Georgia Employer DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL - AUGUSTA, GA in Augusta, Georgia
Requisition: 49218Title: Direct Support Professional - Augusta, GAJob Category: CaregiverLine of Business: Residential ServicesBranding: ResCareAbout this Career Opportunity:Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in people's lives. We are now hiring for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our DSPs are the STARS of our organization who provide caregiving to the people we support. This may be in a group home, home-like setting.Essential Responsibilities/Job DutiesPerforming personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housematesEnsuring client safety and maintaining a safe environmentAssisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairsReminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)Encouraging self-help activitiesReporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the officeDocumenting services providedPerforming home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaningPlanning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-upAccompanying client to scheduled appointmentsTransporting clients or running errands for clientsOther duties as assignedPosition RequirementsHigh school degree/GED required18 years of age or olderValid driver's license (in most cases)Ability to work in a group home, home-like settingsAbility to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the companyAbility to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of timeMust maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirementsMedication Administration as required by state/program requirementsAdditional InformationBenefitsResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.ResCare also offers a PayOUT program that allows employeesto set their own pay day. to learn more about this program.About Our CompanyJoin us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional - Augusta, GA.About this Line of BusinessWe cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the... For full info follow application link.Res-Care, Inc., dba BrightSpring Health Services ("ResCare"), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.