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Substitute Program Aide - Days - Butler, PA 

Description

This position covers for vacancies, vacations, sickness and other leaves of absence in the geriatric day program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist program participants with one on one and group activities, exercises, music sessions, memory stimulation, craft projects, etc.
  • Assist participants with direct care, including but not limited to: feeding, toileting, grooming, mobility, and hygiene.
  • Coordinate meal preparation, delivery and clean up.
  • Assist participants with boarding and exiting buses, vans, etc., and entering and exiting the Center as necessary.
  • Provide input to the Activities Coordinator for the development and implementation of activities
  • Report observations of participants to Supervisor or Nurse for assessment.
  • Maintain routine participant records, including but not limited: arrival/departure times, meal counts, and housekeeping supplies.
  • Assist with coordinating special events, scheduling presenters, and developing the monthly newsletter.

Drive/operate various Agency vehicles as required.

 
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma/GED and at least one year of related experience in working with individuals in a health care or social services setting.
  • Must have current ACT 33 and ACT 34 clearances prior to start.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license which legally permits operating a motor vehicle in Pennsylvania.
  • Lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 200 pounds with assistance.
  • Lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Respond calmly in emergency situations.
  • Work with aggressive, violent and diverse behaviors.
  • Maintain an understanding and sympathetic attitude toward the program participants.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Location Butler, PA  
About the Organization Lifesteps assists families with the challenges they face at various stages in life. From the special needs of infants and young children, to the care and support needs of developmentally and intellectually disabled and frail elderly adults, Lifesteps offers family-focused programs and services.



Lifesteps was part of the National Easter Seal Society. In 1994, we became a local and independent agency with a broader mission and a new name - Lifesteps. We continue to meet the challenging needs of the families and individuals of all ages in the communities we serve.



Lifesteps provides programs and services in eleven counties. Availability of programs and services varies by county.  
Lifesteps Shift 9:30AM - 6:00PM  


This position is currently not accepting applications.

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