Transitional Living Services of Northern New York

 

Transitional Living Services
of Northern New York

Administrative Office
482 Black River Parkway
Watertown, NY 13601
315-782-1777

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7550 South State Street
Lowville, NY 13367
315-376-5450

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110 Ogden Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669

 

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Part Time Residential Support Staff - Gouverneur

  • Job Tracking ID: 512424-639480
  • Job Location: Gouverneur, NY
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 11, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

SUMMARY

Assists in providing self-care training and therapeutic treatments to residents diagnosed with mental illness. Trains residents in daily living skills. Converses with residents to reinforce positive behaviors and to promote social interaction. Assists in meal preparation and may eat with residents to act as a role model. Observes and documents resident’s behaviors to help facilitate assessment of treatment goals. This position may require use of personal vehicle to transport clients when an agency vehicle is not available.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Participates in the oversight of the maintenance of the community residence and its conformity to health and safety requirements.

 

Provides for the physical needs of each resident by the following means:

--Adequate food, shelter and clothing.

--Assists with medication management/training and the adherence to physicians’ instructions.

 

Assists with securing residents medications and personal belongings

 

Monitors Medications

 

Reports to supervisor pertinent information concerning illnesses, accidents, untoward events, staff difficulties, repair needs, etc.

 

Maintains the house in a clean and orderly fashion.

 

Assists with planning and preparing nutritionally sound meals on shift

 

Oversees the completion of housekeeping tasks and food preparation to all residents.

 

Encourages residents through the completion of daily living skills

 

Assists in the delivery of restorative services as designated on the service plan.

 

Provides transportation for residents to other needed services with the assistance of other staff.

 

Effectively handles crisis situations

 

Specific to the Night Shift: secures the residence for the night; conducts bed checks as required; completes all tasks assigned to the shift (the night shift is an overnight AWAKE shift).

 

 

Working as a Member of a Team:

Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers emphasizing the following:

 

- Doing your share of work.

- Leaves work area clean and/or neat.

- Shows a level of tolerance and flexibility towards others.

- Gives and/or receives positive and constructive feedback.

- Carries out team decisions consistently.

 

Works at other residential sites as assigned

 

Other related duties as assigned.

 

Management has the right to add or change the duties of this position at any time.

Experience and Skills:

Required Experience:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

Preferred: Experience in the mental health field with developmentally delayed, geriatric and co-occurring disorder clients.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must maintain valid driver’s license. Must maintain current Standard First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certifications.


 
 
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