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Direct Support Professional

Amergis Healthcare Staffing

Location: Mapleton, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Temporary (unspecified), Non-Remote
Posted on: May 8, 2024
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Direct Support Professional
Pay Rate: $18/hr
Setting: Group Home (4 residents)
Full time, weekends, and part-time positions available!
The Direct Support Personnel (DSP) assists individuals with intellectual disabilities or mental health challenges with growth and development of interpersonal skills and Activities of Daily Living in the home, community or residential setting. The Direct Support Personnel works directly with the resident and provides supports for activities of daily living and adaptive skills. The Direct Support Personnel should follow the guidance of the resident/ patients Individual Service Plan.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides training/assistance to assigned individuals with Interpersonal skills and activities of daily living in accordance with the outcomes and goals in the individual’s support plan and under the direct supervision of the Team Leader, Program Coordinator, or Program Director
Reports any changes in status to Team Leader, Program Coordinator, or Program Director
Documents care accurately per company policies and procedures and turns documentation in on a timely basis. Adheres to client and Amergis policy and procedures at all times
Participates in multi-disciplinary team conferences and In-services as requested
Provides therapeutic support in daily activities
Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Accompanies resident/s to schedule activities both inside and out of the facility/home
Participates in contributing appropriate revisions of individual services plans as requested by client, team leader or program coordinator
Assists with admissions, discharges and transferring of residents
Assists residents with routine household chores and other ADLS to support independence
Assists with training new staff if applicable
Minimum Requirements:
High School diploma or its equivalent
Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice
Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
Current CPR if applicable
TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable
Current Health Certificate (per contract or state regulation)
Must meet all federal, state and local requirements
Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site
Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements
Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required
Computer proficiency required
Must be at least 18 years of age
Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
• Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
• Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
• 401(k) savings plan
• Awards and recognition programs
• Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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