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Job Title:

Direct Support Professional

Job Post ID:

23527

Posted Until:

06/28/2022

Salary:

$30,680/yr.

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

All Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Other

Job Description:

Provide general oversight and supervision of the operations and activities at the clients’ home, and when accompanying clients into the community.
Specific Functions:
Properly complete daily documentation: progress notes, incident reports, inspection checklists, client contact hours, program data, etc.
Oversee and provide instruction in client routines such as housekeeping, kitchen chores, laundry, personal shopping, banking and others.
Provide client skill training as specified in the Individualized Services Plan/Individual Habilitation Plan, and provide documentation. Skill training areas may include: cooking, meal planning, housekeeping, kitchen chores, laundry, shopping, banking, etc.
Participate as a team member in the development of the clients' Individualized Services Plan/Individual Habilitation Plan.
Maintain awareness of clients' physical condition and activity level and report suspected problems or symptoms to the Lead Direct Support Professional, Case Manager, Nurse, or other administrative personnel.
Supervise the clients in the self-administration of prescribed medications and treatments, and document the procedure when applicable.
Communicate appropriately and effectively with consultants and other staff of the agency. Respond appropriately to clients' family and friends, as well as guests of the clients.
Be familiar with the location and the organization of the client records and files, and other record keeping systems.
Implement behavior development programs and complete documentation, if applicable.
Provide counseling and crisis intervention to clients in need of such assistance and guidance.
Operate agency vehicle in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Respond per established procedures to all emergency situations including: medical, behavioral, fire, severe weather and other hazards.
Be familiar, and act in accordance, with established safety regulations, policies and procedures.
Perform minor maintenance and housekeeping at the direction of the Lead Direct Support Professional or other administrative personnel.
Supervise and assist the clients in recreational programming, medical appointments, shopping or other activities as appropriate.
If appropriately qualified, may serve as MHP for planning and delivery of Medicaid mental health services.
Perform other unspecified tasks and duties at the direction of the Lead Direct Support Professional, Case Manager, Coordinator of Residential Services, Associate Director of Residential Services , Director of Residential Services or other administrative personnel.

Maintain ongoing compliance with all agency-related training and certification requirements.
Respond per established procedures to all emergency situations including medical, behavioral, fire, severe weather, and other hazards.
Operate agency or personal vehicle in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Driving record in accordance with agency policy. A post offer physical and criminal background check required. EOE

Benefits:

Medical, Vision and Dental

Company Information

* $1,000 Retention Bonus*

Application Instructions:

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https://www.cornerstoneservices.org/careers/

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