Due to rapid expansion in our service areas, we are offering immediate SIGN-ON BONUSES for nurses, licensed therapists/certified counselors, qualified mental health professionals, community support specialists, dental hygienists and direct care technicians. If you are interested in joining a progressive company whose mission focuses on the wellbeing of our customers and team members, apply today!

Direct Support Professional in O'Fallon, MO, US at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/23/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $15.00/hourly

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering up to a $1,000 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen! *sign on bonus will be based upon the number of hours worked.

Compass Health Network is looking for a Community Living Instructor to be responsible for supervision of consumers to ensure their safety and well-being.

Full-time and part-time positions. Evening/overnight and weekend availability preferred. Shift differentials offered. 


Responsibilities of a Community Living Instructor 

• Reports and records observable changes in resident behavior, attitude and physical condition
• Assists with or participates in re-motivation, rehabilitation, resocialization, and behavior modification programs
• Teaches or assists residents in self-help skills and social behavior based on the level of need and functioning of individual residents
• Initiates and participates in group and/or individual activities with residents
• Escorts residents to appointments or as assigned
• Participates in specialized programs such as adjunctive therapies and individual interaction with residents
• Performs basic nursing care such as checking vital signs, applying simple dressings, and providing general daily care of residents
• Assists a physician or registered professional nurse with various diagnostic and treatment procedures
• Maintains a safe, clean, and therapeutic environment
• Assists in the orientation of new residents
• Responds to emergency situations as specified by the guidelines of the unit, including assisting residents during emergency situations
• Prepares and maintains records and reports
• Maintains adequate supplies and equipment
• Administers medications to clients once certified as a DMH Level 1 Medication Aide
• Obtain CPR certification with in the first 90 days of employment
• Assist client with transportation as clinically indicated. Driving is an essential function of the position
• Trains incoming staff on basic job responsibilities (CLI Shadow Trainer only)
• Does follow up trainings for staff if needed (CLI Shadow Trainer only)
• Communicates with clients and/or their families by using sign language when needed (CLI Sign Fluent only)

 

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

High School/GED required

WORK EXPERIENCE

• At least one (1) year of work experience or self-employment required
• A valid unrestricted driver's license at the time of hire with the ability to obtain and maintain a class E MO driver's license by the end of 60-day introductory period required


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.