Residential Assistant - FT

Employer
Penn-mar Human Services
Location
Parkton, MD
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Shift : W-Su 2:30p-10:30pFull-Time Residential Assistant, Direct Support Professional, Northern Baltimore County, MD (ALU): Are you looking for a change of scenery? Our office is conveniently located in Northern Baltimore County, MD off of I-83's exit 36 in Freeland, MD. Our direct support professionals work in beautiful, residential homes, so if you enjoy helping others and would like to work for a great company Penn-Mar is for you! A Residential Assistant (also referred to as Direct Support Professional, CNA, GNA, Home Health Aide) working for Penn-Mar Human Services serves as a direct support staff for multiple adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities. Residential Assistants are responsible for personal care, medication administration, behavioral support and transportation of 3-4 individuals living in a group home setting. Residential Assistants meet a vital need in the lives of others, and are always 'Transforming Life Into Living!' for the individuals that Penn-Mar Human Services supports. The typical schedules for these Direct Support Professional positions are 2p-10p and weekends, OT as needed. The work locations for these positions are in Northern Baltimore County, MD. Orientation/Training classes now available both day and evening times! This job is inclusive of, but not excluded to the following duties: Personal Care as needed (may include assistance with toileting, feeding, transfers, etc.). Behavioral Support (may include dealing with potential physical and verbal outbursts/ aggressiveness). Medication Administration (must be able to pass MD Medication Technician training). Applicant must be able to lift 50 lbs. as needed. Applicant must be able to stand, walk, sit, traverse, kneel, bend from the waist, etc., as needed. Applicant must be able to communicate verbally, visually and audibly. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma/ GED Acceptable criminal background. Valid Driver's License with 2 yrs. experience, and less than 3 moving violations (NO Major Violations, DUI's, Suspensions) in the previous 36 months. Ability to pass pre-employment Drug Screen/ Physical/ Mantoux Test (PPD, TB). Penn-Mar Human Services is an EOE Penn-Mar only accepts online applications for employment.