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Direct Support Professional - DSP/DD Aide
Provides direct care services in accordance with the specific modalities and frequencies prescribed by the Individual Care Plan of each patient. Implements and assists patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) as indicated in the Individual Care Plan. Completes clinical documentation and other written reports according to established standards. Provides respectful guidance and supervision to patients so as to assure the completion of daily activities in a manner that provides for personal safety, good hygiene and mutually enriching social interaction Maintains a safe work environment by monitoring the social and physical environment of patients using Crisis Prevention de-escalation techniques. Facilitates crisis intervention with both patients and family members as needed. Reports maintenance, supply, life safety and quality care issues to the designated supervisor in a timely manner. Meets productivity standards as established by the Senior Clinician and/or Program Manager. Provides transportation and guidance to patients in the context of community outings, access to therapeutic and rehabilitative services and participation in social events.
Requisition ID: 65118
Ministry: PLC Senior Services
Location: PLC St Joseph Community Lvg
659 East Jefferson Street, Freeport, IL 61032 United States (US)
Department: 40080270 Activities CLF
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 16
Employment Status: Part-time
Employment Type: Regular
The Direct Support Professional/ DD Aide provides direct patient care and supportive services to persons the community living setting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma required. Associate's degree preferred.
Relevant training and certification, required
Prior experience in a direct service capacity in a group home, nursing home, special needs setting, day care center or similar venue is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
IL DSP or DD Aide Certication, in good standing or IL Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Basic First Aid and CPR certification required.
Valid Illinois driver's license
Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Activities CLF
Job Function: Nursing; Support Services
| Location: Freeport, IL 61032
| Document ID: AD234-0BZE
| Posted on: ||2019-08-1808/18/2019