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Direct Support Professional

Company: Independent Case Management, Inc.
Location: Wynne
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing quality care, direction, guidance, and help to customers with daily activities, such as bathing and bathroom functions, feeding, planning menus, dressing, grooming, taking medication and/or administering treatments, and housework.
  • Help customers make and keep appointments, provide or arrange transportation to run errands and serve as a companion
  • Help customer achieve agreed-upon goals to improve quality of life and integration into the community
  • Provide written daily updates of each shift's activities using an online platform
  • Observe the customer's condition and monitor the surroundings to ensure customer safety and success. This includes monitoring of equipment and materials
  • Perform other duties as assignedKey Competencies
    • Quality decision making
    • Effective communication
    • Superior problem solving
    • Interpersonal effectiveness
    • Receptive to feedback
    • Positive work ethic
    • Instills trust
    • Administrative effectivenessGeneral Requirements for All ICM Employees
      • Understands and endorses ICM's mission and vision
      • Follows all ICM policies, procedures and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and asks for clarification and explanation when needed
      • Understands and complies with all HIPAA regulations
      • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment
      • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (some positions require additional education)
      • Maintains prompt and regular attendanceWork ScheduleHours and work days will vary to accommodate the needs of the customer and ICM. Overtime is sometimes necessary so flexibility to work more than the regular schedule is needed.$700 SIGN BONUS AVAILABLE!ExperienceRequired
        • Must be 18 years of age or older
        • At least one year of relevant supervised work experience with public health, human services or other community service agency
        • OR two years of verifiable successful history working with persons with developmental disabilities.EducationRequired
          • High School or betterLicenses & CertificationsRequired
            • CPR
            • Valid AR Driver's License
            • Valid Auto InsuranceSkillsRequired
              • Able to lift up to 120 poundsEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Independent Case Management, Inc., Memphis , Direct Support Professional , Other , Wynne, Tennessee

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