DS Residential Relief Counselor - Connors House - $3,000 Bonus
Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Community Services

Job Info

Bpnus - $3000 - $1,500 after 3 months - $1,500 after 6 months
CNA / Direct Care Professional (DS- Residential relief counselor)

Ready to make a difference? Come join our collaborative team of dedicated healthcare professionals where you can change lives! Bay Cove Developmental Services is seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant who is passionate and caring to be a part of our team and partner with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities living in a beautiful Revere group home of six individuals. It's a positive work environment where you will enjoy being a part of a valued team. Start changing lives at Bay Cove today!

Salary: $16.50 / hour

Ideal Candidate:

Possesses current CNA certification. Someone who is positive, and passionate about working with individuals with disabilities. Someone who is professional and a dedicated team player. Someone who possesses great communication skills, and basic documentation skills. Experience with developmental disabilities is preferred but not required.

Mission Statement:

Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential.

Job Summary:

  • The CNA provides specialized direct care services for assigned individuals.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Essential Functions of Position:
  • Work cooperatively with staff and program participants as assigned to implement objectives and therapeutic activities that support Individual Service Plan goals.
  • Ensure that the program participants' needs are met and communicated with program staff and treatment team according to regulations and prescribed need.
  • Coordinate personal care schedule for program staff to meet all the needs of the program.
  • Utilize training in personal care needs to engage individuals.
  • Perform personal care functions for individuals with disabilities, including changing, toileting, feeding, and laundry.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the use of electronic database, email, electronic record keeping and online training systems.
  • Use adaptive equipment and mechanical lift systems competently as per training and supervision to facilitate the movement and lifting of physically disabled individuals for personal care assistance.
  • Train individuals to increase independent functioning in self-care and activities of daily living related to personal care, including personal hygiene, grooming, and eating.
  • Provide required documentation for individuals' activities for each day.
  • Report medical and health concerns to LPN, RNs and Program Directors and provide emergency interventions.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Individual's Service Plans as a member of the Residential Services team.
  • Attend staff meetings, treatment team meetings, in-service trainings, conferences and seminars as required to develop skills and information for program operation.
  • Ability to operate accessible vans equipped with lifts.
  • Deliver all services to all program individuals at all times with respect and dignity in accordance with human rights training, DDS regulations for human rights, and Bay Cove standards.
  • Other duties as assigned by the R.N., L.P.N., or Program Director.
  • High School degree.
  • Two years of job experience in a training program working with this population and/or Associate Degree in human services related field preferred but not required.
  • Certification as Nurse's Aide required.
  • Maintain required training certifications including C.N.A., C.P.R., First Aid and M.A.P.
  • Maintain valid driver's license.
  • A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.
Personal Characteristics:
  • Ability to assist adult men and women of various ages with physical, intellectual, psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to assist people with mobility impairments as needed.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Mission Traits:
  • Utilizes a flexible and responsible work style that meets evolving needs of the agency.
  • Works with integrity and respects the dignity and value of all individuals.
  • Exhibits mission through job knowledge, pride in work role, and advocacy.
  • Promotes diversity and inclusion of all individuals.
  • Works in a collaborative, compassionate manner with stakeholder/partners.

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