Partnerships in Community Living, Inc. (PCL) is a nonprofit organization with headquarters in Monmouth, Oregon. We are devoted to building partnerships with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD), their families, our communities, and our employees. Prospective candidates will show an understanding of the basic principles of dignity and respect for all people, while promoting the work of PCL concerning social justice for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
PCL is seeking a Registered Nurse to work in our homes supporting people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The homes are primarily in Polk, Marion, and Lane Counties with some travel to Benton, Jackson and Josephine Counties. Hours are typically Monday- Friday 8am- 5pm. Work emphasis: completing Health Assessments, developing limited or full nursing care plans in accordance with the OAR’s, monitoring the plans and the health of those supported, delegation of nursing tasks, and providing training for staff and people supported.
The Service Team Coordinator Apprentice (STCA) is responsible for learning all the associated responsibilities for leading teams of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who provide services in the homes of people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and sometimes co-occurring mental illness. This position requires an individual with strong leadership/management skills and ideally, a human services background. A successful STCA will be able to learn/demonstrate how to ensure quality service delivery as well as compliance with State regulations and agency policies. Additionally, a STCA will be able to lead through team development, open communication and also promote and challenge learning initiatives for those supervised and the people we support. This includes promoting a positive team attitude and be able to effectively respond to unexpected changes or demands.
Residential Area Administrative Specialist. A successful Area Administrative Specialist is the ‘glue’ of each area of service. They are well versed in all the agency’s processes and procedures. They are detail oriented and able to juggle multiple and competing priorities. They have not only a task oriented focus but, as well, find and take advantage of teaching moments. The Area Administrative Specialist provides whatever support that is needed, at the moment, to ensure that Service Coordinators in their area as able to focus on their most important priority, the people we support.
The Area Relief are shining examples of PCL’s mission in action blended with the ability to provide services to any person within their assigned area. They are able to walk into any situation, pick up where needed and ensure that people are supported in a way that promotes a person centered life. The DSP-AR is generally utilized when there have long term openings or there is a need for additional staff. It is the role of the DSP-AR to provide a feeling of reassurance, stability, and support to the team members and people supported. They are role models, mentors, and ambassadors to the team members they work with and people they support.
A primary purpose of the DSP is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. This emphasis on empowerment and participation is critical because the prejudices of society form powerful barriers that prevent many people with mental or physical disabilities from enjoying a high quality of life. It is the mandate of the DSP to follow the individual path suggested by the unique gifts, preferences, and needs of each person they support, and to walk in partnership with the person, and those who love him or her, toward a life of opportunity, well-being, freedom, and contribution.
Providing supports in Salem, Keizer, Monmouth, Independence, and Dallas, DSP’s in Marion and/or Polk County mostly work in 24-hour residential settings. DSP’s will assist in the development and implementation of all support plans while ensuring that people with intellectual disabilities live their lives as they choose and participate within their community. DSP’s may also assist people with food preparation, personal health and hygiene needs, personal and household shopping, personal funds management and creating relationships with family and community members. Successful candidates will be ethical, patient, reliable, communicative, compassionate, adaptable, and able to work independently.
PCL is an equal opportunity and drug free employer that greatly values their employees!
Recruitment & Retention Manager
Partnerships In Community Living, Inc