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Direct Support Professional
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides assistance to participants who need help with daily living skills, and other activities such as, activity development and training in social interaction. This position assists participants with bathing, feeding, toileting, laundry, and other self-care responsibilities. The DSP is responsible for safely accompanying participants to community resources, medical appointments, and other approved activities. The position is responsible for completing progress notes and making appropriate entries into the daily log book.
FULL-TIME SHIFTS M-F 3PM-11PM, 4PM-12AM, 11PM-7AM, 12AM-8AM, SAT AND SUN, 8AM-8PM, 8PM-8AM
Medical Assistant/Direct Support Professional
This position performs the duties listed under the DSP position in addition to assisting the participant with achieving and maintaining good health, provide support and help the participant achieve their goals in life, and live as independently as possible. They would also be responsible for scheduling and escorting the participants to medical appointments and acting as an advocate and liaison while on appointments. Administer medication, check MAR sheets and maintain participant medical records in compliance with OPWDD standards. Prepare case notes, read and make appropriate entries in facility logs daily. Review communication logs, Medication Administration Log and Medical Log at beginning of each shift. Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the residents’ Plan of Care. Accompany participants to Cardio Club and participate in activities and carry out fire drills, evacuations and emergency procedures.
Community Habilitation Specialists
This position provides direct care services to participants directly in their home and in the community. The CHS is responsible for providing protective oversight to their participants, and engaging them in activities that will assist in attaining their goals in accordance to their behavior plan. This position also assists participants with bathing, feeding, grooming, ensuring proper hygiene, and proper eating and drinking skills and Community/Social integration. Be a role model and safely accompany consumer to community resources to encourage the use of available ordinary community resources. Participate in meetings relevant to Individualized Service Plan.
Respite Care Specialist
Respite services provide temporary relief from the demands of care giving, which helps reduce overall family stress. This often enables families to better meet the needs of their loved one with a developmental disability. Respite can be provided in the home or out of the home, during the day, evenings or overnight. This position is responsible for providing high quality, person centered services by assisting individuals to maximize their independence, individuality, inclusion in the community, and productivity. It also assists participants in attaining skills needed for daily living and socialization according to their abilities. Be a role model and safely accompany participants to community resources to promote the use of available ordinary community resources
Our Day Habilitation Program aims to provide an enriching vocational and daily living experience for participants. The training specialist works with participants in developing social skills, community inclusion and integration, money management skills, and computer skills. The Driver/Training Specialist provides protective oversight, transports and accompanies participants on field trips to recreational, educational, and community outings. Additionally, the Driver/Training Specialist is responsible for doing the drop-offs to and from Cardio Club and drop offs and pick-ups of participants to and from their residences.