Team Member
Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain, Inc - Great Falls, MT

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Actively exhibits through consistent behavior the commitment to serve and respect clients. Serves as an active member of the team to ensure that the goals of clients are being met, reviewed, and updated according to the individual plan (IP or PSP). Spends the majority of workday actively involved with clients. Maintains a safe environment for clients and co-workers. Completes accurate documentation of services provided.

Required Skills

High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Experience working with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Program development and implementation skills preferred. Behavior management skills preferred. Must be self motivated, flexible, enjoy challenges and must be willing to work as part of a team. Must have valid MT driver''s license, satisfactory driving record and proof of insurance. Extensive background check will be required prior to employment.

Required Experience

Ability to move independently or with reasonable accommodation within the facility and community, ability to communicate clearly and to work overtime as needed. Applicant must be physically and mentally able to perform all requirements of the job. Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain policies require all employees to be free and clear of T.B., evidenced by a negative Tine test or chest X-ray prior to first date of work. Utilizing proper body mechanics, applicant must have the ability to lift supplies, equipment and as detailed below, applicant must perform a variety of physical tasks because of the special needs of clients in this area. These physical tasks include but are not limited to the following: Pushing wheelchairs during evacuations, as well as daily during area changes. Assisting clients to use walkers, crutches or other adaptive equipment. Ensuring clients'' safety during seizures, emergencies or transfers - lifting them to a chair, lowering them to a bed or the floor or otherwise moving them to a safe area. Therapy regimes prescribed by a physician such as: range of motion exercise and utilization of various O.T./PT materials and/or equipment. Moving equipment/material handling - up to 50-pound boxes, tables, chairs; bending, stretching and reaching to retrieve materials. Assisting clients to use restroom - transferring on and/or off stool or from a wheelchair to a bed. Training clients in vocational tasks - standing or leaning over worker for up to 45 minute training session; meet production/program demands requiring on your feet duty for up to 5 hours. Assure client safety with visual surveillance, auditory monitoring, and physical support. Bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, lifting and physically supporting or guiding clients are frequently required. Heavy lifting (over 50 pounds team lifting or lifting with mechanical assist) is required occasionally. Moderate lifting is frequently required. Ability to work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions required.

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