Job Description

Job Details
Experienced
Boise, ID - Boise, ID
Full-Time/Part-Time
High School
$14.00 - $16.00 Hourly
None
Any
Health Care

THE COMPANY

Community Partnerships of Idaho (CPI) has been providing health and human services for over 25 years in Idaho and is an industry leader committed to advocating for those we serve and our communities. We pride ourselves in delivering high quality services and the training and development of our staff.

In January 2020, CPI was acquired by a like-minded, non-profit, called RISE, Inc. RISE is an innovative human services network originally established in 1987 for the purpose of moving individuals living in institutions into family settings. Combined, CPI and RISE are working together to Create Opportunities for and with People in the states and communities they serve.

 

THE POSITION

We’re hiring for a Residential Assistant/Medication Aide to support adults with developmental disabilities living in a residential setting. These staff advocate for their residents by promoting resident choice, support them in their daily living tasks, such as hygiene, meal prep and administration of medications, and ensure residents thrive and live fulfilled lives. Successful candidates for this position are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and helping people achieve their goals. 

Shifts are from:

  • 6:30am - 2:30pm (day shift)
  • 2:30pm - 10:30pm (swing shift)
  • 10:30pm - 6:30am (night shift)

Weekend shifts from:

  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

 

POSITION EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years old
  • High school diploma, preferred
  • Must be over twenty-one (21) years if required to drive a RISE vehicle and meet other requirements as specified by the CPI/RISE Insurance Agency
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified, or willing to attain certification upon hire
  • Must be Medication Aide certified, or willing to attain certification upon hire
  • Must be willing to complete necessary orientation training (minimum 16 hours) within the first 30 days of hire, and maintain a minimum of 8 hours of continuing education training annually thereafter
  • Experience and education in the field of developmental disabilities or related field, preferred
  • Must have a desire and interest in working with people with disabilities or special needs
  • Must have verbal and written communication skills adequate to the specific job
  • Must be able to pass State and Federal Background Check through the Department of Health and Welfare
  • Specific language abilities (other than English) may be required to meet the needs of people/families receiving support, and demonstrate a knowledge of and respect for cultural differences
  • Reliable transportation to the work site and access to a telephone.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists people (as applicable to the person) with the following supports:

    • Daily living

    • Hygiene

    • Intimate care

    • Meal planning/preparation/clean-up 

    • Mobility

    • Encouraging relationships

    • Accessing their community

    • Lifting/transferring

    • Therapeutic objectives

    • Behavioral supports to include redirecting and/or physically supporting people using approved techniques

    • Adequate supervision

    • Medication and medical issues when indicated.  Shall follow medical protocols and doctor’s orders and implement specialized interventions for dealing with unique health needs as required

    • Other needs as identified by the team

  • Supports people in achieving outcomes identified in the person’s plan; this includes keeping required documentation and any prescribed or related task(s)

  • Acts as an appropriate role model and supports people in using appropriate language, dress, table manners, respect, and other behavior as needed

  • Ensures that clean and safe environments are maintained

  • Quickly and effectively responds to all emergency situations that include but not limited to such as a fire, application of First Aid, CPR, approved medical protocols, and behavior intervention are some examples 

  • Follow RISE personnel practices and policies which include (but are not limited to:

    • Reporting to work on time as scheduled

    • Refraining from excessive absenteeism 

    • Obtaining prior approval by following established procedures when time off is desired including reporting to your supervisor (per RISE policy) for absence from work

    • Work all hours as scheduled

    • Attend staff meetings and other mandatory training as required by RISE

  • Follow all RISE and State policies and procedures

  • Maintains necessary records, logs, and other documentation as required per ISPP, RISE policy and State requirements and DDD division requirements

BENEFITS

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/Sick Accrual
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • AFLAC (Accident, critical illness etc.)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

Application Instructions

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