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Direct Support Professional 

Salary  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Second  
Location Columbus, OH 43232  
Position Direct Support Professional  
Category Healthcare  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 6/15/2018  
Close Date 2/7/2019  
Req Number HEA-18-00051  
Description

Direct Support Professionals are responsible to assist persons with intellectual and development disabilities with activities of daily living such as: hygiene, bathing, laundry, meal preparation and housekeeping. These tasks can be performed within our Licensed Homes or our Supported Living Program.

In Licensed Homes:

  • Assists in the development, implementation and documentation of Individual Plans (IP's) with the assistance of the interdisciplinary team
  • Performs related household chores as needed (to supplement resident training or resident competence); assists in the preparation of a shopping list for food and dietary supplies; assists in shopping for food and dietary supplies; assists in laundering, folding, ironing and storing residents' clothing; maintains adequate inventories of laundry and cleaning supplies; purchases and appropriately stores laundry and cleaning supplies as directed; assists residents in cleaning their own bedrooms, bathroom, closets, etc. as individually needed
  • Assists consumers with preparation and/or prepares nutritious meals as directed by the Dietician; provides for a positive dining experience for all residents; maintains accountability and inventory of food and dietary supplies; maintains proper labeling of stored and prepared food
  • Assures all food preparation, storage areas, and dining areas are kept clean and sanitary; assists residents with cleaning of these areas as required; cleans or assists residents in cleaning of shared areas of the home such as the living room, kitchen, den, screened porch, patio; may also clean and organize the garage storage areas
  • Ensures the safety, health and well-being of all residents; reports and documents unsafe conditions in the environment and injury and health conditions of all residents; interacts in a positive way with residents at all times; fosters a home atmosphere
  • Transports clients as needed; operates Boundless vehicles and/or own vehicle
  • May perform limited nursing tasks (ex. medication adminstration)

In Supported Living and Respite Programs:

  • Assists in the development, implementation and documentation of specific care requirements individualized for each consumer
  • Performs related household chores as needed (to supplement resident training or resident competence); assists in the preparation of a shopping list for food and dietary supplies; assists in shopping for food and dietary supplies; assists in laundering, folding, ironing and storing residents' clothing; maintains adequate inventories of laundry and cleaning supplies; purchases and appropriately stores laundry and cleaning supplies as directed; assists residents in cleaning their own bedrooms, bathroom, closets, etc. as individually needed
  • Assists consumers with preparation and/or prepares nutritious meals; provides for a positive dining experience; maintains accountability and inventory of food and dietary supplies; maintains proper labeling of stored and prepared food
  • Assures all areas are kept clean and sanitary; assists residents with cleaning of these areas as required
  • Ensures the safety, health and well-being of all residents; reports and documents unsafe conditions in the environment and injury and health conditions of all residents
  • Interacts in a positive way with residents at all times
  • Transports clients as needed; operates Boundless vehicles and/or own vehicle
  • May perform limited nursing tasks (ex. medication adminstration)
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age; High School Diploma or equivalent; must be able to communicate in English, including both spoken and in writing.

Licensure/Certification: First Aid, CPR - adult, child and infant; delegated nursing; valid Ohio Driver’s License with Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles; proof of auto insurance.

Experience: One year experience working with intellectually or developmentally disabled individuals preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be detail oriented and have competent literacy and writing, documentation, communications and interpersonal abilities.

  • Must be able to use tools and equipment as required – including pushing/pulling wheelchairs, lifting consumers with hoyer lifts


PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical activities for this position involve:

  • Balancing

  • Stooping

  • Pulling

  • Pushing

  • Standing

  • Kneeling

  • Reaching

  • Lifting(up to 50 lbs)

  • Carrying(up to 50 lbs)

  • Crouching

  • Crawling

The essential sensory and communicative activities include:

  • Feeling

  • Seeing

  • Speaking

  • Hearing

An individual in this position will be exposed to the following environmental conditions when performing duties:

  • Inside Environmental Conditions

  • Outside Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to Blood

  • Exposure to Bodily Fluids

  • Combative Residents

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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