Direct Support Professional

Industry

Health and Safety

Advert ID

USA_492384

Location

Salem

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD13.00/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Salem, OR - (USA) 2755 Commercial Street Southeast Suite 102 OR Salem , OR 97302

Branch Phone Number

503-363-3500

Job Description

Multiple Locations throughout Oregon



* Dallas

* Monmouth

* West and South Salem

* Keizer

* Silverton



DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL



Are you empathetic to other's needs? Do you have "a heart" for persons with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities? Are you a natural Care Giver?



DSP I POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide a variety of high quality generalized and specific positive "person centered" supports related

to the person(s) needs and desires as trained and/or certified in warm, caring, integrated and inclusive

community-based environments.

Conducting the customer's Individual Support Plan (ISP) as approved and intended by the

customer's ISP Team



DSP GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

* All Employees must be able to utilize the Mission/Vision/Values and Principles of

Communication as they perform their duties / tasks and during all interactions.

* All Employees will have "a heart" for persons with Intellectual / Developmental Disability (I/DD)

and their families.

* All Employees are a "Relationship Builder" who can effectively communicate across a diverse set of

stakeholders.

* All Employees are also a "Creative Initiator and Accomplisher" who is resourceful and a self-starter

with an entrepreneurial spirit that can see a need and find a way to address a need.

* All Employees must be willing to become a "Community Connector and Collaborator" with the ability

to take part in networking and partnering that will benefit the individual customers, their support

persons.

* All Employees always act in an empathetic, well-informed, assertive and professional manner

when representing client, always.

* All Employees must have the ability to acquire significant knowledge of the Federal CMS HCBS

Regulations and must employ them as written and intended.



* Must be at least 18 years of age.

* Possess at least a high school education or equivalent.

* Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and in writing with command of the English language.

* Current driver's license and willingness to drive company vehicles (prefer Oregon).

* Interest in persons with developmental disabilities and a demonstrated rapport with them.

* A current CPR/First Aid card or the ability to obtain one with the next 30 days.

* Able to demonstrate required Core Competencies for DSPs within 90 days.

* Participate in and document at least twelve hours of in-service training annually.

* Able to bend/squat to secure a wheelchair in van.

* Able to do a one-person pivot transfer to or from bed, toilet, wheelchair, etc.

* Ability to bend frequently and to assist in two-person lifts, lifting up to 50 pounds.

* Ability to work a scheduled workweek, which is subject to change by the administration that may

include varied shifts and days.

* Ability to remain calm and under control during a seizure or behavior incident.

* Ability to pass Criminal History Check.



HOW TO APPLY:

Text "DSP" to 503-363-3500

Call us at 503-363-3500

Email YOUR RESUME through the "reply" link above