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From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive in the communities they call home. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—REM’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years

Direct Support Professional

Job ID 17000OOI
Description
Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: MS-MSFlowood-550 Keyway Dr
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
Organization:Redwood

REM Mississippi
Description
Part Time 

 
 
REM Mississippi is seeking Direct Support Professionals
 
Duties will include:
 
  • Provide training, assistance and/or supervision to individuals in the areas of daily living, personal care, financial management, community and social integration, medication administration, and/or job skills development. 
  • Ensure goals are met.
  • May coordinate, organize and/or assist with household activities such as housekeeping and meal preparation according to state requirements.
  • Provide transportation for individuals receiving services to planned and/or necessary activities and appointments including operating vans and/or mini vans as required.
  • Maintain current progress and service notes.
  • Completes and submits required documentation to direct supervisor in accordance with any applicable policies and deadlines.
  • Provide direct supervisor with verbal feedback and data relevant to the individual’s services, Service Plan or administrative policy.
  • Attend training and other meetings as required.
  • Provide emergency coverage and/or care for individuals receiving services.
  • Report incidents of maltreatment, medical and behavioral concerns in accordance with MENTOR policy.
  • Maintain confidentiality, respects human rights and practices universal precautions in accordance with The MENTOR Network policy
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required.

 

Benefits for full time staff:

  • Medical 
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending
  • Short Term Disability
 Benefits for all staff:
  • Paid training both at hire and throughout your employment
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Through the partnership with The MENTOR Network, there are advancement opportunities both locally and nationally.

Qualifications:
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Six months of experience in human services preferred
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks 
EOE/AAE

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