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 Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $15.00 Hourly

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $250 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!

The Community Living Instructor/Direct Support Professional is responsible for providing a variety of services to consumers to enhance rehabilitation and provide supervision to ensure safety and well-being. In order to thrive in this role you must be comfortable working closely with a diverse population of clients and have a desire to provide excellent client care. This opening will be a PRN/On-call position, coverage on overnights and weekends is needed. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• 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
• 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
• Responds to emergency situations as specified by the guidelines of the unit, including assisting residents during emergency situations
• 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

 

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.