Direct Support Professional – Adult Day Program

Website Glenwood

Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in people’s lives.  We are now hiring for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our DSPs are the STARS of our organization who provide caregiving to the people we support. 

SHIFT: Monday- Friday 7:30am- 3:30pm

Essential Responsibilities/Job Duties

  • Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks.
  • Promote and Implement each individual’s person centered goals and objectives for the Day Habilitation portion of the Individualized Plan of Care (POC).
  • Ensuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment
  • Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs
  • Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)
  • Encouraging self-help activities
  • Reporting changes in client’s condition or family situation to the office
  • Documenting services provided
  • Transporting clients
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • High school degree/GED required 
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
  • Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time
  • Must maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirements 
  • Medication Administration as required by state/program requirements

Glenwood is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants, without regard to consideration of or discrimination against race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition or characteristics, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, veteran status or any other classification prohibited by applicable local, State, or Federal laws.