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Direct Support Professional

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6187055
Company Name
The Arc of the Quad Cities Area
Physical Address
4016 9TH
Rock Island, IL 61201
Job Description

Open Interviews for Direct Support Professional

1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shifts

Full-Time, Part-Time, and Temps

Tuesday, December 4th, Time: 10 am – 2 pm

Wednesday, December 5th, Time: 3 pm – 7 pm

Location: The Arc Administration Building -4016 9th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201

Actively support and further the mission of The Arc of the Quad Cities Area: To live and work in partnership with the community to support individuals with developmental and other disabilities, through a variety of support services.

DUTIES

DIRECT CARE

Provide supervision, personal care training, and active treatment as outlined in Individual’s Habilitation Plan (IHP); ensure safety and well-being of designated individuals at all times
Communicate effectively with individuals we serve, their guardians, the community, family members, staff, and others
Assist with all aspects of meal provision including following a menu, meal preparation, and clean up
Perform health care-related duties, monitor individual health care status, and administer medication
Participate in home and community recreation with individuals
Assist with making home or individual purchases, obtaining receipts at all times
TRANSPORTATION

Drive agency and/or personal vehicle for outings, errands, grocery shopping, individual medical appointments, and as otherwise required per agency policy and procedure
QUALIFICATIONS

DIRECT CARE

Ability to lift minimum of 50 lbs; ability to assist in lifting and transferring of individuals weighing more than 100 lbs
Ability to kneel on the floor and bend at the waist and knees; ability to assist an individual who may be falling; ability to conform to any position required to provide individual-related care
Ability to stand and work on feet for 90% or more of scheduled shift
MAINTENANCE/COMPLIANCE

Ability to communicate verbally and to interact professionally
Ability to perform written documentation clearly, accurately, and completely
Experience in human service field preferred
TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required
Ability to read at an 8th grade level (must pass TABE test)
Must acquire and maintain medication administration authorization
Direct Service Provider certification preferred or ability to obtain within 120 days of employment
Knowledge of Microsoft applications preferred; ability and willingness to learn computer applications as required for documentation
TRANSPORTATION

Valid driver’s license in good standing; vehicle with appropriate auto insurance; approved by agency’s auto insurance carrier for driving agency vehicles

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://arcqca.applicantpool.com/jobs/291523-49030.html


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