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Direct Support Professional Position ( Caregiver/ Home Care Aid)

We assist clients in acquiring, maintaining, and improving the skills necessary to live in the community, to live more independently, and to participate meaningfully in community life. The individuals we support live in their own private home or apartment. This is a non-medical environment.

Direct Support Professional (DSP) are Responsible for Assisting Clients with:

 Person should be able to be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) this applies to the Hearing, Deaf and Hard of hearing.

•Carrying out activities of daily living such as providing prompts to complete personal grooming and hygiene, dressing, making meals, maintaining a clean environment.

•Managing his or her medical care including scheduling and attending medical appointments, filling prescriptions and self-administration of medications, and keeping health logs and records

•Learning and developing practices that promote good health and wellness such as nutritious meal planning, regular exercise.

•Managing his or her home including locating a private home, arranging for utility services, paying bills, routine home maintenance, and home safety

•Communicating with providers, caregivers, family members, friends and others face-to-face and through the use of the telephone, correspondence, the internet, and social media.

•Participating in preferred activities of community life such as shopping, going to restaurants, museums, movies, concerts, dances and faith-based services.

•Use a range of transportation options including buses, trains, cab services, driving, and joining car pools, etc..

Job Requirements:

•Valid PA State Driver License in some cases not all

•High School Diploma or GED equivalency

•Successfully able to pass a criminal history and driving records checks

•Complete a health physical and TB screening

•Must have at least 6 months of direct care experience.

•Must be a self-starter

For more job opportunities go to http://www.wheelhousehc.com  and click on “Careers”, email Basil Stewart- bstewart@wheelhousehc.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

This information is provided as a public service.  Information is presented as it is received.  Please contact the job poster with any questions about a job posting.