Direct Support Professional -Cherokee - Crossroads of Western Iowa

Crossroads of Western Iowa

322 Lake St Cherokee, owa 7125223346 ext 63
The Residential Coach is responsible for the day to day activities and ensuring the health and safety of individuals living in a 24-hour residential house. In addition, the position will work cooperatively with the persons receiving services, all stake holders and their interdisciplinary team to support the person's 'person centered plan' to achieve quality outcomes. The Residential Coach will report directly to the Residential Team Coordinator.
Desired Qualifications:
The Residential Coach will have the following experience and attributes: High School Diploma or equivalent Valid Chauffeur's license and a driving record that is acceptable to Crossroads of Western Iowa's auto insurance company.

Application Instructions:
Complete an official Crossroads of Western Iowa application. You can do this by visiting and clicking on "Join Our Team".

Duties: This position includes, but is not limited to, the following essential functions: Treat people we serve with dignity and respect. Assist in the development of community based experiences based upon persons served interests and staff's skill (such as nutrition, money management, social security benefits, etc.). Advocate for persons served to be included within their communities, as they desire. Facilitate integration and community inclusion. Work as a team member with other staff to provide quality service to the people we serve through HCBS, SCL and other funding sources. Record direct persons served contact hours as instructed on all appropriate forms for efficient and cost-effective use of time. Provide physical assistance to persons receiving services when needed (example 1-2 persons lift to transfer from wheel chair). Documents persons served interactions and support interventions in the form of contact notes/Therap ISP data, incident reports, T-log timely and as instructed. Provide safe transportation and supports for persons to access their communities with alternate (safe) transportation methods. Be responsive to and provide emergency intervention for all persons receiving residential supports. Be responsible to the Residential Team Coordinator and other designated staff and keep them aware of persons served and/or staff support needs. Work cooperatively with other staff and with the person receiving services to provide supports needed and desired to achieve HCBS quality outcomes. Work cooperatively with the persons receiving services and all stake holders (as desired) and their community options team to support the person's Person-Centered Plan. Must have authorized release before sensitive information is given pertaining to CWI, persons receiving services, and staff. Will be aware of and comply with all HIPAA regulations in coordination with the HIPAA Compliance Officer. Will abide by all CWI Corporate Compliance policies and Code of Ethics. Communicate staff schedule needs/changes to the Residential Team Coordinator and other designated staff responsible for scheduling, in a timely manner and arrange for replacements with independence (getting approval if it will cause overtime) except for emergency situations. Attend staff meetings and training opportunities as scheduled, providing input and feedback to the Residential team concerning persons served support needs and service development. Attend and successfully complete all necessary staff orientation and training functions. Work a shift per an established schedule and be flexible to work outside the shift parameters based upon the needs of the business. Other duties as assigned by supervisory personnel.

Location: Cherokee

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Wage: $12.00

Type: Full-time

Shift: Afternoon/Evening

Open: Tuesday February 26th

Close: Tuesday March 26th 2019

Date Posted: Tuesday February 26th 2019

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