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Administrative Assistant for Service Coordination

Position Title: Administrative Assistant for Service Coordination
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Department: Service Coordination, SGSCLC
Reports to: Service Coordination Supervisor, SGSCLC

Summary

The Administrative Assistant for Service Coordination is responsible for scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, and otherwise relieves officials of clerical work and minor administrative and business detail by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Performs general office duties for the Service Coordination Department such as: filing, organizing enrollment packets and other printed documents, answering phones, taking messages, distributing mail, makes copies of correspondence and assisting with other administrative duties as needed.
-Maintains confidentiality with regards to the children and families of SGSCLC.
-Setup, organize and maintain filing system for service coordination.
-Greets and assist all visitors in a professional manner.
-Prepares and mails source documents upon enrollment as well as during the each annual update period.
-Ensures that Medicaid eligibility for enrolled children remains current and is on file.
-Maintains the private pay accounts for SGSCLC. Compiles and distributes private reports weekly, to the Supervisor of Service Coordination and to the Bookkeeper Specialist.
-Verifies information to be entered by contacting parents/guardians to resolve questions, inconsistencies, or missing data for newly enrolled children.
-Makes necessary corrections and updates to information entered.
-Tracks enrollment and annual update packets as they are mailed out and received in.
-Composes and types routine correspondence, including e-mail and faxes for the Service Coordination Department.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test.

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 regularly required to talk or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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.


Administration Receptionist/Secretary

Position Title: Administration Receptionist/Secretary
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Department: Administration
Reports to: Human Resources Manager

Summary

Receives visitors and operates ESI telephone console. Provides clerical and secretarial support for all employees within the Administrative Office.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Obtains visitor’s name and notifies employee that visitor is present
-Operates ESI telephone console to receive and direct incoming calls
-Types memos, correspondence, reports, and other documents
-Assists in preparing mail-outs such as: Board meeting reminders, Human Resources mail outs, etc.
-Distributes incoming mail and messages
-Assists in arranging meetings, coordinates calendars, handles travel arrangements, and sets up for on-site meetings
-Orders, receives and maintains office supplies
-Assists in Human Resources functions as assigned, such as: application/hire process, filing, setting up employment files, etc.
-Assists Administration staff, as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

One year related experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

First Aid, TB Skin Test, Arkansas Driver’s License, and Auto Liability insurance.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Work Environment

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 regularly required to talk or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Position Title: Direct Support Professional - Hourly
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Department: Alternative Community Services
Reports to: Direct Care Supervisor

Summary

The Direct Support Professional provides the necessary support for an individual with a developmental disability to live in an independent situation (e.g. apartment, duplex, home) and or family environment. These services enable persons with developmental disabilities to live, work and enjoy recreational opportunities in the community.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Provide support to consumers including health and independent living skills/activities of daily living.
-Assist consumers with maintaining appropriate behavior and showing respect for other individuals at home and in the community.
-Assist consumers in daily living skills as outlined in the annual Medicaid Waiver Person Centered Service Plan, Outcomes and Goals section.
-Increase consumers community awareness by participating in outings to include but not limited to: shopping, social/community events, appointments, vocation, banking, church of choice (if applicable) and other locations of interest.
-Provide transportation, as needed via personal vehicle. In order to provide transportation services you must, at all times, have the AR State minimum level of auto liability insurance requirements.
-Maintain records of money spent for consumers served to turn into the Direct Care Supervisor.
-Provide input and recommendations for consumers during Annual PCSP plan.
-Observe and document consumer’s daily progress on timesheets, behavior incident reports, etc.
-Complete required training. This training includes but is not limited to: orientation, consumer-specific training, Defensive Driver training, 1st Aid and CPR, in-service training, annual training, and additional training as required.
-Turn in weekly timesheets, weekly medication sheets and any other documentation required by your Direct Care Supervisor before 10:00 a.m. every Monday.
-Have the ability to communicate effectively with consumers.
-Have the ability to understand written activity plans, execute instructions, and document services delivered.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Have a high school diploma, or have successfully completed a GED, and have minimum of one year of relevant, supervised work experience with a public health, human services or other community service agency, or have a minimum of two years verifiable experience with individuals with developmental disabilities may be used in lieu of the aforementioned qualification or have two (2) years of verifiable successful history with individuals with developmental disabilities.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test, Arkansas Driver’s License and auto liability insurance, as necessary.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 moderate.


