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RCM of Washington TME- Direct Support Professional in Washington, District Of Columbia

Interested in meaningful work in the community? Want to give back? Enjoy helping to empower people? Advocacy?

RCM of Washington is looking for passionate Direct Support Professionals that have their Trained Medication Employee Certification (TME) in DC

This position provides professional support services to persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities in their homes. The primary responsibility is to assist in skill acquisition in such areas as, but not limited to: daily living; community inclusion; relationship building assistance; personal finances, and communication skills. The Direct Support Professional will implement, document and assist with people’s personal and individualized goals.

  • Essential functions of the position include:

  • Support personal care routines such as assisting with meals, shopping, finances/budgeting, personal grooming, bathroom needs, and dressing.

  • Utilize adaptive devices if needed by person supported

  • Communicates respectfully and maintains a positive and professional work relationship with person supported, families, co-workers, and external professionals

  • Uses person centered approaches to assist people in actively planning their daily schedule to gain greater independence and self-determination

  • Assist people in achieving their life goals

  • Recording daily documentation in Therap, Electronic Medical Records system

  • Assist people in navigating their community and provides transportation to activities, programs, etc.

We have part-time positions available varying from 16 – 28 hours per week. We are looking for multiple persons to accommodate various shifts on weekends, during the morning, evening, overnight.

If selected for the position, you will be require to attend orientation and complete Department on Disability Services’ Phase I training. Orientation is during normal business hours (Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm).

If interested in this position, please apply directly to RCM of Washington’s website by clicking “apply” above.

A representative from RCM will contact you if there is a further interest. Please no phone calls.

Candidates must have a valid Trained Medication Certification (TME) in DC and a valid driver's license to be considered for this positon.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with at least a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm with people

  • Strong interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills

  • Strong ability to navigate through the DC Metro Area and is comfortable using public transportation and also driving large vehicles

  • Finds value in community and building relationships

  • Everyday life skills (i.e. grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, laundering etc.)

  • Ability to foster and teach new skills in both traditional and innovative ways

  • Dependability and punctuality are a must

Candidate must have Trained Medical Certification (TME) in DC-CPR/First Aid certifications (may obtain), High School diploma/GED, and the ability to pass a background check and drug screening.

Candidates must have a valid Trained Medication Certification (TME) in DC and a valid driver's license to be considered for this positon.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with at least a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm with people

  • Strong interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills

  • Strong ability to navigate through the DC Metro Area and is comfortable using public transportation and also driving large vehicles

  • Finds value in community and building relationships

  • Everyday life skills (i.e. grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, laundering etc.)

  • Ability to foster and teach new skills in both traditional and innovative ways

  • Dependability and punctuality are a must

Candidate must have Trained Medical Certification (TME) in DC-CPR/First Aid certifications (may obtain), High School diploma/GED, and the ability to pass a background check and drug screening.

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