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Direct Support Professional-Tier 1

Company: Open Arms Care Corporation
Location: Antioch
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYWorks under direct supervision and follows standard procedures and/or written instructions to perform the job duties; provides direct personal care to clients diagnosed with developmental disabilities to support them in reaching their maximum level of independence for daily living activities.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Engages clients in ongoing, meaningful active treatment and the individual support plans (ISP's) for the client's served in the ID/DD program; implements programs and the delivery of services according to the ISP and the requirements of CMS regulations. - Advocates for each client's specific needs and personal welfare in the home and community, and ensures follow-up when concerns are identified. - Assists with coordinating, scheduling and/or transporting client's to appointments and/or recreational activities on a regular basis; ensures all required documents, files and reports are prepared, reviewed, approved and processed in a timely manner. - Provides accurate documentation of client's participation and progress in all training objectives/programs to teach independent living skills; ensures day-to-day assigned tasks are completed. - Communicates and actively participates with the inter-disciplinary process to include but not limited to individual support plans (ISP's), behavior management, incident reports, etc. - Interacts with client's family members/conservator, & maintains positive relationships internally and externally. - Must attend all required trainings/meetings and remain current on all certifications. - Responsible for personal payroll tracking including but not limited to clocking in and out appropriately. - Other job duties as assigned. - Additional committees as assigned, or volunteer. QUALIFICATIONS Education & Experience:
    • High school graduate and/or GED preferred.
    • Must have valid driver's license Ability to lift repetitively a minimum of 50 pounds; tasks may include lifting, repositioning, turning, bending, squatting, etc.
    • Good oral, written and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with others
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to follow procedures, instructions, laws and policies Ability to project a positive and professional image on behalf of the organization.
    • Must be an effective team member.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.Open Arms Care Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or genetics.PI187693023

Keywords: Open Arms Care Corporation, Nashville , Direct Support Professional-Tier 1, Other , Antioch, Tennessee

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