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Achieve Services, Inc. strives to ensure that the staff members who work here are motivated to provide the best service possible to our participants. Achieve has been very fortunate over the years maintaining a high level of employee satisfaction and retention. The average number of years an employee has worked with Achieve is 7 years. Achieve Services, Inc. offers an excellent pay and benefits program to employees. Achieve Services, Inc. looks for individuals that are upbeat, intelligent, creative and willing to work as a team.

Current Openings

Title Full Time- Transportation Assistant
Salary DOQ
Location Blaine
Job Information

Achieve is currently seeking a Full Time Transportation Assistant. The qualified individual will ride on one of our Achieve buses and assist the driver and participants during the route.  This position is a split shift up to 40 hour per week position. The approximate hours would be from 6:15am-10:15am and then 1:-4:00pm, Monday-Friday.  Achieve offers a competetive wage and excellent benefit options.

 

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Assist all participants on and off the vehicle as needed.
  • Secure all participants in seat belts or other safety equipment in the vehicle.
  • Support programmatic interventions of participants while on the vehicle.
  • Assist in providing safe transportation.
  • Ride along on route and assist participants and driver as needed.
  • Communicate with appropriate staff and document any concerns on corresponding forms.
  • Attend staff training and other meetings as required.
  • Assists participants with mobility (including lifting and transferring), dressing, buckling and other personal needs.
  • Assist participants with behavioral or medical needs while in transit.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Knowledge and Skill Required:

  • Ability to work with effectively with people with developmental   disabilities.
  • Ability to take and follow instructions/direction.
  • Ability to lift or manually assist people on and off the vehicles.
  • Ability to bend and stoop in the securing of wheelchairs in the buses.
  • Ability to push wheelchairs is adverse weather.
  • Ability to learn to operate wheelchair lift on the bus.
  • Ability to be on time and work scheduled shift.
  • Skill in oral communication.
  • Ability to provide direct care to program participants and assist with participant supervision as necessary.
  • Ability to engage in a cooperative work style,  encouraging teamwork and respect.

 

Responsibility for Public Contact:

The Achieve Services, Inc. – Transportation Assistant will have frequent contact with program participants, family members, guardians, and residential staff

 

Education and Experience Needed:

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred

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Title COTA / Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Salary DOQ
Job Information

Achieve Services, a day training program that supports adults with disabilities, is seeking a full time COTA (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant). The qualified candidate will work on 1-1 programs with participants during the program day, supervise and support carry-over programs and facilitate group activities in our Blaine location. Other duties include:

  • Responsible for scheduling and maintaining carryover/discharge programs of participants who have completed restorative PT, OT and Speech/language therapy services as appropriate.
  • Responsible for communicating schedule to all staff who have a participant receiving carryover service.
  • Accountable to provide a Summary of Service report on each participant receiving carryover/maintenance services for their semi-annual and annual review meetings.
  • Be available to attend Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meeting as requested or deemed appropriate, to effectively communicate progress, issues or new concerns.
  • Available to attend program planning if requested.
  • Required to educate area staff in individual carryover programs to assure continuity of cares.
  • Facilitate turning therapy programs over to areas staff when deemed appropriate or as needed.
  • Keep schedule of participants current based on priority of services that require specialized cares.
  • Available to assess new referrals within COTA scope of practice (to improve, refine or maintain motor skills, range of motion, fine and gross motor coordination as well as activities fro daily living, sensory integration and social living skills, eating, work, adaptive equipment, social skills, etc.)
  • Consult with Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to assist in referrals to outside OT, PT or Speech Therapy evaluation when necessary.
  • Provide activities in group structure to address psychological/social skills with a wide variety of participants based on needs and interest.
  • Responsible to provide a summary of activities for each group structured event every six months.
  • Available to go on outings as an additional support person as requested.
  • Provide direct care to participants as needed.
  • Responsible to keep program area clean and hazard-free.
  • Be knowledgeable of durable medical equipment and be able to assist in recommendations on adaptations or equipment.
  • Responsible to teach staff safe and appropriate techniques.
  • Provide one-on-one assistance to participants who are experiencing difficulty in learning new jobs.
  • Assist in adapting equipment for vocational and other activities.
  • Assist with scheduling community integration activities.
  • Provide assistance with behavior interventions as needed.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge and Skill Required:
  • Knowledge of Occupational Therapy principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of developmental disabilities field.
  • Knowledge of adaptive equipment.
  • Ability to assess skills and develop individual program plans.
  • Ability to physically lift and maneuver adult participants with agency equipment per agency policies.
  • Ability to make decisions and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to provide work direction to others.
  • Ability to adapt equipment.
  • Ability to network with peers for suggestions/guidance/networking with participant plans.
  • Ability to be on time and work scheduled shift.

Qualifications –

Current licensure as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). Meet the requirements of a comprehensive certification Renewal Program emphasizing continuing professional development. Experience working with individuals with Developmental Disabilities.

Achieve provides competitive salary as well as excellent benefits. Applicants can apply through Achieve’s website at www.achieveservices.org.

Job Type: Full-time

Required license or certification:

  • current/valid COTA
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Title On Call Direct Care and Driver Sub/Temporary Staff
Salary varies DOQ
Location Blaine
Job Information

Achieve Services, Inc. is looking for individuals that can work in an on-call status.

On-Call staff are needed for providing in-house and and Drivers to support the participants we serve. The hours vary depending on shifts you accept to work. Shifts can be working in-house at our Blaine location, working at community job sites, riding in our vehicles as transportation assistants or driving our buses (if you have a CDL) or passenger vans.  . Individuals can work up to 29 hours per week.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • To provide input and assistance in implementing formal and informal participant objectives.
  • To provide meaningful tasks and activities so that participants are engaged in functional activities.
  • Set up and carry through with tasks in ways that assist participants in increasing their independence.
  • Have a working knowledge of in-house jobs so that assistance can be provided to participants so they job can be completed correctly and quality is maintained.
  • Perform general clean up and maintenance of program and work areas.
  • Collect accurate program data on a daily basis.
  • Communicate with others regarding concerns and program progress of participants in such a way that respect and confidentiality are maintained.
  • Will work cooperative with other staff, agencies and family members in order to facilitate services provided.
  • Assists participants with eating, mobility (including lifting and transferring), dressing, toileting and other personal needs.
  • Provide supervision to participants throughout the day.
  • Provide positive, age-appropriate interaction opportunities for participants throughout the day.
  • Accept work direction from the Training Specialist, Training Assistants and supervision from the Program Manger or other agency staff as required.
  • If working in the community, follow directions given by site supervisor and/or staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For questions pertaining to employment opportunities, please contact:
Katie Friary – Human Resources Manager
(763) 717-7842
kfriary@achieveservices.org