Direct Support Professional (DSP)

To The Rescue

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare / Human Services & Non-Profit

The successful candidate needs to have the desire to help improve the quality of the people we serve lives. This position is a professional opportunity in the human service industry with a company who believes that the development of their employees is the path to our success.

Primary Duties:

  • Supports and assists individuals in being successful in their roles within their living, working, learning and social environments.

  • Provides assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning; medication administration; and personal care.

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of client’s in their care.

  • Facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities.

  • Provide timely, complete, legible, and accurate documentation.

  • Honor all aspects of the Client Bill of Rights and adhere to all policies of confidentiality.

  • Support customers in achieving personal goals of their own choice.

  • Follow the service plan and use it as a guide to deliver services.

  • Recognize and document goal progress and relevant personal interventions in an objective, clear, and brief manner.

  • Support customers as they identify and build natural supports for their needs.

  • Advocate for customers while promoting role recovery/discovery of others.

  • Show tolerance for individual differences.

  • Demonstrate good role modeling for the customers we serve.

  • Represent To The Rescue in a positive and professional manner to all clients, families, co-workers and the public.

Minimum Education/Experience/Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Successful clearance of background check, drug screening, and reference checks.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be approved as an acceptable driver with To The Rescue’s auto insurance company.

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.  

Job ID: 66143

Posted 22 days ago

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