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Direct Support Professional

Facility: Maryhaven Location: Medford, NY Department: Day Hab Community Services Category: Direct Care / Aides Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift Hours: Monday through Friday 8am-3:30pm ReqNum: 2152

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) serves as an assistant to the Activities Coordinator (AC) and the Team Leader. The DSP assists in the development and implementation of program needs for individuals diagnosed with varying degrees of Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, and other developmental disabilities. During an emergency closure which may include inclement weather, when the day programs are closed to the individuals, you will be expected to cover in one of the Maryhaven residences. Approval for release from the residence will be granted by site supervisor. High School diploma/GED required. Maintain valid NYS driver's license within agency criteria. SCIP-R and AMAP certification required within 3 months of employment and maintain. Good written and verbal communication skills. Required to notify management of arrests, criminal violations, field appearance tickets and/or bench warrant prior to next scheduled shift. Also required to report suspensions/tickets received while driving agency vehicles and personal vehicles.

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