Direct Support Personnel

Alexandria, Virginia

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 783365

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 12 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $9 / Hour

Posted Date: 5/16/2024

Alexandria, Virginia

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 12 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $9 / Hour

Job ID: 783365

Posted Date: 5/16/2024

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The Direct Support Personnel (DSP) assists individuals withintellectual disabilities or mental health challenges with growth anddevelopment of interpersonal skills and Activities of Daily Living in the home,community or residential setting.  TheDirect Support Personnel works directly with the resident and provides supportsfor activities of daily living and adaptive skills.  The Direct Support Personnel should followthe guidance of the resident/ patients Individual Service Plan. 

$20/hr

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides training/assistance to assigned individuals withInterpersonal skills and activities of daily living in accordance with theoutcomes and goals in the individual’s support plan and under the directsupervision of the Team Leader, Program Coordinator, or Program Director
  • Reports any changes in status to Team Leader, ProgramCoordinator, or Program Director
  • Documents care accurately per company policies andprocedures and turns documentation in on a timely basis.  Adheres to client and Amergis policy andprocedures at all times
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary team conferences andIn-services as requested
  • Provides therapeutic support in daily activities 
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
  • Accompanies resident/s to schedule activities both insideand out of the facility/home
  • Participates in contributing appropriate revisions ofindividual services plans as requested by client, team leader or programcoordinator
  • Assists with admissions, discharges and transferring ofresidents
  • Assists residents with routine household chores and otherADLS to support independence 
  • Assists with training new staff if applicable

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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