Job Description The Health Support Specialist works under the supervision of the Residential Manager and Registered Nurse, and in cooperation with a person’s medical and psychiatric providers. This position assists people enrolled in The Arc of Rensselaer County programs to maintain good health and well being. They will also support the residential team with managing health care appointments, maintain health records and play a key role in the implementation of nursing plans of care.
Salary starts at $10.68 per hour and increases up to $12.24 per hour upon completion of outlined training for this position.
Schedule: Shifts include one regularly scheduled weekend day, may include one to two evening shifts a week
Requirements: A HS Diploma or GED and 2 years of experience working in human services Must be able to complete training curriculum if hired Valid NYS Driver's License with at least one year of non-permit driving experience Must have vehicle for use in this position Ability to lift 50 lbs. Must be comfortable giving individuals direct care including assisting with personal hygiene tasks.
About The Arc of Rensselaer County The Arc of Rensselaer County is a non-profit agency located in Troy, NY supporting individuals with disabilities and their families throughout Rensselaer County. We are an association of people with disabilities, parents, professionals and community members dedicated to building the capacity of the community to fully include persons with disabilities.
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