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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL -IDD

Company: All Ways Caring HomeCare
Location: Conover
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Our Company:
All Ways Caring HomeCare

Overview:
Are 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!

External Job Description:
Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in people's lives. - We are now hiring for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. - This position provides support and training, including but not limited to emotional support and monitoring and development of life skills, all leading to increased independence and participation in community life. Our DSPs are the STARS of our organization who provide caregiving to the people we support. - This will be performed in a home-like setting.Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasksFostering positive relationships between individuals served and their circle of supportEnsuring 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 activitiesImplements Individual Service Plan and Behavior Support PlansManage Individual's behaviors by prevention or de-escalation of aggression. Use positive methods to address behavior needs in accordance with the Individual's Service Plan (ISP) and Behavior Support Plan (BSP) and/or under the direction of a Behavior Specialist or DDPReporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the officeDocumenting services provided. - - Keeps accurate daily documentation of activities, fire/ disaster drills, Behavior Support Plans, medications, goal and data tracking, as well as other documentationPerforming home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaningPlanning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-upTransport individuals to and from community activities and medical appointmentsTransporting clients or running errands for clientsOther duties as assigned

Qualifications:
High school degree/GED required18 years of age or olderValid driver's license (in most cases)Ability to work in home-like settingsHave six months experience in home management activities and must meet state-specific requirements under licensure and other programs. - Must meet all state requirements forPrivate Home Care regulations & Personal Care Aide requirements or be Certified NursingAssistant on the GA State registryAbility 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 requirementsAttend all required training in accordance with ResCare, regulatory and funding source requirementsMedication Administration as required by state/program requirements

About our Line of Business:
All Ways Caring HomeCare delivers quality, compassionate and highly individualized care and support that helps people in need of assistance stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. - Whether recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities. - All Ways Caring HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as in-home monitoring with Rest Assured - Telecare, which helps to reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer. - For more information, please visit www.AllWaysCaring.com. Follow us on Facebook -and -LinkedIn.

Keywords: All Ways Caring HomeCare, Gastonia , DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL -IDD, Other , Conover, North Carolina

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