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in Lewistown, PA

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$23 per hour
Full-time, Part-time
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Competitive Pay $16.00 Are you interested in working with a company that values people and has a passion for service? Do you want to become part of an organization that cares about your personal and professional growth? If you have answered YES to these questions, then you should consider working for Raystown Developmental Services! About Us: Raystown Developmental Services (RDS) has been serving the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, and Juniata since 1983. RDS provides a vast array of services to Adults with intellectual disabilities. Our Residential Program serves individuals with intellectual disabilities who reside in group homes. Staff assist individuals to maximize choice, daily living skills and community integration. RDS also provides day program services at our Adult Training Facility where individuals focus on skill building and community integration. In addition, RDS facilitates Home & Community based services to help assist individuals with intellectual disabilities to help increase their independence and personal skills in their home and to access their community. Expected pay rate for this position is $16 per hour; this position also comes with a $750 hiring bonus! $250 is paid out at 90 days, and $500 is paid out at 180 days. About Your Role: Raystown Developmental Services is looking for a Residential Direct Care Worker to join their team. Supports adults with developmental disabilities in their home setting. Homes support 1 to 4 individuals who are working toward goals that will make them live a more independent and everyday life. Qualifications: * A high school graduate or possession of a general equivalency diploma (GED) is preferred * Must be at least 18 years of age * A valid Pennsylvania Drivers license with good driving record Responsibilities: * Physical movements such as lifting, stooping, bending, squatting, pushing, pulling, and reaching * Participates in the development and implementation of the Individual Program Plans * Ensures that each resident participates in social/leisure/recreational activities based on individualized plans * Provides social, emotional, and environmental supports to insure the happiness, health, and safety of the residents * Provides support to residents in activities of daily living such as personal/oral hygiene and appropriate dress; requires the transfer of non-ambulatory residents * Performs household duties and assists/supervises the residents in performing household duties to insure that the residents and facility are clean, safe, and secure at all times * Coordinates and schedules specialized services for the residents; transports and accompanies consumers to medical, vision, dental appointments, speech therapy, and psychotherapy sessions; provides follow-up information to site or facility supervisor; these tasks require the operation of vehicles such as minivans, larger multi-passenger vans, and vans with lifting apparatus for non-ambulatory consumers; insures that ambulatory and non-ambulatory passengers in wheelchairs are properly secured * Assists supervisor in the training of new staff to insure continuity of training in the supervisors absence * Prepares and completes required documentation in compliance with State regulations, company standards, and the policy and procedure manuals; insures accurate accounting of household funds, consumer funds, and medical, historical, and daily information * Dispenses medication prescribed for the residents by strictly following the medication administration procedures for administering and charting of medicines * Participates in the development of the pre-assessment and assessment processes * Encourages the residents in the acquisition of skills to achieve a greater level of independence * Openly communicates with other service providers for the well-being of the residents * Participates in required training sessions and meetings * Reports concerns of programmatic or resident issues to the Program Specialist Perks of Working Full-Time at Raystown Developmental Services: * Competitive Wage/Salary * Paid Vacation Days (1st year 10 days, increases with tenure) * Paid Sick Days (Accrual per pay period) * 7 Paid Holidays (including Day after Thanksgiving ) * 3 Personal Days * Medical, Dental, Vision including a Health Savings Account or FSA * Health and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts * Basic and Optional Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents * 401K Plan * Opportunities for advancement in our local and national company! As we grow, you grow with us! * Employee Assistance Program * Perks @ Pathways (student loan refinancing, pet insurance, Verizon wireless discount, movie, hotel, concert and sporting event discounts) If you're #readytowork PATHWAYS PA is #readytohire! Not the job youre looking for? Pathways has a variety of positions in various locations; please go to click on Apply Here icon in the upper right-hand corner and click on the location near you from the drop-down menu. Raystown