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  Direct Support Professional (Port City-Explore Life Prgm) #2017-4473
Company: Albertina Kerr Centers
Location: Portland, Oregon   97086
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Job Description

Req No. 2017-4473

Job Locations US-OR-Portland

Category Direct Care/Caregivers/Skills Trainers

Type Regular Full-Time

Shift Hours Full-time; Mon-Fri 10:30am-6:30pm


Albertina Kerr strengthens Oregon families and communities by helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges - empowering them to live richer lives.

We're seeking a Direct Support Professional/Caregiver for our community inclusion program, Explore Life at our Port City location, for people with developmental disabilities. Direct Support Professionals provide direct care and support to the people we serve to help them achieve desired lifestyles and increased levels of independence, productivity, and social/physical integration.

Creative inclinations welcomed! Responsibilities include supporting participants with cognitive and physical disabilities in regard to job skills artistic development, activities planning, medical needs, toilet assistance (including changing adult Attends), and positive behavioral support.

Direct Support Professionals are also responsible for maintaining and accurately recording tracking, and time sheets daily, completing accident/injury/seizure reports, progress notes, working as part of a team to develop Individual Support Plan objectives and providing creative and positive strategies to best support the needs of our program participants.

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED; be able to lift, push, and pull 75 pounds consistently throughout the shift; have the ability to relate effectively with the people we serve; be able to respond to crisis situations; and be able to meet agency driving requirements. A criminal background check is required.

Hours: Full-time; Weekdays

Pay: $11.22/Hr

Location: Portland, OR 97227

Apply online at The nature of the services we provide prevents us from allowing in-person applications or inquiries. Albertina Kerr maintains a drug-free workplace. Albertina Kerr Centers is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, age, or other factors protected by law. Individuals with disabilities can request accommodation in the application and employment process by contacting 503-262-0145.PI97847064

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