Direct Support Professional
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Positions available in Pryor, Locust Grove, Catoosa and Claremore area. Assist the elderly, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person’s home. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May advise families, the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.
High School Diploma or GED, Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening, Must have valid drivers license.
Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance. Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor. Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes or dishes, or running errands. Care for individuals or families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption, or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care, or help in adjusting to new lifestyles. Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses or physiotherapists. Plan, shop for, or prepare nutritious meals or assist families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals. Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians’ offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle. Instruct or advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, nutrition, or infant care. Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client’s needs and plan for continuing services. Train family members to provide bedside care.