Direct Support Professional - 2nd shift - James Island, SC

Charleston, South Carolina

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 782108

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $720 / Week

Posted Date: 5/18/2024

Charleston, South Carolina

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $720 / Week

Job ID: 782108

Posted Date: 5/18/2024

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Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking several DSPs to work in an intellectual and developmental disability facility in James Island, SC on 2nd shift. 
-13 week assignment with possibility for extension
-Full time hours- 40 hours/week
-2nd shift – 2pm-10pm
Every other weekend required – candidate will not be considered if unable to work every other weekend
-Experience in behavioral settings preferred – strong background and experience with intellectually disabled consumers 
-ASAP Start
-Full benefits
-Competitive Pay

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or its equivalent
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health Certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks  
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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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