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The New York Foundling DSP - Audubon Avenue ( Upper Manhattan | 32 Hours/wk. | Overnight ) in New York, New York

  • Developmental Disabilities

  • DSPAU05876


New York, NY, USA

  • Ensure appropriate supervision, health and safety of individuals; Implement Individual Plan of Protective Oversight.
  • Advocate for individuals in the community (medical appointments, church, recreation activities etc).
  • Ensure individual’s plan of care is implemented.
  • Ensure that individual medication is administered as prescribed.
  • Assist in daily living skills (e.g. personal hygiene, food preparation, housekeeping, laundry, shopping)
  • Maintain facility in compliance with the OPWDD and COA standards.
  • Facilitate individual’s learning and skill training in fire safety.
  • Complete daily progress notes and other individual logs.
  • Maintain updated certifications in CPR/first aid, SCIP, and AMAP.
  • Provide atmosphere conducive to positive behavior.
  • Observe, report regressive and unusual behavior and work cooperatively with clinical staff.
  • Planning and preparing balanced meals.
  • Cleaning and maintaining of the residential unit.
  • Assist individuals with the purchase of groceries, clothing, hygiene supplies and other items needed.
  • Transport and escort individuals on recreational activities, medical appointment, home visits, etc.
  • Remain on shift until your relief has arrived.
  • Complete job related tasks as needed.


  • HS Diploma/GED.
  • A NY, NJ or PA driver’s license with no more than 4 points.
  • AMAP, SCIP, CPR, and First Aid Certifications preferred.
  • Experience working with adults that have developmental disabilities


HS Graduate or Equivalent or better

Licenses & Certifications


Driver's License


First Aid

Posted: November 20, 2020