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Personal Care Asst.In-Home Supports/ICSS/Real Life Choices


Posted: 7/27/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: J3S7X571X6TXY0524D5
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Positions can be in North and Central NJ

  1. Assists consumer(s) to implement Individual Service Plan goals
  2. Provides companionship and individual supports to consumers participating in recreational, leisure, and social activities
  3. Assists in adapting activities and materials according to individual needs
  4. Provides one-on-one tutorial assistance as needed
  5. Accompanies the consumer to community activities of his/her choice
  6. Assists consumer(s) with daily needs which may include transportation, transferring, toileting, grooming and feedin
  7. May implement behavior interventions with support from behavior specialist
  8. Follows through on program details as required
  9. May collect and record data
  10. May produce progress notes, periodic reports or other forms of recordkeeping
  11. Responds appropriately to input and direction from other team members
  12. Demonstrates initiative.8. Attends and participates in staff meetings, individual supervision meetings and trainings as assigned; may be required to attend off-site trainings, staff meetings and conferences
  13. Performs other functions as directed by supervisor, CPNJ management, or funding source representatives.

Pillar Care Continuum (formerly Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey) was founded in 1953 by the parents of children with cerebral palsy who wanted better services for their loved ones. They operated from donated space in the basement of Orange Memorial Hospital. The organization has steadily grown over the years and today it is a $40 million dollar organization with more than 800 staff members at 22 program sites serving more than 1,700 infants, children and adults with more than 100 different disabilities. If you enjoy helping people and are looking to make a difference in the world then Pillar Care Continuum, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of individuals with disabilities, is for you. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a rewarding career environment. We seek committed professionals, educators, therapists and direct care staff who are interested in providing quality services and care for children and adults in a wide variety of settings.

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High school graduate; at least one year’s experience in a non-profit service delivery organization or an equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrated ability to engage in strenuous physical activity; fingerprint examination and approval; valid driver’s license; successful TB screening.

Valid New Jersey Driver’s license (Standard) - Required upon hire

Pass CPNJ Driver Training & Testing

4 points or less against driver’s license

Prior to working with individuals and/or Prior to implementation of a behavior plan

Positive Behavior Supports & Functional assessment (Via the Boggs Center)

Required Within the First 2 weeks of Employment:

Training Today-Online

o Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls

o Bloodborne Pathogens

o Diversity for All Employees

o Substance Abuse in the Workplace

o Effective Communication for All Employees

DCF Modules

o Child and Adolescent Development

o Conflict Resolution

o Impulse Control and Anger Management

o Limit Setting and Boundaries

Required Within the First 30 Days of Employment:

Life Threatening Emergencies (Danielle’s Law)

Required Within the First 90 Days of Employment

2-day New Employee Orientation Program

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

o Must be recertified every 2 years

First Aid

o Must be recertified every 2 years

AED Training

o Must be recertified every 2 years

Elwyn Crisis Management Training

o Must be refreshed annually

Medication- College of Direct Support (CDS) Transcript

o Medication Practicum-15 Days of completing the Medication Certification

Shifting Expectation: Changes in Perception, Life Experience, & Services Certificate (College of Direct Support (CDS) Transcript

Prevention of Abuse and Neglect College of Direct Support (CDS) Transcript

o Prevention of Abuse and Neglect Competency Form