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North Suffolk Mental Health Association

Location: ChelseaMA 02150 Document ID: AC443-5KC7 Posted on: 2018-12-1512/15/2018 Job Type: Full-time

Job Schedule:Full-time
2019-01-14
 

Awake Overnight - Winthrop, MA

This paraprofessional is responsible for the health, safety, and quality of life of persons served residing in this program during overnight shifts. Responsibilities include assistance with activities of daily living and monitoring of health concerns. This position provides personal assistance based on their need level of persons, and adheres to all agency policies and procedures and licensing/funding source requirements.

Pay Rate: $15/Hr

Expectations of the Role:

1. Be awake and available to persons during the entire overnight shift, until the morning staff person arrives.
2. Perform household maintenance and upkeep activities as assigned by supervisor.
3. Perform security checks on an hourly basis
4. Write general log notes at end of shift, noting any incidents, and maintain regular communication with other team members.
5. Perform weekly medication counts, medication audits and communicate with day staff the need to order refills.
6. Assist in showering and completion of laundry with persons served.
7. Adhere to individuals' plan of care as written, trained and instructed.
8. Complete basic administrative tasks such as filing, data entry, and word processing.
9. Perform basic data collection, data entry, and tallying of information with respect to IAP goals and objectives, and protocol sheets.
10. Perform all duties based on person's needs and schedule.
11. Call into overnight calling system every hour and record your name.
12. Be knowledgeable of each person's risk and crisis management plans
13. At the beginning of each shift, meet with staff person going off shift to review all persons served and program information. At the end of the shift communicate information to staff person arriving.
14. Monitor response to medications and vital signs; administer and document medications in accordance with MAP regulations.

What You Need :
  • High school or GED equivalent required. Bachelor's in related field preferred.
  • One (1) year human services experience with similar population required.
  • Must have Driver's license.
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.
FULL TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Two Weeks' Vacation per year (Three Weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year

Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution

Employer Paid Life Insurance

403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching

Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

Medical/Dependent Care/Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts

Access to Credit Union Banking

Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)

All Team Members have access to the following benefits:

Employee Referral Bonus Program

Discounted Movie Tickets

Comprehensive Training Program

Internal Advancement Opportunities
     
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