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Exceptional written/grammar skills are required

Good observation and communication skills are essential

Must be at least 21 years of age

Must be physically capable of participating in the containment of adolescents that are endangering the safety of self, others or damaging property (specifically, lifting 50 pounds and demonstrating the ability to perform the restraint techniques as defined by the National Crisis Institute, after trained)

Full-Time daytime positions can run any time between the hours of 7am – midnight, depending on the agreement upon hire

Full-Time third position shifts run primarily during youth sleeping hours, including some early evenings and mornings, depending on agreement upon hire, we well as weekends, on a rotating basis

The main responsibilities of a Direct Support Professional for first/second shifts include: Providing a safe environment and ongoing supervision

Direct supervision of youth

Assigning positive and negative consequences for youth behavior

Respond to crisis

Assisting utilization of coping skills

Addressing behavioral problems

Assisting residents with appointments, activities, chores, phone calls/visitations, etc

Organizing paperwork, staff closet, unit, etc

Assisting youth in getting up in mornings and morning routine

Maintaining bed check requirements

Reviewing Medicaid Billing for compliance

Conducting safety and risk management checks, etc

Health Insurance (6 plans through BCBS; Employer pays 80 percent of employee premium)

Three weeks PTO first year; Four weeks starting at year 2; six weeks starting year five!!

401k (4 percent retirement match)

Employer paid life insurance, ADD and STD

Some benefits are available to part time employees

Pay: $17.80 – $23.75 per hour

Dental insurance

Flexible spending account

Paid time off

Professional development assistance

Referral program

Retirement plan

Tuition reimbursement

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