Direct Support Professional
At CSCSO, we are committed to proactively and consciously embracing diversity by recognizing and appreciating the numerous characteristics that make individuals unique. We strive to foster a culture of inclusion and create an environment where each individual connected with our company feels valued. Our goal is for all to be respected and appreciated for their identities, talents, experiences, ideas, similarities and differences, and for everyone to know that their contributions have a significant impact on CSCSO.
We are now hiring a Direct Support Professional.
As the Direct Support Professional you will provide direct support in the home of adults and children who have developmental and other disabilities.
• High school diploma or GED or proof of current enrollment and/or attendance in GED classes.
• A check of the your driving record will be conducted with the Department of Public Safety.
• A current, unrestricted Oklahoma driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance may also be required.
• All training mandated by DHS-DDSD must be completed before work hours are scheduled [Foundations, Effective Teaching, CPR, and First Aid.]
• Further training including Medication Administration, GET, Residential Modules must be completed in accordance with a time table set forth in DHS-DDSD policy manual.
• Other training classes and in-services may also be required and are considered a part of the job. Failure to attend any scheduled training results in a mandatory payroll deduction and could affect continued employment.
• A felony/misdemeanor background search with OSBI and/or other state regulatory agencies, and searches of the Community Services Worker Registry, the Sex Offender Registry, the Violent Offender Registry, Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General Registry and the Nurse Aide Registry are performed.
• You may be subject to additional background &/or registry checks. Results can affect employment status.
• Formally recognize the accomplishments of others when they display character traits valued by the organization.
• Assist individuals to the degree necessary to change bed linens, wash and iron laundry, and clean the living area and or home.
• Assist individuals to the degree necessary to plan, purchase, prepare and serve food for him/herself and other members of the household, utilizing standard nutritional guidelines and/or special prescribed diets.
• Assist individuals in to and out of bed, automobile, or wheelchair, to lavatory, and up and down stairs if assistance is necessary.
• Assist individuals to dress, bathe, and groom self if assistance is necessary.
• Administer prescribed oral and/or topical medications under written direction of a physician.
• Accompany individuals who are ambulatory as well as those who are not to participate in a wide variety of out of the home activities and act as a guide, companion and aide.
• Assist individuals to secure and attend volunteer as well as other community vocation activities in their community in order to prepare for competitive employment.
• Provide transportation to the person’s work, therapies or leisure activities using public transportation, agency leased vehicles, or their own vehicle.
• Entertain the individual in their home by reading aloud, playing card or board games, and any other activities interesting to the individual.
• Participate with the individual in a wide variety of leisure activities including visits to the individual’s family or to family gatherings, swimming, bicycling, and going to movies, concerts, church/church activities, picnics, and amusement parks.
• Perform a wide variety of miscellaneous duties as requested such as obtaining household supplies and running errands.
• Maintain detailed records of the services performed and of the apparent condition of the individual.
• Must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and if working with an individual who is non-ambulatory, up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, physician’s orders, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to individuals and other employees of the organization.
You may apply online or in person. You will be directed to the online application and physical address when you click "Apply now."
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.