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Awake Overnight Direct Support Professional 1

Company: Bridgewell
Location: Lynn
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Bridgewell strengthens communities by providing an unmatched range of social and human services that empower people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives. Bridgewell delivers support through community housing, day programs, outpatient treatment, recovery services, education and employment training. We're committed to helping people in need, from those with autism to people with substance use disorders, become engaged members of their communities. Bridgewell is also the industry leader in developing innovative offerings in response to unmet or emerging needs.The Position: We're looking for an Awake Overnight Direct Support Professional 1 for our Level 1 residential programs. You will provide support and assistance to individuals with developmental and psychiatric disabilities during the overnight hours.Shift: Thursday to Saturday 11pm-9am, Awake (30 hours)Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and assist individuals with all activities of daily living.
  • Provide services to individuals according to DDS, CARF and all applicable regulatory standards and Bridgewell policies and procedures.
  • Maintain required documentation according to DDS and all applicable regulatory standards, and Bridgewell policies and procedures.
  • Provide assistance to individuals during the overnight shift.
  • Complete household cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Administer medications according to MAP regulations.
  • Maintain core training certifications including CPR/FA, OSHA, CPI, PABC and MAP.
  • Transport individuals as needed.
  • Comply with Bridgewell Awake Overnight Call-In procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.Required Education/Experience:
    • Must be a high school graduate with a minimum of 1 year of experience working with people with developmental or psychiatric disabilities.
    • Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree in related field preferred.Required Skills/Knowledge:
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills needed.
      • Must have a valid Driver's license in state they reside.
      • Basic computer skills.Physical Demands:
        • While performing the duties of this job, employee is frequently required to climb stairs.
        • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.
        • The employee must be able to drive a vehicle.
        • Must have a normal range of eyesight with or without corrective lenses.
        • Must have a normal range of hearing with or without corrective equipment.Bridgewell Offers:
          • Many benefits starting at 24 or more regularly scheduled hours
          • Excellent health benefits-medical, dental, vision. We believe our benefits package is one of the most competitive (available to all
          • employees regularly scheduled for 30 or more hours)
          • Generous paid time off includes your birthday (that's right, we even give you your birthday off!)
          • Collaborative work environment that values new insight and personal contributions
          • With over one hundred programs in the North Shore, Lowell and Merrimack Valley we provide excellent opportunities for training and professional developmentWhy Should You Apply: If top benefits alone don't sway you, then our compassionate and collaborative work environment should! Bridgewell is committed to training and developing staff and provides the opportunities for you to have a positive impact in the work you do.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.Requires acceptable CORI results according to Bridgewell policy.Bridgewell is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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