Direct Support Professional - Daily

Position Title: Direct Support Professional - Daily
FLSA Status: Daily Rate – Exempt
Department: Alternative Community Services
Reports to: Direct Care Supervisor

Summary

The Direct Support Professional provides the necessary support for an individual with a developmental disability to live in an independent situation (e.g. apartment, duplex, home) and or family environment. These services enable persons with developmental disabilities to live, work and enjoy recreational opportunities in the community.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Provide support to consumers including health and independent living skills/activities of daily living.
-Assist consumers with maintaining appropriate behavior and showing respect for other individuals at home and in the community.
-Assist consumers in daily living skills as outlined in the annual Medicaid Waiver Person Centered Service Plan, Outcomes and Goals section.
-Increase consumers community awareness by participating in outings to include but not limited to: shopping, social/community events, appointments, vocation, banking, church of choice (if applicable) and other locations of interest.
-Provide transportation, as needed via personal vehicle. In order to provide transportation services you must, at all times, have the AR State minimum level of auto liability insurance requirements.
-Maintain records of money spent for consumers served to turn into the Direct Care Supervisor.
-Provide input and recommendations for consumers during Annual PCSP plan.
-Observe and document consumer’s daily progress on timesheets, behavior incident reports, etc.
-Complete required training. This training includes but is not limited to: orientation, consumer-specific training, Defensive Driver training, 1st Aid and CPR, in-service training, annual training, and additional training as required.
-Turn in weekly timesheets, weekly medication sheets and any other documentation required by your Direct Care Supervisor before 10:00 a.m. every Monday.
-Have the ability to communicate effectively with consumers.
-Have the ability to understand written activity plans, execute instructions, and document services delivered.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Have a high school diploma, or have successfully completed a GED, and have minimum of one year of relevant, supervised work experience with a public health, human services or other community service agency, or have a minimum of two years verifiable experience with individuals with developmental disabilities may be used in lieu of the aforementioned qualification or have two (2) years of verifiable successful history with individuals with developmental disabilities.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test, Arkansas Driver’s License and auto liability insurance, as necessary.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 moderate.


Job Coach

Position Title: Job Coach
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Department: Adult Clinical Services
Reports to: Coordinator for Adult Clinical Services

Summary

The Job Coach is responsible for providing guidance and direction in the accurate completion of consumer work activities. They are also responsible for planning and delivery of daily service components in the areas of: Sensorimotor Development, Communicative Development, Social Development, Cognitive Development and Vocational Readiness.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Supervise consumers in meeting appropriate production deadlines and maintain quality control.
-Provide group and/or individual consumer instruction and supervision of sub-contract work.
-Assist with time studies to be used in establishing consumer piece rates.
-Set up sub-contract work-count and record consumer production.
-Daily, maintain consumer work description sheets.
-Observe and document consumer’s daily progress on goal sheets.
-Provide ongoing evaluation of consumers program and recommend changes.
-Assist coordinators with consumer’s goals and objectives through personal observation and assessments.
-Supervise consumers during breaks and lunch.
-Complete and turn in DDS billing sheets every Monday and at the end of the month.
-Transport consumers in van or bus to and from the facility.
-Assist in vehicle maintenance/upkeep.
-Complete and turn in DDTCS transportation logs, daily.
-Provide active treatment to consumers as it relates to IPP plan/Goals and Objectives.
-Reports to Production Supervisor in regards to production matters.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of six months previous experience working with developmental disabilities preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid and TB Skin Test.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Lead Life Skills Instructor

Position Title: Lead Life Skills Instructor
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Shifts Available: 1st Shift, 2nd/Weekend Shift, Overnight
Department: Community Life Services
Reports to: Program Coordinator

Summary (1st Shift)

Responsible for providing guidance and direction to staff, while ensuring the accurate completion of consumer work activities. They are also responsible for planning and delivery of daily service components in the areas of: Sensorimotor Development, Communicative Development, Social Development, Cognitive Development and Vocational Readiness.


