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DSP for Sponsored Residential Service (Forest)

compensation: Paid position weekly
employment type: part-time

Direct Support Provider (DSP) (Forest)
compensation: Negotiable and Commiserate with experience
employment type: PT

Certifications must be obtained through Wall Residences and maintained by worker.

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: To provide direct support services to individuals in JMG Home Health Services Inc. and community according to directions and scheduling as specified by the individual, the Individual Service Plan, JMG Home Health Services Inc.

DUTIES OF POSITION:

Read and follow the service plan for the individual who receives support.
Protection of the health and safety of the individual is the primary focus for the service.

Directly provide congregate residential services to the individual in the home or in the community settings including completion of training for short term objectives listed in the individual's service plan.

Complete documentation for program implementation, medication administration and to report on activities.

Recognize emergency medical conditions and report such by calling 911, and then reporting natural family/AR, and JMG Home Health Services Inc. /Director as specified by the contact information located on the Emergency Medical Form for the individual.

Report unusual conditions or emergencies to appropriate authorities and to JMG Home Health Services Inc. according to the Human Rights Plan and Individualized Service Plan.

Maintain confidentiality as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Demonstrate a commitment to ethical service provision-using the code of Ethics for Direct Support Professionals (DSP)as a guide.

All service providers are "mandated reporters" and must report all suspected individual abuse and neglect within 48 hours to the local Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services, Human Right regional advocate and/or JMG Home Health Services Inc. Director.

This position is 6p-9p M-F with possible additional hours available.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA) expected of EMPLOYEE

Knowledge of:

Principles and philosophy of community involvement for individuals with developmental disabilities
Concepts of positive behavioral supports Specialized and general knowledge of the implementation of individualized training programs Documentation and data collection systems Licensure regulation including human rights policy and other standards and laws First Aid, CPR, infection control and medication administration Human rights policy Emergency response procedures
Code of Ethics for Direct Support Professionals

Skilled at:

Oral and written communication
Interpersonal skills particularly in terms of building trust and rapport with persons who have special needs Observing and documenting behavior Responding to the special needs of people with disabilities
Implementation of training programs for special needs population

Ability to:

Use common sense approaches to implement services
Carry out training and behavior support programs
Appropriate implement professional confidentiality practices
Demonstrate a commitment to quality, community based services for people with disabilities
Communicate to other the nature and philosophy of the services offered

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

A criminal history check with results showing no indication of a criminal history that would be a barrier to employment as determined by DBHDS
A Child Protective Services form with results showing that this person had NOT been identified in the Central Registry ChildAbuse/Neglect
A DMV driving record which indicates a safe driving history (if transporting individuals)
A TB test Behavioral Management Training (such as TOVA MANDT), etc.
Completion of orientation manual test for Developmental Disabilities Waiver
A High School diploma or equivalent 1 year of documented experience working with DD populations

Benefits

To be discussed during interview process.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 to $11.00 /hour

Required experience:

Direct support: 2 year

Required license or certification:

Drivers, CPR/First Aid + Pediatric CPR, Therapeutic Options, and 32 hour Medication training

Must have certifications through Wall Residences
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post id: 6962539470

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