Direct Support Professional
Compass Health Network

Nevada, Missouri

Posted in Health and Safety


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Compensation: $17.50/hr.

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $250 sign on bonus*. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

The Community Living Instructor SW assists the Wellness Team in the facilitation of activities and groups for residents of SWMPRC/Cedar Ridge/Gateway. This position is responsible for providing a variety of activity services to consumers to enhance rehabilitation in 5 program components: 1) Living Skills, 2) Self-Care Skills, 3) Social Skills, 4) Leisure Skills, 5) Work Skills. Services are consistent with Wellness Plan goals and community integration.

This is a PRN position. This candidate must have flexibility to work all shifts/days as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Reports and records observable changes in resident behavior, attitude and physical condition
* Assists with or participates in re-motivation, rehabilitation, resocialization, and behavior modification programs
* Teaches or assists residents in self-help skills and social behavior based on the level of need and functioning of individual residents
* Initiates and participates in group and/or individual activities with residents
* Escorts residents to appointments or as assigned
* Participates in specialized programs such as adjunctive therapies and individual interaction with residents
* Performs basic nursing care such as checking vital signs, applying simple dressings, and providing general daily care of residents
* Assists a physician or registered professional nurse with various diagnostic and treatment procedures
* Maintains a safe, clean, and therapeutic environment
* Assists in the orientation of new residents
* Responds to emergency situations as specified by the guidelines of the unit, including assisting residents during emergency situations
* Prepares and maintains records and reports
* Maintains adequate supplies and equipment
* Administers medications to clients once certified as a DMH Level 1 Medication Aide
* Obtain CPR certification with in the first 90 days of employment
* Assist client with transportation as clinically indicated. Driving is an essential function of the position
* Trains incoming staff on basic job responsibilities (CLI Shadow Trainer only)
* Does follow up trainings for staff if needed (CLI Shadow Trainer only)
* Communicates with clients and/or their families by using sign language when needed (CLI Sign Fluent only)
* Completes documentation and paperwork within the required timeframe
* Other duties as assigned



High School/GED required

WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

* At least two (2) years' experience in a mental health related field preferred
* A valid unrestricted driver's license at the time of hire with the ability to obtain and maintain a Class E MO driver's license by the end of the 60-day introductory period required

Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is "Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness."

Why join us?

We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.

At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Licensure supervision
  • Mentor opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Scholarship program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Headspace Access
  • Paid time off & Paid Holidays
  • NHSC Loan Repayment Participant

We welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!

*Signing bonuses paid as per bonus policy; exclusions may apply.

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.


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