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Job Title:

Direct Support Professional

Job Post ID:

16470

Posted Until:

04/10/2017

Salary:

$8.75-$11.39/hr.

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

Other Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Healthcare/Medical

Job Description:

General Functions: 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 Residential Supervisor, 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 Residential Supervisor 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 Residential Supervisor, Case Manager, Coordinator of Residential Alternatives, Director of Residential Services or other administrative personnel.

Job Requirements:

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

Benefits:

- Flexible Hours
-Guaranteed Overtime
- A variety of positions
- Competitive benefits package
- Perfect attendance bonus time
- Vacation, sick time, and personal days offered for F/T and PT staff
-11 Holidays
-Tuition reimbursement
-Plenty of opportunities for growth

Company Information

Cornerstone Services, INC.
777 Joyce Rd. Joliet IL 60436
815-741-7084

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