EASTER SEALS SE WI Activity Personal Care Assistant in WAUKESHA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The Activity/Personal Care Assistant is responsible for assisting participants with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's), including group and individual tasks, while maintaining a safe, supportive and comfortable program environment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES (FUNCTIONS) include the following: Interacts with participants in a respectful, age-appropriate, and culturally-appropriate manner by honoring participant preferences and requests, in conjunction with behavior plans and care information. Works cooperatively with Activity/Personal Care Supervisor to provide interesting and stimulating program activities that are appropriate for most participants, which include community outings (i.e., planning, accompanying, transporting), sports, recreation, exercise, and educational enrichment. Supports participants with ADLs (toileting, bathing, ambulating, transfers, feeding, changing clothes, etc.). Cleans up spills/bodily fluids using appropriate infection control procedures. Reports all possible cases of illness to Activity/Personal Care Supervisor, and provides assistance to participants that become ill while at the center. Ensures the safety of each participant by monitoring activities, maintaining a sanitary, clutter-free environment, and participating in safety training and emergency drills. Reports suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation of participants immediately per program and agency policies and procedures. Prepares, serves, and oversees feeding activities for daily snacks and lunches. Maintains program areas, supplies, and equipment ensuring that they are clean/disinfected stocked/replenished, and in good working order daily. Employs assistive equipment and practices throughout the day when transporting, lifting, and working with participants. Stays abreast of emergency procedures and/or updates for each program scenario to ensure awareness of protocols in the event of an emergency. Engages in assigned professional development and training. Participates in assigned meetings, professional development, and training as required. Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with individuals with disabilities in a health care or social service setting required. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/F5457E62AB1D446A