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Direct Support Professional (DSP) ENT

Job location: Middletown, NY
Hours: M-F 7:45 am to 4:15 pm
Rate of Pay: $12.00
 
 
Access: Supports for Living Inc. is in the business of doing good.  We have a mission: To help people live the healthiest and fullest lives possible.  Here, you'll be a valued part of an innovative team that touches the lives of more than 10,000 people each year across the Hudson Valley in programs supporting people to pursue the life they imagine.  At Access, we believe in work with a purpose.
 
As a Direct Support Professional, it's not about the practice you have coming into the job; it's about the practices you'll have in it.  While developing your expertise and expertise through Access's robust professional development programs, you will support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to identify and pursue their goals and dreams. With boundless opportunities for career growth, at Access, today's Direct Support Professional can be tomorrow's leader.  Work here and change a life?especially yours. 
 
Listing description
Direct Support Professionals work as part of an interdisciplinary team (MSC, Clinical staff, families, advocates, etc. providing services to adults with developmental disabilities. Our mission is to help our individuals live happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives. Depending on the needs of the individuals, Direct Support Professionals provide assistance with living expertise development, health maintenance and medication administration, personal care, and behavioral development.
Direct Support Professionals work in a residential setting and can provide Day Habilitation or Pre-Vocational services in home.
Working under the direction of a manager, Direct Support Professionals work to provide services that enrich the lives of our individuals. Emphasis is placed on creating a family- environment that encourages the individuals to self-direct and practice their life to the fullest. Direct Support Professionals assist the individuals in participating in everyday and weekly activities of their choice or as needed such as shopping, going to movies, enjoying hobbies, etc. Direct Support Professionals also assist, advocate and support individuals to be fully integrated into their communities.
 
Essential tasks and Responsibilities:
Some of the tasks and responsibilities vary in intensity and frequency (from everyday total care to frequent or occasional verbal and emotional support depending on the assignment.)
-Advocacy - Assists individuals with achieving personal results
-Health Maintenance - helps individuals receive medical care and communicates with medical professionals
-Personal Care - Helps individuals with eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, and toileting;
-Living expertise Development - Helps individuals develop everyday living expertise
-Mentor - Serves as function model, demonstrating the desired behaviors, and coaches the individuals using approved techniques and strategies
-Operational Support - completes tasks that are beyond the individual's abilities
-Perform other tasks as assigned
 
Qualifications required
Education or practice:
-Bachelor's degree with no practice required or
-Associates degree with some practice or
-One year related personal care practice in a home or professional setting
- Bilingual English and Spanish speaking is a plus

 
Access offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage; an array of voluntary benefits (term life, whole life, identity theft protection and pet insurance); Healthcare and Daycare Flexible Spending Accounts; employer paid Short Term Discapability, LTD and AD&D; a matching 403(b) retirement plan,  generous paid time off, paid holidays, accelerated holiday pay and tuition assistance. 
To see all career opportunities with Access visit .  To lgain more about Access and our services visit .  Like us on Facebook and connect with us on LinkedIn.
For immediate consideration, complete your application and, please visit one of our Recruitment Fairs.
 
ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND, FINGERPRINTING AND MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT CHECK. ALSO ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE CONTINGENT ON SUBMISSION TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST AND RECEIPT OF A NEGATIVE DRUG TEST RESULT.
The Agency is a smoke free workplace and offers smoke free campuses for our employees, visitors, clients, and interns.
EEO, AAE M/F/D/V.
We strive to make our electronic application process accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or if you are having difficulties in completing the application process, Contact Us by our Human Resources Department at 845-692-4454.
 
 

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Job Category: Health Services [ View All Health Services Jobs ]
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Job Location: Middletown, NY, Other
Address: Middletown, NY
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 07/21/2019 / Viewed 85 times
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