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Res. Support Specialist - Tewk01
Summary
Title:Res. Support Specialist - Tewk01
ID:9035
Department:Residential Services
Posted:08/09/2013
Hrs/wk:40
Location:Tewksbury
Description
Location: Tewksbury, MA

Schedule:
40 hrs/wk. Sun-Thurs, 3pm-11pm.

Job Objective: To ensure the highest quality of services to the people in our homes.  All program participants will have a clean, safe and well decorated home in which to live while participating in an active, creative and supportive home environment.  All staff are expected and supervised to provide services that place the individuals needs and safety first.

Education/Experience Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Completion of certified nursing attendant program is preferred but not required.  Six months to one year of work experience as a PCA is preferred, but not required.

Essential Skills: To ensure the safety and well-being of the people who live in NuPath homes. Nupath’s Personal Care Attendants must be F/A and CPR certified.  Be  knowledgeable in medication issues.   Must be able to successfully relate, teach and further develop skills with the people served, engage positively with members of the household and their families, and to respect and implement the NuPath Mission.  The person in this position mustbe able to verbally communicate in a polite, courteous and professional manner at all times,  read, write and speak English,  monitor the safety of all individuals  and verbally present updates on individual status.
 
Physical Demands: Must have the physical ability to stand frequently during the day, engage in repeated stooping or bending at the waist and be able to go up and down stairs several times during the shift.  Must be able to safely support, pivot, physically move or assist a person weighing up to 200 lbs, during Activities of Daily Living, with or without assistance. Must be able to physically ensure the safety of all individuals in the program by participating in established behavioral interventions.

About the Organization: NuPath, Inc. is a progressive, dynamic organization incorporated in 1968 that offers programs and services for individuals with physical and mental disabilities. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that the people we serve have the opportunity to reach their full potential and become vital, productive members of the larger community. For more information, visit our website at www.nupathinc.org
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