ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITI...
The demands described below are representative of those actions and abilities utilize by the employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger; handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee on occasion may be asked to taste or smell. In an emergency situation, the employee may be asked to physically hold/restrain a person with aggressive and/or self-injurious behaviors. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Additionally, the employee may be frequently required to push a wheelchair containing a person in excess of 100 pounds and/or physically support/guide utilizing a gait belt a person ambulating to the vehicle. Must be able to sit in a vehicle for two and a half hours without a break
The employee must be able to read and understand documents such as policies and procedures, regulations, and operating instructions. Writing incident reports, correspondence, and other essential documentation is required. Must be able to utilize a total communication approach. The employee will be required to communicate effectively with members, staff, supervisor, and other involved parties. Must be able to communicate via phone or radio to dispatcher.
REASONING AND EMOTIONAL ABILITIES:
The employee must be able to apply common sense in performing his/her duties. Must be able make modifications in routine and/or activities in order to meet the needs and safety of the members. Must be able to work in a busy and occasionally loud environment.