CHI, Inc. is currently hiring Direct Support Professionals – part-time and full-time – for our Residential and Personal Supports programs. If you are compassionate, caring, and energetic, this is for you. All positions earn $15.00 per hour. Employees are eligible for medical, dental and vision benefits, and a 401k retirement plan. CHI, Inc. also provides paid training for New Hire Orientation; CPR/First Aid Certification; and the Medication Technician Training Program (MTTP) to become a Certified Medication Technician.
Job Requirements Must have high school diploma or GED. Must be fully vaccinated. A minimum of 1 year of experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred. Must have a Valid Driver’s License and be willing to drive agency and/or personal vehicles. Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and drug test. Must be able to pass a reading and math test in preparation for the Certified Medication Technician course. Ability to complete initial and routine training recertifications to maintain credentials required by DDA and CHI.
Essential Functions Working cooperatively with the Residential Coordinator to ensure staff and team members contribute to an individual’s Person-Centered Plan (PCP) by ensuring written goals are implemented and documented daily. Working with individuals’ family and team to ensure concerns are successfully resolved. Working with the Residential Coordinator to ensure individuals medical, dental and therapy appointments occur as needed in accordance with licensing regulations and CHI Policies and Procedures. Ensuring individuals are able to access their community by providing transportation to and from appointments and activities. Maintaining house and resident cash on hand, receipts for all house and resident purchases, submitting financial reports to the Residential Coordinator as requested. Attending house meetings, as scheduled. Administering and documenting medications in accordance with Maryland Board of Nursing regulations; ensuring proper security of all medications. Assuring the privacy of individual’s information by appropriately limiting disclosures of protected information. Store, handle and share protected information in accordance with CHI policies and HIPAA regulations. Document all incidents, communication logs, PCP goals, behavior plan collection and other documents as required. Providing ongoing, timely communication to the assigned Residential Coordinator for all items of importance as it relates to the care and welfare of the individuals supported. Ensuring homes are maintained in a clean and safe manner. Reporting any issues, necessary repairs, or safety concerns to the Facilities Manager and Residential Coordinator. Caring for the emotional and physical needs of the participants/residents according to their level of independence through positive interactions. Assisting with and ensures personal hygiene and maintain cleanliness of the home and physical environment. Training, encourages and assists individuals in preparation of nutritional, well balanced meals in accordance with any recorded dietary restrictions. Assisting the individuals in maintain healthy relationships with family and friends. Reviewing and being familiar with nursing medical status and assessments of individuals supported.
CHI, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.