Direct Support Professional - ICF/ID, fulltime, 1st Shift
|Salary Range:||$9.00 - $9.45/hr DOE|
|Benefits:||Performance-based pay increase after 90 days & 180 days|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||The Direct Support Professional (ICF/ID) will provide rehabilitation services to all ICF/ID individuals. This is a 1st shift, full time position in DeWitt, IA. 1st shift hours are: 6:00am-2:00pm.|
M-F, and every other weekend.
|Duties:|| Assure regular communication to the designated supervisor and peers.|
Attend at least four Individual Program Plans per year.
Assist individuals in ADLs, personal hygiene, laundry, housekeeping, meal planning, vocational, and recreational/leisure skills. This involves routine lifting and transferring of individuals.
Assist in crisis situations utilizing Mandt principles and techniques when needed.
Assist in individual assessment and program development.
Ensure individual safety.
Complete incident reports whenever needed in a thorough, and timely manner.
Assist individuals in keeping their homes/rooms in order including cleaning so that there are no safety or health concerns.
Complete all documentation in a timely manner (by the end of shift).
Transport individuals to outings and/or appointments.
Provide training through the implementation of active treatment schedules for each individual.
|Qualifications:|| High School diploma or equivalent required.|
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Ability to pass TB test, physical, and drug screen prior to hire and as required by regulation and/or policy.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Ability to stoop, bend, twist, kneel, push, pull, sit on floor, and walk up and down steps on a regular basis.
Possess a valid drivers license and current auto insurance.
Satisfactory results on background checks with previous employers, criminal and abuse registries, etc.
Effective organizational and time management skills
Ability to complete required agency and department trainings within 90 days, and ability to maintain and utilize skills taught.
Ability to communicate verbally in person and by phone.
Ability to read, comprehend, and write simple instructions and notes.
Ability to comprehend and implement department, state and federal rules and regulations.
Ability to comprehend and implement each individuals programs and procedures.
Ability to act responsibly in a crisis, use good judgment skills, and willingly perform restraining techniques as needed.
Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
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