Monday - Friday 7a - 3p
40 hours per week
The pay scale for this position is $14.28 in consideration of education and / or experience
Citizens offers a variety of residential supports based upon the level of support and supervision required by each person to include Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRA’s) and Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF’s).
High School Diploma or GED
Valid New York State Driver’s License that is also qualified in accordance with agency’s insurance standards; successful completion and maintenance of AMAP status
Ability to communicate and understand written and oral directives / information and an excellent team player with a positive attitude.
Primary duties and responsibilities include but not limited to :
Reviews medical appointment calendar on a daily basis to see what appointments are scheduled for the day
Accompanies and transports people supported on medical appointments and supports person to advocate for their medical needs
Confirms location of appointment, obtains vehicle for appointment, obtains directions to appointment and allows ample time for timely arrival at appointment
Ensure the needs of the person supported are met before, during and after appointment. This includes but is not limited to hygiene, toileting, meals, snacks and medication administration
Ensures that all needed information for successful completion of the appointment is in hand prior to leaving for appointment (i.
e., consultation form, medical book, nurses notes, etc.)
Obtains completed consultation form and needed scripts from the physician prior to leaving appointment and delivers them to the house nurse upon return
Performs all other duties as requested by supervisor
This position requires regular and substantial unsupervised or unrestricted physical contact with people receiving services and, therefore, is subject to successful completion of fingerprint / criminal background check.