Company: Central State Community Services Oklahoma Inc.
Posted on: March 28, 2020
SUMMARYProvides direct support in the home of adults and
children who have developmental and other disabilities by
performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.Regular, predictable and reliable attendance
Formally recognizes the accomplishments of others when they display
character traits valued by the organization.
Assists individuals to the degree necessary to change bed linens,
wash and iron laundry, and clean the living area and or home.
Assists individuals to the degree necessary to plan, purchase,
prepare and serve food for him/herself and other members of the
household, utilizing standard nutritional guidelines and/or special
Assists individuals in to and out of bed, automobile, or
wheelchair, to lavatory, and up and down stairs if assistance is
Assists individuals to dress, bathe, and groom self if assistance
Administers prescribed oral and/or topical medications under
written direction of a physician.
Accompanies individuals who are ambulatory as well as those who are
not to participate in a wide variety of out of the home activities
and act as a guide, companion and aide.
Assists individuals to secure and attend volunteer as well as other
community vocation activities in their community in order to
prepare for competitive employment.
Provides transportation to the person's work, therapies or leisure
activities using public transportation, agency leased vehicles or
their own vehicle.
Entertains the individual in their home by reading aloud, playing
card or board games, and any other activities interesting to the
Participates with the individual in a wide variety of leisure
activities including visits to the individual's family or to family
gatherings, swimming, bicycling, and going to movies, concerts,
church/church activities, picnics and amusement parks.
Performs a wide variety of miscellaneous duties as requested such
as obtaining household supplies and running errands.
Maintains detailed records of the services performed and of the
apparent condition of the individual.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis position has no supervisory
QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an employee must be
able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill and/or ability required. Work environment can be fast paced.
The ability to deal with stress and get along with co-workers and
supervisors is essential. Must be able to communicate effectively
with people outside the company and internally within all levels of
management and all departments. Must be detail oriented, ability to
multi-task, and be professional, confidential and friendly. Must
have written skills in order to document. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
SAFETY SENSITIVESafety Sensitive means any job that includes tasks
or duties that the employer reasonably believes could affect the
safety and health of the employee performing the task or others
including, but not limited to, any of the following: a. the
operation of a motor vehicle, other vehicle, equipment, machinery
or power tools,b. dispensing pharmaceuticals,c. direct support or
care to an adult or child.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh School diploma or general education
degree [GED] or proof of current enrollment and/or attendance in
LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as
safety rules, physician's orders, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine
reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present
information in one-on-one and small group situations to individuals
and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add and subtract two-digit numbers
and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform
these operations using units of American money and weight
measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to
carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables
in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSA check of the employee's
driving record is conducted with the Department of public Safety. A
current, unrestricted Oklahoma driver's license and proof of
vehicle insurance may also be required. All training mandated by
DHS-DDS must be completed before work hours are scheduled
[Foundations, Effective Teaching, CPR, and First Aid.] Further
training including Medication Administration, GET, Residential
Modules must be completed in accordance with a time table set forth
in DHS-DDS policy manual. Other training classes and inservices may
also be required and are considered a part of the job. Failure to
attend any scheduled training results in a mandatory payroll
deduction and could affect continued employment.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONSA felony/misdemeanor background search with
OSBI and/or other state regulatory agencies, and searches of the
Community Services Worker Registry, the Sex Offender Registry, the
Violent Offender Registry, Health & Human Services Office of
Inspector General Registry and the Nurse Aide Registry are
performed. You may be subject to additional background &/or
registry checks. Results can affect employment status.
PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to
stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use
hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 25 pounds, and if working with an individual who is
nonambulatory, up to 50 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or
airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals such as household
cleaners, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the
work environment is usually moderate.
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