Agentic Client Support Services LLC Direct Support Professional (DSP) Tallmadge, OH · Akron, OH · Barberton, OH · Full time

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) will assist persons with disabilities with daily living activities in the person's home, community engagement, and reaching our client's desired outcomes.

Description

Job Summary:

The Direct Support Professional will assist persons with disabilities with daily living activities in the person's home, community engagement, and reaching our client's desired outcomes. Duties performed at a residence may include assisting with housekeeping (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes), and preparing meals. Community engagement duties, performed outside of the home, may consist of visiting family, going for walks, going to the movies, shopping, or other activities the individual chooses. Duties related to outcomes may include learning new skills, networking, or action steps toward achieving desired results.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.


Duties/Responsibilities:

Performs bedside and personal care such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance. Prepares and maintains records of client progress and services achieved, refused, or absent, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.

Performs light housekeeping duties such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands. Cares for individuals, providing companionship, personal care, and help in adjusting to new lifestyles.

Performs healthcare-related tasks such as monitoring vital signs and medication under the direction of registered nurses or physiotherapists with the appropriate medication administration certifications.

Plans, shops for, and prepares nutritious meals and assists the client in planning, shopping for, or preparing healthy meals.

Transports clients to locations outside the home, such as physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.

Participates in client case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, evaluating the client's needs, and planning for continuing services.


Required Skills/Abilities:

Must possess a strong service orientation, including active listening, communication, time management, critical thinking skills, and close monitoring of clients.

Wholehearted gift of compassion, patience, and empathy.

Capacity to balance client wants and needs while maintaining client health and safety.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience preferred.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certification are preferred but willing to train.

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods of standing, bending, and lifting.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.


Agentic Client Support Services LLC provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Disability accommodations

Inclusive of minority and disadvantaged groups

LGBTQ+ friendly workplace

Age-inclusive

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary

$13 - $14 per hour