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Caregiver/Personal Care Assistant

“Disabled woman needs part-time, female, Caregiver/Personal Care Assistant for 2-3 hours 3 or 4 days per week. Appropriate hours are 6:00-9:00 AM or 5:00-8:00 PM-hours negotiable. Must pass background check.”

Number of openings:

2

Compensation:

$10.00 per hour

How to Apply:

Call 785-234-0973 or email: ailema71_00@yahoo.com

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Apply before this date:

09/30/2017

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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Apply before this date:

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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Apply before this date:

09/18/2017