• Direct Support Professional- full time and part time

    Posted: 02/04/2024

    If you are interested in an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others and desire a career with purpose, we encourage you to join our team and begin your journey with Skyline today! Skyline's greatest assets are our employees who are each an important member of our team. As an employee of Skyline, you will be faced with both the challenges and rewards of providing support and working alongside individuals with disabilities.

    We are currently looking for qualified employees to join our Direct Care Team as Direct Support Professionals. Skyline provides services for our individuals based upon their personal needs and goals. There are those who need support in their homes a few hours a week and those who need up to 24 hours of support daily. The services you would provide are focused on skill building to increase independence, such as meal planning and preparation, shopping, budgeting, attending community events and outings, and in some cases, assisting with personal hygiene and grooming.

    As a Direct Support Professional, you can make a difference every day by assisting our individuals served to lead a self-directed life and contribute to their community in a positive way. You will be an active advocate for the individuals served through implementation and documentation of goals and objectives.

     

    Qualifications:

    18 years of age

    Minimum Education of High School Diploma or equivalent

    Valid Driver's License and vehicle insurance

    Basic Computer Skills

    Experience is preferred but not required and paid training is provided. This position is a great opportunity for those looking to get into the healthcare field at an entry-level.

    Night and Weekend Availability

     

    Essential Functions:

    1. Provide direct support and positive direction in all daily living skills to individuals served, including but not limited to, nutrition, shopping, laundry, housekeeping, simple household repairs, personal hygiene, health care, safety, communication, interpersonal relations, mobility, financial assistance, aid in learning the skill of properly taking medication (s), and community integration.
    2. Assist individuals served to understand and follow their physician's orders regarding diets, repositioning, and range of motion, etc.
    3. Maintain and submit all required documentation daily (e.g., timecards, expense reports, service documentation, and other required daily paperwork).
    4. Provide incidental transportation in privately owned vehicle, or by agency owned vehicle, for individuals served as needed. This may include transporting to and from Day Programming, Doctor Appointments, etc.... This may occur within City of Clinton, Clinton County or regionally such as Davenport or Iowa City. Conditions of driving may be during the day, night, and various weather conditions.
    5. Communicate regularly with Supervisor, Coordinator and stakeholders as needed regarding individual's progress, issues and concerns.
    6. Possess the ability to organize, to mediate, to be creative, to multitask, and to be empathetic and willing to learn appropriate interventions. This includes the implementation of personal plans, completion of assessments and daily documentation.
    7. Ability to perform tasks to include standing, walking, running, listening and smelling. Must have full range of body motion, including handling and lifting individuals served.
     

    Benefits:

    Fair and Competitive Wages

    Comfortable, Safe work environment

    Shift Differential

    Holiday Pay

    Experience Match

    Full Benefits to include Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, 401(k), and Paid Time Off



    For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

    https://skylinecenter.isolvedhire.com/jobs/1099543-147948.html