Direct Support Professional – ResCare – Owensboro, KY 42301

Direct Support Professional

ResCare 2,838 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42301

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional. In the position, you will play a vital role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their highest level of independence. Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Many leaders with ResCare began their careers as Direct Support Professionals.

Direct Support Professional Responsibilities

  • Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housemates
  • 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
  • Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning
  • Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up
  • Accompanying client to scheduled appointments
  • Transporting clients or running errands for clients

Specific Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High school degree/GED
  • Valid driver’s license (in most cases)
  • Ability to work in home-like settings
  • 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

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