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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL-CERTIFIED MEDICAL ATTENDANT

Company: BrightSpring Health Services
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

ResCare Community LivingAre you driven to serve and help others in your community? Caregivers and Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are the heart of our company with their compassion, dependability, and care. If you want to make an impact by helping people live their best life, read more below and apply today!Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housematesEnsuring client safety and maintaining a safe environmentAssisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairsReminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)Encouraging self-help activitiesReporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the officeDocumenting services providedPerforming home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaningPlanning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-upAccompanying client to scheduled appointmentsTransporting clients or running errands for clientsDelivering medications ordered by a physician or dentist to residents for self administrationDelivering & administer medications ordered by a physician or dentist to residents with the supervision of a registered nurseAdministering oral medications, enemas, douches, ointments, and suppositories unless otherwise indicatedAdministering pro re nata "PRN" (as needed) medications when authorized by a licensed physician, dentist, or registered nurseOther duties as assignedHigh school degree/General Education Diploma required18 years of age or olderValid driver's license (in most cases)Ability to work in home-like settingsMust maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirementsMedication Administration as required by state/program requirementsCurrent Certified Medication Aide Certification RequiredRemaining as a Certified Medication Aide In Good Standing and maintaining Certified Medication Aide re-certification requiredResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit www.rescarecommunityliving.com. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Keywords: BrightSpring Health Services, Lafayette , DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL-CERTIFIED MEDICAL ATTENDANT, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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