Part Time Community RN--Kansas City

The Residential Nurse is a responsible professional position assisting the administrative, supervisory and direct support staff in providing for the medical needs and care of individuals with developmental disabilities in the residential program. 

Work includes responsibility for monitoring the health and safety of the persons receiving residential services and providing appropriate delegation and supervision of direct support staff who perform such duties as medication administration and other nursing tasks when applicable.

General supervision is received from the Vice President of Program Services; however, the employee is expected to exercise independent judgement and initiative within the limit of established guidelines and procedures.

Minimum Experience and Training Qualifications

At least three years of experience in the provision of nursing services in one or more of the following settings:  hospital, long-term nursing home, community health facility or similar setting.  Possession of a current license and registration as a registered nurse issued by the State of Missouri.

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Direct Support Professional — Monett Division

Looking for dedicated individuals in the Monett area.

Assist individuals with developmental disabilities in directing their own lives out in the community. We provide services in group home settings as well as individualized supported living environments.

Flexible hours available since we provide round-the-clock care. Shifts include days, evenings, overnights, and weekends. Full- and part-time availability.

Experience working with individuals with developmental and behavioral disorders is desired, but we provide all the paid training you need to thrive.

Requirements: HS degree, insured driver able to obtain E license, and 18 years or older.

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Behavioral Support Technician - Kansas City Division

This is an entry level human services position providing desired supports to persons with disabilities, in a residential setting, so that they may achieve the highest level of independent living possible within their community.

 An employee in this class provides training and supports to assigned persons served in dressing, bathing, personal hygiene, house cleaning, laundry, and other activities of daily living.  Additional responsibilities include assisting with the purchasing of groceries, training in food preparation, administering medications, and assist in the management of personal funds.  This employee assists in the implementation of personal plans; contributes to the development and maintenance of a therapeutic environment; and establishes effective interpersonal relationships with each person served, their parents and/or guardians, and other members of the support team.

 Work involves responsibility for observing and reporting information concerning the physical, mental, and behavioral condition of the persons served and for assisting in the maintenance of necessary records and reports to document these observations.  Close supervision and direction is received from the Team Manager, the Program Supervisor, and/or other staff members who review work through reports and direct observations.

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Lead Janitor-Joplin

The Lead Janitor is responsible for maintaining the Joplin office building and grounds in appearance and cleanliness.  This individual serves in the capacity of general cleaning duties, sanitation detail, and other tasks that will maintain a clean, safe, and healthy environment. The Lead Janitor may be responsible for opening and/or locking up the building if all other employees have left.  Additionally, the Lead Janitor will direct members of the custodial team in day-to-day duties including verifying cleanliness and ensuring quality standards.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Performs general cleaning duties required to maintain a neat, clean, and healthy environment.

  2. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms/locker rooms using established practices and procedure.

  3. Cleans, dusts, and wipes furniture, sweeps, mops, or vacuums floors; empties/cleans wastebaskets and trash containers; empties and cleans smoking area and cigarette urns; replaces light bulbs; refills restroom dispensers.

  4. Assists with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, events, etc. Assists with the putting down and taking up of mats in the gym.

  5. Strips, cleans, buffs and applies floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors; vacuums and shampoos carpets.

  6. Uses and maintains assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.

  7. Wash walls and equipment; use ladders when required in work assignments.

  8. Locks and unlocks assigned buildings; secures building when facilities are not in use, sets security alarm, turns off lights.

  9. Follows instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Mixes water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions according to specifications. Uses as directed.

  10. Assist the Director of Recreation and Education in the care and upkeep of the swimming pool and pool area.

  11. Performs cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks, stairs, and ramps within sixteen feet of the building.

  12. Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis.

  13. Washes accessible interior and exterior windows. Cleans blinds. Launders cleaning rags and dust mops.

  14. Attends to emergencies when necessary.

  15. Takes classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products.

  16. Handles recycling materials.

  17. Completes work orders concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.

  18. Assists with inventory control and security of all cleaning supplies, materials and equipment utilized by Activities Center Custodial staff.

  19. Assists with the maintenance of all job-related equipment.

  20. Takes initiative to problem solve when issues arise or consults a supervisor for the best course of action.

  21. Maintains confidentiality regarding program participants, etc. according to the Arc policies.

  22. Maintains a professional stance with coworkers, program participants, supervisors, etc.

  23. Abides by the personnel policies and procedures of The Arc of the Ozarks as a condition of employment.

  24. Completes other job duties as assigned by the Janitorial Supervisor, Director of Maintenance or the assigned designee.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Basic knowledge and understanding regarding sanitation, cleaning products, and health and safety.

  2. Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  3. The ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  4. The ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

  5. The ability to work effectively with others as a team.

  6. The ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  7. Good client/customer service skills.

  8. The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  9. The ability to maintain a record of punctuality and attendance.

  10. The ability to lift, push, or pull weights up to 75 lbs.

Minimum Experience and Training Qualifications

  1. Possession of a High School diploma or GED.

  2. Six months or more of previous janitorial experience is preferred.

  3. Valid Missouri drivers license and proof of vehicle insurance.

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Residential Direct Support Professional--Marshfield

Now Hiring for the Marshfield Area!

What is this job all about?

In this position, you will change lives.  Your goal is to be an encourager and mentor to adults with developmental disabilities as they decide how they want to live their lives, spend their time, and develop their talents.  The level of support varies from individual to individual, but the mission is the same: serve others so they can direct their own lives as independent, valued members of their community.

