Direct Support Professional

  • Matheny Medical and Educational Center
  • Peapack, NJ
  • Feb 08, 2020

Job Description

Matheny Medical and Educational Center's Community Residences provide group homes for adults with medically complex developmental disabilities Matheny’s mission is to provide exceptional care and an optimal quality of life for children and adults with special needs and medically complex developmental disabilities. Matheny Medical and Educational Center has a career opportunity available for a Full Time Community Resident Assistant for the 7am-7pm shift at our Community Residence in Franklin Township, NJ (Somerset County). Duties of this position include: Follows medication administration according to Community Residence Policies and Procedures. Follows medical documentation procedures per MD or nursing orders. Follows prescribed menu and cooks residents’ meals ensuring proper nutrition. Drives residents using Matheny-owned vehicles to day programs, medical appointments, and social/recreational trips. Participates in planning leisure activities with residents. Communicates effectively with community resident co-workers regarding house issues. Assists residents with laundry. Maintains a clean and neat home-like environment by dusting, mopping, changing linens, making beds, cleaning closets, and cleaning all appliances. Trains new incoming staff. Assists nursing staff with faxing pharmacy for prescriptions and refills for residents. Follows emergency procedures according to stipulated policies. Provides ADL’s to residents. Completes paperwork required in Community residences. The employee cooperates with the licensee and Division staff in any inspection or investigation. For Full Time employees, Matheny offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, tax deferred retirement plan, and generous paid time off. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Qualifications

Valid driver’s license. Current CPR Level C Certification – DDD Approved. High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. One year of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities. Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Location Franklin Community Residence This position is currently accepting applications.

Employment Type

Full-Time