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Direct Support Professional

  • Job Number: 4479
  • Date Posted: October 2, 2018
  • Application Deadline:
  • Company Name: ResCare
  • Address: 214 E. Herrick Ave
  • City: Wellington
  • State: OH
  • Zip: 44090
  • Telephone: 440-647-2088
  • Fax: 440-647-6303
  • Fax: Phaedra.Hess@rescare.com
  • Web Address: http://www.rescare.com/careers
  • Contact: Phaedra Hess
  • Full-time or Part-time: Full Time, Part Time
  • Days & Hours: Varies. All 3 shifts are available.
  • Type of Work Environment:
  • Healthcare Industry
  • Responsibilities / Skills Needed: About This Career Opportunity
    We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional. In the position, you will play a vital role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their highest level of independence. Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Many leaders with ResCare began their careers as Direct Support Professionals.

    Direct Support Professional Responsibilities
    •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 housemates
    •Ensuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment
    •Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs
    •Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications with proper training
    •Encouraging self-help activities
    •Reporting changes in clients condition or family situation to the office
    •Documenting services provided
    •Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning
    •Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up
    •Accompanying client to scheduled appointments
    •Transporting clients or running errands for clients
    •18 years of age or older
    •High school degree/GED can possibly be waived if graduation occurs less than a year after hired
    •Valid drivers license in most cases
    •Ability to work in home-like settings
    •Ability to communicate verbally and written with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
    •Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time

  • Pay Range: 10-10.60
  • Position Offers: Health Care, Retirement, Vacation
  • Position Requires: Background Check, Drug Test
  • Apply for this position: Apply Online, Apply in Person

Additional Information:

You can apply directly to the website but if you have any questions, you can call the office at 440-647-2088