Direct Support Professional

  1. Beachwood,OH
  2. Sep 05, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Direct Care Staff
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Welcome House, Inc. is hiring for a Direct Support Professional job in Beachwood,OH

Welcome House is searching for responsible, self-reliant and conscientious individuals for our Direct Support Professional positions.

Pay & Benefits: $9.75/Hour. Benefits offered to employees who work over 30 hours a week.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Promote good hygiene and grooming for residents.  Assist with personal care (bathing, showering, toileting, shaving, dental & nail care, etc.).
  • Administer and supervise the residents in the taking of medications and treatments and record those activities under the direction of a nurse.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule.  Actual duties may vary according to the client’s needs, specific assignment, or work site. May be required to cross-train at different sites, and report to those sites based on immediate need without notice.
  • Maintain, record, and review required documentation regarding the personal progress and skill development of each resident and provide recommendations regarding the residents to the Program Coordinator, or the QDDP.
  • Implement and document interventions as prescribed by the Individual Service Plan (ISP), Program Coordinator, or the QDDP.
  • Transport residents to and from activities outside the home.  May represent them at support services, including medical appointments, in coordination with the nurse.
  • Responsible for the security, domestic chores, and light maintenance tasks; both inside and outside the home.  Provide guidance and assistance to the residents in the completion of household chores.
  • Advise maintenance staff of any needed repairs that cannot be done by the on-site staff.
  • Maintain the facility food and non-food inventories.
  • Promptly report major unusual incidents to the Manager or member on the Administration Team, and accurately complete an Unusual Incident Report (UIR).
  • Will become and remain aware of Welcome House Policies and Procedures; as well as federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and ordinances.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must have a high school diploma/GED
  • Must have a valid OH driver’s license
  • MUST be able to pass a background check and drug screen

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