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Family Service Association - Fall River Program Aid/Backup Van Driver **$2,000 Signing bonus** in Mashpee, Massachusetts

Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 130-year tradition of high quality.

We have an exciting full time (35 hour per week) opportunity at our new ADH location, Seaview in Mashpee, MA for a Program Aid/Back up Van Driver.

Job Summary :

The Adult Day Health Program Aide/Van Driver shall assist the Activity Director and Program Coordinator with the day-to-day implementation of the goals and activities set forth by the program’s daily operation. He/she will also transport program participants to and from the program on an as needed basis according to schedule approved by the Program Coordinator and Transportation Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Maintain individual participant records to include program notes and daily activity logs as assigned.

  • Observe, report, and document participant status and care and services provided.

  • Assist the Program Coordinator through the design of new ideas to increase and ensure program growth and quality.

  • Assist with basic nursing care, including:

  • Reporting all changes in body functions

  • Obtaining and recording vital signs

  • Assisting with personal care skills and safe participant personal hygiene and grooming.

  • Assisting with ADL’s with various levels of functioning, including basic restorative nursing

  • Recognizing, responding to, and reporting basic emergencies, following proper procedures, including the Heimlich Maneuver and CPR.

  • Assist Program Coordinator with the implementation of policies and procedures.

  • Assist and encourage participants with opportunities for socialization, education, group interaction and recreation.

  • Assist in set up, implementation and breaking down of daily scheduled activities.

  • Assist with meal procurement, service, delivery and clean up in accordance with sanitary food preparation and USDA standards.

  • Assist with the ADL needs of the participants as warranted.

  • Transport program participants according to established safety rules and road regulations as assigned by the Program Leader/Transportation Coordinator.

  • Ability to provide services outlined in this job description at any of the three Adult Day Health sites as assigned by the Program Coordinator.

  • Respond to reasonable expectations of The Agency and/or supervisor.

    Education and Experience:

    The Adult Day Health Program Aide requires a high school diploma. Must possess one year experience working with adults or the chronically disabled, and an ability to work with others as part of a team and communicate effectively. Must be CPR and First Aid certified. Must be able to pass CORI process. Must have CNA, or demonstrated competence per DPH regulations. Must possess a current Class D Driver’s License. Safe Driving Record (with no more than one moving violation within the preceding two years). Must also be able to pass a drug and alcohol test in addition to being enrolled in a drug consortium for random testing. A valid MA 7D license is suggested.

    This is a full time (35 hours per week) benefits eligible position. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. or 3:15 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Benefits include medical, dental, vision insurance, company paid long term disability insurance and life insurance, 403(b) with company contribution, flexible spending account and a generous time off package including paid vacation, sick time and twelve holidays.

Family Service Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Service Association is offering a $2,000 signing bonus

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