Direct Support Professional: Full-Time, Crystal, Minnesota

Created 01/14/2021
Reference 128766396
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Crystal
Zip 55422

Servants Heart - Teamwork - Continuous Improvement - Get Things Done - Do the Right Thing - The Right Attitude

About you:

You are someone who is dedicated to making a difference, you continuously look for opportunities to improve, and you like to have fun! Not to mention, you are hard-working, compassionate, and reliable. You love a positive work environment and contribute well to a team. You aren't afraid to take on a challenge and you have a strong ability to build successful relationships with others. If this sounds like you, then keep reading!

About us:

At Grandma's Place, we are committed to supporting individuals with a chronic persistent mental illness, who are high functioning with intellectual disabilities, have a brain injury, and who may or may not have substance abuse/misuse barriers. We provide independent apartment living and customized home care services to assist our clients with developing independent living skills and leading a more self-directed life.

About the job:

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) is essential in providing the highest level of quality care to our clients. DSPs provide direct support services to about 15-30+ individuals, while building strong relationships to help them lead more independent lives.

  • Providing customized living home care services, completing progress documentation in accordance with client individualized plan of cares, and ensuring client satisfaction regarding services.
    • Customized Living Home Care Services:
      • Housekeeping
      • Laundry
      • Mental health management including behavioral, mental or cognitive services - ex: decision-making, de-escalation, appropriate and safe boundaries
      • Medication administration
      • Menu planning and preparation
      • Grocery and personal shopping
      • Transportation of clients in personal vehicle as requested
      • Socialization and activities
      • Money management support
      • Prompts and reminders with grooming, bathing and dressing
  • Communicating with the Site Services Manager and Site Registered Nurse, concerning client needs, progress, and changes in condition.
  • Adhering to professional standards, Grandma's Place core values, following policies and procedures, and abiding by federal, state and local regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What we need from you:

  • Must possess the six Grandmas Place core values
  • Willingness to complete background study and TB screening
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate using English in both verbal and written communications
  • Display your capability of being team, goal and task-oriented, as well as self-motivated
  • Proven success making sound and independent decisions
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Demonstrate your ability to navigate and utilize the internet, Microsoft Office, and Outlook email

What we would like from you:

  • One year of experience with administering medication in a healthcare or human services setting
  • 6 months-2 years of experience as a Personal Care Assistant, Home Health Aide, Direct Support Professional, or Independent Living Skills worker
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and strong ability to prioritize

The fine print:

  • Hours per week: 30-40 hours (full-time)
  • Wage: $14.00 per hour
  • Benefits:
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Time and a half pay during worked holidays
    • 16 hours of paid Volunteer Time Off annually (VTO)
    • Health Insurance, HRA, HSA
    • Supplemental insurance for dental, vision, accident, critical illness, and disability

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Employer Grandma's Place Inc.

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