Arc of Howard
  • Ellicott City, MD, USA
  • Part Time

An older man is seeking a caring, reliable and devoted direct support professional to help them achieve full community life.

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  • Monitor the person being supported to ensure safety in all aspects of their lives (medical, health, behavioral)
  • Help implement the person supported Individual Plan.
  • Ensure that person being supported rights and dignity are respected.
  • Assist he person being supported with their personal care such as; toileting, feeding, showering, grooming, etc.
  • Help the people supported maintain a family-style household; including preparing meals (that align with their dietary restrictions), keeping the house clean and ensuring that there are no safety hazards.
  • Drive agency vehicle to transport persons supported to activities, doctor appointments, their families house, etc.
  • Administer medication and document it properly on the Medication Administration Records.
  • Complete necessary paperwork during your shift; diary notes, incident reports, behavior data, etc.
  • Promote community inclusion, self-determination and self-sufficiency in those being supported through personal interactions.
  • Attend mandatory house meetings.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate must:

  • Have excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • A valid US Driver License
  • An acceptable Criminal Background Investigation
  • An acceptable drug screen
  • An acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (no more than 3 points on record)
  • A passing score on the Medication Administration Pre Test (completed at the time of interview)
  • Be willing to complete Medication Administration 20 hour training course upon hire

Why Should You Come Work for The Arc of Howard County?

  • Building wonderful bonds with both staff and the people we support.
  • Health Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Paid Vacation days (increase the longer employee is here)
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment.
  • Paid Training
  • 403-B Plan

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