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Direct Support Professional PRN/On-Call, Hours Vary

companyUnited Cerebral Palsy of SC
locationColumbia, SC, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

**$1500 Sign on Bonus, Free Medical Coverage, Flexible Schedules, and Paid Training

**Extra $1/HR for Certified CNAs**

Our Mission and Vision

The mission of United Cerebral Palsy of South Carolina is to positively support and impact the achievement of a Life Without Limits for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

UCP of South Carolina’s vision is to create a community in which every person, regardless of ability, can participate as an equal citizen. To realize this vision, UCP of South Carolina offers supports designed to help people maximize their potential and achieve independent, productive, and rewarding lives.

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) empower the people we work with to reach their goals and live a Life Without Limits by assisting them in a variety of everyday activities. UCPSC employees put their heart into their work. If this sounds like you, please apply to join our team!

JOB SUMMARY: Training and care of residents with multiple disabilities, including all areas of daily life.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engages residents in activities of choice, which reinforces ISP goals.
  • Provides transportation and supervision for residents as dictated by individual program.
  • Ensures that all information regarding daily activities, problems and needs of residents are recorded properly in daily log.
  • Ensures each resident’s personal hygiene and grooming needs are met.
  • Uses appropriate body mechanics to lift, move, and position and provides prescribed exercises and physical care to residents.
  • Inspects home at beginning of shift to ensure that home meets all safety requirements, checking for clutter and dangerous objects. Corrects deficiencies or submit written report to supervisor outlining deficiencies by end of shift.
  • Conducts evacuation drills, both fire and severe weather, as directed by supervisor.
  • Follow program plan for meeting all potential emergencies and disasters, such as medical, fire, severe weather and missing persons.
  • Cleans and sanitizes all appliances, utensils and work surfaces in accordance with the Personal Care Home Rules and Regulations guidelines.
  • Cooks and prepares meals.
  • Reports any problem with equipment used by residents to supervisor.
  • Cleans and sanitizes bathrooms, kitchen, and telephones daily in accordance with Personal Care Home guidelines.
  • Ensures compliance in the area of responsibility during assigned hours with local, state, and federal rules and regulations applying to Personal Care Home and UCP Residential Services.
  • Complies with policies and procedures to ensure that confidentiality requirements are upheld.
  • Supports and protects the fundamental human, civil, constitutional, and statutory rights of clients and families as defined by agency.
  • Must be able to push, pull and lift a minimum of 50lb with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, On-Call

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