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Direct Support Professional

Devereux Foundation
Remote
Are you interested in working for a human service agency where the sky is the limit for growth potential? Do you enjoy working with children in need and making a difference in their lives?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Direct Support Professional has its advantages! As a Direct Support Professional at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. You will assist in the planning and implementation of services for assigned clients, and be responsible for the safety and security of all clients in assigned units. You will also provide therapeutic interventions as necessary. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts' STARR is an off campus group home located in Paxton, MA, and serves co-ed youth, ages 6 to 12, on a rapid reintegration care program. With a 1:3 staff to student ratio, the emphasis at STARR is to identify and treat safety/risk factors, barrier behaviors, factors that precipitated placement, and facilitate reintegration of the youth to the family or next appropriate placement in the shortest time period possible, usually within a matter of days. You will add value by : Maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and personal needs of program clients while improving functioning and minimizing interfering behaviors. Providing client documentation to include shift reports, incident reports, and individual progress notes. Keywords: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Care Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Mental Health Technician, ASD What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic? At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included: Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of: Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong Qualifications Job Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) or High-school diploma with relevant human services experience required. Academic studies in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, and education are highly desirable. Previous experience preferred (not required) working with individuals under 21 with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorders. Active driver's license is required. Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate's understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children. The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete required new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license. Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches. Work Environment: Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches. 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Direct Support Professional ($500 Sign-On Bonus!)

Service Source
Chantilly, VA
Join Our Team!

$500 Direct Support Professional Sign-On Bonus! $250 paid upon hire and $250 paid after 90 days of successful job performance.

We are pleased to offer 8-hour day shifts, Monday - Friday with internal upward mobility opportunities. This position starts at $16.50 per hour and includes a robust benefits package which includes but not limited to: three (3) weeks of Paid Time-Off; eleven (11) paid Federal holidays; 100% Paid Company Life and AD&D insurance; Tuition Reimbursement, $500 annual Wellness and Personal Development Program; a generous Health, Dental, and Retirement plan; along with eligibility of earning up to $680 in health and wellness incentives.

Make an impact by joining ServiceSource, a champion for people with disabilities. Explore new opportunities! ServiceSource is an organization of talented people who drive innovation, embrace change, and serve humanity.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for creating, leading, and supporting assigned participants in their daily programming in the areas of academic, social, life and leisure skills as well as recreational activities. Assist in the development and implementation of Personal Centered Individual Service Plans (ISP), including but not limited to social, community inclusion, communication, behavior, and skill development. Ensure compliance with all State and Federal regulatory guidelines, including Medicaid, Licensure, and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), as well as other funding sources and company policies and procedures.

Primary Duties

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These duties and responsibilities will be rated on the Annual Performance Review.

+ Provide active engagement and support for all individuals assigned, including but not limited to community integration and inclusion, training, leisure, communication, mobility, behavior, personal care (feeding), bus loading and unloading, medication, safety and risk management.

+ Provide input and implement Person Centered Plans (PCP) outcomes, support activities, and protocols as written in order to ensure a safe and healthy environment, proper documentation, and progress. Provide and maintain accurate information and documentation for the PCP, quarterly reports, and daily notes.

+ Responsible for a safe, clean, and orderly environment. Immediately report any unsafe conditions, medical concerns to the Program Manager or designee. Follow established written protocols and plans. Report any allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation according to ServiceSource policies and procedures. Complete incident reports and adhere to health and safety regulations.

+ Ensure and maintain accurate records and documentation per the PCP, regulatory and company standards. Inform the Program Manager or designee of missing or inaccurate information immediately.

+ Communicate with family members, guardians, authorized representatives, residential providers and support coordinators regarding participant's illness, incidents, and progress at the direction of the Program Manager or designee. Keep team members apprised of any concerns.

Additional Responsibilities

+ Maintain participant records, daily notes, quarterly reports, per Medicaid, Licensure, and CARF standards.

+ Participate and/or provide input for the PCP process (plan, quarterlies, daily notes) and work in conjunction with the team in the implementation, monitoring and review of the individual's written plan.

+ Utilize appropriate behavior intervention techniques, proper lifting, feeding, and transferring techniques as written.

+ Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, and Certification(s)

+ Required: High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED)

+ Required: Minimum one (1) year of experience working with adults with developmental disabilities or working in a related field.

+ Must pass the State of Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) fingerprinting and criminal background check.

+ Must pass the ODD (Orientation to Developmental Disabilities) assessment and competencies.

