Overnight Direct Support Professional - Adult Program

Grafton Integrated Health Network Winchester , VA 22603

Posted 3 months ago

Grafton Integrated Health Network (GIHN) employs individuals committed to helping vulnerable and high-risk populations lead better, more independent lives. We are always looking for Direct Support Professionals who are passionate about working with children, adolescents, adults, and their families. These are challenging and rewarding positions.

Direct Support Professionals in our Community Based Program participate in the direct care and management of clients as prescribed by physician and treatment teams. They provide supervision, safety and crisis management for the client population; complete documentation of client behavior and participation in programming; adhere to the schedule activities; role model positive, mature behavior; utilize proactive behavioral strategies to minimize client crisis and maximize success. Duties and responsibilities of the Direct Support Professionals vary in intensity and frequency depending on the assignment and include, but are not limited to, the following:

Advocacy

Assist clients with achieving personal goals; work on behalf of the client to overcome barriers; help clients participate in activities of their choice; respect client's personal beliefs, choices, and interests

Health Maintenance

Provide care and assistance to promote good health; help clients receive medical care and communicate with medical professionals; administer medications according to physician instructions; record information regarding health events, conditions, and status; provides First Aid/CPR and seek emergency medical care when needed

Personal Care

Help clients with eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, and toileting; assist clients with their mobility, as necessary

Living Skills Development

Help clients develop living skills such as cooking, money management, household shopping, doing laundry, personal hygiene, etc.; teach work-related skills and job preparedness; record progress on skill development and achievement

Behavior Development

Serve as a role model and mentor, demonstrating desired behaviors; coach clients using approved strategies

Operational Support

Maintain cleanliness of group homes, etc.; drive company vehicles to transport clients to their activities; follow policies and procedures

Possible Work Schedules:

Sunday Tuesday Sunday Wednesday Wednesday Saturday Thursday - Saturday

  • $1.50 premium for all hours worked between 3:30 PM Friday and 10:30 PM Sunday


Minimum Hiring Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

Grafton is an equal opportunity employer and tobacco-free workplace.


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