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Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Two years of work experience with persons with developmental disabilities is preferred.  Caregiver and Home Health Aide experience is a plus.

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize assignments and delegate responsibility

  • Good interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with coworkers, employees, consumers, and families

  • Valid driver’s license for 2 years and meet Agency’s driving standards

  • Must attend and pass Medication Administration Certification Course

  • Must attend and pass First Aid Certification Course

    The Arc Rockland offers competitive salaries and a benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, tuition assistance, generous time off policy, TDA and a retirement plan. We offer on-going training, supervision and opportunities to advance in an atmosphere where our employees are valued.

    The Arc Rockland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information on The Arc Rockland, please visit our website at www.rocklandarc.org.

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Direct Support Professional *New Hire Bonus Available

The ARC of Rockland Congers Full-Time/Part-Time
$13.50/ hour
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The Arc Rockland can help!

NEW HIRE BONUS

for Direct Support Professionals

$100/month for up to 2 years

*Full-time (30+ hours/week) 

$50/month for up to 2 years

*Part-time (15-29 hours/week)

The Arc Rockland a recognized leader in the Human Services field, serving Rockland County NY, providing a variety of services to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Our programs are staffed by dedicated and caring individuals including licensed professionals and skilled, motivated direct care and support staff from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Direct Support Professional


Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all measures for safety and well-being are maintained at highest levels.

  • Transports residents to and from work, shopping, programs, doctor appointments, etc.

  • Assists with meal planning and implementation of residents’ treatment plans as determined by Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.

  • Supervises other activities as necessary to maintain Program quality.

  • Attends weekly staff meetings and other related meetings.

  • Prepares concise written reports, including incident reports, and residents’ progress notes.

  • Attends and participates in required staff training programs.

  • Responds to crisis situations and medical emergencies, including accidents, by taking quick and decisive action in absence of nurse.

  • Administers appropriate first aid based on visible symptoms and resident history in accordance with guidelines and accepted first aid practices.

  • Summons police, fire, ambulance or other emergency personnel if situation warrants.

  • Dispenses medications to residents.

  • Attends to personal hygiene needs of consumers e.g. toileting, bathing and changing as situation warrants.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

     


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Two years of work experience with persons with developmental disabilities is preferred.  Caregiver and Home Health Aide experience is a plus.

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize assignments and delegate responsibility

  • Good interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with coworkers, employees, consumers, and families

  • Valid driver’s license for 2 years and meet Agency’s driving standards

  • Must attend and pass Medication Administration Certification Course

  • Must attend and pass First Aid Certification Course

    The Arc Rockland offers competitive salaries and a benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, tuition assistance, generous time off policy, TDA and a retirement plan. We offer on-going training, supervision and opportunities to advance in an atmosphere where our employees are valued.

    The Arc Rockland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information on The Arc Rockland, please visit our website at www.rocklandarc.org.

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Founded by a small group of dedicated parents in 1954 as the first non-profit organization of its kind in Rockland County, ARC of Rockland today provides supports and services to more than 1,200 people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities from infancy through the senior years.

We are also a key resource for information and referral regarding supports and services throughout the county, state and country.

We are proud to have an active volunteer board of directors and a volunteer foundation board as integral aspects of ARC. Foundation members are ambassadors to the community-at-large, spreading the word that people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities are people with abilities.

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