DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL #D19

SUMMARY:

The Direct Support Professional works on an interdisciplinary team that delivers superior quality of service and provides appropriate activities in a safe and healthy environment within the home and community setting.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Assists Clients in basic living skills and daily personal tasks. These include but are not limited to; showers, dressing, housekeeping, grocery shopping, preparing and planning meals and financial budgeting
  • Providing transportation to and from activities and appointments as needed, for which a valid Arkansas Drivers License is required.
  • Responsible for maintaining good communication via appropriate means (Facility logbook, staff meeting, etc.) between staff regarding clients needs and progress toward their plan of care by the end of shift
  • Accurately completes all documentation that is required by FCC. Examples are, Behavioral Reports, Incident Reports, Compliant Forms, Personal Care Work Sheets, Requisitions, Maintenance Forms, Progress Reports, Monthly Attendance Logs, and other required documentation as deemed necessary
  • Strictly follow and complete necessary documentation and maintenance of records as is required for FTA vehicles and maintain all mileage/billing forms in compliance with Medicaid guidelines
  • Responsible to report incidents and/or emergencies to supervisor or delegated authority immediately. This is a safety sensitive position.
  • Assists in the formulation, management, revision and follow through of the clients Plan of Care to ensure that treatment is carried out and good health, safety and security is prioritized.
  • Follows proper medication management guidelines and assists in the monitoring and documentation of these procedures
  • Organizes and carries out recreational activities for the clients
  • Firm expectation for good role modeling for clients through appropriate physical appearance, adhering to FCCs dress code, and appropriate actions
  • Will treat the client and their families with dignity and respect at all times. The Direct Support Professional is a direct reflection of FCC and must represent our mission in all that is done
  • Will assist in the maintenance of FCC facilities and grounds, keeping them clean, orderly and functioning
  • Will assist in the maintenance of FCC vehicles ensuring cleanliness and regular preventive maintenance
  • Attend necessary training and continuing education
  • Will provide proof of liability insurance and keep current
  • Might be required to undergo periodic driving test and demonstrate proficiency in the operation of a motor vehicle, including passenger vans. Employee may also be required to drive his/her personal vehicle at times and maintain adequate liability coverage on any personal vehicle used to transport participants.
  • Will maintain confidentiality of all information received regarding Friendship Community Care, Inc., Senior Center Programs and Clients. Conditions of confidentiality shall be in compliance with Friendship Community Care Non-Disclosure Policy and HIPAA Policies.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.


This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. *SIGN ON BONUS* *BENEFITS*


Schedule: Mon-Fri 2:00pm-9:00pm

Pay: TBD

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two+ years experience working with developmentally disabled individuals. Must also have a valid driver's license.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


QUALITY ASSURANCE & COMPLIANCE
: To adhere to the following and comply with all Quality Assurances & HIPAA procedures:

  • The Code of Conduct and Compliance Investigation Procedures as read and discussed in the new employee training must be followed at all times.
  • Consumers progress notes be maintained and completed daily or as needed on the prescribed forms.
  • Consumers records must be maintained weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly. All information must be filed in consumers records as needed and updated as prescribed by funding sources.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Being a Direct Support Professional (DSP) in the Friendship Community is immensely rewarding, but it is not an easy job. To help applicants understand the nature of the job, we created a video with valuable information and insight into the day-to-day requirements of these positions. We strongly suggest you view our brief DSP video before applying for this position.

The video is available here: http://www.fccare.org/direct-support-professional


This is a safety sensitive function.

Friendship Community Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any Kind. Friendship Community Care is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Friendship Community Care based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Friendship Community Care will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Friendship Community Care encourages applicants of all ages.

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