ABILENE STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTER - Direct Support Professional I in ABILENE, Texas
The Direct Support Professional I is responsible for the routine and emergency care, treatment, and training for specified individuals with developmental disabilities in routine and crisis situations. Responsibilities may include such duties as grooming, bathing, feeding, observing and reporting individual s conditions and behaviors; interacting with individuals therapeutically, participating in individualized training and/or active treatment programs for both male and female individuals. The DSP-I is required to accurately document individuals behavior(s) throughout the daily schedule, including response to home activities, home training and unusual incidents. Completion of work requires use of simple and/or routine duties, while decision making is based on simple and well-defined guidelines. This position may be required to drive a state owned vehicle. May perform other duties as assigned. Works under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 2-10/10-6 Shifts Only.