Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0589
Post Date 3/18/2019
Title Personal Assistant (PA)
City Orange
State NJ
Description Dedicated. Compassionate. Inspiring. Rewarding.

These are just some of the words to describe what it's like working at YCS. YCS employees are devoted professionals who have a passion for helping children, adolescents and adults.

Do you share the same qualities?

Sawtelle Home Lawnridge is a 24- hour psychiatric residential treatment facility program that provides short-term residential care for psychiatric/developmentally disabled, low functioning young men ages 14-21 to help stabilize them so they may successfully transition into a longer-term care program.

Personal Assistants are expected to have a unique sensitivity to recognize and appropriately respond to clients who may have evidenced difficulties. Provide quality daily care (personal hygiene, housekeeping, meal preparation, and other related tasks) to ensure the health and safety of clients in the residence and community.

Duties and Responsibilities Include but not limited: Assist clients in meeting their individual goals and objectives as defined in their Individual Habilitation Plan. Dependent on client’s IHP, teach/support the client with the following: bath, toilet, change adult absorbent underwear and linens, grooming and dressing, and self-administration of medication. Demonstrate a basic understanding of medications, purpose and side effects. Demonstrate proper body mechanics and mobility transfer technique to prevent injuries. De-escalate potential crisis situations and if necessary be prepared to control client physically. Keep accurate and timely records.

Work Schedule: Fri 11p-7a Sat-Sun 7a-3p
Requirements Must be at least 21 years or older

Must have a valid driver's license.

H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. College preferred

DDD experience preferred

All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.

YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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