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Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017 5:21 PM

United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is one of the leading non:profit companies in caring for individuals with developmental disabilities. Founded in 1945, UCPLA has been providing services, programs, resources, and support groups for individuals and their families with special needs including Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down syndrome, and general developmental delays. At UCPLA, we believe that each client is special and unique in their own way and they all deserve quality service and care. With over 70 years of experience, UCPLA is ready to help you build a rewarding career in a large non:profit direct care provider of services in Southern California. Consider joining our team to help our clients choose and participate in lifestyles that enable them to live in and contribute to their own communities. Help us make a difference. We have a supportive staff ready to help you to learn your new position. We encourage you . Opportunities for growth available. We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full:time staff: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Holiday Benefits, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave Benefits, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan. Contact our Human Resources representative for more information. UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in the City of L.A. pursuant to the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.Works closely with Administrator, Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP), and Nursing Department to ensure quality client care, and to ensure special needs of clients are metAssists QIDP with instructing staff on how to carry out active treatments and training objectives identified in each clientA?s Individualized Service Plan (ISP)Assigns and supervises Direct Care Staff in cleaning and laundry duties Trains new staff regarding client needs, client training objectives, and housekeeping dutiesServes as a member of admission conferences for all new clientsProvides new clients with an orientation to the facility with introduction to staff and peersAttends regularly scheduled in:servicesConducts routine house inspectionsIn conjunction with the Dietician and Administrator, assigns and monitors meal preparation, cooking, and cleaning; ensures menus are posted and followed; prepares meals as neededEnsures universal precautions and infection control standards are being followed Drives clients to appointments using company van and assists clients on outingsUses mechanical lift to transfer clients Provides Direct Care Staff support as neededMust be available by telephone and respond to calls in a timely mannerHigh school diploma or equivalentCertified Nursing Assistant Certificate and/or Nursing Attendant TrainingAt least 18 months of Direct Support experience, working with individuals with developmental disabilities under the supervision of a QIDP Current CPR certification required Ability to work and communicate in a professional manner with othersPositive attitude and flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the residential homeAbility to successfully pass all employee screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, physical exam, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United StatesAbility to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, lift and transfer clients (with assistance/Hoyer Lift)

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• Location: San Fernando Valley, sylmar

• Post ID: 133051648 sanfernandovalley
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