Direct Support Professional- PT- Grafton, ND
Posted on Oct 22, 2019 by CHI Friendship
- Uses the Personal Outcome Measures and other assessments to learn about each person's goals and dreams.
- Learns about the life experiences (work, residential, social, etc.) of the person and assists him/her to expand his/her experiences through education and a variety of community experiences.
- Learns what barriers hinder the accomplishment of the person's goals and dreams. Utilizes current services and supports and/or advocates for additional services and supports as needed to overcome the barriers.
- Maintains person's data using Therap system.
- Learns about people's vocational, community and social interests and provide the necessary support to assist the person to develop his/her interest in an integrated environment.
- Supports and assists people to remain connected to their natural supports (family, close friends, boyfriend, girlfriend, etc.).
- Supports and assists people to develop and maintain a network of friends/relationships.
- Supports and assists people to be active members of the community (i.e., volunteer work, belonging to clubs/organizations, participating in church activities, etc.) by emphasizing choices and options.
- Supports and assists people to direct their services and make informed choices in all aspects of their life.
- Be a Personal Advocate for people and teach members of the community to treat people we support with dignity and respect by modeling positive attitudes and respectful communication and interactions.
- Advocates with employers, service coordinators, families and other stakeholders to develop needed supports and services for people we support.
Assist and support people:
- To have a safe environment in which to live and work, free of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
- To look their best by providing needed assistance to complete hygiene, grooming and clothing care tasks.
- To learn to maintain a clean living/work environment.
- To learn about nutritional recommendations through meal planning and preparation.
- To learn about and practice safety awareness in all of their environments (living, work/daytime and leisure activities).
- To learn about their personal finances and budgeting skills.
- To learn about and exercise their rights.
- To learn about fair treatment and to understand due process if s/he feels that treatment is not fair.
- 18 years of age.
- Current valid driver's license, access to a licensed vehicle and proof of motor vehicle liability insurance is required.
- Able to plan, organize and facilitate effective communication including effectively communicating through clear speaking and writing.
- Able to organize and calculate data/information and maintain records according to standards.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R
- Schedule: Part-time
- Shift: Evening Job
- Market: CHI Friendship