Direct Support Professional - Albany
Company: Catholic Community Services of the Mid Willamette
Posted on: September 22, 2022
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: $16.06 - $23.26 / hour (based
on experience and education) Schedule: Day, Swing, and Nights
available! (10% additional pay for overnight shifts) Location:
Albany, OR Hiring Immediately! Benefits we provide: 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
Jury Duty Paid 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
24/7 Resource Support & Information
Employee to client ratio 3:1
Employee Referral Program
On the Job Training Minimum Requirements High School Diploma/GED
preferred or any equivalent basic reading, writing, computer and
math skills. Work related knowledge and experience is a plus.
Be able to lift up to 65 pounds for a total of up to 130 pounds in
a two-person lift.
Ability to push/pull 1-55lbs.
Reliable transportation, valid driver's license (or the ability to
obtain a valid Oregon driver license within 30 days of hire) and a
driving record that permits coverage under the agency's corporate
auto liability policy and personal automobile liability insurance
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or valid exception. Preferred
Qualification, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Basic knowledge of
Individual Support Plans, Emergency Response Procedures, OAR
applicable standards and other state requirements, Self
Determination Principles and Practices, Person/Resident Rights
Knowledge regarding Adult Residential Services Program policies,
procedures, and statement of purpose.
Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification and all other
required CCS training. Ability to communicate effectively (written
and oral) and appropriately with verbal or non-verbal
Ability to follow nurse, physician, dental, and health care
professional's direction for care.
Ability to gather data and document accurately in written and
Ability to complete and be competent in core competencies.
Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to prioritize workload, complete tasks and meet
Ability to drive a full-size passenger van equipped with a
Ability to maintain confidential information and work with all the
people we serve.
Ability to work as a team member.
Ability to follow direction and be accurate.
Ability to respond to changing health care needs. 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 residents in a continuous,
consistent, warm, caring, age-appropriate manner.
Perform personal care activities with all residents as needed
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 and any other activities of daily living for adults.
Responsible for implementing the training programs and
developmental activities that comprise the Individual Support of
each medically fragile or behavioral resident and for responding
appropriately to immediate or urgent or emergent resident needs,
such as injuries and illness and provide or obtain assistance as
Provide resident medication administration according to agency
policy as ordered and assigned by personal care physician.
Document the progress of each resident using approved data
collection methods to maintain accurate records of the expenditure
of agency and personal funds.
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 to assure the residents' environment meets or exceeds
established standards for health and safety.
Participate in residents care plans by facilitating and/or
performing meal preparation in accordance with dietician orders,
shopping, purchasing, planning of recreational/entertainment
activities and accompany residents during such activities.
Maintain confidentiality of all resident records and information to
adhere to agency policy, county and state regulations.
Maintain a safe working environment by using safe lifting
techniques at all times, wearing required personal protective
equipment (PPE's) and fully participating in emergency evacuation
drills, reporting all staff related injuries to the supervisor by
the end of the shift on which they occur, and report hazardous
conditions or other safety and health concerns to the supervisor
immediately when observed as required by Occupational Safety and
Health Act (OSHA).
Assist and/or mentor in the orientation and training of another
staff. Attend and actively participate in agency and resident
related meetings and during in-service training opportunities.
Perform other job related duties as assigned by immediate
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