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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Hillcrest Family Services

12 Positions

ID: 2379

Posted On 05/13/2022

Job Overview

Sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 available!

 

About the Organization

Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit organization that assists adults and children in need of help. Every day, Hillcrest builds confidence in hundreds of people and families. We strive to be a leading provider in supporting brain health and wellness. Were a place where compassion is commonplace. Where our passion soars and faith restores.

 

About the Program

Hillcrest's Adult Residential Services operates several 3-5 bed group homes and a 60+ bed care facility for adults who have a mental health diagnosis. Serving as a stepping stone from hospitalizations to independent living, these programs provide supervision in a safe, secure, and protected environment, with the following support:

  • 24 hour staffing and supervision
  • Individual counseling and care coordination
  • Mental health support
  • Medication management
  • Social and community integration
  • Physical and emotional health development
  • Recreational activities (structured and unstructured)
  • Daily living skills education and instruction

 

Your Responsibilities

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP), your primary responsibility is to provide aid to people who suffer from a variety of disabilities. In addition, you will:

  • Keep the patient safe from health hazards
  • Monitor individuals behavior toward themselves and others, and maintain patients' records of progress
  • Help individuals with tasks like cooking, cleaning, showering, toileting, shopping, and managing money
  • Listen to report before or soon after the start of your shift, and pass along report to oncoming staff
  • Assist with choke patrol, ensure oversite of eating and diet adherence, and collaborate with nursing for concerns

 

What You Need

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED or NCR accepted) required
  • Medication Manager/Aid certification, or ability to obtain within 4 months of employment, and maintain CPR/First Aid certification

 

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Prior experience working with adults who have chronic mental illness
  • Valid drivers license and ability to meet agency driving requirements
  • Prior experience with health care documentation

 

Competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Staff development and training
  • Sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 available
  • Shift differentials up to an additional $1.50/hour

 

Additional Information

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job posting are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. A complete list of job duties may be requested at any time during the job application process. Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks and drug screening. EEO Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Primary Contact

315333

Chelsea Greene

Director of Human Resources, Human Resources

563-583-7357x1229

Phone

Phone

Phone

Fax

humanresources@hillcrest-fs.org

Email

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care
Human and Social Services

Location

Dubuque, IA

Shift

First Shift
Second Shift
Third Shift
12 Hour Shift
Rotating Shift
Flexible

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full and Part Time

Benefits

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
PTO (Paid Time Off)
Paid Holidays


Qualifications

Education

High School/GED

Company ID

1066

Job REQ #

# Positions

12

Start Date

20220513

End Date

20230512

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Hillcrest Family Services

About the Company

Founded in 1896, Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit health and human services provider, accredited by the Joint Commission, that assists children, adults, and families in need of help.  In 2020, we delivered innovative, collaborative, and resourceful care to 30,648 children, adults, and families from 52 Iowa counties, 6 Illinois counties, and 4 Wisconsin counties in an effort to ensure they were safe, secure, and well.  Our nearly 400 Hillcrest team members in 30+ programs served our clients while upholding our core values - Compassion for All, Trustworthiness, Collaboration, and Community InvolvementWith primary programming and administrative offices in Dubuque, Hillcrest also operates programs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Maquoketa, Clinton, Washington, Mt. Pleasant, Wapello, and Ottumwa.

Mission: Meeting people as they are today; Guiding them to where they want and need to be tomorrow. ~Help for today, Hope for tomorrow~