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COLE COUNTY RESIDENTIAL SERVICES, INC. Support Staff/DSP I/II in Jefferson City, Missouri

SUMMARY:i CCRSI is a Tiered Support Agency recognized by the Department of Mental Health.i The Support Staff/DSP I/II has considerable responsibility for training and assisting clients in food preparation, laundry, personal care, medication administration, shopping, house cleaning and ensuring the general health and welfare of clients.i Direction is received from the Professional Manager - Residential.i He/She will be actively involved in and responsible for the implementation of teaching, training, and behavior programs for clients with direction from the Professional Managers.i The Support Staff/DSP I/IIis character and conduct shall present a positive model for all and is expected to follow the agencyis core values.. i ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: i Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. i Provides accommodations to individuals with developmental disabilities and interacts in a professional and respectful manner using iTools of Choice Trainingi and adheres to CCRSIis core values of Caring, Compassionate, Respectful, Supportive and Individualized. i Arrives on time and works scheduled shifts. Utilizes sick and vacation according to the timelines and procedures outlined in CCRSIis Policies and Procedures. i Follows all policies and procedures of CCRSI. i Completes and maintains all necessary trainings and certifications. i Communicates clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. i Communicates promptly with the Professional Managers, co-workers and/or on-call personnel all information needed to effectively operate the program. i Interacts professionally with CCRSI staff, clients, and outside entities including the public and being a positive role model, while following CCRSIis Code of Conduct. i Completes daily documentation including progress notes, medications administered, event reports (when applicable) and other documentation as required. Follows Client Programs i read and implement the Individual Plan (IP), Behavioral Plans, Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) (hygiene - showers, topical medications, oral care, shaving, and clean-up incontinence), and transferring to wheelchair/bed. i Maintains a safe work environment by reporting or correcting any issue that may cause harm or damage to other individuals or the home. i Makes routine decisions in accordance with procedures, laws, and regulations and apply these to work situations. i Must work independently. i Responds effectively and immediately to emergency situations, using good judgement and following agency's emergency procedures. i Accepts supervision and other duties as assigned. i COMPETENCIES: Client Focus. Communication Proficiency. Detail Oriented. Ethical Conduct. Flexibility. Team Orientation. Tools of Choice. i Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities over other employees. i Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently uses cleaning supplies iand some mechanical equipment (e.g. Hoyer lifts, c-pap machines, hospital beds, blenders, gait belts, etc.).i Employees assist clients with a variety of medical conditions and behavioral situations.i The noise level is moderate to quiet with occasional increases. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, file cabinets and fax machines. i Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.i While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.i This position is active through the shift and requires the employee to stand, walk, kneel, bend, twist, stoop, reach above shoulder height, reach below waist, do two handed work, sit, and climb stairs.i The employee must frequently lift and/or move 10 to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move clients weig

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