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Direct Support Professional (Reserve)

Company: Catholic Community Services of the Mid Willamette
Location: Salem
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Salem + Surrounding Area General Position Summary: Are you a caring person? Are you compassionate to others? Do you want to make a difference in another person's life? Join our team and become a part of a supportive community dedicated to individual and community enrichment. The Direct Support Professional position at Catholic Community Services (CCS) is an essential role in developing and strengthening the lives of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. CCS is a faith-based organization, rooted in the values of Love, Justice, Truth, and Freedom, that has continually served the community for the past 80 years. We seek individuals who are motivated, compassionate, and eager to make a difference in their community. Along with our competitive wages CCS offers a variety of employer paid benefits for employees. We are committed to providing the best care for those that we serve and advancement opportunities for our staff. Join us today and become a champion in the lives of others! Pay: $18.28 - $22.07 an hour depending on experience and education Schedule: Full-time (Hours, schedule, shift, location will vary) Location: Varies Hiring Immediately! Employer Provided Benefits: 4 Weeks Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) per year
100% Medical/ Vision Coverage for Employees
50% Medical coverage for dependent/ spouse
401(k) Retirement Plan Employer Match
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Life Insurance Plan
10 Paid Holidays/ Holiday Pay
Mileage Reimbursement
Jury Duty Paid Leave
Bereavement Leave
Wellness Activity Discounts
On the job training and CPR/First Aid certification
Annual performance evaluations and pay increases
Employee appreciation events Additional Benefits Offered: Multiple Dental Plan Options
Supplemental Life Insurance
Discount Gym Memberships with Medical Enrollment
Aflac Voluntary Supplemental Insurance
Legal Guidance
Work-life Solutions
Will Preparation
24/7 Resource Support & Information
Employee to client ratio 3:1
Employee Referral Program
On the Job Training Minimum Requirements Must be 18 years of age.
High School Diploma/GED
Current certification in CPR and First Aid or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of employment
Have a valid current Oregon Driver's License, or plan to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Hold a driving record that permits coverage under the agency's corporate auto liability policy.
Be available to travel to multiple locations, multiple varying distances, by the prescribed start-time of the coverage shift.
Must be flexible to work a variety of schedules and shifts with varying days off.
Be able to lift up to 65 pounds for a total of up to 130 pounds in a two-person lift Preferred Qualification, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) and appropriately with verbal or non-verbal individuals.
Ability to follow RN, physician, dental, and health care professional's direction for care for a multitude of individuals.
Ability to gather data and document accurately in English in written and electronic format.
Ability to complete and be competent in all core competencies.
Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work a variety of locations and change locations mid-shift, travel to various locations and even multiple locations in one shift.
Ability to complete tasks on time and meet deadlines.
Ability to drive a full-size passenger van equipped with a wheelchair lift.
Ability to maintain confidential information.
Ability to work with all the people we serve.
Ability to work as a team member.
Ability to follow directions.
Ability to be accurate.
Ability to prioritize workload.
Ability to respond to changing health care needs.
Ability to lift 65 lbs.
Ability to push/pull 1-55lbs.
Ability to participate in in-services. Essential Position Functions and Key Work Processes Under the supervision of Adult Resident Services Supervisor and the daily direction and monitoring of the Shift Coordinator. Performs the following essential functions: Relate to individuals in a continuous, consistent, warm, caring, age-appropriate manner.
Perform personal care activities with a multitude of individuals including but not limited to: personal hygiene care, brushing teeth, brushing hair, bathing/showering, toileting, changing adult incontinence pads, feeding (oral and gastric tube-if prescribed), dressing.
Perform other activities of daily living for adults.
Provide individual medication administration according to agency policy as ordered and assigned for a multitude of individuals.
Document the progress of each individual using approved data collection methods.
Respond appropriately to immediate or urgent or emergent individual needs, such as injuries and illness and provide or obtain assistance as needed.
Monitor the activities of individuals in order to assure the individual's health and safety is maintained.
Perform household cleaning and maintenance tasks including but not limited to: sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning toilets/sinks, washing windows, washing dishes, washing/folding laundry.
Facilitate and/or perform meal planning and meal preparation in accordance with dietician orders.
Facilitate and/or perform shopping and purchasing activities.
Assist in the planning of recreational/entertainment activities and accompany individuals during such activities.
Maintain accurate records of the expenditure of agency and individual funds.
Assure the individuals' environment meets or exceeds established standards for health and safety.
Participate in individual care plans.
Maintain confidentiality of all individual records and information.
Adhere to county and state regulations.
Document significant incidents and other individual related information on approved forms or in specified electronic locations.
Wear required personal protective equipment and follow all applicable health protocols.
Report all injuries to the supervisor by the end of the shift on which they occur.
Report hazardous conditions or other safety and health concerns to the supervisor by the end of the shift on which they are observed.
Maintain a safe working environment and fully participate in emergency evacuation drills.
Always use safe lifting techniques.
Assist in the orientation and training of other staff.
Attend and actively participate in agency and individual related meetings and during in-service training opportunities.
Travel to various locations frequently, be available for frequent schedule changes and be available for work when called by Supervisor in a reasonable timeframe (not engaged-to-wait).
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Keywords: Catholic Community Services of the Mid Willamette , Salem , Direct Support Professional (Reserve), Other , Salem, Oregon

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