Current Listings: Full-time

Direct Support Professional

JOB OBJECTIVE: Develop and maintain ethically appropriate relationships with the people you serve. Offer choices that support and increase independence, integration, inclusion, and self advocacy. Assist in the coordination and implementation of daily activities, including but not limited to, computer usage, crafts, hobbies, leisure activities, specialized services, volunteer opportunities, and participation in community based services. Assist in the assessment, response, and documentation of medical issues ranging from minor bumps and bruises to major medical emergencies. Provide dignity, respect, and quality of living for people experiencing end of life issues. Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of Life Skills training and provide the highest quality, most person supported driven services that will lead to growth and self-advocacy.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Day Services/Senior Services Assistant Director

RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. PERSON CENTERED SERVICES/PROGRAMS
A. *Implement/support objectives and goals as identified in the person supported’s Person Centered Support Plan (PCSP). Document and follow up, as needed.
B. Serve as a positive role model for all persons supported.
C. Submit PCSP assessment material and all other requested data collection for conferences, team meetings, and reviews to the Program Coordinator.
D. Utilize reasonable accommodations to maximize persons supported’s independence and quality of their life.
E. Ensure all human and legal rights of persons supported are preserved and respected.
F. *Provide an enthusiastic environment which promotes and encourages self-discovery, growth, and learning opportunities.
G. Develop/adapt environments to promote persons supported’s full inclusion and independence.
H. Creatively assist in the planning and organization of daily, weekly and monthly activity schedules.
I. Assist persons supported in obtaining their maximum potential in the community to include volunteer opportunities.
J. Collaborate with the Program Coordinator and Ds/SS team to create, plan, and implement additional opportunities in the community.
K. *Maintain and enhance persons supported personal hygiene, social interaction and routine daily living skills through ongoing Life Skills training.
L. Ensure all specialized services are followed through as trained by the Registered Nurse and Physical Therapist consultant.
M. Adhere to and be knowledgeable of all safety rules and regulations pertaining to transportation, building, and persons supported and staff well being.
N. Adhere to program schedule keeping in mind the routine may change due to health/aging issues.
O. Communicate with the Program Coordinator prior to contacting parents/guardians regarding issues, needs and/or concerns.
P. Attend staff meetings and PCSP conferences to provide input and insights to programs, persons supported’s involvement and development, and activity updates.
Q. *Provide rotation of attention to persons supported.
R. Assist persons supported to maintain mental and physical clarity by providing stimulating activities which adds to the quality of their lives.
S. Allow persons supported’s input into the activities they participate in as well as provide activities they may not have experienced yet which they may enjoy based on their interests.

II. COMMUNICATION/ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
A. Identify needs for overlays and make referral to the Program Coordinator and the Educational Coordinator.
B. Initiate referrals for repairs and recharging of communication devices.
C. Deliver communication devices to the Assistive Technology Department when repair and recharging is needed. Track charging schedule so devices are always charged and ready for persons supported to use.
D. Be responsible for follow through of persons supported’s personal communication goals when supported at TARC, Inc.
E. Be aware of communication needs and challenges for individuals as they experience aging issues, behavioral and/or medical challenges.

III. DOCUMENTATION
A. *Maintain accurate, thorough and efficient documentation in accordance with TARC, Inc. Policies and Procedures:

IV. TEAM CONCEPT
A. Convey a positive image of TARC, Inc. and its program to the community.
B. Participate in team meetings to identify/advocate/support persons supported’s wants, needs, goals and dreams.
C. Continue communication with persons supported and support team to generate opportunities and ideas, which will support goals and dreams to persons supported’s satisfaction and independence.
D. *Develop and maintain an effective, professional relationship with team, parents, guardians, colleagues to ensure effective communication regarding universal service delivery and satisfaction of services.
E. *Actively participate in Day Services/Senior Services team through effective communication, open to suggestions, flexibility, and new ideas.

V. OTHER DUTIES
A. Provide input for needed materials and equipment necessary for meeting persons supported needs.
B. Assist in the upkeep, organization and sanitation of the program environment and any materials/equipment utilized.
C. Attend appropriate in-services, and present information/resource material available to Day Services/Senior Services staff
D. Maintain awareness and practice agency policies and procedures.
E. Exercise agency philosophy and Employee Code of Ethics.
F. Provide emotional support to persons supported and co-workers as they experience loss and change in relation to the aging process.

VI. OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

*Essential Functions of the job.

