at Benedictine Programs and Services in Ridgley, Maryland, United States
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) will strive to achieve the mission of Benedictine and operate in an ethical manner that always focuses on quality of life and the health, safety and well-being of the men and women that we support. The Direct Support Professional will provide appropriate supervision, assistance, and training to individuals regarding food preparation, social skills, household maintenance, personal hygiene, shopping and the use of community based services.
Assists adults/students maintain high standards of personal hygiene, participate in recreation/leisure activities and support with activities of daily living
Counsels/teaches adults/students with IP/IEP goals and objectives
May administer medical and first aid. Keeps medication charts according to delegating nurse instructions.
Counsels adults in keeping close relationships with family and identifying and resolving social or other problems
Maintains individual logs, progress notes and all other documentation as required.
Records adult/students' activities and behaviors in daily log books, if applicable. Write incident reports and collect required data for all programs and any necessary charting.
Attends mandatory meetings and maintain job-specific certifications and licenses including CPR/FA, Med Tech, and RCYCP.
Cooperates with Benedictine administration and in-state/out-of-state agencies in any inspection or investigation
Other duties, as assigned.