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Triangle Inc. Awake Overnight Residential Grandview in Saugus, Massachusetts

Position: Awake Overnight & Direct Care

Reports to: Residential Program Manager

Location: Grandview Ave.

Hours: Full-time 37 hrs. Sun 5pm-8am, Mon 3pm-11pm, Tues 3pm-11pm and Wed 3pm-9pm.

Triangle’s Expectation of Employee:

  • Adheres to Triangle Policy and Procedures

  • Acts as a role model within and outside Triangle Performs duties as workload necessitates.

  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.

  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about Department issues.

  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.

  • Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position.

  • Meets Department productivity standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care coverage, responding to individual issues, between 11:00p.m. and 8:00a.m.on scheduled nights/mornings and as required by Program Manager.

  • Support individuals as needed or directed, in the areas of personal care, meal preparation and eating, problem solving, medical care, socialization and leisure activities, interpersonal skills, household tasks, money management, activities of daily living, asserting their human and civil rights.

  • Make calls at designated intervals to confirm awake status.

  • Perform cleaning tasks in all areas of the residence, including bathrooms, Kitchen, Living Room, Family Room, Laundry Area

  • Wash and fold residents’ laundry (in cooperation with 3-11 staff).

  • Responsible for calling or coming in shortly before 11:00p.m. for an update of program status.

  • Know emergency procedures and basic emergency facts regarding all individual living at the location where coverage is being provided.

  • Know and adhere to all safety policies and emergency procedures. Know basic emergency facts regarding all individual living at the residence.

  • If certified to dispense medications as prescribed, report any medication occurrences to Program Manager, complete necessary forms and follow applicable procedures.

  • If certified, dispenses medications as prescribed.

  • Complete any necessary documentation, including (but not limited to) Communication Log, Case Log, ROADs Charts, Daily Progress Notes, ISP Assessments, Support Strategies, Incident Reports, Medication and Treatment Charts, Medication Occurrence Reports, Communication Logs between day/residential supports, Money Counts, etc.

  • Attend and participate in supervision and staff meetings as scheduled by the Program Manager.

  • Attend and participate in bi-weekly staff meetings.

  • Attend trainings as directed by the Program Manager.

  • Maintain TRIANGLE property in good and sanitary condition. Keep all areas of the residence clean, with assistance from residents, as appropriate to the setting.

  • Treat all information about persons supported as confidential.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • 1 year of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • CPR/First Aid Certificate

  • Valid MA license, availability of vehicle

    Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies, or family members.

Americans with Disability Specifications

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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