The Phoenix Residence
  • 07-Jul-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Little Canada, MN, USA
  • $15.00 plus experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time, Benefit Eligible

Must hold a valid driver's license and be 18 years of age or older.


MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES!

The Phoenix Residence is an organization that cares about its employees! Full-time support professionals receive a bonus of at least $1,000 this year! We are committed to putting more money in the pockets of our staff.

We have an opening for a Support Professional II. In this position you will serve as an advocate for the individuals served by The Phoenix Residence, Inc. You will perform, supervise, and assist with person-centered outcomes, and with the activities of daily living through teaching, training, development and implementation of active treatment and individual person-centered plans.


POSITION HOURS:

Evening hours. Specific hours to be determined.


RESPONSIBILITIES

The House Supervisor is responsible for the overall supervision of day to day activities and routines performed by staff working directly with the individuals.

Management:

  • Is responsible for the training, supervision, evaluation and management of the Direct Support Professional staff.
  • Conduct required staff audits including: safety checks, equipment monitoring, medication administration observations, cooking observations, and all other audits used to measure and assure quality of services to the individuals.
  • Displays positive conduct and leadership, serves as a mentor and coach to Direct Support Professionals staff and individuals.
  • Evaluates employee performance and addresses performance issues according to established procedures in conjunction with the Program Manager.
  • The House Supervisor will demonstrate and train staff in the correct performance of all activities of daily living, community integration, medication administration, cooking and medical appointments participation.

Individual Services:

  • Performs all direct care duties, includes lifting up to 75 pounds and safely uses transfer equipment for individuals living in the home.
  • Completes household operations, including but not limited to: cooking, cleaning, laundry, ordering groceries and supplies as necessary. Plans menus, grocery shops, and prepares meals.
  • Develops, trains, and implements programs, goals, and outcomes in conjunction with Program Manager.
  • Advocates for the needs of the individuals residing within the home.
  • Organizes, supervises, and participates in activities and community integration opportunities. Maintains safe driving record, with the ability to drive company vehicles.
  • Assures protection of individuals' finances and resources.
  • Identifies and responds to individual needs in emotional and social areas; however, intervention in these areas does not fall within the meaning of psychotherapy.
  • Performs tasks which fall within Category II of infection control; which may include exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.

Safety:

  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures, fosters awareness and actions that promote a safe living and working environment.
  • Follows established lifting and transfer guidelines. Trains others in proper lifting techniques and body mechanics.

Regulation Compliance:

  • Understands, implements, and complies with all policies, procedures, and philosophy of PRI; as well as all rules and regulations of licensing agencies. Has working knowledge of rules and regulations.
  • Completes all required documentation.

Development of Position:

  • Attends all mandatory in-services and meets annual training requirements.
  • Takes on extra projects, participates on at least one committee, and other committees as necessary.

Customer/Human Relations:

  • Communicates effectively with individuals, staff, supervisors, families, interdisciplinary team members, and other customers verbally and in writing.
  • Displays cooperative, supportive and positive conduct and presents self as an effective role model in representing The Phoenix Residence.

The House Supervisor will assume additional responsibilities as requested.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree preferred, or high school diploma and three years of experience working in health and human services preferred experience with persons with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Supervisory and management experience preferred not required.
  • CPR, First Aid, and Trained Medication Passer certified within first sixty (60) days of employment.
  • Holds valid driver's license and maintains a safe driving record in order to drive company vehicles. Trained to drive Phoenix owned vehicles within first sixty (60) days of employment.
  • Ability to provide 24-hour coverage directly and indirectly.
  • Excellent communication, organization, problem-solving, and decision making skills.
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, which includes lifting objects and lifting and transferring individuals. Ability to sit, stands, stoop, bend, reach, and push/pull wheelchairs.
  • Ability to see and hear in order to make assessments.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies in accordance with procedures and guidelines.
  • Ability to be employed full-time.
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