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Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 3:08 PM

Bethesda Lutheran Communities is a national leader in providing homes and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We help people create connections in their communities. Through these connections, the people we support are empowered to make choices leading to a greater independence that enables them to live the best life possible. We believe support begins with the individual. We make a difference in the lives of those who choose to receive our support by being an active and involved part of their everyday lives. We get to know their interests and their passions. We work together to identify the services that will best support them through important life decisions including how to live, work, and play. Our goal is to help each person make choices, set goals and enrich their lives so they can live in the home they choose and access the supports they desire. We help them realize a greater sense of independence and a closer connection to their community. We are looking for FT/PT/PRN Direct Support Professionals (DSP's) to join our team! We have openings in Hillsboro, Cornelius and Beaverton! The Direct Support Professional is responsible for providing direct support, positive direction, and assistance to individuals of all ages to allow them to be more effective in their everyday life. Support will be provided in accordance with program policies and procedures and personal outcome measures. We offer paid training and a sign on bonus is available. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: A cents € cents Provides supports to people by assisting in the development and implementation of all support plans, including spiritual life supports, assisting people in achieving their personal goals and desires, providing interaction and choices for activities that support a meaningful day, and supporting people to be independent in activities of daily living A cents € cents Assists with information gathering for Personal Outcome Measures, and other assessments A cents € cents Assists people with maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly home by following safety and infection control procedures; educates people about maintaining homes A cents € cents Maintains and expands skills and knowledge relevant to providing high quality support and services. Obtains and maintains all required certifications and trainings and applies the information to support people served A cents € cents Maintains open communication and cooperative work effort with Lead DSP and other staff to assure quality and continuity of support to people served A cents € cents Supports the Bethesda Mission, Vision, and Core Values while empowering each person to direct their own life choices A cents € cents Reports and/or documents routine and unusual events including completing daily logs, accident reports, outcome data sheets, etc. in a concise, understandable, and legible manner A cents € cents Assists people with fiscal management while safeguarding their funds. This may include completing ledgers, reconciling accounts and assisting people with spending choices A cents € cents Performs other duties as assigned. Our full-time benefits (for anyone scheduled more than 30 hours per week) include: Medical/ Dental coverage options, free vision discounts, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off (16.5 days accrued in the first year!), company-paid life, AD&D, STD, and LTD insurance with the option to supplement coverage, an extended illness benefit, a 403(b) plan with dollar-per-dollar match on contributions up to 3% of wages, and MANY MORE!Requirements: A cents € cents Interest in assisting people to achieve personal outcomes and to provide person centered supports. A cents € cents High school graduate or equivalent. Additional experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred or as required by regulations. Must be 18 years of age, or older. A cents € cents As applicable, must possess a valid driverA cents € (TM) s license and good driving record as defined by Bethesda policy. A cents € cents Additional certifications may be required by regulations. A cents € cents Clear background checks as defined by regulations and policies. A cents € cents Must possess good verbal, reading, and written communication in English; basic math skills; and basic computer skills. A cents € cents Ability and willingness to successfully complete and apply training. A cents € cents Must be certified to be free of communicable diseases by a physician (post-employment physical). A cents € cents Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with others.TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT WE DO, VISIT US AT:


• Location: Hillsboro, Portland

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