Open Door Center Direct Support Professional ISLA Apartment Full Time in Valley City, North Dakota

SUMMARY People with disabilities have goals and dreams just as we all do. To provide quality services, people need to have support to achieve personal outcomes in the following areas: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Protects consumerand#39;s rights.Supports people to understand and exercise their rights and minimizes any restrictions to rights. Examples of these rights: to move freely, manage money, send/receive mail, make/receive phone calls, visit, access personal possessions, and vote. Recognizes, protects, and honors all rights. Maintains confidentiality. Promotes dignity and respect. Recognizes each person as an individual. Helps promote a positive image of people served and the services and supports provided by Open Door Center. Provides privacy. Supports people to enhance their dignity and respect by how they look, how their homes look, and supporting positive social interactions. Supports meaningful work and activity choices. Promotes natural support networks. Supports people to keep in contact with and visit friends and family. Promote support networks to build new friendships and continue existing friendships. Supports people to access the community for work, shopping, social networking and recreation. Provides protection from abuse, neglect, mistreatment and exploitation. Participates in orientation and successfully complete training on the above. Ensures that the person is free from abuse, neglect, mistreatment and exploitation and reports any such instance according to agency policy. Protects possessions. Ensures the best possible health.Provides level of support needed to ensure that the person receives their medications and completes treatments. Becomes certified by passing test and practicum. Strictly follows agency procedures as written. Determines need for and secures services of agency nurse or physician. Assists with hygiene and grooming (bathing, shampooing, oral hygiene, skin and hair care, dressing, shaving, and toileting) as needed to maintain good health and appropriate social appearance. Models appropriate appearance and grooming. Assists with buying groceries, meal planning and preparation to ensure nutritious meals are provided. Assists with making meals as needed. Provides safe environments. Assists with maintenance of home inside and out (including cleaning and laundry) to the extent needed. Ensures safe environment and implements safety procedures. Leaves home in an orderly condition at the end of shift. Provides training which promotes independence. Knows and understands the goals the person has chosen for the Support Plan. Implements the action steps and follows methodologies as written and documents completion, including informal and service action plans. Also provides training on an informal basis. Serves as a positive role model. Provides supports only to the extent needed. Provides supports to make decisions as needed. Other Responsibilities Pass written tests on required training modules from Minot State University as scheduled. Write progress notes and other required documentation Work Habits.Serves as a positive role model for other team members, following the mission, values and policies of Open Door Center. Accepts responsibility to be at work as scheduled or fills shift when necessary. Accepts weekend and holiday hours if applicable. Recognizes the importance of information sharing and gathering at home, staff, Support Plan meetings, teamwork and initiative. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directs Part-time Direct Support Professionals in the home. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizationand#39;s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems as appropriate. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an in