Direct Support Professional

  • Beacon Specialized Living
  • Romulus, MI, USA
  • Jun 12, 2019
Full time Health Care

Job Description

This position is responsible for ensuring that primary responsibilities are delivered in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures, Joint Commission standards, Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), HCBS guidelines and the contractual requirements of Community Mental Health Agencies and other regulatory bodies. As a Direct Support Professional, you are to be aligned with goals and mission of the organization and to perform in the accordance of our “I Care” core values of the organization – Integrity, Compassion, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence

Exposure to infectious disease.

Potential for physical aggression from residents exists.

Ability to lift and / or move up to 50 pounds.

Travel may be required to visit BSLS facilities.

Ability to speak, read and write the English language.


Minimum experience or requirements: 

  • High school diploma or GED strongly preferred, but not
  • 1-2 years of previous experience strongly preferred, but not
  • Completion of CPR, First Aid, CPI (NAPPI or Mandatory Training, as applicable), and all modals stipulated by the State of Michigan Licensing Division and Community Mental Health Agencies by required
  • Able to take and pass Motivational Interview training by required
  • Completes fingerprinting compliance
  • Required to maintain industry required trainings and TB
  • Follows all guidelines pertinent to the responsibilities of a residential care
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a calm
  • Ability to take direction well from lead and management
  • Must be able to meet time requirements of
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License and remain insurable under the BSLS insurance coverage
  • Proficient in speaking, reading and writing the English