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Employer: LifeScape
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Employment Type: Full Time
DESCRIPTION

 
**Join our team at LifeScape and Work with a Mission, making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities.


LifeScape is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans


KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
Provide expertise and direction, as well as problem-solving assistance, for direct care staff. 
• Respond to routine questions/issues that arise during daily operations.
• Provide job coaching and follow along as needed.
• Provide training to assigned personnel.
• Provide continuous feedback to appropriate personnel.
• Assist in monitoring completion of assessments, development of objectives and supports and services as determined by the ISP team.
• Complete and/or assign person-served support reviews.
• Attend ISP meetings as necessary.
• Perform special reviews/projects as directed.
• Work closely with supervision and medical staff to ensure quality of care to individuals served.
• Complete assigned monthly Health and Sanitation checklist. 
Provide assistance to unit supervision.
• Help ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
• Assist with planning, scheduling and staffing.
• Assist supervision with strategic planning for the work area.
• Provide performance feedback.
• Assist in completion of timesheets.
Serve as a member of the residential location team.
• Provide coverage and training for all tasks performed by Direct Support Professionals within the residential location (see DSP Job Description and appropriate Rider for the residential location).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Performs tasks required of the residential location at a high level, and shows ability to communicate effectively with the team. 
• Technological competence to use computers and software utilized by the organization.
• Skill in problem-solving and delegating.
• Strong organizational skills.

REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School diploma/GED required. Two to three years’ experience as a Direct Support Professional, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Valid driver’s license with clean driving record. May require training/testing to drive accessible vehicle. Successful completion and certification in training provided by agency within specific time allotment required.

Contact Information

LifeScape
Janet Bartscher
janet.bartscher@lifescapesd.org
2501 West 26th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-444-9522 or
Fax:

Other Information

Category(s): Healthcare, Nonprofit - Social Services
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
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About this Employer
LifeScape
Sioux Falls, SD

Better Together. Children’s Care Hospital School and South Dakota Achieve – now LifeScape! We provide the same Outstanding Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities. For people with disabilities, the landscape off life can be uncertain. Finding the right path makes the journey easier – more fulfilling. Now, two organizations have joined together to provide lifelong support for children and adults with disabilities. Become a part of LifeScape by starting your career with us!

LifeScape is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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