Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Submitted on January 15, 2013 at 12:28 PM
Company: RHA Health Services, Inc.
Brief Company Description: Do you want to make a difference in a person’s life? At RHA Health Services, Inc., we see the possibility in every face. RHA is a nonprofit co. offering a range of services for people with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges. Our vision is, "Setting the PACE for excellence in supporting people." RHA is known for providing high quality services, excellent staff training and opportunities for advancement.
(615) 543 - 2923
Job Type: Part time
Start Date: January 15, 2013
Education Level: High school
No experience required
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)- $8.50/Hr. Flexible Hours /Shifts Job Responsibilities: Working with the people we support to develop healthy personal and social habits and accomplish the tasks of daily living, such as eating, dressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, playing and working according to each person-centered plan. The duties you will accomplish are based on which shift you work and the direction of the Program Manager. Job Requirements: Positive motivational coaching and training skills, patient listening and communication skills and excels at what they do because they truly care about the people they serve. Additional requirements for the DSP include: 1. Pass a background check and drug screen 2. High school degree or GED required 3. Reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and auto insurance 4. Handle/move between 20 and 50 pounds and provide CPR after certification 5. Flexible schedule and availability to provide on-call coverage as needed 6. Remain calm in crisis situations 7. Experience working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities preferred 8. CPR, First Aid, CPI, DIDD Training and Medication Administration Certification a plus Benefits: We are committed to maintaining a strong, dedicated workforce through innovative recruitment, comprehensive screening and competitive benefits and compensation programs. Our leadership development and training is specifically designed to develop, retain and reward qualified and professional employees. DSP's can pursue education through our tuition reimbursement program and move into supervisory and management roles in various areas of RHA. The greatest benefit of a career at RHA is the difference you make in the lives of the people we serve. Our holistic person-centered approachl eads our employees to see the people we serve less as clients and more as friends. Additional benefits for the DSP include: Medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance (FT employees) 403(b) retirement program Life and AD&D insurance Optional short-term disability insurance Annual health screenings and extensive wellness support program PTO and leave of absence AFLAC voluntary benefits Free CPR, first aid and CPI Training Employee Assistance Program Wells Fargo at Work Paycheck direct deposit
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