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Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland, a private, non-profit organization, serves to strengthen families and individuals in both the Jewish and general communities in Northeast Ohio. Guided by traditional Jewish values of communal responsibility and social justice, JFSA is committed to enhancing every individual’s ability to thrive in our community.

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Job Summary:
Provides assistance in daily living skills and management of medication to consumers in the Residential Services program. The Direct Support Professional should embrace the JFSA philosophy and mission: to foster a sense of belonging, nurture informed choices, support self-determination, and create an environment of empowerment for the consumers we serve.

Supervision Exercised:
Not Applicable.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides supervision and assistance to consumers at home and in the community.
Ensures the safety, well being, and quality of life for all of the consumers. Protects consumers from injury to themselves and others.
Assists, monitors and supervises consumers with basic personal hygiene care. Demonstrates activities such as bathing and dressing to train consumers in daily self-care practices.
Assists consumers with the management of all medications.
Assists consumers with performing household services, such as cooking, cleaning, shopping, etc.).
Transports and monitors consumers to and from various activities.
Performs housekeeping duties as scheduled or on an as needed basis.
Ensures delivery and documentation of consumers’ services listed on ISP and reports all vital information to the Site Manager.
Demonstrates awareness of, follows all safety policies and procedures, and adheres to all recommended safe work practices. Also contributes to the control of hazards in specified area of responsibility.
Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Educational/Training Requirements:
* High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Relevant direct care experience
Ensures all essential training requirements are completed, i.e., annual training, CPR/First Aid, certified medication passing, etc.
Maintain both a valid Ohio Drivers License, and a driving record that meets JFSA’s insurance company standards (i.e. no more than 2 incidents over a 3 year period) in addition to DODD non medical transportation rule (i.e. less than 6 points over a 2 year period).
Maintain personal auto liability insurance at the level that the Agency and the insurance carrier requires.
Must have a reliable personal automobile available on a daily basis
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to manage stressful situations
Ability to prioritize
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong time-management skills
Ability to be patient and understanding with consumers
Strong organizational skills
lity to be a team-player
Ability to work independently
* Ability to transfer and lift patients

Physical Demands:
The physical demands may require lifting and assisting consumers with wheelchair mobility; however, are otherwise minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
Work Environment:
The work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Why Work for Us?

JFSA seeks caring people to join our family, offering a wide range of career opportunities that provide meaningful work to individuals. If your skills match our requirements, we will contact you for an interview. Check your email for the status of your application.

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3659 S. Green Rd. #322
Beachwood, 44122
p. 2165046489

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