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RESIDENT ASSISTANT (Mon-Fri 11p-7a)
at Allied Services
Administratively responsible to the Supervisor and/or the Assistant Supervisor on duty, the Resident Assistant is responsible for carrying out the assigned programs to individuals of the Intermediate Care Facility Program (ICF/MR). A minimum of 85% of work-time is spent in direct individual contact.
Assigned duties are implemented in a manner appropriate to the age-specific needs of the individuals served.
Type of supervision exercised: none. Jobs reporting to this position: none.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Two (2) years experience working with mentally retarded/developmentally disabled individuals preferred.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF JOB:
Responsible for individual’s immediate general physical well being and supervision at all times.
Implements specified developmental services and Individual Program Plans as developed by the ID Team and/or referenced in ongoing in-service information.
Provides guidance and supervision to the individuals in accordance with program objectives and/or as situations warrant.
Routinely provides physical assistance to individuals as needed with activities of daily living (ADL) and in transfers to and from beds, bathroom facilities, and company vehicles, etc. Assists and supports individuals with ambulation or gait difficulties.
Implements Individual Behavioral Programs under the direction of the Psychology Department and ID Team. This may involve crisis intervention with aggressive individuals or protecting individuals from themselves or other aggressive individuals.