Direct Support Professional – Overnight

Job Summary: Direct Support Professional assists client with all the activities of daily living, personal cares and program implementation.  Responsible for the daily well-being and safety of the clients he/she supervises.  Ensure adequate supervision of clients; assist with household maintenance and housekeeping.  Assist the clients with overnight emergencies.

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres – MORA – is a diverse and inclusive nonprofit has supported adults, seniors and children with developmental disabilities, behavioral health needs as well as age-related and chronic medical conditions for over 50 years in the Twin Cities metro.

An array of services: Adult Day Services, Contracted Case Management, Community Supports, over 30 Residential Homes, Respite, Therapeutic Recreation, Training for Guardians & Families, and a unique therapeutic Summer Camp for Youth with Autism. Our Metro Crisis Coordination Program (MCCP) offers a safety net of crucial and cost-effective services for adults and children.

Pay: $15.00-$21.00 Starting, with $3.00 weekend and overnight differentials. $1500 bonus for full time or $750 for part time paid out over one year.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • maintains living unit
  • must remain awake and alert during the entire shift
  • completes special cleaning projects
  • handles medical and behavioral concerns
  • greets/monitors clients upon arriving to work
  • communicates with evening staff to discuss any client concerns
  • locks all exits properly
  • assists clients with overnight concerns or emergencies as needed
  • communicates with morning staff on any client concerns
  • assists clients with activities of daily living and personal cares
  • participates in interdisciplinary team process: assists with developing, and implementing goals
  • documents electronically program data and daily log information accurately and in a timely fashion
  • assists with daily household maintenance, housekeeping, performs assigned cleaning and tasks
  • attends and maintains current mandatory training
  • ensures adequate supervision of clients, including “if your shift replacement does not arrive, you are expected to remain on shift at your worksite until a suitable replacement staff has been located and arrives to replace you.”
  • works harmoniously with and shows respect for employees, supervisors, vendors and clients
  • communicates effectively with others at work verbally and in writing, using the primary spoken language of clients in the home
  • administers medications without errors
  • reads and follows company policies and procedures
  • demonstrates mastery of basic computer skills
  • performs other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • must have an interest /experience in working with Developmental Disabilities.
  • currently employed as a full time DSPO for at least 1 year
  • has successfully completed Med Administration course and is regularly passing meds using correct procedures without error
  • certified in CPR
  • demonstrated skills and good judgement with crises
  • has developed skills beyond the basic requirements of the job
  • applies special areas of knowledge to work in a way that increases the quality of the organization
  • active member of the household team
  • surpasses the minimum expectations for house cleaning

Required Qualifications:

  • Must pass Department of Human Services background check and maintain” qualified” status
  • Must not be excluded from working in government health programs by the Office of Inspector General
  • Must be able to successfully complete company’s basic job skills assessments
  • Must have a valid current driver’s license and must have vehicle insurance as required by state law
  • Successful completion of Medication Administration class, regularly passes medications using correct procedure without error
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be granted a medical or religious exemption by Mount Olivet Rolling Acres.

Benefits: Full time employees receive a comprehensive and competitive benefit package, including:

  • Medical insurance with company sponsored health reimbursement account and health savings account
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance; employee, spouse and children’s coverage options
  • Long-term disability and short-term disability
  • Flexible spending; medical and dependent care
  • 403b retirement plans that match after 1 years of employment
  • Paid time off up to three weeks annually which increases after the first year of employment
  • Opportunity for usage of our private vacation property west of Duluth (McGregor, MN)
  • Awards for outstanding employee performance and promotion opportunities
  • Generous tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities!
  • Many opportunities for advancement. Mount Olivet Rolling Acres promotes from within

Cherishing the big-hearted heritage of our beginnings, we actively advocate for equity and inclusion for the individuals we serve and for our employees. Healthy. Happy. Human. Join us. MORAcares.org/careers/

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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