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Direct Support Professional, Residential (Evening/Morning)M

Company: Catholic Charities
Location: Parkville
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Pay Rate: $19.00 per hour

Gallagher Services supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in living the life of their choice. They are supported in living, working, and being involved in the community as independently as possible.

Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Gallagher Services is currently seeking a Direct Support Professional who will provides (physical, social, behavioral, career, and personal) to persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) living and working in the community. The DSP ensures that human, civil, and legal rights of all people are protected by advocating, teaching, promoting dignity, and reasonable risk and following mandatory reporting guidelines for the people supported quality living support (physical, social, behavioral, career, and personal) to persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) living and working in the community.

The work schedule is (Split Shift) Monday- Friday 6a-8a & Monday-Friday3p-9p.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides hands-on assistance in the home including individualized support in transferring, bathing and grooming, and following specific dining protocols and treatments.
  • Assists with and teaches skills in laundry, meal preparation, and other household chores.
  • Assists doctors' appointments, emergency room, and hospital visits, and contacts on-call nursing appropriately.
  • Administers medications according to policies and procedures of Medication technician Training Program/Certified Medication Technician (MTTP/CMT) curriculum, and applicant regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • High School diploma or GED
    • Driving (Agency and/or personal vehicle) is required for this position.
    • Must be at least 21 years of age, with a minimum of 2 years of driving experience, and a valid driver's license issued by the state of residence. There can be no state issued restrictions on the licenses that would impede driver's ability to operate the vehicle as required by the Agency, and there must not be more than three (3) points on their driving record.
    • Ability to drive multiple Agency vehicles following traffic rules and safety precautions. This includes, but is not limited to, safe driving, and the ability to secure people who use wheelchairs.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

      • Ability to lift a minimum of 75 pounds, stand for periods of time, bend, push wheelchairs, provide physical intervention as necessary, and be able to life and/or transfer people.

        We offer a wide range of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees including but not limited to:

        • Health/Dental/Vision
        • Vacation/sick/holiday pay
        • 403(b) Retirement Plan with a discretionary employer contribution
        • Tuition Advancement
        • Paid Parental Leave

          Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore where you will be an important member of a trauma-informed care organization that promotes a culture of safety, empowerment, healing, and self-care, and that believes that every person has infinite worth and promise.

          Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Catholic Charities, Baltimore , Direct Support Professional, Residential (Evening/Morning)M, Other , Parkville, Maryland

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