DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
Job Description and Requirements
NOW HIRING! - Eagle Point and Central Point locations
Download a job application at the bottom of this page and send to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your resume.
Know and understand each resident’s support documents i.e. (ISP, PBSP, FBA, Protocols, Emergency plan, etc.). Review monthly or as needed.
Properly distribute medications and document in MAR Forms, complete Follow-Ups for PRNs.
Support residents with ADLs/IADLs (Activities of Daily Living/Instrumental Activities of Daily Living) and maintain Documentation. *see below for more information
Complete cleaning tasks, both assigned and when needed.
Cook nutritious meals, know each resident’s diet restrictions, and support them accordingly.
Support residents in the community during daily outings.
Encourage residents to make healthy/wise choices with respect to their rights of self-determination & dignity of risk
Mark the shopping list on the fridge with items needed (food, cleaning supplies, medications with less than 7 days left).
Inform Incoming Staff of any PRNs distributed or other important information.
Complete Daily Notes / T-LOGS
Complete IR/GER (Incident Report / General Event Report), (Corrective action and Plan of Future Corrective Action sections are reserved for management only)
Report any issues that are concerning and/or may require medical attention promptly.
Be a supportive and friendly companion
Each of our residents has varying levels of needs and independence and few need support with all of the items listed below. We serve a wide range of individuals aged 18 - 65. This is a comprehensive list of possible duties. Feel free to ask your hiring coordinator about details of the home you will support.
*Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) are those personal functional activities required by all of us for continued well-being, which are essential for health and safety. These activities include tasks such as Personal Hygiene, Cognition, Behavior, Dressing, Grooming, Eating, Elimination, Mobility, & Transfers.
*Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) or self-management include tasks such as Housekeeping, Laundry, Meal Preparation, Medication Management, Shopping, & Transportation.
Links and Resouces
Oregon requires all DSPs to complete a set of Core Competencies called Tier 1 and Tier 2. This is done Online through a portal called "Workday"
Click the button below to find an instructional Video that explains how to get started on your Core Competencies in Workday.
Oregon Intervention System
The Oregon Intervention System (OIS) is Oregon’s system of training and implementing the principles of Positive Behavior Support and Intervention to staff that support adults and children with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) that may display challenging behaviors. This is a 2 day training that involves both verbal and physical instruction.
Provident Life Inc will schedule your OIS training as part of the onboarding process.
Click the button below to learn more about OIS
FIRST AID AND CPR
Basic First Aid
This program will help you gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to manage a medical emergency, using CPR, First Aid, and AED, on adults, children and infants. until more advanced help is available. Recognizing a medical emergency, and making the decision to help. Identifying hazards, and ensuring personal safety, of you and the patient. Foreign body obstruction (FBO). Medical emergencies and First Aid.