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Posted: Saturday, December 23, 2017 12:13 AM

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Arc of Anchorage is looking for an experienced, responsible, caring and dedicated individual to provide direct support to a young man in his home, during night time hours. This is an overnight awake shift that involves monitoring him at night, being alert to signs and symptoms of needs for assistance and responding to same, repositioning him, performing tasks to maintain and prepare his medical equipment and supplies to ready him for his daily activities, and more. The applicant must be available to work night shifts from 12am-8am for 2-3 nights a week with some flexibility to be able to attend daytime trainings and to cover additional nights if necessary to insure adequate staffing. Experience with working awake, overnight shifts is preferred. Excellent communication skills and ability to accurately follow instructions are required. Applicants must be able to follow directions and have attention to detail.

The family is looking for applicants who have a medical background – CNA certification or higher and/or like training. Experience with gastronomy and tube feedings, tracheotomy and ventilator preferred.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
6 Months Customer Service Experience = Entry Level

Required:High School Diploma/GED. Six (6) months social service/life experience with individuals who experience an intellectual or developmental disability. Customer Service may be substituted for direct experience where applicable. Six (6) months experience computer proficiency. Must have continuous use of a vehicle during work shifts, valid Alaska driver license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, current TB skin test/health screening and the ability to pass a criminal background check. Must maintain CPR, First Aid, and MANDT certification..

Preferred: Active C.N.A. certification or higher or similar training. One (1) year experience in social services and/or direct care in areas related to individuals who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities. One (1) year experience in computer proficiency along with Microsoft Office Software experience.

BENEFITS:

Competitive Benefits Package, see website for more information. Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, Value Village discounts

ABOUT US:

The Arc of Anchorage is a private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1957 dedicated to serving children and adults who experience developmental disabilities or mental health issues so they can lead rich, full, satisfying lives of dignity and purpose. The Arc of Anchorage has been accredited though The Council on Quality Leadership (CQL) since 2012 and CARF since 2014. The Arc of Anchorage is a chapter of The Arc of the United States, a grassroots organization with more than 140,000 members who are affiliated with nearly one thousand state and local chapters across the country.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at http://www.thearcofanchorage.org and submit an online application and upload your resume.

• Location: Anchorage, Anchorage, AK

• Post ID: 6096077 anchorage
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