The Direct Support Professional (DSP), under the direction of Program Manager or Lead is responsible for providing independence, support and personal care to medically fragile and/or behaviorally challenged adults with (ID) intellectual disabilities. These supports are performed in a Residential setting in keeping with Opportunity Foundation's philosophy of empowering adults of diverse abilities as it relates to supportive and respectful settings. The DSP is expected to continue to strive for excellence by developing skills and expertise that directly relate to this position. The DSP will be evaluated equally between their skills and conduct as they apply to the Mission, Vision and Values of the Organization.
Please note that due to the level of training required, given the extremely high medical needs of the residents at this program, staff who are full or part-time employees at this specific program will receive a $0.50/hr raise once they are successfully delegated to perform medical procedures by one of Opportunity Foundation's Registered Nurses.
All training is provided and paid. The Opportunity Foundation offers full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability, 401(k) with Employer Match, Employee Assistance Program, Mileage Subsidy, Childcare Program Incentives and a $300 New Hire Bonus. Medical plan includes $1,500 benefit maximum for alternative care including natropath, chiropractor, accupuncture and massage therapy.