+ Employees who drive individuals in the community must possess a current and valid driver's license. Eligible drivers must have a good motor vehicle record (MVR). Driving requirements vary by site.

+ If eligible to drive, must pass the online driving training within 15 days of hire.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

+ Physical ability to support participants with personal care (feeding, toileting, transferring, etc.).

+ Must be able to work well with people internally and externally at all levels of the organization.

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office skills, and the ability to become familiar with corporate specific programs and software.

+ Ability to solve practical problems and adapt to new information and guidance quickly.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Detail-oriented and able to carry out work with the highest levels of accuracy.

+ Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

+ Knowledge of behavior intervention principles.

+ Knowledge of community resources.

Physical Demands

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 stand; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit. The employee may occasionally lift or move products and supplies, up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions.

What We Offer - for Benefit Eligible Employees May Include:

Because ServiceSource hires the best people, we work hard to provide benefits that make their lives better, so we offer a comprehensive benefit program which features:

+ Health coverage for you and your family through Medical, Dental, and Vision plans

+ Financial protection with 100% company paid Disability, Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance

+ A 403(b)-Retirement plan in which the company matches dollar for dollar on a generous percentage matching up to 3% of your contribution

+ Tax advantages through Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts that allow you to pay for specific healthcare and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars

+ To help you manage your work and life needs, we offer an Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, and Tuition Assistance

+ A generous paid time-off program in which the benefits increase based on your tenure with the company

ServiceSource is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. If accommodation is needed in the application process, arrangements can be made with the local regional office http://www.servicesource.org/contact-us .We are an E-Verify Employer and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment background checks are required for all employment positions.

PAY TRANSPARENCY POLICY STATEMENT:

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information
29d ago

Direct Support Professional

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Remote or Pennsylvania
_SIGN ON BONUS: $2,000! For hires that start in October, November and December!_

_Are you ready to make a positive impact working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities? Do you enjoy working in a fun environment that has a positive impact on the community?_

_If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!_

**Being a Direct Support Professional has its Advantages**

As a Direct Support Professional at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

- Opportunities for professional growth and development

- Work locations in several counties through Northeast PA

- Shift Differentials for 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am

- Time-Off Benefits Sellback Program

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pocono Center provides programs and services for adults with developmental disabilities. Located in Newfoundland, PA, this position is responsible for assisting individuals with activities of daily living and promoting growth in the areas of functional skills, personal needs, communication, and personal adjustment.

Click here to see why we are a great place to work:http://benefits.devereux.org.

**Learn More about Being a Direct Support Professional at Devereux!**

**_Keywords:_** _DSP, Direct Care, Caregiver, Personal Care, Home Health, Residential Aide, CNA_

**What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?**

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

+ Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

+ Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

+ Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

+ Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

+ Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

+ Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

+ Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

+ Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

**Qualifications**

High School Diploma or GED required, Valid Drivers License required.

One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, or adults preferred.

**The IDEAL candidate will...** Be em

pathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete required new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.

**Physical Requirements:** Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 50 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.

**Work Environment:** Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.

**Posted Date** _2 weeks ago_ _(10/8/2021 3:19 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2021-20375_

**_Category_** _Direct Care_

**_Position Type_** _Full-Time_
14d ago

Direct Support Professional - Home Based

Keystone Human Services
Remote or Chambersburg, PA
Keystone Human Services is the parent organization of six nonprofit subsidiary companies. We work to create an environment where all people, regardless of ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of the community. In this vision, we see the welfare of all people being vested in the welfare of each individual. Our services include the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, Head Start, and an internationally accredited service dog program.

Keystone Human Services is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and the community.
The Work:

* Create a healthy, engaging, typical home for people with intellectual disabilities
* Teach and assist with daily living skills like cooking and light housekeeping
* Provide and assist with direct care such as personal care and hygiene
* Promote and advocate for the health and wellness of the people supported
* Support individuals to become independent, make decisions, and live a meaningful dignified life with valued social roles (ex: friend, neighbor, student, employee)
* Provide transportation within the community and to medical appointments as necessary

The Perks:

* Knowing you make a difference everyday
* $14.50 per hour
* Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and more
* Generous paid time off program
* Extensive training and learning opportunities
* Career development and advancement

Minimum Requirements:

* High school diploma or equivalent
* At least 18 years of age
* Basic computer skills with the ability to utilize internal software programs
* Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
* Successful completion of required trainings within specified timeframes, including First Aid and CPR certifications and others mandated by regulations
* Valid driver's license with daily access to a privately maintained and insured vehicle
* Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checks

Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
12d ago

Amazon DSP Driver - at least $19.50/hour, Sterling, VA, Station: DDC4

Amazon Delivery Service Partners
Sterling, VA
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Become a Delivery Driver for an Amazon Delivery Service Partner (DSP). Apply now to schedule your in-person or virtual interview and receive an on-the-spot job offer! No delivery experience required.
DDC4 - 44301 Mercure Cir, Sterling, VA 20166, USA Compensation: At least 19.50/hour,* plus overtime and benefits
What You'll Do · Drive an Amazon-branded vehicle delivering packages to your community · Work 4-5 days per week and up to 10 hours per day with shifts available seven days a week · Interact with Amazon customers and the public in a professional and positive manner · Deliver 200 or more packages ranging from envelopes to boxes up to 50lbs What You'll Need Must be at least 21 years old and legally authorized to work in the US Must have a valid driver's license within the state of employment Sign-on bonus available from participating DSPs at select stations. Terms apply. Delivery Service Partners (DSPs) provide contracted delivery services to Amazon and are independent employers. Amazon works with DSPs when their applicants or employees require a reasonable accommodation that relates to Amazon's tools, systems, or work areas and therefore necessitates Amazon's input. For applicants with disabilities who may need an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us for more information.
*rate includes $16.50 minimum/hour, plus weekly Attendance Bonus of $120. Attendance bonus starts 10/17/21, and ends on 12/25/21. Weekly Attendance Bonus is available to drivers working at least 4 days/week.
PandoLogic. Keywords: Pick Up and Delivery Driver, Location: Sterling, VA - 20166
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5d ago
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Virtual Open Interviews for Direct Support Professional / Caregivers

Dungarvin
Remote or Indianapolis, IN
Dungarvin is Now Hiring for Direct Support Professionals! We are hosting a Drive-Thru Open Interview Day* on Oct 13th!* Don't miss this opportunity to meet our local Dungarvin team and interview for diverse opportunities offering a wide range of benefits! It's easy as 1, 2, 3... 1. Review all open positions at DungarvinCareers.com 2. Click "I'm Interested" to complete your application TODAY! *Date: February 23rd* * Where: www.gotomeeting.com* *Time:* 11:00AM, 12:30PM, 2:00PM, AND 3:00PM —*Access Code:* 98322557 *Positions looking to fill: Direct Support Professional* *Pay rate: $11/hour* Full-time and part-time positions are available! No experience is necessary. We will train anyone who is at least 18 years of age or older, that has a valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance, reliable transportation, and a strong work ethic! Do you have a desire to create lasting positive impacts on people's lives? Do you enjoy coaching, mentoring, and encouraging others to reach their goals? If so, our *Direct Support Professional (DSP)* position is for you! *What To Expect:* * Assisting with household duties and personal hygiene * Developing independent living skills * Participating in community activities (shopping, appointments, movies, concerts, etc.) * Administering medication as needed * Implementing persons-centered support plans *How to Prepare:* Come as you are! Complete our online application prior to the event at www.DungarvinCareers.com. The interview process will last approximately 1 hour. *Apply now to start your career in human services today!* *What We Expect:* * Must be at least 18 years old * Current auto liability insurance * Reliable transportation * Valid driver's license * Acceptable driving/criminal background check *Dungarvin offers a wide range benefits, inclduing...* • Paid training • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans • PTO • 401K for all employees • Mileage reimbursement Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities. 10/7
13d ago

Virtual Open Interviews for Direct Support Professional / Caregivers

Dungarvin, Inc.
Remote or Indianapolis, IN
At Dungarvin, you will have the ability to make someone's life better, so embrace the opportunity to change someone's life by assisting individuals with disabilities. Providing personal and companion care at Dungarvin, you will have the ability to enhance the quality of life for our individuals!

Dungarvin is Now Hiring for Direct Support Professionals! We are hosting a Drive-Thru Open Interview Day on Oct 13th! Don't miss this opportunity to meet our local Dungarvin team and interview for diverse opportunities offering a wide range of benefits!
It's easy as 1, 2, 3...

1. Review all open positions at DungarvinCareers.com

2. Click "I'm Interested" to complete your application TODAY!

Date: February 23rd

Where: www.gotomeeting.com

Time: 11:00AM, 12:30PM, 2:00PM, AND 3:00PM

Access Code: 98322557

Positions looking to fill: Direct Support Professional

Pay rate: $11/hour

Full-time and part-time positions are available! No experience is necessary. We will train anyone who is at least 18 years of age or older, that has a valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance, reliable transportation, and a strong work ethic!

