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Direct Care Professional--LeMars

The Pride Group
214 Plymouth Street SE
Le Mars IA 51031

Job Description:
****This position will work in Le Mars Iowa*****
Within a care facility for persons with mental disabilities, nursing services is one of the most important components. You are responsible for observing and attending to members' symptoms, complaints, or conditions that may be affecting their physical, mental, or spiritual needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Perform required checks on all members as designated, being aware of where every member is located and what they are doing to ensure safety. Checks must be done in a timely manner.
• Assist members with their Activities of Daily Living including but not limited to room cleaning, activities, and assistance with members personal hygiene.
• Provide transportation to and from members appointments, sometimes having to stay with members during appointments.
• Assist members with meal times and snack times, must be able to react to emergent situations if one were to arise.
• Perform housekeeping tasks as assigned on facility checklists including but not limited to bathroom cleaning, facility laundry, and filling of supplies.
• Proper filing of paperwork in members charts and binders.
• Attend all monthly in-services and any other meetings that are scheduled.
• Complete all necessary documentation according to Pride Group guidelines when working with members
• Spend a majority of working shift out on the floors interacting with members to assist in meeting their individual needs and goals.
• Ensure that confidentiality is respected and maintained at all times including but not limited to: Protected Health Information
• Assist with activities if the activity warrants another staff, or facilitating one-on-one activities with members.

Qualifications:
Must have a desire to work with persons with disabilities
Required Skills:
• Must be at least 18 years' of age
• High School Diploma or GED is required.
• Ability to successfully pass a drug screen and pre-employment physical.
• Current Chauffeur's License or obtain within 60 days of hire
• Clean Criminal Background
Pay Rate: 11.50
Shifts: Graveyard, Evenings, Weekends
Additional Information:
Please send resume to hr@thepridegroup.org or apply on line at our company website: www.thepridegroup.org

Contact:
Shelly Huebner
712-546-6500

Posted
11/07/19 through 01/07/20

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