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Program Manager (Direct Support Professional)- Lacrosse

Company: Aurora Residential Alternatives
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

If you are passionate and committed to helping individuals live fuller, happier, and more satisfying lives, then Aurora Community Services has a rewarding career opportunity for you!For over 35 years, Aurora has been a leader in providing customized services that support individuals with disabilities, chronic mental illness, and traumatic brain injuries in residential settings. We value employees that are passionate about making people smile every day by empowering them to live as independently as possible.The services we provide require a dedicated staff that is committed to utilizing behavioral support programs, aiding with self care, or performing essential duties, while maintaining the consumer's dignity.Duties/Responsibilities:Seek out opportunities for community/social integrationHelp consumers plan and prepare their choices of fun events and outingsAssisting with self care- dressing, bathing or showering, brushing teeth, toileting, shavingMedication AdministrationMeal Preparation/PlanningTransportation of consumersFollow individual service plansOther duties as assignedLeadership ResponsibilitiesConduct thorough onsite training with new team members that demonstrates accurate proceduresGuide staff to empower consumers and promote independenceProvide productive feedback that aids in staff education and strengthens moraleProfessionally and effectively communicate through emails, documentation, reporting, and guardian/case management correspondenceEnforce safety procedures and adherence to individual service plansUtilize problem resolution procedure to minimize conflictHelp staff access stress management resourcesPerform other duties as assignedEssential Functions/Requirements:18 years of ageAcceptable Background Character VerificationValid drivers license and acceptable driving record for consumer transportAbility to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to twist, turn, squat, bend, reach, pull, push from high/low position, raise arms above shoulder, walk, sit (chair and floor), climb stairs, and use hands and fingersCommunicate basic EnglishBasic reading, writing, and internet navigation skillsExperience with adults with disabilities-- -Benefits:Health InsuranceLife InsuranceDental InsuranceVacation/Personal HoursEmployee Stock Ownership401-KEmployee Achievement ProgramReferral BonusLongevity BonusAnd moreIf you are looking to make a difference, join the Aurora team! Aurora Community Services is proud to be an Employee Owned Company! An EOE/AA Employer#JobListings #MentalHealthAwareness #NewBeginning #PersonalCare #hiringnow #hiring #joinourteam #careers #jobs #jobsearch #programassistant-- --- -#Caregiver #Caretaker #DirectCareStaff #PersonalCareWorker #DirectSupportProfessional #ResidentialCareProvider #DayStaff #NowHiring-- -#InHomeCare #AdultCare #Aide #CaregiverBehaviorsPreferredDedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrityMotivationsPreferredAbility to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: Aurora Residential Alternatives, La Crosse , Program Manager (Direct Support Professional)- Lacrosse, Executive , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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