That’s nice, but what will I actually be doing?

As a Direct Support Professional, you will provide training and supports to individuals served in dressing, bathing, personal hygiene, house cleaning, laundry, and other activities of daily living. You’ll assist with the purchasing of groceries, train in food preparation, administer medications, and assist in the management of personal funds.  You’ll get to help implement personal plans (the story of the individual you’re serving including their history, goals, and achievements). And you’ll contribute to the development and maintenance of a therapeutic environment (keeping their houses happy and cozy).

What will I get out of it?

This job doesn’t feel like a job.  It feels like spending time with people you care about, helping them move toward the life they want for themselves.  It feels like making a difference every single shift, and going home at the end of the day knowing you made someone’s life better.

You’ll also get to work for a company that cares about your goals.  The Arc of the Ozarks strives to help you develop as an individual through paid-trainings, internal promotions, and the constant support of supervisors who have been in your shoes. You will have a whole team around you to work with, learn from, and grow beside. 

And at the heart of it, you get to know that the world is a better place because of you.

Okay, I’m in.  What’s the process now?

If you have more questions, call Pam McCracken at (417) 771-3700  and she can help you out.  If you’re ready to go now, click that link below to fill out the application.  Once you’ve submitted it, you’ll get a call within 48 business hours from a recruiter to hopefully get you on the path to change lives.

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Behavioral Support Technician — Joplin Division

Ongoing hiring in Joplin for people who want to make a positive change in others' lives.

This is an entry level human services position providing desired supports to persons with disabilities, in a residential setting, so that they may achieve the highest level of independent living possible within their community.

 The Joplin Team primarily supports individuals who have a dual diagnosis.  These individuals have some form of Intellectual Disability/Developmental Disability as well as a Psychiatric/Behavioral Diagnosis.  These individuals are prone to exhibiting impulsive behaviors, poor decision making, and verbal/physical aggression.  Behavioral Observation and Assessment and Crisis Intervention and Prevention Skills are used on a daily basis.

 An employee in this class provides training and supports to assigned persons served in dressing, bathing, personal hygiene, house cleaning, laundry, and other activities of daily living.  Additional responsibilities include assisting with the purchasing of groceries, training in food preparation, administering medications, and assist in the management of personal funds.  This employee assists in the implementation of personal plans; contributes to the development and maintenance of a therapeutic environment; and establishes effective interpersonal relationships with each person served, their parents and/or guardians, and other members of the support team.

 Full-Time and Part-Time openings available for day, evening, weekend and overnight shifts.

Must be 18 years old,  have high school degree or equivalent, be an insured driver with a car available for work, must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, and background checks.

 

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Residential Direct Support Professional--Bolivar

Now Hiring for the Bolivar Area!

What is this job all about?

In this position, you will change lives.  Your goal is to be an encourager and mentor to adults with developmental disabilities as they decide how they want to live their lives, spend their time, and develop their talents.  The level of support varies from individual to individual, but the mission is the same: serve others so they can direct their own lives as independent, valued members of their community.

That’s nice, but what will I actually be doing?

As a Direct Support Professional, you will provide training and supports to individuals served in dressing, bathing, personal hygiene, house cleaning, laundry, and other activities of daily living. You’ll assist with the purchasing of groceries, train in food preparation, administer medications, and assist in the management of personal funds.  You’ll get to help implement personal plans (the story of the individual you’re serving including their history, goals, and achievements). And you’ll contribute to the development and maintenance of a therapeutic environment (keeping their houses happy and cozy).

What will I get out of it?

This job doesn’t feel like a job.  It feels like spending time with people you care about, helping them move toward the life they want for themselves.  It feels like making a difference every single shift, and going home at the end of the day knowing you made someone’s life better.

You’ll also get to work for a company that cares about your goals.  The Arc of the Ozarks strives to help you develop as an individual through paid-trainings, internal promotions, and the constant support of supervisors who have been in your shoes. You will have a whole team around you to work with, learn from, and grow beside. 

And at the heart of it, you get to know that the world is a better place because of you.

Okay, I’m in.  What’s the process now?

If you have more questions, call Pam McCracken at (417) 771-3700  and she can help you out.  If you’re ready to go now, click that link below to fill out the application.  Once you’ve submitted it, you’ll get a call within 48 business hours from a recruiter to hopefully get you on the path to change lives.

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Maintenance Assistant--Joplin/Monett Division

The Maintenance I is in a position of considerable responsibility which demands a variety of abilities.  These abilities include but are not limited to repair and maintenance of group homes, ISLs, administrative facilities, and other Arc facilities.  General remodeling, maintenance of roadways, parking lots and snow removal are included in these responsibilities.  This individual may also be asked to drive a vehicle to transport clients or staff.

This is a part-time position.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, sheetrock, painting, cooling and carpentry. This may be measured by other jobs held and work required in those jobs and or certificates of training in the above mentioned areas.

  • Experience as a maintenance person in a residential/commercial setting is helpful.

  • Must be able to stand, stoop, lift, push, pull, and carry items weighing 75 pounds.

  • A minimum of eighteen years of age and possession of a diploma from an accredited High School or the equivalent.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a Missouri Class E driver’s license

Minimum Experience and Training Qualifications

Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a maintenance person in a residential or other type of setting.  Proven ability to complete maintenance projects in the past.

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