Challenge Unlimited Direct Support Person in Alton, Illinois
Train, supervise and assist Residents on completing Activity of Daily Living (ADL) skills. Assist Residents by completing cleaning, laundry, cooking, and administering proper dose and timing of medications to Residents.
Assist Residents with bathing, hygiene and toileting when a Resident is not capable of completing independently. Perform tasks necessary to maintain a safe living and working environment (i.e. cleaning, shoveling walks, etc.)
Provide active treatment services as outlined in each Resident’s plan (IHP/ISP/ITP), and as assigned by the Residential Site Manager (RSM).
Ensure adherence to daily activity schedules.
Daily document services provided, progress, behaviors and incidents in the Resident files. Comply with MRO billing procedures as indicated in Resident’s ITP.
Communicate individual Resident concerns and needs to the RSM. Participate in
IHP/ISP/ITP staffing and IDT meetings as requested by the RSM. Communicate safety concerns to RSM.
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Experience with people with developmental disabilities (DD) or mental illness (MI) is helpful, but not required.
Must be at least 21 years of age to complete MRO documents in CILA homes.
CPR, 1st Aid, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and DSP training provided by the company must be successfully completed within the first 4 months and annually thereafter to be certified and maintain position.
Must pass state required TABE literacy assessment prior to employment.
Must pass functional capacity assessment.
Department: Residential Options
Location: Alton, IL
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Position Hours: Midnights