MIDSTATE INDEPENDENT LIVING CHOICES Respite Provider in STEVENS POINT, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Respite Provider will be trained in the provision of services in each skill assigned which can include: Running errands; companionship; activities such as game/card playing and walks based on consumer preference. Assistance with bathing; toileting, including use of bedpan, urinal, commode or toilet; dressing and undressing; mobility and ambulating, including use of walker, cane and crutches; transfers, including bed to chair or wheelchair and reverse; changing of consumer(s) bed; laundering of bed linens and consumer(s) personal clothing; skin care (excluding wound care); care of eyeglasses and hearing aids; light cleaning in essential areas of home during personal care activities; meal preparation and meal serving. Promptly reporting changes in the consumer's condition to the designated supervisor. Completion of all time sheets and documentation necessary to maintain program services in a thorough, accurate, and timely manner. Maintaining confidentiality of consumer's information. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to transport consumer. Familiar with the philosophy and concepts of independent living. Ability to understand and carry out consumer instructions. Good communication skills. Ability to relate well to others. Good past employment references. Physical strength sufficient to perform essential functions of job. Ability to: regularly sit, stand, and walk; use hands and fingers, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; bend; squat; twist and talk or hear; occasionally lift and/or move individuals using transferring techniques or assistive technology/equipment. Reliable vehicle or alternate means of transportation to worksite required. Completion of interview and training conducted by PAS staff. Satisfactory Criminal Background results. Results based on relevance to position and in compliance with state and federal regulations for personal care workers. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Mail a Rsum: Evelyn Buckles Midstate Independent Living Choices, Inc. 3262 Church Street Stevens Point, WI 54481 Other: Submit resume (email, fax, mail, or in person). All applicants are REQUIRED to complete a Personal Assistant Services application. The application can be printed from our website at www.milc-inc.org; or obtained by calling 715-344-4210, ext. 222 or via email to ebuckles@milc-inc.org. Fax a Rsum: Attn: Evelyn 715-344-4799 E-Mail a Rsum: ebuckles@milc-inc.org