The Association for the Developmentally Disabled
  • - Residential Services
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • 10.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • PTO and 403(b)

Join our team of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and help adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities gain independence while playing a vital role in their life.  The Direct Support Professional is a great position for anyone interested in: social services, healthcare, mental health, or nursing to gain experience in their desire field.  We offer flexible schedules including weekends and overnight positions that allow you to get paid while you sleep!

Summary

The following shifts available are:

  • Saturday & Sunday 8:00AM-12:00AM (32 hours)
  • Saturday & Sunday 12:00AM-8:00AM (16 hours)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow the Individual Support Plan to assist the individual in achieving his/her goals.
  • Support individuals in their daily life activities i.e.: cooking, cleaning, dressing, bathing based on their level of need.
  • Observe individuals and report any significant changes in behavior to Residential Coordinator and Residential Manager.
  • Transport and accompany individuals to medical appointments and appropriately deal with emergency situations.
  • Administer medication according to delegated nursing requirements and ensure there is a sufficient amount of medical supplies and equipment.  
  • Ensures that medication is stored properly.
  • Provides additional support as required in the areas of money management and personal income, housing, health and safety, transportation and community activities.
  • Understand company policies and procedures and is familiar with individuals rights and ensures that they are protected.
  • Report any unusual incidents and follow proper procedure.
  • Complete necessary program documentation in a clear, concise and timely fashion.
  • Act as a role model for individuals served.
  • Obtains and maintains required certifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Essential Skills:

  • Knowledgeable about formal and informal community supports and demonstrates skill in obtaining these supports for the individuals.
  • Demonstrates ability to work as a team and able to contribute by sharing concerns and problem solve and recommend or implement change.
  • High degree of compassion, empathy and patience.

  Qualifications

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous direct care experience in a related field preferred.
  • Valid Ohio Driver's License with five or fewer points.
  • Personal vehicle with proof of liability insurance required.

We make employment decisions based upon factors such as performance, abilities, talent, effort, and results. We provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, non-disqualifying disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status or other legally protected status.

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