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Kenai: Individual Support Specialist II
SOLDOTNA AK 99669
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-88260025

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Hope Community Resources, Inc.

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  Job posted:   Sat Apr 14, 2018
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Kenai: Individual Support Specialist II
This is a part-time position in the Sterling area which involves supporting and assisting an Individual who experiences a physical disability with daily living skills and community inclusion activities. Responsibilities include providing personal care and attending and participating in community events/recreational activities. Employees need their own transportation to and from multiple job sites. Experience providing care to someone who is medically fragile is preferred.




+ Implements support services as outlined in the Plan of Care, including but not limited to, activities of daily living, day habilitation, employment, inclusionary activities and active learning.


+ Assists in the coordination of services, communicates and follows through with team members while providing program support in the individual's home or assisted living home and in the community.


+ Under the direction of the individual's physician and/or Hope nursing staff, and as supervised assists the individual to correctly take medications and document the event.


+ Performs lifting duties safely and uses appropriate techniques and body mechanics when performing job duties.


+ Assists individuals with daily personal hygiene, dressing, toileting, repositioning, feeding, cooking and household chores as needed.


+ Coordinates transportation for individuals, including transporting, arranging public transportation and through the use of vehicles assigned to the home.


+ Models positive communications and promotes community connections with individuals.




Required



+ High School Diploma or GED



Desired



+ Experience working with individuals who experience disabilities and are medically fragile.



Other



+ Ability to lift 35 lbs, or 1/3 of body weight, whichever is less, from a squat-and-kneel position


+ Must be 18 years or older, per State of Alaska regulations


+ Possess a valid driver license & at least 3 years of driving experience (may include permit time)


+ Provide driving record that meets agency guidelines


+ Pass a criminal background check under state regulation





ID: 2017-2064

External Company Name: Hope Alaska

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Street: 47202 Princeton Avenue

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