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Direct Support Professional DSP
A & T Health Care Inc Sterling, VA

Direct Support Professional DSP

A & T Health Care Inc
Sterling, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $20 to $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

We are seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSP) / Caregivers to join our team! You will assist in the daily care of elderly or disabled individuals. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients with daily living activities 
  • Communicate ongoing care results and updates to relevant parties
  • Collaborate with clients and families for best care opportunities
  • Maintain a healthy and comfortable living environment

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in personal care or other related fields
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor 
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid or volunteer experience in the care, training, habilitation, and support of
    children or adults with a diagnosis of developmental/intellectual disability.

Certification ( If you do not have any or some of the certifications, we can help you obtain All of these certifications within a few days. Contact us for details):

  • TOVA
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Medication Management

Direct Support Professional assists individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities with daily living
activities at home or in the community. Their duties may include making beds, doing laundry, preparing and providing meals.

Knowledge and Abilities:
*Knowledge of some of the characteristics and concepts of Developmental and intellectual Disability, mental health, health
disorders and related physical conditions and treatment approaches for children.
*Knowledge of simple care, first-aid, behavior management, personal and environmental hygiene.
*Ability to implement and follow the policies and procedures of the department, facility or service entity.
*Ability to engage in the care, training, and rehabilitation of physically and mentally retarded clients or mentally ill.
*Ability to provide basic care, personal care, and hygiene.
*Ability to teach clients eating, bathing, dressing, grooming, and other self-care skills.
*Ability to participate with professional staff in the design and implementation of training and programmatic activities.
*Ability to observe the rights and personal dignity of others.
*Ability to observe, record, and report clients' behavior, attitude, and physical condition.
*Ability to perform simple math and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
*Ability to maintain effective working relationships with clients and other employees.

Experience: One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid or volunteer experience in the care, training, habilitation, and support of
children or adults with a primary diagnosis of developmental/intellectual disability and/or secondary diagnosis of mental health.

Address

A & T Health Care Inc

Sterling, VA
20165 USA

Industry

Personal Care

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