Direct Suppport Professional

Industry
Home Services
Job Start Date
10/1/2017
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Part-Time

Job Description
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional / Home Health Aide (Caregiver). In the position, you will play a vital role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their highest level of independence. Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Many leaders with ResCare began their careers as Direct Support Professionals.

Direct Support Professional Responsibilities
Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housemates
Ensuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment
Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs
Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)
Encouraging self-help activities
Reporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the office
Documenting services provided
Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning
Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up
Accompanying client to scheduled appointments
Transporting clients or running errands for clients
Job Requirements
18 years of age or older
High School degree / GED
Valid driver's license
Ability to work in home like settings
Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel
Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping lifting, pushing, pulling. reaching and walking for periods of time
Employer Contact Information
Rescare
Rescare HomeCare
5 Victory Lane
Liberty MO 64068
United States

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