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Overnight Health Safety Support (OHSS) Worker

$500 Sign On Bonus after 90 days of employment!

Full-time | $17.21/hr

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QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: High School diploma or GED preferred.

Experience: Knowledge of intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental illness desirable. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, families, natural supports, and providers. Lived experience with mental illness, intellectual/ developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders valued.

Other: Must be at least 18 years old. Must possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record (as determined by the agency). Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide the level of supervision needed to ensure an individual’s safety, along with the actions required if an individual’s health or welfare are at risk. Intervene on behalf of the individual to supervise overnight activities, such as reinforcing independent living skills and minor redirection of independent daily living skills. Assist, prompt and support individuals served in activities identified in the Individual Plan of Service (IPOS). Assist with preserving the health and safety of individuals served to support the most integrated and independent setting. May participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and person-centered planning process.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide support and services to individuals served as identified in the IPOS.
  2. Adhere to agency policy and procedures for assisting individuals with medication setup and/or delivery.
  3. Work effectively with providers, families, natural supports, and case managers concerning assessments, treatment planning, and service implementation.
  4. Assist with preserving the health and safety of individuals served to support the most integrated and independent setting.
  5. Complete progress notes, reports and required documentation according to agency clinical documentation standards.
  6. Ensure the provision of overnight supervision appropriate to the individual’s needs to achieve or maintain independent living, health, welfare, and safety.
  7. Oversee and be ready to respond to an individual’s unscheduled needs if occurred during overnight hours.
  8. Maintain the responsibility for health, welfare, and safety of the individual during overnight hours. 
  9. Demonstrate knowledge of universal precautions, standards of practice, and emergency protocol.

 

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Perform other related duties as required.
  2. May be requested to be involved in the Board’s continuous quality improvement program.
  3. May be required to provide own transportation while performing agency-related duties.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Ability to walk, bend, stand, sit, lift up to 25 pounds, with or without assistance, stretch/reach, hear, see, hand/finger dexterity and drive.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with applicable laws.

Benefits:

Full-Time

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Trainings
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 24-Hour On-site Gym
  • Supportive Team Environment
  • Generous Leave Time Package
  • Qualify for Loan Forgiveness
  • And More...