Less than 1 hour

Direct Support Professional

Caregiver, Inc.
Mansfield, OH 44906
Position Summary


 


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The Direct Support Professional Staff Member is responsible for providing residential support services for the Home and Community-Based Service program participants. The delivery of required Medicaid Waiver Home and Community-Based Services shall comply with the Evidentiary Certification Principles.



Essential Functions and Responsibilities



  • Directs personal assistance with daily living activities such as grooming, eating, bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene

  • Assists with meal planning and preparation and housekeeping

  • Assists with ambulation and mobility as needed

  • Secures and provides transportation

  • Reinforces counseling and therapy activities

  • Assists with medications and the performance of RN delegated tasks

  • Supervises and assures of individuals health, safety, and security

  • Facilitates inclusion in community activities, use of natural supports, social interaction, participation in leisure activities, and development of socially valued behavior

  • Maintains regular attendance and timeliness in duties

  • Maintains good work and personal ethics in dealing with co-workers and resident consumers

  • Does not engage in activities other than official business during work hours

  • Presents a neat, clean appearance; dressed appropriately for the job. Practices personal hygiene

  • Adheres to Attendance Policy - Works when scheduled, beginning and ending work as expected; calls in according to policy; observes policies on break and lunch periods; uses work time appropriately, records all hours worked as instructed

  • Reports incidents/injuries in a timely manner

  • Cooperates in internal/external investigations

  • Maintains confidentiality of company and consumer information

  • Participates and assists in the development of the Personal Development Plan (PDP) for the individuals served

  • Ensures PDP is implemented as it relates to residential services

  • Reports to the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) any problems, proposed program changes, behavior of individuals served, concerns, training needs, medical concerns, dietary issues, etc

  • Ensures documentation of behaviors, incidents and injuries, program data collection, medication data, and progress notes are completed accurately and in a timely manner

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management

  • Accepts direction and feedback from supervisors and follows through appropriately



Qualifications and Education



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid Drivers License

  • Driving record that meets minimum standards, allowing for insurance coverage under the companys insurance

  • Able to read, write, speak, and communicate effectively in English

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Posted: 2020-11-28 Expires: 2020-12-28

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