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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS We are now hiring for DSPs to provide direct care to Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities ARE YOU LOOKING TO HELP OTHERS IN YOUR COMMUNITY? READ BELOW AND APPLY TODAY!!! WE OFFER.....ELECTRONIC APPLICATION..... WALK-IN APPLICATION HOURS.....INTERVIEWS IN PERSON OR VIA PHONE VARIOUS HOURS AND SHIFTS AVAILABL E You will

  • Performs personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks.
  • Fosters positive relationships with individuals served.
  • Ensures client safety and maintaining a safe environment.
  • Reminds and assists clients with self-administration of medications
  • Encourages self-help activities.
  • Reports changes in client's condition or family situation to administrators and supervisors.
  • Documents services provided.
  • Performs home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning.
  • Plans meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up.
  • Accompanies clients to scheduled appointments and transports clients or running errands for clients.
  • Assists with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned. Must be able to:
    • Handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time.
    • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs. regularly and 50 lbs. occasionally.
    • Possess a valid Driver's License in the State of VA or NC & acceptable Driving record by the DMV Job Requirements:Experience Needed
      • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
      • Two years of experience working with adults who have intellectual disabilities
      • Use of electronic health record
      • Proficient in reading, writing and math
      • Computer skills
      • CPR Certification Salary $14.69 Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer.

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Virginia Beach , DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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