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Direct Support Professional

Company: Developmental Services of Dickson County
Location: Dickson
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description: We are looking for a Direct Support Professional to fill an opening immediately in Dickson, TN. Direct Support Professionals work with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in daily living tasks, in their home and in the community. We offer flexible hours, full and part time, paid training, benefits, retirement, paid time off and opportunities to grow with us. Minimum salary starting at $14.25-$17 per hour with positions ranging from day, night, weekend or weekdays, we are sure to find the right fit for you!Responsibilities Recognizes and supports peoples' community involvement, social interactions, and the maintenance of relationships Provides assistance and support to individual(s) in activities of daily living Provides and seeks out opportunities for individual(s) supported to make choices Respects and advocates for the rights of individual(s) supported Treats all individual(s) supported, families, coworkers and supervisors with dignity and respect Provides transportation for people to access the community Exhibits professionalism in the job Provides clear, accurate and timely records and documentation Provides a positive attitude to coworkers, team members, supervisors and agency representatives Maintains confidentiality of records/information according to HIPAA, State, Federal laws and guidelines And other duties and assigned. Requirements: At least 18 years of age High school diploma or equivalent Ability to pass mandatory drug screen and physical examination Pass a criminal history and personal background checks Requires basic language, written and computer skills necessary for communication and documentation Valid driver's license for at least 3 years, acceptable driving history and proof of auto insurance as required (if required to drive)


Keywords: Developmental Services of Dickson County, Clarksville , Direct Support Professional, Other , Dickson, Tennessee

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