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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Direct Support Profession III (Sign-On-Bonus) in MEXIA, Texas

Job/Position DescriptionDirect Support Profession IIINow offering up to$2,500.00 sign on bonus!! Terms and conditions apply.Come work in anenvironment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believein the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellnessand independence. The state supported living centers serve people withintellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile orwho have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based directservices and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. LearnAbout Our State Supported Living CentersThe state of Texas offers manybenefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the FederalPublic Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remainingbalance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifyingmonthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetimemonthly retirement annuityas well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under theEmployees Retirement System of Texas.If you are looking for a place towork where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, thisis the job for you! The Direct Support Professional (DSP) III serves asUnit Charge and is appointed by and responsible to the DSP Supervisor,subject to the approval of the Unit Director. The Charge is responsibleto ensure that care, treatment, training, and support activities arecompleted in the assigned home, including supervising and monitoring theactivities of other direct support staff. The charge may delegateportions of these responsibilities and sufficient authority forfulfillment but may not relinquish overall responsibility for results.In the absence of the Charge, the Assistant/Acting Charge will assumethe job responsibilities. The Charge may be asked to assume the dutiesof the Direct Support Professional Supervisor in his/her absence. Worksunder limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use ofinitiative and independent judgment. This position may be required todrive a state-owned vehicle.Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on aregular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or,at times, 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 interdisciplhttps://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=540136Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browserto apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human ServicesCareer Portal.

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