BrightSpring Health Services

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL-South Whitley

Job Locations US-IN-SOUTH WHITLEY
ID
2020-10996
Position Type
Full-Time
Line of Business
BrightSpring Health Services

Our Company

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Overview

Are you driven to serve and help others in your community? Caregivers and Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are the heart of our company with their compassion, dependability, and care.  If you want to make an impact by helping people live their best life, read more below and apply today!

Responsibilities

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.  This may be in a group home, home-like setting. 

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. 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
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school degree/GED required (in most cases)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid driver's license (in most cases)
  • Ability to work in a group home, 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
  • Must maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirements 
  • Medication Administration as required by state/program requirements

About our Line of Business

BrightSpring Health Services is the leading provider of complementary pharmacy, and comprehensive home and community-based health services for complex populations in need of specialized care.  Through the company’s eleven lines of business including home care, hospice, community living, behavioral health, family and youth, pharmacy, neuro rehabilitation, home health, applied behavior analysis and workforce development, the focus is on providing comprehensive care services, specialized care and clinical services to patients nationwide. For more information, visit www.brightspringhealth.com. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

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