Direct Support Specialist
Company: ResCare Residential Services
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: September 17, 2020
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!
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. 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 Duties Performing 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 assigned
High 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
Medication Administration as required by state/program
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