year tradition of high quality.kPVoY206Wv

Keywords: Family Service Association - Fall River, Leominster , Program Aide Full Time, Other , Leominster, Massachusetts

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