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Lead Direct Support Professional

Company: The MENTOR Network
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Job Description:


Lead Direct Support Professional

Primary Location: United States-IA-IACedar Rapids

Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)REM Iowa is seeking Lead Direct Support Professionals

to provide assistance to individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain

injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities in a community-based

setting. Take the next step in your career. Lead DSPs divide their time between

providing direct care and office work. This position assists with daily

oversight of individuals in services in a leadership role. Lead DSPs work

collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to develop and implement

individual Plan of Cares, Individual Program Plans, monthly financial reports

and to complete other necessary paperwork according to agency and regulatory

guidelines. Lead DSPs may assist with staff training and scheduling,

participate in a professional on-call system and need to demonstrate a

willingness to work a flexible schedule.

Description Main Responsibilities/Duties:--

position provides services to people with a broad array of disabilities,

whether that be behavioral, physical, or mental health through assistance with

activities of daily living, such as:

  • Errands to

    shopping or activities
  • Transporting to

    medical appointments
  • Enjoying

    recreational outings together
  • meal preparation

    and planning
  • assisting with domestic tasks
  • Assisting with

    medication administration
  • Personal hygiene

    and grooming
  • Bathing and

  • Teaching strategies to live

    as independently as possible
  • --implementing therapeutic and behavioral



    Qualification Requirements:
    --- High school

    diploma or GED

    --- Must be 18 years

    of age

    --- Valid driver's

    license in good standing

    --- Valid Car

    registration and vehicle insurance

    --- Successful

    clearance of local and/or state background checks

    --- At least 1 year of

    related work experience preferred

    REM Iowa offers a comprehensive benefits package:
    Medical, Dental,

    Vision, PTO, 401k

    In addition we offer

    non-traditional benefits:
    -- Flexible hours
    -- Advancement


    -- Variety of paid

    training opportunities

    -- Working for one of

    the largest Human Services providers in the nation


    "Life to the

    fullest. Every Day."


Keywords: The MENTOR Network, Cedar Rapids , Lead Direct Support Professional, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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