QUALIFICATIONS: Person of good character who is mentally and physically able to conduct oneself in a responsible manner in carrying out the job for which they are employed.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. One year of post-high school training preferred.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year experience working with individuals with disabilities, elderly population and/or the completion of coursework in the human services field preferred.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

$10.00 per hour

How to Apply:

Apply online or in person at TARC, Inc. 2701 S W Randolph Ave Topeka, KS 66611

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10/31/2017

Nurse- Pediatric Full- Time

Pediatric Associates, LLC, in of Topeka, KS . is a bustling independently, owned and operated private practice, currently looking for a FULL-TIME NURSE . Our team consists of experienced, compassionate pediatricians and friendly, nurturing staff members who take pride in giving their young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve is expanding. We are seeking an individual with the skills and background to compliment our winning team. This position will be responsible for the providing assistance, within their scope of education and experience, in addressing children and adolescent’s illnesses or injury’s, in situations ranging from routine preventative to acute care.Including but not limited, to responsibilities will entail, documenting patient’s symptoms and medical history for the Physician and/or Nurse Practitioner (NP) to review, assisting the Physician or NP during the patient examination and administering certain medical procedures and tests as indicated or instructed. This individual will also periodically be responsible for providing resource information to patient’s and their families on various topics related to the patient’s health and wellness concerns and/or needs.

Minimal Requirements :
• One to two years’ experience in a medical setting, ideally pediatrics, two to three years of experience with additional specialty training in pediatrics for senior consideration. Experience working in an emergency room helpful.
• Knowledge of health care and medical procedures, including terminology.
• Ability to use sound judgment in a fast paced environment, handling a wide variety of situations and people, including emergency or adverse situations.
• Must be able to multi-task and deal with interruptions, changing priorities and time restraints.
• Requires an individual with a high level of patience and compassion, but decisive enough to deal with difficult situations.
• Must enjoy interacting with children and have a gentle and calm enough disposition to be able to deal with children who may be frightened or apprehensive about medical treatment or procedures.
• Must possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.
• Must be able to explain procedures in simple terms so that patient and/or family members understand.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:
• Proactively determines what type of visit patient is being seen for in order to determine set-up needed for visit. Applies education and experience to anticipate what resources may be needed for the patient’s visit (what type of equipment, supplies, shots, etc. that the Physician or NP may need).
• Reviews patient information and records vitals as preparation for the patient’s meeting with the doctor or NP.
• Assists treating physician or NP during examination, treatment and procedures. Helps patients to be comfortable and cooperative with examinations/procedures.
• Collects samples for laboratory tests, administers medications, shots, catheters, removes suture’s, etc. and performs or assists with other treatment or diagnostic procedures as instructed by the doctor. As directed, may perform physical, medical and diagnostic tests or procedures such as eye and hearing exams, ear irrigation, breathing treatments, etc.
• May explain processes, treatment, follow-up needs, etc. to family members and patients in a manner that is understandable to them. Provides education, information and support that may be of interest for that patient or family’s needs.
• Responds to calls from patient or family member, providing information or relaying the inquiry to the physician or NP as appropriate. Schedules appointments as needed.
• Handles or relays information to the medical provider or supervisor regarding issues related to referrals, diagnostic testing centers, hospital admissions/dismissals, etc.
• Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.Enters/extracts appropriate patient information into and from the computer system. Scans information from the patient’s charts into system.
• Ensures sterile equipment is ready for use by following proper techniques and use of autoclave.
• Ensures Nursing Staff Supervisor is made aware of any concerns from or about patient care issues. Advises Supervisor of equipment issues, supply needs or requisitions, etc.
• Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting. May float between providers and various clinical services, where qualified and competent.
• Must exhibit a professional image, customer empathy, and exceptional service attitude• Critical-thinking skills are required to assess a patient’s health as well as detect changes in symptoms, health or pain, and recognize when action is necessary.
• Must be compassionate and emphatic to a patient’s needs and, at a more senior level, be able to deal with people in various states of pain, trauma and tragedy.
• Attention to detail and confidentiality is crucial in dealing with patient information, record accurate information, assessing needs, and in administration of medical care including dosage and treatment protocols. Must be organized and know how to prioritize.
• Must be able to work under pressure, remain calm, and handle unusual or urgent circumstances that may be encountered

