Developmental Disabilities Institute Direct Support Professional (DSP) in Miller Place, New York
- Complete all required trainings participate in inservice workshops and recertification trainings as required. - Become certified and maintain certifications in SCIP-R, First Aid and CPR - Participate in semi-annual IDT, quarterly, staff meetings, and staffings as required. - Advocate for the rights of the individual(s) we serve. - Help individual(s) build relationships, and maintain relationships with family and friends. - Follow individual(s) daily activity/classroom schedule, implementing all formal goals and protocols of individuals you are assigned to. - Data collection – goals, protocols, outings, SUB’s, progress notes, recreation/fitness logs. - Obtain and maintain certification for, and administer medications under the supervision of assigned nursing staff (AMAP). - Fulfill responsibilities of primary advocate (paperwork, advocacy, programming). - Instruction and documentation, participation in development and revisions of formal goals and protocols in accordance with the CFA/ISP, and behavior plans. - Teach and assist individuals in all aspects of daily living, including, but not limited to: ADL’s, cooking, house cleaning, laundry, leading a healthy lifestyle, shopping, budgeting, maintaining appropriate behavior, and community integration. - Accompany individuals on medical appointments, jobs, and community activities, if applicable. - Complete incident reports and SCIP-R reports as necessary. - Knowledge and accurate implementation of Emergency Procedures. - Demonstrated knowledge of all OPWDD and DDI policy and procedures as they pertain to individuals supported, and documentation of such. - Ensure the vans are clean and vehicle problems are written down and addressed through the Site Supervisor/Manager.