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Direct Support Professional

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ResCare
Published
December 19, 2018
Location
5099 Camelot Drive, Ohio
Category
Job Type
Deadline to Apply
2019/02/28
Hourly Wage
up to 12.60

Description

General Summary

This position provides support and training, including but not limited to, emotional support, physical support and monitoring, and development of life skills through training programs, all leading to increased independence and participation in community life for persons with developmental disabilities and/or other related disorders.

Essential job responsibilities

§ Provides assistance to person(s) served in order to promote their physical, social, and psychological well being.

§ Interacts frequently and positively with person(s) served and support staff to promote the rights of the person(s) served to achieve an enhanced quality of life.

§ Follow agency procedures to promote optimum health care and behavioral supports to maintain the well being of person(s) served.

§ Follow agency procedures to promote optimum safety practices to provide a safe environment.

§ Completes all documentation as required to ensure quality services.

§ Medication Administration as required by operation.

Qualifications/Education

 Education: High school diploma or GED. Exceptions to educational requirements must comply with state law and regulations.

Travel Requirements

Travel between job sites

 

work environment and physical demands

 Physical demands: Must be able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting up to 75 pounds, must be able to bend, stoop, push, pull reach, sit, and walk for periods of time. Must have fine vision, sustained vision, and peripheral vision. Must possess sufficient eye/hand coordination to operate office, adaptive, and household equipment.

 

Work environment: Light and ventilation as found in typical home or office setting. Hazards may exist if the employee fails to use proper body mechanics when lifting or transporting an individual or item, if vehicles are not operated safely, or if proper techniques are not used when intervening with individuals. The possibility of blood borne pathogens exists if universal precautions are not followed.

 

Job Requirements

Valid Driver's License
High School Diploma or GED
Able to pass a background check
Able to pass a drug screen

How to Apply

careers.rescare.com

Job title: Direct Support
Area: Your Zipcode

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