This position requires excellent communication skills, a patient listener who is not content until they are convinced they are ensured they have a clear understanding of their patients needs and concerns. The ability to communicate in a tactful manner as well as maintain an appropriate demeanor and composure even when faced with an uncomfortable situations is non-negotiable.He or she must be able to “think-on-his/her feet” and respond to instructions from providers and respond to information being given while under pressure. The ability to analyze technical information and provide interpretation so others can understand procedures in a clear manner can not be stressed enough. Excellent command of verbal and written capabilities with an excellent knowledge of medical terminology is highly preferred as well as the ability to read and understand medical product and equipment labels and instructions. The ability to listen and speak effectively with patients, family members and co-workers while concentrating and focusing with constant interruptions is a requirement. In order to provide the most comprehensive care for our young patients the ideal candidate must regularly deal with personal situations involving patients and family members which may include difficult or emergent situations. These situations may significantly increase the stress level of this position and because patients need round-the-clock care, work hours may include days, nights, weekends and holidays periodically be required. This individual must be enthusiastic and eager to work closely with our staff to foster our existing team approach to support, achieve and maintain high quality patient care and cooperation among staff for a cohesive and positive work environment.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

Hourly; Variable in Accordance with Experience Excellent Benefits

How to Apply:

If this sounds like the challenge you've been looking for and you are ready to take on a new adventure in your career, please send your cover letter, resume and wage requirements to: Careers@HRFuzion.com Please include: Your last name in the subject line when submitting your resume and wage requirements along with the code washRN. • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster. • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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09/18/2017

Roofer

Local business looking for hard working roofers. Duties include tearing off old roofing material and installing new shingles. Must work cooperatively with a team and follow directions by the foreman. Must be able to lift over 50 pounds.

Number of openings:

6

Compensation:

Starting at $11.00/hour.

How to Apply:

Come by our office 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and fill out an application: Dovetail Roofing, 111 NW Lyman Rd., Topeka, Kansas 66608

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09/09/2017

Nurse

JOB OBJECTIVE: To provide medical support, assistance, training, advocacy, evaluation for those individuals served by Day Services/Senior Services and TARC Industries/Employment Services as well as their TARC staff.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Day Services/Senior Services Director

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSESSMENT AND CARE
*Provide assessment and care:
Provide weekly health checks as identified by the persons supported Program Coordinator.
Provide nursing care when necessary to ensure the welfare of those supported.
Provide emergency medical supports.
Provide environmental checks to ensure universal precautions are routinely followed.
Provide daily medical checks for all of those supported in Day and Senior Services.
Attend PCSP and team meetings for those persons with significant medical needs.
Provide monthly observation of medication administration and med logs.
Follow up on all recommendations.
Inform Day Services Director when medical needs of persons supported are unmet or care/treatment is being compromised.

*STAFF TRAINING
Develop written curriculum and provide staff with in-service training in the areas of:
diabetes
universal precautions
medication
medication administration and documentation
suction machine
nebulizer
blood pressure
pressure sores
tube feeding and irrigation
infection and disease control
Hepatitis B
Other related health topics as they arise.
Work with new and experienced staff and teach methods to meet the medical needs to include proper transfer techniques (two person transfer/Hoyer Lift Transfer), universal precaution, etc of those we serve as outlined on the persons supported’s PCSP.
Work with the DS/SS Director and Training Coordinator in providing in-service training opportunities.

*EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
*Maintain all medical equipment and ensure all medical equipment is in working condition.
Develop and maintain equipment logs.
Provide input to the Day Services/Senior Services Director for needed materials and equipment necessary for meeting persons supported’s medical needs, i.e. sanitary gloves, individual medical supplies, etc.
Provide input to the Day Services/Senior Services Director re: medical equipment and supplies needed for the Division’s annual budget.

DOCUMENTATION
*Document any and all medical assessment, evaluation, and Range of Motion and Aquatic Therapy notes, follow up, training provided, and consultation and maintain accurate records in compliance with state and federal regulations and guidelines.
Perform monthly review of medication logs.
Perform monthly review of logs for any medical procedure performed.
Provide monthly reports and data, as requested.

STAFF PERFORMANCE
Perform direct nursing and therapeutic procedures utilized by licensed nursing staff.
*Train staff in the administration of medication to persons supported, Range of Motion exercise to include Aquatic exercises, the training of persons supported to self-administer medication (where appropriate), and the provision of treatments, as prescribed by a licensed physician.
Report any medication errors immediately to the Day Services/Senior Services Director.
Provide on-going follow-up to ensure staff are following appropriate procedures.
Provide supervision and direction over the Aquatic Therapy Program.
Supervise and train the Restorative Aide and Aquatic Specialist.

