Direct Support Professional – Daily / Hourly / Day Program Services **$1000.00 Sign-On Bonus**

To The Rescue

Cedar Rapids, IA Childcare & Personal Care / Healthcare
At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.

The $1000 sign-on bonus applies only to the daily (Direct Support Professional - Housing) positions. 

Summary of position/objective
The Certified Nursing Assistant/Medical Support Professional/Direct Support Professional provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and/or mental illness receiving daily services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Adheres to and upholds To The Rescue’s values and policies
  • Manages day to day activities of each member assigned to your caseload to maintain and ensure that all supports for essential life services and entitlement programs are met
  • Provides direct care according to the member plan and support needs
  • Provides medication administration to members served as outlined by the member plan and policies
  • Completes documentation timely to ensure billing of services
  • Ensures all current goals and ongoing supports are provided as stated in the members' plan
  • Observes and supervises members’ activities
  • Attends training seminars, in-service sessions, and staff meetings
  • Ensures the health and safety of members by monitoring activities, supervising, and intervening in crisis situations
  • Honors all aspects of the member rights and adheres to all policies of confidentiality
  • Represents To The Rescue in a positive and professional manner to all members, co-workers, interdisciplinary teams and the general public
  • Performs additional duties as assigned
Competencies/Qualifications/Education
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Certification/Experience (Applicable to CNA position)
  • Communication proficiency
  • Patience
  • Writing skills
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
  • Working knowledge of privacy laws and regulations
  • Ability to respond well under pressure
Certificates/Licenses/Registration
The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage.

Work Hours
Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays dependent upon business need. Asleep overnight shifts include sleep hours and working hours. Typical sleep time hours for sleep overnight shifts are limited to 11:00 PM to 6:00 AM. There may be times when staff will need to be awake during all overnight shift related hours based on member needs. Employees working awake overnight shifts are expected to be awake the entire shift and receive a shift differential from 11:00 PM to 6:00 AM.

Work Environment
The work environment is variable, anywhere from office setting to a hospital/clinic to out in the community.

Physical Demand
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds.

Travel
Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required.

To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

If applying by email, send resume to careers@totherescue.net. Please include job title you are applying for in subject line. You may also apply online at careers.totherescue.net.

Learn more about To The Rescue by visiting our website at totherescue.net.

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Direct Support Professional – Daily/Hourly/Day Program Services **$1000.00 Sign-On Bonus**

To The Rescue

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Job ID: 69445

Posted 17 days ago

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