Pueblo Diversified Industries DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL II (CNA) in Pueblo, Colorado

Position Title: Direct Support Professional II (CNA)What is Pueblo Diversified Industries?Pueblo Diversified Industries ("PDI") is a unique Colorado NonprofitOrganization whose only mission is to support and improve the lives of adultswith developmental disabilities.What does it take to be successful at PDI?It's simple. You need a great big heart, a huge sense of humor and lotsof patience. And if you have all of those things - it's not two out ofthree, you'll need them all - we'll work hard to train you to workwith the amazing individuals we're privileged to serve.Position OverviewThe Direct Support Professional II ("DSP II") is a non-exempt employeeperforming very diverse work with primary responsibility for person-centeredservice to the individuals served by PDI. You will provide physical supportand assistance to individuals as required and will help, as needed, withtheir activities of daily living (including but limited to bathing andshowering, dressing, functional mobility and personal hygiene). Youwill be the first point of contact to respond and follow through withemergency situations and will act as liaison with emergency personnel andfirst responders. You will also take responsibility for medicationadministration and G-tube use. You will work closely with individuals servedby PDI and will help when they have visitors and unscheduled visits. You willbecome familiar with their individual plans and work closely with other PDIstaff to help each individual served meet his or her goals.Work Location2828 Granada Blvd., Pueblo, Colorado 81005.Job RequirementsYou must be at least age 21 to be employed at PDI with at least a high schooldiploma or GED. You must be a Certified Nurse Assistant ("CNA") ingood standing as credentialed by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. Youmust also pass a pre-hire drug, MVR and background screen and possess a highschool diploma or GED.BenefitsBenefits available after 60 days of continuous employment include no-costminimum essential medical coverage, dental, vision, accident,illness, short-term disability and group term life insurance. A deeplydiscounted YMCA membership and 401(k) savings plan are also available.Everyone is Welcome at PDIPUEBLO DIVERSIFIED INDUSTRIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. INDIVIDUALSWITH DISABILITIES, MINORITIES, WOMEN AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.