Opportunity Living

Activity Support Professional-Sensory

Date Posted
July 26, 2020
Type
Full Time

Job Details

House Location: Activity Center- Sensory (Lake City) 
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30  pm (40 hours a week), on call every 6th weekend

 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure programs or activities planned for classroom (work and non-work) areas are prepared and performed.

  • Assist the Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP) by providing input for programs for clients/members to be run in the activity areas.

  • Inform the Director of Operations, QIDP, and nursing staff of any problems noted with assigned groups, including health concerns, client/member care, and progress on clients’/members’ programs.

  • Ensure that clients/members are actively involved in the day program in a functional and appropriate manner.

  • Participate in Interdisciplinary Teams (IDTs) as assigned.

  • Implement and document individual program plan as directed by the IDT.

  • Serve as advocate for client/member rights.

  • Maintain flexibility of schedules to provide adequate coverage.

  • Assist in ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the organization by performing all duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.

  • Maintain professional competency by participating in continuing education, in-services, and personal growth experiences.

  • Protect the privacy of clients/members and staff by maintaining confidentiality of records and personal information and follow all policies and procedures under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

 

The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Works in a changing environment that adjusts to the needs of the individuals being serviced. The environment may be fast-paced with interruptions, distractions and deadlines. Must be flexible and be able to adjust to changing needs or activities. Depending on the needs of the individuals, the work can be physically demanding including transferring or supporting people with mobility needs, lifting or moving items over 50 pounds, walking or standing for extended periods of time or providing support through CPR/First Aid, behavioral support, and other interventions. Noise level is usually mild to moderate.

Requirements

Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Training and/or experience in developmental disabilities preferred.

  • Must have a sincere respect for and desire to work with persons with disabilities.

  • Commitment to Opportunity Living’s Mission and Vision.

  • Must have the ability to communicate with all persons in a culturally competent manner.

  • Good leadership, organizational and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to pass criminal/registry background checks.

  • Clear tuberculosis screening.

  • Ability to pass and maintain required trainings such as CPR/First Aid, Dependent Adult/Child Abuse, and Behavior Management Program, or other training as assigned per specific job duties.

Contact Information

Brook Mikkelsen - Director of Human Resources

bmikkelsen@opportunityliving.org

(712) 464-8961 

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