ResCare Inc. DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL in Keyser, West Virginia
Requisition: 2020-11737DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALJob LocationsUS-WV-KEYSERID 2020-11737 Position Type Part-Time Line of Business ResCare Residential Services Our CompanyOverviewAre you driven to serve and help others in your community? Caregivers and Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are the heart of our company with their compassion, dependability, and care. If you want to make an impact by helping people live their best life, read more below and apply today!ResponsibilitiesJoin a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in peopleis lives. We are now hiring for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our DSPs are the STARS of our organization who provide caregiving to the people we support. This may be in a group home, home-like setting.Essential Responsibilities/Job DutiesPerforming personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housematesEnsuring client safety and maintaining a safe environmentAssisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairsReminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)Encouraging self-help activitiesReporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the officeDocumenting services providedPerforming home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaningPlanning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-upAccompanying client to scheduled appointmentsTransporting clients or running errands for clientsProviding Medication Administration to the clients we serve, to include utilization of QuickMarConducting adaptive equipment auditsScaning medical appointment information to the Nursing Department and ensure all necessary medical supplies and equipment are receivedOther duties as assignedQualificationsHigh school degree/GED required (in most cases)18 years of age or olderValid driver's license (in most cases)Ability to work in a group home, home-like settingsAbility to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the companyAbility to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of timeMust maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirementsMedication Administration as required by state/program requirementsAbout our Line of BusinessResCare Residential Serviceshas four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: community living, adult host homes for individuals regardless of disability, behavioral/mental health support, in-home pharmacy solutions, telecare and remote support, supported employment and training programs, foster care and day programs. Our affiliates include Brightway... For full info follow application link.Res-Care, Inc., dba BrightSpring Health Services (iResCarei), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.