Quest, Inc

OGH Direct Support Professional

US-FL-Orlando | US-FL-Apopka | US-FL-Apopka | US-FL-Apopka | US-FL-Apopka | US-FL-Altamonte Springs
12 hours ago(12/14/2017 2:51 PM)
Job ID
2017-1240
Category
Direct Care
Min
USD $10.00/Hr.
Max
USD $10.00/Hr.
Work Schedule
Full-Time/Part-Time/ Part-Time on Call - Various shifts/schedules available

Overview

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities?

 

All NEW Direct Support Professional (DSP) team members will now be eligible for a $500 Signing BONUS!

 

Join our team TODAY!

 

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.  Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

Responsibilities

At Quest, the Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides a variety of services to individuals with developmental disabilities in our low ratio, family-like environment. Direct Support Professionals work in a Group Home.

  • Implement and document training activities as specified in the support plan to include, but not limited to: areas of behavior, self-help, daily living, social and leisure skills, community inclusion, physical and nutritional management.
  • Provide positive social and leisure interaction daily.
  • Administer prescribed medications, monitor self-administrations of medications, follow protocol for disposal of medications, maintain medication count and communicate with pharmacy as needed.
  • Follow established protocol for residents' personal care, special dietary requirements and medical needs.
  • Monitor and report as needed any issues related to the personal care and medical needs, including repair needs for wheelchairs or adaptive equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe home-like atmosphere while encouraging personal choices.
  • Assess internal and external health and safety issues and correct or report them.
  • Operate a company vehicle/van to transport individuals as requested and complete vehicle/lift inspections prior to operation.
  • Report all incidents of abuse/neglect in accordance with the Disabled Abuse Act, to the abuse registry.
  • Follow all policies and procedures and other duties as required and requested by supervisors.

Qualifications

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Valid FL Driver's License with a clean driving record
  • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials
  • Minimum of one year of verifiable experience working in the medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting and/with persons who have Development Disabilities, preferred

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