Crew Leader - Direct Care
Job Description JOB TITLE: Crew Leader HOURS : Part Time On Call, non-exempt WHY WORK AT STAR COMMUNITY INC Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance 403B Paid Time Off Christmas Bonus Basic Functions : A Crew Leader works directly with individuals attending the Star Ventures Day Habilitation Program and is responsible for all areas of their needs throughout the program day. A Crew Leader will work as part of a team to provide meaningful work and life experiences for individuals that are reflective of their abilities, preferences, and individual plan. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Qualifications: Commitment to assist individuals with developmental disabilities to participate fully in their community. Previous experience working with people with developmental disabilities or special needs in a day program or similar setting preferred. Ability to speak and write proficiently in English is required. Knowledge in Microsoft word or basic computer skills. Conditions of Employment: Must have the ability to lift, transfer and implement restraint techniques. Must have a valid driver's license and meet the requirements of Star Community's insurance company. Responsibilities: Will prepare IP summaries based upon observations and individuals direct input. Will attend IP meetings, addendum meetings and entry meetings as an advocate for the individual in a professional manner. Will write goal implementation strategies and task analyses for the individual based upon their skills preferences. Will conduct implementation and data collection for each individual assigned. Will complete required paperwork daily. Will complete quarterly summaries. Will develop and carry out planned activity/work schedules for the crew. Will model appropriate work procedures to crew members. Will assist individuals with banking services. Will maintain a file on each individual as required by the regulations. Will attend staff meetings/in-service days. Will assist individuals with activities of daily living/work training while promoting the achievement of their highest level of independence. Will implement behavior support plans and document accordingly. Will administer medications and delegated nursing functions as required. Will treat individuals with dignity and respect. Will honor privacy when providing personal care. Will ensure a positive environment and honor preferences. Will ensure community integration of work as well as social opportunities. Will provide safe transportation services via Star Community vehicles. Communication Will communicate with individuals according to his/her natural ability. Will communicate information between administrative staff, and team members (ie day program, residential, nursing, family, advocate, behavioral support) in a positive manner. Finances Will be responsible for maintaining the budget for the crew as set forth in the annual budget. Safety Will assist in maintaining cleanliness and overall appearance of the crew area and common day program building areas. Will report maintenance concerns in a timely manner. Training Will successfully complete DDA required trainings within 90 days of hire. Will successfully complete annual in-services as required by DDA. Will maintain all required certifications such as, but not limited to, CMT, CNA, First Aid, and CPR. Will complete other duties as assigned.