Direct Support Professional – INSPIRE GROUP HOME

Employment type: full time

Position Description:

Parker Personal Care Homes is looking for a Direct Services Professional to provide supports and assistance to those that live in the Health Facilities, by assisting them in learning daily living skills.  Providing supervision, mentor and teaching opportunities so that adults with Developmental Disabilities can learn skills of daily living and increase their adaptive skills.  To enhance their choice making and empowering the individuals to make informed decisions about their own life experiences. The schedule is flexible, because the Health Facilities are staffed 24hours a day/ 7 days a week.

 

Job duties:

  • Following all customers' Service Plans, Individual Service and Support Plans, and the recommendations of team members

  • Providing daily documentation, as per Parker Personal Care Homes, Inc. policies and procedures and the rules/ regulations of Division for Developmental Disabilities

  • Providing activities and social interactions with customers that are age appropriate and ensure they are treated with dignity and respect

  • Assisting consumers with all activities of daily living as outlined in their Service Plans

  • Toileting, bathing, hygiene, eating, meal planning, assisting them with bedtime routine, laundry, etc.

  • Administering medications as ordered by Physicians

  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of all customers throughout the day and night by providing proper supervision and assisting with safety skills

  • Complete extra duties as assigned by Health Facilities Program Director/Manager

  • Establish and follow menus to provide healthy meals to all customers

  • Provide community activities and social interactions on an ongoing basis

  • Follow established care plans and protocols established by therapies (i.e. OT, PT, Speech)

  • Ensuring the living environment is maintained and meets Parker Personal Care Homes, Inc., and Health Care Policy and Financing standards at all times

  • Vacuuming, dusting, cleaning, some basic lawn maintenance

  • All duties are carried out with the utmost professionalism and appropriate manner at all times

  • Observing confidentiality of consumers and Parker Personal Care Homes, Inc. operations.

  • Provide supervision and assistance for each customer

  • Review safety checks and communicate any concerns regarding Parker Personal Care Homes, Inc. homes.

  • Familiar with all Parker Personal Care Homes, Inc. policies/ procedures as well as those outlined by Division for Developmental Disabilities

  • Familiar with Department of Health standards

  • Must have a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to safely operate a 15 passenger van

  • Must attend and show competency in all PARKER PERSONAL CARE HOMES, INC. training and meetings

 

Benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick time

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • 401k

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to read and write English proficiently

  • Any experience or knowledge of the health care field

  • Working with others in a health care capacity

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office components

  • Professional attitude and teamwork mentality

  • Outstanding attendance and ability to self-direct

  • Current/Valid Colorado Driver’s License

  • Good driving record that meets the requirements of agencies insurance carrier

  • Able to safely operate a 15 passenger van

  • Ability to pass criminal background checks

  • Ability to prove authorization to work in the U.S.

 

Minimum Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  •  Must be able to lift approximately 75lbs.

  • Requires repetitive lifting and carrying of approximately 15lbs as it pertains to customer care items

  • Must be able to push/pull a wheelchair with a customer of moderate weight.

  • Requires moderate amount of reaching over head and away from body.

  • Requires staff to sit for periods of time, walk for up to several hours at a time with breaks.

  • Requires staff to squat and climb as it pertains to customer care.

  • Must sit in a moving vehicle for long periods of time.

  • Work is primarily indoors in the home setting and out in the community, which requires exposure to various elements and road conditions

  • Must be able to operate a vehicle in varying weather conditions

  • Must be cognitive and utilize safety skills while walking, driving and maneuvering through various weather conditions.

  • Daily significant contact with agency personnel and its employees or contractors as well as outside governing agencies and benefit carriers

  • Daily significant contact with individuals with Developmental Disabilities.  Daily contact with community members and professionals within the community.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. 

It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

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Contact: 303.424.6078 or info@parkerpch.com
Arvada & Lakewood, CO
Parker Personal Care Homes 2018