Requisition Number: MISTY-DRSPP-H-02-2020-01
Job Title: Direct Support Professional
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $13.25/hr

Direct Support Professional

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Description/Job Summary

  • Responsible for assessment, planning, creating, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of participant's daily living in accordance with the Recovery Model.
  • Responsible for adhering to RHD values, policy and procedures, and Misty Harbor's Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Responsible for following state and county CRR regulations
  • Participates in evaluating needs of individuals served and confers with Case Manager to plan for continuing additional services.
  • Works in cooperation with other agencies in the service delivery system to ensure coordinated, continuous and effective services for the rehabilitation of the participants.
  • Responsible for attending supervision, clinical meetings, monthly staff meetings, and mandatory trainings
  • Responsible for supporting participants in the use of DBT skills daily
  • Assisting participants with development and utilization of individual WRAP plans
  • Responsible for the development of RSP Goals with participants every 60 days and supporting participants with them daily
  • Responsible for providing coaching to participants when necessary and appropriate
  • Responsible for providing crisis intervention as defined in RHD/Misty Harbor Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Responsible for monitoring participant medication according to Misty Harbor medication policies
  • Perform all cleaning duties as specified
  • Operate agency vehicles in accordance with established policy and procedures
  • Other duties assigned by management

Required Experience

The ideal candidate must have at least 2 years' experience working with individuals with adult mental health needs.

Required Education

Must possess a High school diploma/GED (some college experience-Associates Degree preferred).

Required Qualifications

Must have a valid driver's license, and pass a state police criminal background check. Computer knowledge (Microsoft Word) and the ability to navigate through the Internet is also a must.

Program Summary

  • Responsible for assessment, planning, creating, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of participant's daily living in accordance with the Recovery Model.
  • Responsible for adhering to RHD values, policy and procedures, and Misty Harbor's Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Responsible for following state and county CRR regulations
  • Participates in evaluating needs of individuals served and confers with Case Manager to plan for continuing additional services.
  • Works in cooperation with other agencies in the service delivery system to ensure coordinated, continuous and effective services for the rehabilitation of the participants.
  • Responsible for attending supervision, clinical meetings, monthly staff meetings, and mandatory trainings
  • Responsible for supporting participants in the use of DBT skills daily
  • Assisting participants with development and utilization of individual WRAP plans
  • Responsible for the development of RSP Goals with participants every 60 days and supporting participants with them daily
  • Responsible for providing coaching to participants when necessary and appropriate
  • Responsible for providing crisis intervention as defined in RHD/Misty Harbor Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Responsible for monitoring participant medication according to Misty Harbor medication policies
  • Perform all cleaning duties as specified
  • Operate agency vehicles in accordance with established policy and procedures
  • Other duties assigned by management
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