Direct Support Professional
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Ridgley, MD 21660
Summary The DSP provides supervision for resident clients, and maintains a clean, orderly environment in the group home. Essential Duties and Responsibilities 1. Provide appropriate supervision in all areas. 2. Responsible for assisting residents with personal hygiene, shopping, transporting, creating activities and house maintenance. 3. Provide supports to and from work/ medical appointments/ activities. 4. Assist residents with keeping close relationships with family. 5. Assist residents with any issues, problems and/or concerns. 6. Facilitate community meetings (shift appropriate) 7. Follow all policies/ procedures 8. Offer input towards the ELP, assist with outcomes and goals 9. Document food logs, therap, recreational form, fire drills, PSR and MAR 10. Assist with medication administration 11. Obtain required DDDS trainings and keep current Other Duties/Responsibilities 1. Call management for approval on health, maintenance and financial issues. 2. Chaperon group-sponsored trips and social functions. 3. Attend scheduled meeting and required trainings. 4. Conduct fire drills on a monthly basis. 5. Assure high standard of housekeeping.