The Direct Support Professional works directly with persons being served in program activities, both in the home and in the community. When functioning as Medical Assistant is directly accountable to the R.N for duties specific to medical domains as described. Direct Support Professional has the overall responsibility for the direct care and development of each individual by providing assistance and training in skills attainment. Function at a full capacity within your job description and requirement.
Service Coordination Function:
The agency has embraced the concept of a fully integrated system of care for all individuals of service. This requires that the staff assess the individual's needs holistically and see it as their responsibility to connect the individuals with services needed-internal or external to the agency, regardless of the door to which the individuals enters the system. This coordinating role includes the following:
NOTE: This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential and secondary functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Tasks are subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons as it relates to the residents and their needs.