RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST (BRIGHTON HEIGHTS AREA)
Pittsburgh Mercy

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:
Rotating Shift

Description:

REQUIREMENTS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • Valid driver's license and be able to drive an organization automobile/van
  • Act 33/34/73 Clearances
  • Pre-Employment Physical/TB
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen
  • Must pass Initial Medication Training within first year of employment

WORK SCHEDULE: This is a Non-Exempt (hourly) position.
  • Sunday 8:00AM-3:30PM
  • Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 3:00PM-10:30PM
  • These hours are subject to change according to program need.

Great Benefit Package: (Benefits start Day 1 of employment)
  • 403B with employer match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holiday Days
  • Plus more...

ABOUT THE ROLE

This position will work in an Intellectual Disabilities Residential program in the Brighton Heights area that houses 3 residents. The Residential Support Specialist is an entry level position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assistance and training to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. This position is designed to provide quality support to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities as outlined in the ISP. This position is directly responsible to the Team Lead and Supervisor and expected to operate with considerable initiative and professionalism with all staff and partners outside of Mercy. Staff will be expected to relocate as needed to meet minimum staffing needs for each site. In the event of unforeseeable emergencies, staff may be required to stay until relief staff arrive.

ABOUT YOU
In any given day, you might cook, clean, bathe, manage medications, take residents to appointments, shop for residents, interact with family members, and take residents on outings. We're looking for employees who are professional, flexible, compassionate, and can remain composed in stressful situations.

This is a team-based position. Our sites are like your family home! Your dependability, integrity, empathy for others (both persons served and your fellow employees), and dedication to teamwork are essential to this position.

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY
we are a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area's most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help - and hope - to people who are experiencing:
• Mental illness and substance abuse
• Physical health needs
• Intellectual disabilities
• Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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