Summary (2nd/Weekend and Overnight Shifts)

Responsible for providing guidance to staff while ensuring direct care services to the consumers of Community Life Services, in regards to household maintenance, assist in meal preparation, and all programming instructions to the consumers under the direct supervision of the QMRP/Director and Program Coordinator. Responsible for monitoring consumer performance on household maintenance objectives, meal preparation objectives, and all other programming as pertinent to the individual IPP.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


General Responsibilities

-Will transport consumer(s) as needed.
-As needed, assists consumers in meal preparations and serves to consumers, visitors, and staff in a family style atmosphere that meets the nutritional needs as defined by the qualified consultant dietitian.
-Will provide and assist in instructional training and supervision to consumers in the home settings.
-Manages consumer(s) inappropriate behaviors in a professional manner and demonstrates the necessary skills and techniques to intervene effectively.
-Oversees and ensures that staff assigned duties are completed by the end of the shift.
- Conducts all disaster drills, complete the necessary forms for the drill, and be sure they are completed properly and in a timely manner.

1st Shift

-Prepare & Serve breakfast before transporting consumers to Landers Center, as needed.
-Assist with personal hygiene and grooming.
-Supervise consumers in meeting appropriate production deadlines and maintain quality control.
-Assist with time studies to be used in establishing consumer piece rates.
-Set up sub-contract work-count and record consumer production.
-Daily, maintain consumer work description sheets.
-Observe and document consumer’s daily progress on goal sheets.
-Provide ongoing evaluation of consumers program and recommend changes.
-Assist coordinators with consumer’s goals and objectives through personal observation and assessments.
-Supervise consumers during breaks and lunch.
-Complete and turn in DDTCS transportation logs, daily.
-Provide active treatment to consumers as it relates to IPP plan/Goals and Objectives.
-Reports to Production Supervisor in regards to production matters.

2nd/Weekend Shift

-Responsible for assisting the consumer(s) in completing laundry.
-Provides housekeeping services according to the ICF/MR regulations.
-Responsible for all kitchen sanitation needs.
-Follows the recommended menus as stated in terms of meal preparation and assists in ensuring special diets are adhered to.
-Adheres to ICF/MR regulations, as related to the kitchen area, including wearing hair nets and gloves.
-Assist in proper food storage according to ICF/MR regulations.
-Reads entries in Goal Data Book on a daily basis and will chart entries daily at the end of the shift.
-Shall complete all necessary forms, including but not limited to: Marks Report, Behavior Incident Report, Night Monitoring Sheets, etc. and informs appropriate supervisor of any significant events.
-Responsible for seeing to the consumers’ well-being, emotional changes, behavior concerns, and safety. Will report any significant events to the QMRP.
-Will work in a professional capacity conveying the philosophy of CLS while on site or in the community.

Overnight

-Responsible for assisting the consumer(s) in completing laundry.
-Assist with personal hygiene and grooming.
-Provides housekeeping services according to the ICF/MR regulations.
-Manages consumer(s) inappropriate behaviors in a professional manner and demonstrates the necessary skills and techniques to intervene effectively.
-Responsible for all kitchen sanitation needs.
-Follows the recommended menus as stated in terms of meal preparation and assists in ensuring special diets are adhered to.
-Adheres to ICF/MR regulations, as related to the kitchen area, including wearing hair nets and gloves.
-Assist in proper food storage according to ICF/MR regulations.
-Shall complete all necessary forms, including but not limited to: Marks Report, Behavior Incident Report, Midnight Census Report, Night Monitoring Sheets, etc. and informs appropriate supervisor of any significant events.
-Responsible for seeing to the consumers’ well-being, emotional changes, behavior concerns, and safety. Will report any significant events to the QMRP.
-Will work in a professional capacity conveying the philosophy of CLS while on site or in the community.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of six months previous experience working with developmental disabilities preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test, and Arkansas Driver’s License and auto liability insurance or Arkansas Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement and current DOT Medical Certificate, as required.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 moderate.


