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Direct Support Professional

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus.* We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care in our service areas and need you to make this happen!Compass Health Network is looking for a Direct Support Professional to be responsible for supervision of consumers to ensure their safety and well-being. We are currently seeking an individual to work PRN at our Milestone facility. This individual can also pick up shifts at our surrounding facilities when available.Essential ResponsibilitiesReports and records observable changes in resident behavior, attitude and physical conditionAssists with or participates in re-motivation, rehabilitation, resocialization, and behavior modification programsTeaches or assists residents in self-help skills and social behavior based on the level of need and functioning of individual residentsInitiates and participates in group and/or individual activities with residentsEscorts residents to appointments or as assignedParticipates in specialized programs such as adjunctive therapies and individual interaction with residentsPerforms basic nursing care such as checking vital signs, applying simple dressings, and providing general daily care of residentsAssists a physician or registered professional nurse with various diagnostic and treatment proceduresMaintains a safe, clean, and therapeutic environmentAssists in the orientation of new residentsResponds to emergency situations as specified by the guidelines of the unit, including assisting residents during emergency situationsPrepares and maintains records and reportsMaintains adequate supplies and equipmentAdministers medications to clients once certified as a DMH Level 1 Medication AideObtain CPR certification with in the first 90 days of employmentAssist client with transportation as clinically indicated. Driving is an essential function of the positionRequired: HS/GED and a valid unrestricted driver's license at the time of hire with the ability to obtain and maintain a class E MO driver's license by the end of 60-day introductory period requiredExperience: At least one (1) year of work experience or self-employment requiredCompass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is "Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness."Why join us?We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:Competitive benefitsAdvancement opportunitiesProfessional developmentLicensure supervisionMentor opportunitiesTuition reimbursementScholarship programEmployee Assistance ProgramHeadspace AccessPaid time off & Paid HolidaysNHSC Loan Repayment ParticipantWe welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!*Signing bonuses paid as per bonus policy; exclusions may apply.Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Saint Charles , Direct Support Professional, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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