HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Direct Support Profession III (SIGN-ON BONUS!) in EL PASO, Texas
Job/Position DescriptionNow offering up to $2,500.00 sign on bonus!!Terms and conditions apply.Come work in an environment where we trulyvalue and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that allpeople can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. Thestate supported living centers serve people with intellectual anddevelopmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who havebehavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct servicesand supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About OurState Supported Living CentersThe state of Texas offers many benefits toemployees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal PublicService Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balanceon college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthlypayments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthlyretirement annuityas well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the EmployeesRetirement System of Texas. If you are looking for a place to work whereyou can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the jobfor you!The Direct Support Professional (DSP) III serves as Unit Chargeand is appointed by and responsible to the DSP Supervisor, subject tothe approval of the Unit Director. The Charge is responsible to ensurethat care, treatment, training, and support activities are completed inthe assigned home, including supervising and monitoring the activitiesof other direct support staff. The charge may delegate portions of theseresponsibilities and sufficient authority for fulfillment but may notrelinquish overall responsibility for results. In the absence of theCharge, the Assistant/Acting Charge will assume the jobresponsibilities. The Charge may be asked to assume the duties of theDirect Support Professional Supervisor in his/her absence. Works underlimited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiativeand independent judgment. This position is required to drive astate-owned vehicle. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regularbasis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, attimes, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime inaccordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties asassigned. Ensures active and efficient care, training, and support forindividuals s in home living environmentEnsures the practice ofappropriate Gentle Teaching techniques in all training and careactivities in living and training environments. Ensure that the home ismaintained and is a safe and sanitary living environment for individualsEnsure efficient operation of the home through direct supervision ofassigned staff and maintenance of daily documentation requirementsServes as an active member of the interdisciplinary andmultidisciplinary treatmenhttps://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=526785Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browserto apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human ServicesCareer Portal.