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Direct Support Professional - Day Program Delete
At To The Rescue, our purpose is: To
improve the Quality of People's lives through personalized and skilled services
specifically designed for each person or organization.
We are announcing a new opportunity to join our team and make a positive impact in the lived of others as a Direct Support Professional in our Day Program.
Summary of position/Objective:
The Direct Support Professional provides
services to individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and/or
mental illness receiving Day Habilitation Services. This is a Monday through Friday 8-4:30 position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the
Adheres to and upholds To The Rescue’s values
Manages day to day activities of each member
assigned to your caseload to maintain and ensure that all supports for essential
life services and entitlement programs are met.
Provides direct care according to the member
plan and support needs.
Provides Medication Administration to members
served as outlined by the member plan, and Policies.
Complete documentation timely to ensure billing
Ensures all current goals and ongoing supports
are provided as stated in the members plan.
Observes and supervises members’ activities.
Attends training seminars, in-service sessions,
and staff meetings.
Ensures the health and safety of members by
monitoring activities, supervising, and intervening in crisis situations.
Honors all aspects of the Member Rights and
adhere to all policies of confidentiality.
High school diploma
Must be 18 years of
Ability to apply principles of logical or
scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Have working knowledge of privacy laws and
Ability to respond well under pressure.
The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must
be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private
vehicle coverage. Required to drive all agency vehicles
which include vans, 15-passenger van, and Bus.
Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization.
This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays
dependent upon business need.
The work environment is variable, anywhere from office
setting to a hospital/clinic to out in the community.
The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to
sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds.
Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this
position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required.
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA