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Day Services Lead Staff

Company: Chrysalis
Location: American Fork
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Chrysalis is a company that provides a variety of support services for at-risk adults and/or juveniles that have developmental and intellectual disabilities. These individuals may also have a variety of fragile medical issues. This position requires the ability to work in stress-filled and safety-sensitive environments, to follow pre-approved programs, to make crucial decisions in regards to the care and treatment of at-risk individuals, and to communicate those decisions effectively to others.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Punctuality and regular/consistent attendance at the worksite are required and the employee must be able adhere to their workplace schedule in order to ensure proper oversight of individuals. * Stay awake, responsive, and communicate effectively to the individuals * Teach individuals daily living skills * Plan appropriate activities for the individuals * Create opportunities for people to increase quality of life * Provide a clean, healthy, and safe environment * Implement Person Centered Support Plans and Follow Behavioral Plans * Supervise individuals according to the Supervision Guidelines and Support the individual's choices accordingly * Assist and supervise individuals with taking the appropriate medication * Complete necessary administrative tasks within established time frames * Complete all documentation required by Chrysalis and the State * Maintain communication with the Manager regarding the individual's needs * Follow the Provider Code of Conduct/ Abuse Neglect and Exploitation Policy according to state standards * Assists Director and Day program manager with implementation of behavior plans and Supervision Guidelines. * Help with employee schedule * Monitor paperwork associated with individuals in groups (including attendance, data collection * Use paperwork to fill out and turn in MPRs for individual groups * Attend monthly meetings with Day Program Manager to go over topics to be addressed * Other duties as assigned by the Director and Manager see fit.

This entry-level swing shift or graveyard position starts at a competitive wage of $12-$14/hr, depending on experience. In addition, we offer our full-time employees excellent benefits including health insurance as well as flexibility and a rewarding experience. If this sounds like the right entry-level opportunity in human services for you, apply today!

Requirements

* Minimum of least 18 years old * Pass and maintain a passable criminal background check and LEIE per state regulations * Pass required controlled substance tests * Should possess the ability to speak, read and write effectively in English

Experience or Education:

* High school diploma or GED

Required Training and Certifications:

* Complete all initial and on-going training requirements within established time frames * Complete annual CPR, First Aid, and OSHA training (All Employees) * Obtain and maintain SOAR certification (All Employees) * Obtain and maintain Food Handler's Permit and T.B Test (Utah employees)

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Excellent public relations skills working with the individuals' family * Ability to communicate effectively with medical, professional, and state employees * Demonstrate good judgment and ability to handle crisis situations * Have excellent interpersonal skills working with the individual and co-workers (including the ability to stay calm and maintain professionalism under pressure) * Demonstrate a service oriented attitude

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made if possible to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job and not place patients, employees or others at risk.

* Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; talk and/or hear; use hands to finger, feel, and handle objects; reach with arms, bend over, stoop, lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. The employee is also required to restrain aggressive, at-risk, adult individuals, and lift and/or move an adult person. * Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to various environments including, but not limited to the following: aggressive individuals, may come into contact with blood and/or salvia, and other OPIM and must follow OSHA Standard Precautions. Duties may vary for different locations.

This position description is intended to provide some guidelines for job expectation and the employee's ability to perform the position described. This document does not represent a contract of employment and Chrysalis reserves its right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.

Keywords: Chrysalis, Salt Lake City , Day Services Lead Staff, Other , American Fork, Utah

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