LOCATION: Cherry Hill, NJ, United States

Direct Support Professional DSP – Cherry Hill

We are currently seeking Direct Support Professionals for both part-time and full-time positions (1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift) providing direct support to adults with disabilities in the Cherry Hill, NJ area. Eligible candidates must have High School Diploma or G.E.D. and up-to-date clearances. Available schedules vary with a blend of weekdays and weekends.

Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, certificate and/or associates degree preferred in related field
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license in state of residence, three (3) years driving experience, and acceptable driving record
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that the individuals and the environment are safe;
    Communicate information regarding individual progress and concerns to the residential manager
  • Provide teamwork in flexibility to provide coverage at alternate sites if needed
  • Be responsible for the care of ambulatory, non-ambulatory, and Medically complex individuals, i.e. support individuals with daily living skills, eating, bathing, feeding, toileting, lifts, and transfers, etc
  • Ensure that the upkeep and care of durable medical equipment, prosthetic devices, and adaptive equipment is maintained
  • Participate in the acclimation of newly assigned DSP’s with regard to the home and the care of the individuals
  • Provide medication administration
  • Collaborate with other team members in meal preparations and clean up
  • Participate in planning for meaningful activities in the community
  • Transport individuals to programs and other community-based designations/activities
  • Provide teamwork in maintaining housekeeping responsibilities, i.e., cleaning and organization of the home
  • May be asked to complete shopping for the individuals in the home
  • Maintain money management according to the policy and procedure for finances
  • Attend all training as scheduled
  • Promote advocacy while attending medical appointments
  • Ensure the safety of the individuals by maintaining the necessary staffing in the home, even following your scheduled shift until another team member arrives
  • Complete daily assigned progress notes in THERAP prior to leaving your shift
  • Complete and review the daily communication log
  • Complete all other program assignments, activities, and tasks as delegated by the residential manager

At Humanus, we are devoted to making a difference and improving the lives of others. We proudly serve schools and behavioral health facilities throughout the nation. Our dedication and passion for helping others make us more than a referral service. Establish a relationship with one of the nation’s largest referral agencies for behavioral-health, choose positions that best fit your schedule, and allow yourself to grow professionally.

Humanus is ultimately about people — working with people in order to work for people.

Send Resumes to forwardappsin@humanus.com  1714

CATEGORY: Behavioral Health | JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Part-Time |

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