Life Skills Instructor

Position Title: Life Skills Instructor
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Shifts Available: 1st Shift, 2nd/Weekend Shift, Overnight
Department: Community Life Services
Reports to: Program Coordinator

Summary (1st Shift)

Responsible for providing guidance and direction to staff, while ensuring the accurate completion of consumer work activities. They are also responsible for planning and delivery of daily service components in the areas of: Sensorimotor Development, Communicative Development, Social Development, Cognitive Development and Vocational Readiness.


Summary (2nd/Weekend and Overnight Shifts)

Responsible for providing guidance to staff while ensuring direct care services to the consumers of Community Life Services, in regards to household maintenance, assist in meal preparation, and all programming instructions to the consumers under the direct supervision of the QMRP/Director and Program Coordinator. Responsible for monitoring consumer performance on household maintenance objectives, meal preparation objectives, and all other programming as pertinent to the individual IPP.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


General Responsibilities

-Will transport consumer(s) as needed.
-As needed, assists consumers in meal preparations and serves to consumers, visitors, and staff in a family style atmosphere that meets the nutritional needs as defined by the qualified consultant dietitian.
-Will provide and assist in instructional training and supervision to consumers in the home settings.
-Manages consumer(s) inappropriate behaviors in a professional manner and demonstrates the necessary skills and techniques to intervene effectively.
-Assist shift supervisor with other duties as assigned.

1st Shift

-Prepare & Serve breakfast before transporting consumers to Landers Center, as needed.
-Assist with personal hygiene and grooming.
-Supervise consumers in meeting appropriate production deadlines and maintain quality control.
-Assist with time studies to be used in establishing consumer piece rates.
-Set up sub-contract work-count and record consumer production.
-Daily, maintain consumer work description sheets.
-Observe and document consumer’s daily progress on goal sheets.
-Provide ongoing evaluation of consumers program and recommend changes.
-Assist coordinators with consumer’s goals and objectives through personal observation and assessments.
-Supervise consumers during breaks and lunch.
-Complete and turn in DDTCS transportation logs, daily.
-Provide active treatment to consumers as it relates to IPP plan/Goals and Objectives.
-Reports to Production Supervisor in regards to production matters.

2nd/Weekend Shift

-Responsible for assisting the consumer(s) in completing laundry.
-Provides housekeeping services according to the ICF/MR regulations.
-Responsible for all kitchen sanitation needs.
-Follows the recommended menus as stated in terms of meal preparation and assists in ensuring special diets are adhered to.
-Adheres to ICF/MR regulations, as related to the kitchen area, including wearing hair nets and gloves.
-Assist in proper food storage according to ICF/MR regulations.
-Reads entries in Goal Data Book on a daily basis and will chart entries daily at the end of the shift.
-Shall complete all necessary forms, including but not limited to: Marks Report, Behavior Incident Report, Night Monitoring Sheets, etc. and informs appropriate supervisor of any significant events.
-Responsible for seeing to the consumers’ well-being, emotional changes, behavior concerns, and safety. Will report any significant events to the QMRP.
-Will work in a professional capacity conveying the philosophy of CLS while on site or in the community.

Overnight

-Responsible for assisting the consumer(s) in completing laundry.
-Assist with personal hygiene and grooming.
-Provides housekeeping services according to the ICF/MR regulations.
-Manages consumer(s) inappropriate behaviors in a professional manner and demonstrates the necessary skills and techniques to intervene effectively.
-Responsible for all kitchen sanitation needs.
-Follows the recommended menus as stated in terms of meal preparation and assists in ensuring special diets are adhered to.
-Adheres to ICF/MR regulations, as related to the kitchen area, including wearing hair nets and gloves.
-Assist in proper food storage according to ICF/MR regulations.
-Shall complete all necessary forms, including but not limited to: Marks Report, Behavior Incident Report, Midnight Census Report, Night Monitoring Sheets, etc. and informs appropriate supervisor of any significant events.
-Responsible for seeing to the consumers’ well-being, emotional changes, behavior concerns, and safety. Will report any significant events to the QMRP.
-Will work in a professional capacity conveying the philosophy of CLS while on site or in the community.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of six months previous experience working with developmental disabilities preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test, and Arkansas Driver’s License and auto liability insurance or Arkansas Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement and current DOT Medical Certificate, as required.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 moderate.


Program Coordinator

Position Title: Program Coordinator
Department: Community Life Services
Reports to: Director CLS
FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt

Summary

Assists in the planning, administration, and directing the operation of intermediate care facility by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Shall be responsible for preparing all required documents for assigned Consumers’ annual IPP meetings and facilitates respective IPP and IDT meetings, as needed.
-Shall participate in implementation of consumer specific behavior management plans and provides input regarding behaviors prior to annual IPP meetings.
-Completes quarterly Environmental check for assigned unit and prepare action plan for addressing any issues.
-Ensures all required information is current and posted on facility bulletin board and is also responsible for the monthly consumer Activity Calendar.
-Schedules, prepares and distributes Family Style Dining forms; reviewing and approving or addressing any issues/concerns notes prior to placing in permanent file.
-Responsible for implementation and documentation of all requirements for Life Safety Codes manual.  
-Completes Monthly Consumer Observations for assigned consumers.  
-Completes Quarterly Progress Reports for assigned consumers.
-Responsible for maintaining current files for assigned consumers also tracks all client activities such as the exercise program and maintain a record of their progress.
-Ensures completion of all new hire processes including, but limited to: applications, interviews, orientation, and required trainings.
-Is the liaison between CLS and Human Resources ensuring the required personnel information is maintained.
-Assists in preparing weekly staffing schedules to ensure adequate staffing ratios; post and distribute copies.
-Manages all Consumers’ funds and ensures that quarterly recaps of client accounts are sent to guardians.
-Representative for CLS on the AEDD Quality Assurance Committee.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervises restorative, dietary and housekeeping staff, carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Arkansas Driver's License, CPR/ First Aid Certification, TB Skin test, Auto Liability Insurance

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 regularly required to talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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.


Rider (Bus & Van)

Position Title: Rider (Bus & Van)
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Department: Sammie Gail Sanders Children’s Learning Center (SGSCLC)
Reports to: Transportation Manager

Summary

The bus/van rider ensures safe delivery of children to and from SGSCLC by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Will pick-up and drop-off children in their classrooms and will complete required forms such as sign-in sheet.
-Riders will complete the health inspection form to ensure children’s personal property remains with them.
-Supervise children at all times to ensure safety of the children during transportation to and from the facility. Children must be secured in the appropriate seats based upon age and must remain seated at all times.
-Daily transportation/trip sheets are required for each route.  They must have the driver’s and rider’s signature, date, beginning mileage, and ending mileage.
-Riders will handle all cell-phone communication. 
-Daily, check the transportation log at the front desk for any transportation changes. 
-Rider’s will assistance Driver’s with pre and post trip inspections.
-Advises parents/guardians to communicate all concerns and/or changes to the Transportation Manager.
-Responsible for reporting all concerns and/or complaints to the Transportation Manager.
-Will follow transportation policies and procedures specific to SGSCLC.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid and TB Skin Test.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


