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DSP - FULLTIME

at BrightSpring Health Services in ELLSWORTH, Maine, United States

Job Description

Our Company

Rehab Without Walls Neuro Rehabilitation

Overview

We want our residential facilities to feel like home, both for individuals staying with us and for family members who visit. If you’re motivated to give our clients a more positive quality of life we encourage you to apply today!

We Offer:

+ Competitive Pay and Benefits

+ Brain Injury Training

+ CRMA Preferred

Responsibilities

+ Assists the patient in achieving the individualized treatment plan goals established by the clinical and/or residential team and provides feedback as needed.

+ Ensures safety, living comfort, and hygiene needs of patient are met, while fostering independent functioning.

+ May provide/arrange for transportation, and escort patient to medical/other appointments, and outings. Keeps staff and family members informed of all scheduled appointments.

+ Adheres to/enforce Bill of Rights of patient and reports any violation to management.

+ Implements community reintegration activities under the direction of the clinical and/or residential treatment team to assist the patient with a variety of needs in the home and community. Assists the patient in understanding their needs and limitations.

+ Observes, documents, and reports changes in the condition of the patient to management and other treatment team members as appropriate.

+ Attends case conference and family educational meetings as recommended by the team.

+ Maintains the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Shares information only when recipient’s right to access is clearly established and sharing of such information is in the best interest of the patient.

+ Adheres to and participates in Company’s mandatory Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Actprivacy program/practices and Business Ethics and Compliance programs/practices.

+ Maintains and submits documentation in the format and timelines required by the Company, facility, local, state and federal regulations.

+ Maintains a professional appearance, is reliable and punctual, cooperative and conducts self according to accepted standards of professional practice in the course of assigned duties.

+ Attends, participates in, and/or conducts internal staff development programs, obtains continuing education as required by company policy and regulations.

+ Assists team in fostering a safe home environment for the patient.

+ Reports any safety concerns, or issues to management immediately.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Meet one of the following training requirements:

+ Direct Support Professional To qualify as a Direct Support Professional, an individual must successfully complete the Direct Support Professional curriculum as adopted by Maine Department of Health and Human Services, or demonstrated proficiency through DHHS’s approved Assessment of Prior Learning, or successfully complete the curriculum from the Maine College of Direct Support within six months of date of hire. The Maine College of Direct Support is accessed on the internet at: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oads/disability/ds/cds/index.shtml;Or2. Personal Support Specialist To qualify as a Personal Support Specialist an individual must meet one of the training and examination requirements below. An individual without the required training may be hired and reimbursed for delivering personal care services as long as the individual enrolls in a certified training program within sixty (60) days of hire and completes training and examination requirements within nine months of employment and meets all other requirements. If the individual fails to pass the examination within nine months, reimbursement for his or her services must stop until such time as the training and examination requirements are met. A Personal Support Specialist must hold a valid certificate of training as a personal support specialist/personal care assistant issued as a result of completing the

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Job Posting: JC251283442

Posted On: Nov 17, 2023

Updated On: Dec 15, 2023

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