Horizon House, a non-profit organization, has been widely recognized for its services as a provider of community-based behavioral health, intellectual disabled and homeless services in Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware. Each year, Horizon House provides a continuum of services at over 100 sites to over 4,500 adults with psychiatric or developmental disabilities, drug and alcohol addictions, and/or homelessness. A pioneer in the field of community-based rehabilitation, Horizon House is widely recognized for its innovative approach to the delivery of services in a community setting. Currently, we are seeking a Full Time Direct Support Professional (D.S.P.) with experience working with medically fragile individuals in a residential/community setting.
Some Duties to include:
Assures all participants’ basic needs are met in the areas of nutrition; basic self-care; safety; routine medical care and any required follow-up. Teaches and reinforces accepted infection control and personal grooming techniques; assists in bathing, dental care, hair and nail care; personal hygiene; toileting; incontinence care; menstrual care; grooming routines; etc., as necessary.
Accompanies participants to community activities including work sites, cultural, religious and social events; day programs; etc. Aids participants in developing awareness and use of community resources and in interacting with others.
Performs/teaches participants routine housekeeping duties such as dusting; washing floors and walls; cleaning bathrooms; vacuuming rugs; removal of trash; etc.
Provides an accurate accounting of all financial transactions made on behalf of the participant.
Complete, file and maintain all required documentation, which includes daily logs, operational records and other related forms as assigned by the supervisor.
As well as other duties assigned
· High School diploma or GED and at least 2 years prior experience in the MH/IDD field or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required.
· Good communication skills, both oral and written.
· Ability to perform independently and as a team member.
· Ability to use a computer and document daily activities electronically.
· Required to possess a valid PA driver's license and maintain an acceptable driving record.
You must apply on our website to be considered an applicant.
Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer • M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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