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IGHL- Independent Group Home Living Program, Inc. Direct Care Counselor/Caregiver in East Moriches, New York

IGHL is looking to hire caregivers in the following areas:Aquebogue, NYCalverton, NYCenter Moriches, NYEast Moriches, NYEast Patchogue, NYEast Quogue, NYEastport, NYFlanders, NYHampton Bays, NYJamesport, NYManorville, NYMiddle Island, NYQuogue, NYRiverhead, NYSouthampton, NYWading River, NYWest Hampton, NYYaphank, NYVarious Full Time and Part Time Shifts Available!The Direct Care Counselor (DCC) is a role model for the developmentally disabled consumer. The DCCs actions and interactions are based on mutual respect, communication, teamwork, teaching Activities of Daily Living (ADL). The DCC will provide hands on physical assistance for all ADL that the consumer does not complete independently.Some job responsibilities include:Guides, teaches and supervises, and, if necessary, provides physical assistance to the consumer during the performance of self-care routines: toileting, hand washing, bathing, showering, tooth brushing, eating, personal grooming and dressing.Implements program goal plans as written i.e. self care, communication, independent living, mobility, learning, economic self-sufficiency, self-direction, and records documentation, including billing as per program necessity.Administers medication, as per OPWDD AMAP certification.Maintains DRIVER AUTHORIZATION status, as per IGHL policy and provides transportation and supervision during community integrated activities and medical appointments if applicable.Accurately maintains documentation in all logs: nursing, medication, exposure control, behavior, communication and first aid.Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-services training.Participates in specialty training such as CPR and keeps certifications current.Requirements:High School Diploma/GEDValid NYS Drivers licenseDirect Care experienceComplete and maintain SCIP and Adult CPR certification, as per IGHL policyWork regularly scheduled days, including those that fall on holidaysMust be able to lift 50 lbs. at least five times per hourAble to sit, stand or bend throughout the dayEnthusiastic team player that handles stressful situations professionally with ease*SCIP/AMAP/CPR Certifications Preferred!Call 631-878-8868 for more information or visit our website: https://www.ighl.org/employmentIGHL and its affiliates consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, citizenship, age or disability. In addition, the company complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. IGHL and affiliates also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws.Special Requirements: Applicant must Lift 50 pounds;

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