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Residential Direct Support Professional

Company: Treasure Health
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Direct Support Professional (DSP) to provide one-on-one support to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Direct Support Professionals (DSP) assist individuals and families living in facilities homes. Individual programs are designed around the needs and desires of each participant and implemented with attention and care.Responsibilities:The DSP will provide assistance, guidance, mentoring, coaching, and teaching in many life areas such as activities of daily living, personal care, life skills, community integration, and transportation navigation.The DSP will assist the supported person in enjoying the life that they want to live and increasing their quality of life by providing excellent services.Provide direct support, interaction and supervision of the supported persons, inclusive of all daily needs (meals, personal care, transportation, leisure activities, community integration, medical needs and medication administration)---Required Qualifications:Must have a Valid Driver's License and reliable transportationHigh School Diploma, GED or equivalent required (one year of college preferred)1+ year of experience working with the population servedAcceptable criminal background is a mustMust have CPR / First Aid, Mandt Systems, medication technician certification must be refreshed within timelines, and the certificate must have a current status.High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)Must have no lifting restrictions. Ability to transfer individuals, talk, hear, sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.Skills Required:Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively, individually and as part of a team with subordinates, other staff and supervisors throughout the organizationGood written and oral communication skillsDetail oriented, organized, self-disciplined, energetic, and deadline conscious.Ability to maintain confidentiality with regards to privileged and program participants' informationMust be willing and able to support individuals with different levels of diagnosesPI185937478

Keywords: Treasure Health, Silver Spring , Residential Direct Support Professional, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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