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

POSITION SUMMARY


This position provides care and support for children or adults with disabilities in accordance with the organization’s Mission and Core Values, utilizing Person-Centered Practices as appropriate.  Care environments may be residential, production, custodial, dietary, employment services, Specialty School or Specialty Hospital.  A job description rider will delineate assignment details.  


 


KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS


Provide care and support for children or adults with disabilities. (80%)



  • Assist with dietary and hygiene needs, positioning, and transferring, according to each individual’s appropriate need for assistance.

  • Assist individuals develop their daily living/learning capabilities to the appropriate individual level in residential, classroom and/or employment environments.

  • Assist in community integration according to individual care and support goals and objectives.

  • Assist with learning, recreational and/or production activities.

  • Assist with transportation needs of individuals as needed. Complete vehicle mileage logs.

  • Follow and implement care plan, assisting in the acquisition of resources required to achieve the individual’s goals.

  • Assist with individual medical needs, communicating with appropriate medical staff. May administer medications as needed (with the exception of ICF or Specialty Hospital staff).  May be required to order and check in meds.

  • Assist in emergencies.

  • Provide training to ensure safety for daily activities and emergencies.

  • Attend and actively participate in required meetings.

  • Attend, complete and maintain trainings as required.

  • Float as assigned from one environment to another.


Meet all reporting, communication and documentation requirements.  (20%)



  • Collect, report and document all applicable care and support information, using appropriate forms.

  • Communicate changes in supports/services and training objectives in the service plan, as well as any significant changes/concerns in the individual’s life, to team members.

  • Report and document allegations/observations of abuse, neglect and exploitation according to established policies and procedures.

  • Report vehicle accidents.

REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED equivalency is required. Must be 18 years of age or older. Valid driver’s license with clean driving record. May require training/testing to drive accessible vehicle. Prior experience working with children or adults with disabilities or challenging behaviors preferred. Successful completion and certification in training provided by agency within specific time allotment required.

Contact Information

LifeScape
Nicole Jensen
nicole.jensen@lifescapesd.org
2501 West 26th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-444-9543 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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