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Title: Direct Support Professional / Home Health Aide (Caregiver)

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional / Home Health Aide (Caregiver). In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

About This Career Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional / Home Health Aide (Caregiver). In the position, you will play a vital role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their highest level of independence. Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Many leaders with ResCare began their careers as Direct Support Professionals.

Direct Support Professional Responsibilities
•Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housemates
•Ensuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment
•Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs
•Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)
•Encouraging self-help activities
•Reporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the office
•Documenting services provided
•Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning
•Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up
•Accompanying client to scheduled appointments
•Transporting clients or running errands for clients

Specific Requirements
•18 years of age or older
•High school degree/GED
•Valid driver's license (in most cases)
•Ability to work in home-like settings
•Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
•Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time

• Location: Chillicothe, Circleville, OH

• Post ID: 49761272 chillicothe
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