Do you have a desire to create lasting positive impacts on people's lives? Do you enjoy coaching, mentoring, and encouraging others to reach their goals? If so, our Direct Support Professional (DSP) position is for you!

What To Expect:

* Assisting with household duties and personal hygiene
* Developing independent living skills
* Participating in community activities (shopping, appointments, movies, concerts, etc.)
* Administering medication as needed
* Implementing persons-centered support plans

How to Prepare:

Come as you are! Complete our online application prior to the event at www.DungarvinCareers.com. The interview process will last approximately 1 hour.

Apply now to start your career in human services today!

What We Expect:

* Must be at least 18 years old
* Current auto liability insurance
* Reliable transportation
* Valid driver's license
* Acceptable driving/criminal background check

Dungarvin offers a wide range benefits, inclduing...

* Paid training
* Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
* PTO
* 401K for all employees
* Mileage reimbursement

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

10/7
15d ago

Direct Support Professional

The Arc Montgomery County
Rockville, MD
Qualifications:

The Arc of Montgomery County's Employment & Day Services Division has a vacancy for a Direct Support Professional who will be responsible for supervising the people we support in volunteer or other inclusive community based, fully engaging activities. The goal is to provide the necessary structure to assist the people we support to become regularly engaged and fully included in their communities. The Direct Support Professional will work independently and make effective decisions regarding all aspects of safe, productive outcomes for each of the people we support

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift and/ or carry 50 pound. This position requires lifting

Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing, frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pulling and pushing.

The Arc Montgomery County requires all employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Salary: $15.24

EOE___M/F/VET/DISABLED
22d ago

Virtual Hiring Event - Direct Support Professionals

Life By Design, Inc.
Remote

Join our Virtual Hiring Event for Direct Support Professionals!!!

Click the "Apply" button to reserve your spot!

When: Tuesday, March 16th

Time : 12:00pm - 2:00pm

DSP's enjoy:

  • Working with people with various disabilities and/or mental health needs
  • Full-time and Part-time job opportunities with flexible hours
  • Program openings within a variety of locations, including Coon Rapids, Fridley, Anoka, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale, Columbia Heights, and more!
  • Benefits available for those eligible including health, dental, 401k, PTO, etc
  • Opportunities for advancement within the agency
  • Annual performance reviews and opportunities for wage increase(s)

Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Have a valid MN Driver’s License and be able to pass a driver’s record check
  • Have or have access to a reliable vehicle (and the ability to transport individuals)
  • Life by Design Inc. provides one-on-one, home and community based services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses, living independently in the community (we do not own or operate any group homes or provide overnight shifts/hours).

    For more information, email: careers@lifebydesign-inc.com

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    60d+ ago

    Direct Support Professional -CMT - Brain Injury

    Remed Recovery Care Centers, LLC
    Silver Spring, MD
    Join the excitement of a dynamic company committed to providing exceptional neurological rehabilitation to adults with brain injury! ReMed is a growing organization dedicated to excellence, honesty and ethics in the treatment of our clients and each other. For 35 years, we've developed programs to meet the diverse needs of clients with moderate to severe traumatic and acquired brain injuries. We provide treatment for post-concussion syndrome, stroke, memory loss, neurobehavioral issues and accident or sports-related head injuries. Our CARF accredited, post-acute residential, vocational and outpatient programs are offered in the Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Jeannette and Pittsburgh regions of Pennsylvania, as well as East Brunswick, New Jersey, Covington, Louisiana and Howard and Montgomery Counties of Maryland.

    We are searching for full and part-time Brain Injury Specialists to work in our residential programs located in Silver Springs & Columbia Maryland . This position provides minimum to maximum assistance and/or supervision to promote our clients' success in daily living tasks, recreational activities and vocational pursuits. Responsibilities include assisting clients with personal care and hygiene, therapies, and driving and accompanying clients to appointments, activities and other outings. Candidates must be comfortable working with a variety of medically complicated and behaviorally challenged clients. This position does require a CMT Certification through the Maryland Board of Nursing.

    We welcome dedicated and motivated candidates in the areas of psychology, behavior analysis, social work, sociology, human & social services, nursing, pre-med, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, speech pathology, physical therapy and other related disciplines. ReMed offers a wide range of settings where clinical and professional skills can be developed.
    Benefits include, but are not limited to:

    + Flexible schedule

    + PPE Training and Supplies Provided

    + Excellent On Call System

    + COVID Testing Available

    + Intensive, on-going training

    + Comprehensive benefit package (medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(k) and more)

    + Tuition reimbursement

    Our pay scale takes into account a candidate's education and experience performing a similar position (i.e. direct care)

    Requirements: A high school diploma is required; an associate's or bachelor's degree is preferred. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license, insurance and responsible driving behaviors must be maintained. Competence in writing, planning, organization and documentation, as well as time management skills are required. The ability to communicate with families, professionals and co-workers is a must. The ability to demonstrate positive client interaction skills is essential.

