DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (OPWDD)
SD006
 Coram, NY

SCO Family of Services has provided vital human services throughout New York City and Long Island for more than 100 years. SCO helps vulnerable New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs.

SCO Family of Services welcomes you to join our family and help us work together to carry out our mission to build a stronger tomorrow

Full Time, Part Time, Weekends, Evenings, Overnights, & On Call Shifts available! Incredible Benefits!

Provides close supervision for individuals in accordance with the individual treatment plan. If individual is on a 1:1 supervision status, provides continual supervision as noted in plan. Completes transfer form when transferring individual's care to another staff.

Participates in the individuals' program planning meetings; reviews and signs off on Annual and Semi-Annual Treatment Plans.

Maintains individuals' possessions in a neat and orderly manner; communicates needs for the individuals to the management; completes documentation in accordance with program procedures.

Transports individuals in a safe and comfortable manner; follows all NYS laws and agency procedures; maintains valid NYS Driver's License; completes all documentation including vehicle logs in a timely and complete manner; communicates condition of vehicles to management; ensures that the individuals have the optimum experience by not having the radio too loud, maintaining the temperature at a comfortable level, etc.

Maintains the physical plant and agency property in a clean and safe manner; communicates any issues to management.

Provides all other duties as needed or requested to ensure that the individuals are safe, healthy, and comfortable.

Complies with OPWDD regulations and agency procedures

Obtains and maintains SCIP-R certification; attends all mandatory training.

Obtains and maintains AMAP certification and submits a copy of the certification to each program in which he/she administers medication.

Attends all staff meetings including in-services and trainings.

Demonstrates competency in all required training areas

A minimum of high school diploma or GED

A clean and valid NYS driver’s license preferred

Experience working with people with developmental disabilities/traumatic brain injured preferred

Ability to complete SCIP and AMAP training

ASL Preferred

SCO Family of Services is an equal employment opportunity employer