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Direct Service Professional - Avalon

Company: Tpocc
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page:DescriptionTurning Point of Central California, Inc.WE EXIST TO SERVE PEOPLE IN NEED. Turning Point of Central California, Inc. was founded in 1970. For over 50 years now, we have been transforming lives across the state of California. From Mental Health to Community Corrections, Children's Services, Housing Programs, Recovery Services, Substance Abuse Disorders & more; we serve people in need. Our desire is to see individuals reach their full potential, and create lasting change that will stand the test of time. POSITION:Direct Service ProfessionalPROGRAM:AvalonLOCATION:HIRING MANAGER:PHONE:(916) 890-3715BASE PAY:Class 115 ($17.85-$23.48/hour)STATUS:Full Time, Hourly, Non-ExemptACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:AVAILABLE:ImmediatelyCompany Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits
    403b Tax Deferred Annuity Retirement fund
  • Term life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • On the job training including paid professional development and career development
  • Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
  • Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
  • Family-oriented environment
  • Mileage reimbursement for travel
  • Qualified non-profit for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program We are a diverse, inclusive and equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (40+), disability status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.JOB SUMMARYThe Direct Service Professional reports to the Program Director and is responsible for providing direct care services specialized to assist residents of the program in achieving their treatment goals, under the direct supervision of the Program Director. -ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Assist in the accomplishment of the treatment plan for residents, under the supervision of the Program Director.
    • Maintain appropriate case recording documentation as per agency and contract guidelines including actions of resident misbehavior and rule violations.
    • Transport patients to doctors' appointments and laboratories for tests
    • Conduct daily living skills sessions and socialization activity groups.
    • Attend staff meetings as required, including weekly supervision meetings with the Program Director.
    • Attend job-related conferences and also participate in a variety of in-service trainings, seminars, and practicum.
    • Participate in carrying out individual and group treatment programs for residents and encourage resident participation in treatment activities.
    • Motivate residents to develop self-reliance in daily living.
    • Observe patient's physical condition and behavior, report significant changes to the Program Director.
    • Responsible for ensuring staffing ratio is at a minimum by being able to work any and all shifts upon request.
    • Respond to emergency health situations in appropriate manner as defined by emergency first aid training.
    • Thinks and act quickly and efficiently in emergencies.
    • Comply with all Turning Point Safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to: workplace safety, reporting work related injuries, Infection Control and preventing potential safety risks for staff, clients and others.
    • Punctual and regular attendance is an essential responsibility of each employee at Turning Point. Employees are expected to report to work as scheduled, on time and prepared to start working. Employees also are expected to remain at work for their entire work schedule. Late arrival, early departure or other absences from scheduled hours are disruptive and must be avoided.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director. Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
      • Have six months prior experience providing direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities
      • Communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
      • Ability to write acceptable progress reports required for treatment documentation.
      • Complete RBT Training and certification within 90 days of employment.
      • Complete DSP Year one within 6 months of employment and Year 2 within 1 year of employment.
      • Complete and Maintain CPR/First Aid/Water Safety Certifications within 30 days of employment.
      • Work effectively with diverse ethnic, religious, socio-economical, and professional groups.
      • Competently provide direct services for Developmentally Disabled residents of the facility.
      • Understand and apply principles and techniques involved in the care and treatment of individuals or groups of Developmentally Disabled clients.
      • Recognize contraindications, side-effects, and signs of medication complications and report to the Program Director.
      • Analyze potentially dangerous situations accurately and take effective action.
      • Provide input to the Program Director and/or QBMP as relates to the treatment programs for the residents.
      • Understand and follow written and oral directions.
      • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
      • Must be certified in emergency first aid procedures prior to working alone with any client.
      • Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Office 365, Teams, Zoom and other communication/meeting platforms.
      • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a dependable means of transportation that is properly insured and operated in accordance with all laws. Agency insurer authorization is required. -
      • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
      • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, general physical, and TB test.
      • COVID19 vaccination required prior to employment.
      • Must maintain good relationships with current, future and past employees, co-workers, vendors, third party administrators, and others with whom the Agency is transacting business, and relate to them in a professional manner.

Keywords: Tpocc, Sacramento , Direct Service Professional - Avalon, Other , Sacramento, California

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