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  • Date Posted:

    04/09/14
  • Career Level:

    Entry Level
  • Education:

    High School
  • Job Function:

    Healthcare - Other
  • Job Status:

    Part-Time, Full-Time, Hourly
  • Industry:

    Healthcare, Social Services, Nonprofit
  • Job Division:

    Clinical Services
  • Job Code:

    VA152, 153, 001, 440, 049
  • Contact Information:

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Life Coach (ABA, PBS)

Community Residences, Inc. - Fairfax, VA

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Community Residences, Inc is currently seeking a Life Coach for our adult day program located in Chantilly, Virginia.  This is a day support position working with individuals with intellectual disabilities exhibiting challenging behaviors. Emphasis on skill training and community integration. Special focus on assisting individuals to obtain and maintain meaningful volunteer work.

Qualified applicants would have experience with the following essential job functions:

* Coaches individuals in the development of living and social skills, including providing person care assistance.

* Converses with individuals to reinforce positive behaviors and to promote social interaction.

* Administers medications in compliance with agency's policies.

* Documents consumer progress by maintaining documentation in compliance with all relevant regulations and policies.

* Participates in the development of individual vocational and behavioral planning.

* Participates in the person centered planning process and works toward targeted goals to achieve a high level of individual's satisfaction and results.

* Records, analyzes and reports results of individual community involvement in a professional and timely manner.

* Ensures volunteer sites are accessible and in compliance with health/safety standards of this agency and all regulatory bodies.

* Works collaboratively with all adjunct specialists (behaviorist, recreation therapist) and participates hands on in all activities including recreation activities, art groups and horticulture.

* Follows CR Health, Safety, and Emergency guidelines.

* Intervenes in crisis.

* Transports consumers as needed.



Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a High School diploma and a minimum of one year working with individual with intellectual disabilities, preferably in a day program. Knowledge of behavioral supports a plus. Must be CPR and First Aid certified. Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.  Needs to demonstrate ability to work professionally, courteously and effectively with people.

Physical Demands:
Ability to walk, stand, stoop and push a wheelchair and be out in a variety of weather.  Ability to lift 70 pounds repetitively.

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Company Profile

Community Residences, Inc.

Community Residences works in partnership with individuals who are seeking to live high quality lives with greater independence. We empower especially adults with intellectual disabilities or chronic mental health conditions, and both adults and youths who are homeless. Many of our programs are residential group homes, yet most of those whom we assist live on their own within the various communities we serve, from Anne Arundel to Richmond.

We are one of the largest providers of services to individuals with disabilities in Virginia, with programs in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties and the City of Richmond. In Maryland, Community Residences serves consumers in Anne Arundel and Baltimore Counties and in Baltimore City.

CR contributes through the provision of medical, therapeutic, educational, vocational, residential and integrative recreational services to the formation of vital relational communities through which our consumers experience greater independence, dignity, fulfillment and happiness.
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  • Date Posted:

    04/09/14
  • Career Level:

    Entry Level
  • Education:

    High School
  • Job Function:

    Healthcare - Other
  • Job Status:

    Part-Time, Full-Time, Hourly
  • Industry:

    Healthcare, Social Services, Nonprofit
  • Job Division:

    Clinical Services
  • Job Code:

    VA152, 153, 001, 440, 049
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
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more jobs from this company
 
 
WPNI ID: 28469767