COMMUNITY AND TEAM SUPPORT
*Represent TARC in the community by working in cooperation with medical professionals, consultants, residential providers and guardians/families.
Develop and maintain an effective, professional relationship with team, parents, guardians, colleagues, and TARC staff to ensure effective communication. *Actively participate on the Behavior Management Committee.
Work with Day Services/Senior Services Team to continue the advancement and level of service delivery provided by Day Services/Senior Services.
Actively participate in Day Services team meetings through effective communication, openness to suggestions and new ideas.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Assist in the upkeep, organization and sanitation of the program environments and any materials/equipment utilized.
Attend appropriate in-services and present information/resource material available to Day Services/Senior Services staff.
Maintain awareness and practice TARC, Inc. policies and procedures.
Exercise TARC, Inc. philosophy and Code of Ethics.
DS/SS Representative for the Safety Committee
Coordinate and perform TARC’s TB clinic for TARC employees

*Essential Functions of the job.

EDUCATION: Registered Nurse (RN) License for the State of Kansas with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Emphasis in psychiatric nursing preferred.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Registered Nurse with five years experience working with persons with developmental disabilities.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

$40,000 per year

How to Apply:

Apply online or in person at TARC Inc. 2701 S W Randolph Ave Topeka, KS 66611

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10/31/2017

Process Technician

• Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
• Calibrate or adjust equipment to ensure quality production
• Monitor and adjust production processes and equipment for product quality and productivity
• Troubleshoot problems with equipment, devices, or products
• Start up and shut down processing equipment.
• Review data to ensure product quality
• Participates in quality improvement and waste elimination efforts
• Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring.
• Takes appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the Safe Quality Food (SQF) system.
• Support the production and sanitation processes
• Assist with other duties as assigned

Number of openings:

5

Compensation:

17.70/hour; Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits

How to Apply:

https://careers.bimbobakeriesusa.com/

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09/17/2017

HVAC Service Technician

We need ambitious technicians who want to expand their skills and provide quality, courteous work to accommodates our clients’ requests. We offer advanced training & certification opportunities throughout the year.

Basic Team Qualifications
Strong Work Ethics Team Player Mechanically Inclined
Great Communication Detail Oriented Professional Image
Valid Driver’s License High School Diploma or Equivalent

Being a maintenance technician is the first step to the top. With continual training, education, and NATE certification opportunities, you’ll be able to work your way into a technician or journeyman position. The main job is to work with residential and commercial HVAC systems to ensure they are working properly, safely, and efficiently.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

Starting Pay based on experience and skills. Relocation payment or hiring bonus will be discussed. Insurance: Short & Long Term Disability, Life, Health, Dental, Vision Financial Protection: Retirement Simple IRA Retirement Plan, 0% Tool Account Time Off: Holiday, Vacation, Medical,

How to Apply:

Apply online

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12/28/2018

Maintenance Technician

• Preventive maintenance on facility equipment
• Repair/replace parts on motors, pumps, mixers, conveyor lines, coolers, etc.
• Inspect/replace belts, hoses and pipes as needed
• Assist in inspection and upkeep of machinery and equipment
• Responsible for ensuring equipment integrity and timely repair.
• Encourage all associates to work in a safe manner and in accordance with defined safety regulations and procedures
• Ensure equipment in area is maintained, guarded and operated in accordance with defined safety regulations and procedures
• Understand levels of scrap and rework in area caused by equipment issues and associated points of cause
• Proactively identify improvement focus areas
• Participate in root cause problem solving by team
• Identify potential cost savings and cost avoidance
• Understand levels of line downtime caused by equipment issues and associated points of cause.
• Promote a strong teamwork environment

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

Salaried plus overtime. Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits. 401K option.

How to Apply:

https://careers.bimbobakeriesusa.com/

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09/03/2017

automotive service technician

Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics, Inc. is seeking a full-time automotive service technician. Candidates must have a good driving record and an automotive service certificate. Ongoing training and ASE certification renewals are offered. We have a 13-bay, AAA-approved automotive maintenance and repair shop that has served the Lawrence, Kansas area since 1994.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Candidates may send a resume to danny@lawrenceautodiag.com or apply in person at Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics, Inc., 2858 Four Wheel Dr. Lawrence, KS.

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11/01/2017

Framing Apprentice

Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter’s hand tools and power tools.

Must be able to read a tape measure.

Must have reliable transportation.

Drug free and alcohol free environment.

Number of openings:

2

Compensation:

Hourly based on experience

How to Apply:

Contact Marty at 785-845-3708 for an appliction

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Apply before this date:

08/26/2017