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Direct Support Professional - HCBS, 1st/2nd shift, Part Time, weekends, Davenport

Location:Davenport, IA
Salary Range:$9.00- $9.45/hr DOE
Benefits:Performance-based pay increase after 90 days & 180 days
Employment Type:Part Time
Description:Provide routine, personal healthcare, such as bathing, dressing, or grooming, to mentally ill, developmentally disabled, brain injured or autistic persons in the home of individuals or in a residential care facility. Provide support and teach individuals, enable them to work on and meet their Personal Plan goals, assist them with completing activities of daily living with the intent of the individuals becoming more independent, and other duties as assigned.
Duties:Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)
• Produce and maintain, as required by state regulations and company policies, records of individual care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor.

• Understands, follows, and advocates for the individual's rights and ensures that the individual Medicaid Outcomes are present.

• Ensures individuals' health, safety, and welfare needs are met.

• Direct individuals in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.

• Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to individuals to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

• Plan, purchase, prepare, or serve meals to individuals, according to prescribed diets.

• Accompany individuals to doctors' offices and on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.

• Provides support in completion of individual goals and activities of daily living.

• Other duties as assigned by department or shift.
Competency Statement(s)
• Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

• Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

• Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.

• Applied Learning - Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience.

• Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.

• Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

• Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

• Empathetic - Ability to appreciate and be sensitive to the feelings of others.

• Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.

• Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.

• Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.

• Patience - Ability to act calmly under stress and strain, and of not being hasty or impetuous.

• Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.

• Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

• Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.

• Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

• Stakeholder Oriented - Ability to take care of the stakeholders’ needs while following company procedures.

• Tolerance - Ability to work successfully with a variety of people without making judgments.

Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.

Experience: None

Certificates & Licenses
Within the first 90 days, attend and pass all required training for the position. Attend any other training events as instructed by supervisor or if mandatory by agency.

Other Requirements
Must be at least 18 years of age. Able to pass TB test, physical, and drug screen prior to hire and as required by regulation and/or policy. Possess a valid driver's license and current auto insurance. Satisfactory results on background checks with previous employers, criminal, and abuse registries.

Physical Demands Lift/Carry
Stand F (Frequently)
Walk F (Frequently)
Sit O (Occasionally)
Handling / Fingering F (Frequently)
Reach Outward F (Frequently)
Reach Above Shoulder O (Occasionally)
Climb O (Occasionally)
Crawl N (Not Applicable)
Squat or Kneel O (Occasionally)
Bend F (Frequently)
10 lbs or less F (Frequently)
11-20 lbs F (Frequently)
21-50 lbs O (Occasionally)
51-100 lbs O (Occasionally)
Over 100 lbs N (Not Applicable)

12 lbs or less F (Frequently)
13-25 lbs O (Occasionally)
26-40 lbs O (Occasionally)
41-100 lbs O (Occasionally)

N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Other Physical Requirements
Vision (Near, Distance)
Sense of Sound (May be augmented with hearing aids)
Sense of Touch

Active. May be in a home or on an outing with individuals.

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