    #JT

    ID: 2021-3382
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    Remote or Indianapolis, IN
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    Keystone Human Services
    Remote or Harrisburg, PA
    32d ago

    Direct Support Professional- $16.85/hr starting rate (8a-4p)

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
    Remote or Somerset, NJ
    16d ago

    Direct Support Professional- $16.85/hr starting rate (3p-11p/11p-9a)

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
    Remote or New Jersey
    16d ago

    Direct Support Professional ($500 Sign-On Bonus!)

    Service Source
    Oakton, VA
    28d ago

    Direct Support Professional ($500 Sign-On Bonus!)

    Service Source
    Arlington, VA
    28d ago

    Direct Support Professional ($500 Sign-On Bonus!)

    Service Source
    Springfield, VA
    14d ago

    Average Salary For a Direct Support Specialist

    Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Direct Support Specialist is $34,405 per year or $17 per hour. The highest paying Direct Support Specialist jobs have a salary over $36,000 per year while the lowest paying Direct Support Specialist jobs pay $32,000 per year

    Average Direct Support Specialist Salary
    $34,000 yearly
    $17 hourly
    Updated October 23, 2021
    32000
    10 %
    34000
    Median
    36000
    90 %

    Highest Paying Cities For Direct Support Specialist

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    Warwick, RI
    $32,973
    $15.85
    Portland, OR
    $32,813
    $15.78
    Moorhead, MN
    $32,670
    $15.71
    Lancaster, PA
    $29,767
    $14.31
    Houston, TX
    $26,495
    $12.74

    5 Common Career Paths For a Direct Support Specialist

    Certified Nursing Assistant

    A certified nursing assistant generally assists patients in their healthcare needs and medical procedures. They support patients in their daily activities by monitoring patients' temperature and food intake, ensuring the cleanliness of the patient's room, and keeping documentation of patients' conditions for reference of nurses and doctors. A certified nursing assistant should also communicate with patients' families and provide updates as often as needed. It is also important that a nursing assistant is patient and compassionate enough to attend to direct patient needs, which could get demanding or challenging at times.

    Direct Support Professional

    Direct support professionals are responsible for taking care of patients with physical or mental limitations. They do a variety of tasks for their patients, such as doing household chores, running errands for them, cooking for them, feeding them, bathing and dressing them, and helping them with their medication, among others. They also provide their patients with companionship, accompanying their patients to appointments, providing emotional support, and being with their patients for the most part of the day. They should be familiar with their patients' prescribed medicines, meal plans, therapy schedules, and other items related to the betterment of the patients' condition. Direct support professionals help the patients overcome their challenges and assist them in acclimating themselves with their current environment.

    Medical Assistant

    Medical assistants provide support to medical practitioners in both administrative and clerical tasks. They keep and update the patient's medical records, administer medicines under the supervision of a physician, assist during medical examinations, prepare medical samples for laboratory testing, manage the schedule of appointments, and assist the patients with their bills and in filling out needed forms, such as insurance-related documents. Medical assistants should have good communication skills and analytical skills, be organized, and be flexible. They should also have knowledge of how to operate some medical equipment such as x-ray machines.

    Support Specialist

    A support specialist is responsible for assisting technical and administrative support, depending on the business need. Support specialists must have extensive knowledge of the services of the organization they work for to assist customers with their inquiries and resolve complaints efficiently. A support specialist maintains documents of issue resolution, providing recommendations to improve business strategies and procedures. Support specialists must be well-versed on technology systems, perform basic troubleshooting, and secure databases. They should also have impeccable customer service and communication skills to attend with customers' needs and requests.

    Residential Counselor

    A residential counselor is responsible for guiding and providing the residents with their basic needs and other resources to support them in their daily living. Residential counselors' duties include maintaining the safety of the community by enforcing safety guidelines and procedures for the residents' compliance, organizing productive and engaging community activities, updating the residents of any changes and policies in the community, and resolving conflicts by counseling and understanding each resident's differences. A residential counselor must have excellent communication and decision-making skills to ensure the development of residents in a living facility.

    Illustrated Career Paths For a Direct Support Specialist