Achievement Health Group
  • 11-Sep-2023 to 11-Oct-2023 (CST)
  • Heber Springs, AR, USA
  • 12.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Achievement Health Group, LLC

Job Description

Title: Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Reports To: House Manager

Classification: Non-Exempt Hourly


The DSP reports to the House Manager, ensuring quality measures by developing and monitoring implementation of quality enhancements inclusive of facilitating and improving communication to enrich the quality of life for the people and families served by AHG. Direct Support Professionals are responsible for assisting individuals as prescribed within the Individual Plans (IP), provide quality care of individuals and to increase quality of life in the direction of the individual's choice assisting and supporting them in achieving their personal outcomes.

Consistence attendance is a general qualification for this job.


· Provide Quality Care to Individuals in their homes as needed.

· Ensure that the safety and health of individuals is maintained through continuous monitoring.

· Maintain highest standard of grooming and hygiene, bathing, toileting, oral care, shaving, dressing, and grooming.

· Provide transportation in accordance with individual social, medical, and general developmental needs, and goals.

· Treat people with respect and dignity assisting individual to meet their personal outcome goals, and choices emphasizing person centered supports.

· Provide Dietary Options - Assist individual or prepare meals in accordance with dietary plans and encourage individual successful completion of dining objectives.

· Quality Care of the individual's home - Ensure the surroundings of the Individual remain clean and in good repair through daily cleaning, laundry, testing smoke and CO2 alarms and maintaining appropriate water temperatures.

· Provide Quality Medical Care of Individual

o Understand and deliver care for individuals in compliance with the IP and company procedures.

§ Administer medications or assist individual as needed.

§ Monitor health related issues such as dysphasia, seizures, diabetes, etc. assist with medical appointments as needed.

o Understand and handle Self injurious Behaviors (SIB), physical aggression, spitting, biting, pinching, property destruction, PICA, verbal aggression.

o Charting and documentation:

§ Maintain people's records and other documentation per established procedures.

§ Timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of oral and written communications.

· Provide professional internal and external relationships, cooperation, and partnership with all AHG employees, managers, and individuals.


· Must be at least 18 years old

· Education: High School Diploma or GED

· Current CPR Certification

· Current First Aid Certification

· CNA License is preferred not required


· Ability to follow detail plans accurately

· Ability to apply sound, mature decisions

· Ability to bend, stop, sit, stand, reach and lift items weighing at least 75 pounds.

· Ability to apply sound and mature decisions

· Computer experience: Word, Excel, additional software

Additional Requirements:

· Valid Driver's License or State I.D. and liability insurance

· Satisfactory TB Questionnaire

· Acceptable Criminal background and Abuse checks as in accordance with State.

Relationships: This position works under the direct supervision of the House Manager or Program Coordinator. And has direct contact with our individuals.

I have read and understand this job description. I also understand this job description is not an all- inclusive list of responsibilities and other duties may be assigned as needed by the organization. This job description can be changed at the discretion of the organization and is not an employment contract of any kind.

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