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Direct Support Professional/PCA

Company: Ascent Healthcare Management
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Ascent Healthcare Management - Direct Support Professional Job Description: Top Duties and Qualifications

A Direct Support Professional, or Direct Support Care Professional, cares for individuals experiencing developmental or intellectual disabilities or illnesses. Their main duties include helping patients complete basic housekeeping tasks, transporting patients to appointments or other social outings and keeping patients safe from potential health hazards in their surrounding environment.

Direct Support Professional duties and responsibilities -
Direct Support Professionals work with individuals with mental or developmental disabilities by creating behavior plans, teaching self-care skills, cooking meals and doing laundry. Additional duties may include: -

Assisting clients with daily personal tasks, including bathing and dressing
Completing housekeeping tasks such as vacuuming, washing dishes and tidying
Helping plan client appointments and organize a schedule
Organizing with transportation arrangements to appointments
Shopping for groceries and preparing meals that meet specific client dietary needs
Encouraging client engagement in social networks and communities


Keywords: Ascent Healthcare Management, Jackson , Direct Support Professional/PCA, Other , Canton, Mississippi

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