Direct Care Staff - DSP

Compass Residential and Consulting - Owensboro, Kentucky
October 15, 2020
Direct Care Staff - DSP
Compass Residential and Consulting
45 reviews
Owensboro, KY
Compass Residential and Consulting
45 reviews
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Job details
$11.25 - $12.75 an hour
Job Type
• Experience: • caregiving/direct care, 1 year (Preferred)
• License: • driver's license (Required)
• Language: • English (Required)
• Work authorization: • United States (Required)
Full Job Description
Looking for interested and caring individuals in Northern KY who would love to join our team in Tell City, Rockport, Dale and Ferdinand Indiana . If so...
When you choose to work for Compass, you will be joining a fantastic company with a great team of employees dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people with disabilities. As a Direct Care Staff, you are needed as a teacher, coach and mentor. Your selection will boost our people to become as independent as possible while living the life they choose. Each day at Compass is different, interesting and like family. Whether you are supporting our people with their daily tasks at home or assisting them in their community, you will bring energy and smiles to those that need it most. As you grow in your role you will have the opportunity to grow with Compass. As a team and a family, we take pride in supporting you as you support individuals in the direction of their choice.
Pay averages for full time employment run $23,500 to $26,500 annual. This my include an additional $1.00 per hour on weekends. If you work as a PRN (as needed) DSP, you will not have a permanent schedule and shifts offered will vary based on the needs of the agency. Starting pay for a PRN DSP is $11.75 per hours, with an additional $1.00 per hour on weekends.
Direct Care Staff - DSP- Perks:
1. Flexible schedules
2. Paid training
3. Upbeat and fun work atmosphere
4. Mileage reimbursement
5. Reimbursement for activities during work hours
6. Paid time off
7. Time and a half holiday pay
8. Colonial supplemental insurance
9. Opportunities for advancement
10. Employee referral bonus
Job Description:
Direct Support Professionals are home healthcare staff who are directly responsible for assisting individuals as prescribed within the Person-Centered Individualized Support Plan (PCISP), provide quality care to individuals, and to increase quality of life in keeping with Compass’ vision, mission and core values. Consistent attendance is a general qualification for this job.
Provide quality direct care of individuals in their homes.
a. Ensure that the safety and health of individuals is maintained through continuous monitoring
b. Maintain highest standard of grooming and hygiene: bathing, toileting, oral care, shaving, dressing, grooming
c. Provide transportation in accordance with the individual’s social, medical and general developmental needs
Prepare meals in accordance with dietary plans and encourage successful completion of the individual’s dining objectives.
Provide quality direct care of the individual’s home - Ensure the surroundings of the individual remain clean and in good repair through daily cleaning, laundry, testing smoke and CO2 alarms and maintaining appropriate water temperatures.
Provide quality medical care of the individual.
a. Understand and deliver quality care for individuals in compliance with the PCISP and Compass policies and procedures
Administer medications: oral, rectal, sublingual, inhaled
Monitor health related issues such as dysphasia, seizures, diabetes, etc.
Assist with medical appointments
b. Understand and provide support for maladaptive behaviors including: self-injurious behaviors (SIB), physical aggression, spitting, biting, pinching, property destruction, verbal aggression
c. Charting and documenting all services provided
Maintain individual’s records and other documentation per established procedures
Timeliness, completeness and accuracy of oral and written communications
Provide professional internal and external relationships, cooperation and partnership with all Compass employees, managers and individuals receiving services.
Minimum Qualifications:
Willingness to work a diverse schedule based on service participant need and preference
Ability to bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach and lift items weighing at least 75 pounds
Be in possession of an Operators Driver’s License
Be in possession of a reliable and properly registered vehicle with auto insurance in your name
Be able to transport clients if and when the shift allows requires it
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $11.25 - $12.75 per hour
• Dental insurance
• Flexible schedule
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Parental leave
• Referral program
• Vision insurance
• 10 hour shift
• 12 hour shift
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Holidays
• Monday to Friday
• Night shift
• Weekends
• caregiving/direct care: 1 year (Preferred)
• driver's license (Required)
• English (Required)
Work authorization:
• United States (Required)
Work Location:
• Multiple locations
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
• Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
• People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
• Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
• Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
• Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
• Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
• High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
• Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
• Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
• Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
• Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
• People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
• Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
This Job Is:
• A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
• Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
• A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
• A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
• A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
• Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
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