Direct Support Professional

Able-Inc   La Crescent, MN   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on April 30, 2022
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Part-time and Full-time

Compensation for a Direct Support Professional ranges from $14.00 - $17.00 per hour
Base Wage for Direct Care: $14.00/hr after the following requirements are met - $13.55/hour starting +$0.25/hour if an approved driver + $0.20/hour once you are trained on medications. 

Weekend Shift Differential For Direct Care: $1.00/hour 

Overnight Awake Shift Differential: $2.00/hour 

Lancer Shift Differential: $3.00/hour for any hours worked in our Lancer Facility doing direct care 

As a Direct Support Professional aka DSP you will perform a variety of tasks during the course of your shift including:

  • Family Style dining (including your meal)
  • Social outings within the community
  • Fun activities at home such as games, puzzles, music, crafts, etc..
  • Assisting with daily cares including bathing, hair care, oral hygiene, skin and nail care
  • Meal preparation which could include grocery shopping or creating lists and menus
  • Changing linens and making the bed
  • Toileting (can range from simple assistance to full assistance)
  • Transferring assist to/from bed, chair, wheel chair or toilet
  • Using adaptive equipment lifts, walkers, standers, gait belts, wheel chairs (no use of lifts if you're under the age of 18)
  • Medication administration/passing following proper training (no med passing if you're under the age of 18)
  • Working with people supported on program goals and daily living skills
  • Learning and following people supported care plan
  • Documentation of daily cares
  • Meal preparation which could include grocery shopping or creating lists and menus
  • Housekeeping and laundry
  • Documentation of daily cares
  • Meal preparation which could include grocery shopping or creating lists and menus
  • Housekeeping and laundry

*There will be other duties and responsibilities depending on your shift and specific program you are working in*

To help you complete these task we provide all direct care staff with:

  • Positive Behavior Support Training
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Medication Training
  • Annual trainings and refresher classes

Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • A desire to work with people with developmental disabilities
  • Good Attendance
  • You are not required to be a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA but CNAs are welcome
  • Cleared as a driver for the agency is preferred

We are hiring for part-time positions, working on average less than 34 hours/week and participating in a weekend and holiday rotation, providing direct care to people with developmental disabilities. Part-time Employees are eligible for Paid-time off after 90 days of employment.

Our Mission
To enhance the lives of people we support by promoting their uniqueness, building their self-esteem and independence in a safe and comfortable environment

To APPLY - Send your contact info, and position desired via this job posting.


Able-Inc

La Crescent , MN