Direct Care Professional -ASL

Jun 30, 2022

Remote: No
Location: WALTHAM, Massachusetts
Job Summary:
WCI is seeking several Deaf/ ASL fluent Direct Support Professionals for our residential programs that support adults who are developmentally disabled. Various work schedules available including Weekdays (3pm-11pm) Awake /Asleep Overnights (11pm-9am), Weekends (9am-11pm). Our group homes are location in Waltham Ma and Watertown, Ma
Deadline to Apply: 10/31/2022
Functions/Duties/Responsibilities:
  • • Support Deaf Individuals with working on ISP goals. • Assist Individuals with ADLs (activities of daily living that may include: meal preparation, personal hygiene, housekeeping tasks, laundry, etc.). • Participate alongside the Individuals in various community activities (medical appointments, grocery shopping, banking, recreational activities, exercise, adult education classes, vacations, etc.). • Complete daily documentation (daily log notes, ISP data collection, progress notes, and incident reports) using electronic record system (Therap). • Support Individuals with maintaining relationships with family members and friends and developing new relationships. • Ensure the ongoing health and safety of the Individuals receiving support. • Administer medications according to MAP regulations. • Team players who are able to follow directions and exercise good judgment. • Ability to follow and implement behavior plans as written.
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High school graduate. Some college preferred. • Must be Fluent in ASL • Experience with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, a plus, but not necessary. • Valid driver’s license. • CPR & First Aid certifications must be successfully completed during the training and orientation period. • MAP certification preferred (mandatory requirement for all Overnight staff) • CORI background check is required for all new employees. • DDS Mandatory Fingerprinting Background check
Additional Notes: Please reach out to Jackie Kauma – jkauma@wci.org with any questions.

 

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