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Direct Support Professional

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Old Forge
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition #:107020

Location:Old Forge, PA 18518

Category:Home Health Aide

Description of Responsibilities

Working in the home/ community environment you are responsible for the delivery of quality one on one services to ID/DD consumers and implementing their goals as outlined in the Person Centered Plan. Your care may also involve activities of daily living and communication with other members of the consumers' multi-disciplinary team. You are required to complete all documentation in accordance with state and program regulations, Aveanna Healthcare policies and procedures, and any applicable accreditation standards.


Implement written goals from treatment plan with consumer 1:1 services including but not limited to Personal Care, Respite, Home Supports, Home and Community, Supported employment, Crises Services, and Long- term Vocational Support.

Instruct and reinforce target goals and outcomes according to consumer.

Complete written documentation of services(s) provided upon completion of visit as directed by QP

Accurately note consumer responses and results to staff interventions and assessment through proper documentation.

Maintain appropriate professional conduct at all times.

Assist in the development of consumer treatment plan and goal revisions as directed by interdisciplinary team.

Provides care in accordance with written instructions from professional staff.

Reports immediately to QP any changes in the patient's condition or any problems in assigned tasks.

Relays observations of patient's mental and physical status to QP.

Is dependable and on time for assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience with ID/DD consumers preferred, but not required

Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

High school Diploma or GED.

Good organizational and communication skills.

Active Drivers License and current automobile insurance.

Aveanna Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Scranton , Direct Support Professional, Other , Old Forge, Pennsylvania

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