SGSCLC - CDL Driver

Position Title: CDL Driver
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Department: Sammie Gail Sanders Children’s Learning Center (SGSCLC)
Reports to: Transportation Manager

Summary

The CDL Driver ensures the safety of the consumer to and from the facility and performs any combination of following tasks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Responsible for the safety of the children during transportation to and from school.  Children must be secured in the appropriate seats based upon age and must remain seated at all times.
-Daily transportation/trip sheets are required for each route.  They must have the driver’s and rider’s signature, date, beginning mileage, and ending mileage.
-Ensure parent/guardian signs each child on and off the bus/van.
-Vehicles must be gassed up prior to or after delivery of children in the morning.
-Drivers will drive the speed limit and stop at all railroad crossings, drivers will focus on the road at all times. The radio is not allowed nor is talking on a cell phone while driving. 
-All vehicles must be kept clean. There can be no trash left on the vehicle.  
-Daily, check the transportation log at the front desk for any transportation changes. 
-Drivers must check the mail box in the transportation department for mail to be sent to parents/guardians.
-Driver will report all concerns and/or parent complaints to the transportation manager.
-Advise parents/guardians to report any transportation concerns and/or changes to the Transportation Manager.
-Drivers, with rider’s assistance, will do pre and post trip inspections.
-Drivers will also keep up with children’s personal belongings, once they are on the bus.
-Drivers will sign off on trip sheet signifying all children are off the vehicle after parking the vehicle.
-Will follow transportation policies and procedures specific to SGSCLC.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CDL Requirements

CDL’s must comply with all federal DOT regulations in addition to passing DOT drug and alcohol screen(s).

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of three to six months previous experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test, Arkansas Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement for 15 passenger or above vehicles, and current DOT Medical Certificate.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Teacher Aide

Position Title: Teacher Aide
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Department: Sammie Gail Sanders Children’s Learning Center (SGSCLC)
Reports to: Education Staffing Supervisor

Summary

The Teacher Aide assists the Certified Teaching staff by performing instructional tasks in the classroom in order to complete the children’s daily lessons, goals, and objectives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-Discuss assigned teaching area with classroom Certified Teacher to coordinate instructional efforts.
-Daily, make sure parent/guardian signs children in and out with correct time and signature.
-Follows classroom schedule, lesson plan, and curriculum.
-Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aids based on curriculum provided by classroom Certified Teacher.
-Presents subject matter per curriculum to students, utilizing variety of methods and techniques such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role-playing.
-Assists and demonstrates active teaching with all children, individually or in groups, with projects and activities to present or reinforce learning concepts.  
-Supervises children at all times, i.e., classrooms, cafeteria, playground, and in transition.  
-Serves meals and refreshments to children.
-Completes daily data documentation.
-Discusses progress of children with treatment team.
-Attend to the physical, social, and emotional needs of the children.
-Engage the children in a variety of activities such as individual center play.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required in addition to one of the following: two years of experience working with children, or two years of college education, or CDA certification. CDA preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test, and Arkansas Driver’s License as necessary.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Van Driver

Position Title: Van Driver
FLSA Status: Hourly – Non-Exempt
Department: Adult Clinical Services at Lacy Landers Skills Training Center
Reports to: Coordinator for Adult Clinical Services

Summary

The Van Driver ensures the safety of the consumer to and from the facility and performs any combination of following tasks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


-You are responsible for the safety of the consumers during transportation to and from the facility.
-Daily sign in sheets are required for each route.  They must have the driver’s name, date and beginning mileage.
-Vehicles must be gassed up prior to or after delivery of consumers.
-Drivers will drive the speed limit and stop at all railroad crossings, drivers will focus on the road at all times. The radio is not allowed nor is talking on a cell phone while driving.
-Vehicles are to be kept clean at all times.  There can be no trash left on the vans. 
-Will follow transportation policies and procedures specific to Adult Clinical Services.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of three to six months previous experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test, Arkansas Driver’s License.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.