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Direct Support Professional I

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center

Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Leisure & Sport
6 Aug 2019
Annual Salary
Posting Type:Open to All ApplicantsCategory:Healthcare Practitioners and TechnicalFLSA Exempt/
Non-Exempt:Non-ExemptAgency:Health & Human Services CommDepartment:General AdministrationJob Title:Direct Support Professional IPosting Number:416669Full Time/Part Time :Full TimeRegular/Temporary:RegularJob Location:902 AIRPORT RDCity:CORPUS CHRISTIContact:AccessHR Service CenterTelephone:Salary Range:$1,962.84 - $2,639.75Salary Group:A07Shift:RotatingTravel:5%Closing Date: Job Description:
The Direct Support Professional-I is responsible for the routine and emergency care, treatment, and training for specified individuals with developmental disabilities in routine and crisis situations. Responsibilities may include such duties as grooming, bathing, feeding, observing and reporting individual's conditions and behaviors; interacting with individuals therapeutically, participating in individualized training and/or active treatment programs for both male and female individuals. The DSP-I is required to accurately document individuals' behavior(s) throughout the daily schedule, including response to home activities, home training and unusual incidents. Knowledge Skills Abilities:
- Ability to learn patient care techniques and of treatment, therapy, and developmental programs. - Ability to learn behavior modification techniques as required for training of individuals with certain specific behaviors. - Ability to provide individual care to administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to conduct Safe Use of Restraint (SUR), and to communicate effectively. Initial Selection Criteria:
- High School Diploma or GED or previous employment experience. You must complete an application to be considered for this job. No resume will be reviewed without an application being submitted for this job. Fill out application for this job by clicking on this link: Category: Social Services , Keywords: Direct Support Professional (DSP)

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