Ibero-American Action League, Inc.
  • Amsterdam, NY, USA
  • 15
  • Hourly

Medical, Dental, Vision, Holidays, Vacation, 403b Retirement


Summary:

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of HCBS, the HCBS Direct Support Professional is responsible for ensuring delivery of quality services to all individuals in the HCBS programs.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Reports to Coordinator of Home & Community Based Services.
  • Engages individuals in a manner appropriate to their skill level.
  • Monitor and record consumers progress to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
  • Completes Residential Habilitation notes monthly according to standard.
  • Writes monthly summaries for everyone served, maintains appropriate and up to date documentation for each client.
  • Guides individuals with daily activities.
  • Accommodates the clients family and the individual's needs in the home and in the community.
  • Provide HCBS services directly to all assigned individuals.
  • All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Authority:

This position exercises considerable initiative and independence in setting goals, activities and individual reviews. Under the general supervision of the HCBS Coordinator, the HCBS DSP will maintain a professional and responsible work environment for the program.

Position Qualifications:

Competency Statement(s)

  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking , reasoning and problem solving
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Developing Others-Ability to teach or foster the development of others, giving constructive feedback and reassurance after problems.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate professionalism conforming to a set of values and principles standards.

Competency Statement(s) Cont'd

  • Interpersonal-Ability/desire to understand others' attitudes/interests/needs/nonverbal behavior, listening skills, and understanding strengths/limitations of others.
  • Leadership- Ability to Motivate, influence, and support others to accomplish team and organizational goals.
  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Teamwork Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others, being part of a formal/informal team, solicits input, credits others, may require group conflict resolutions skills and/or motivating others.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

Skills and Abilities:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience working with the developmentally disabled preferred.
  • Six months Human Service experience
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Valid NYS driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • A combination of training and experience other than the specified, if judged to be adequate for the job, may be accepted by the President and CEO.

Physical Demands:

The position does require occasional standing, squatting, lifting of up to approximately 10 lbs.

Ibero American Action League is committed to the policy of equal employment opportunity. This policy expressly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, veteran status or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.

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