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Direct Support Professional

Philadelphia, PA 19141

Posted: 06/06/2024 Job Number: 39203 Approx. Rate per Hour (negotiable): 16.50 Branch: Visalia Office Industry: Medical

Job Description


Hire Up Healthcare is looking for Direct Support Professionals for various facilities for our client in the Philadelphia area!  Are you compassionate, patient, and dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of adults facing behavioral health challenges? If so, we are looking for you!  All shifts are available, including part time and per diem shifts.  Pay is $16.50-$17/hr to start.  All positions are contract to hire!
As a DSP, you will provide essential support and supervision to individuals with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities and behavioral health histories, fostering healthy and socially acceptable behaviors in community-based settings. You will work closely with clinical staff, implement interventions, and assist clients in achieving their clinical goals. If you have at least 1 year of experience in adult mental health, are engaging, and have cooking skills, we want to hear from you!

Essential Duties and Functions: 
  • Provide supervision to individuals based on their personal support plan
  • Administer medication as needed, adhering to protocols and guidelines.
  • Assist consumers in activities of daily living, including meal preparation, toileting, and personal hygiene.
  • Support community integration activities and facilitate access to community resources, such as medical appointments and social services.

Administrative:
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of client interactions and progress.
  • Collaborate with supervisors and team members to ensure effective support and care.

Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Basic computer skills and internet literacy, including proficiency in email and other software applications.
  • Prior experience in the human services field, especially in adult mental health, is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • COVID vaccination record

Join us in fulfilling our commitment to promoting independence, dignity, and quality of life for individuals with behavioral health needs. Apply now and be a part of our dedicated team making a difference in the Philadelphia community!
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Leah Perez
VP of Client Success

Meet Leah Perez, our VP of Client Success on the Corporate team! Leah started as a Branch Manager when she kicked off her career path with Hire Up in 2016. Due to the rapid success of her branch, Leah has assisted with the creation and launch of the medical specialty division. She holds over 16 years of recruiting experience, most of which she spent focused on skilled administrative/accounting, medical and clinical professionals. Leah is one of the most well-respected staffing leaders in the Central Valley, currently serving clients in 4 states. Long time clients and candidates would describe her as urgent, ethical and has taken the time to get to know them and their business in order to properly assist them in whatever they need. Leah is looked at by her peers as collaborative, motivating and eager to help share her knowledge in order to assist in making them better professionals. When Leah is not hard at work she loves to spend time cooking with her kiddos. She is a self proclaimed “foodie” and champagne/wine aficionado! Leah also has a love for music, from metal and rock to reggae. She is a true rarity, she's a little bit country and a little bit rock n' roll! Leave it to Leah to think diamonds are boring (unless they are black). She is competitive, motivated, and thrives off of success and the success of others. If you want to see the difference on how an experienced staffing professional can truly help you and your business, call Leah.

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