Direct Support Professional
Pittsburgh Mercy

Wexford, Pennsylvania

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Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:
Day Shift

Description:

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL Full Time (Wexford)

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma OR Equivalence
  • Valid Driver License
  • Access to transportation travel locally
  • Ability to drive an organization vehicle
  • Act 33/34/73 Clearances
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen
  • Pre-Employment Physical/TB
  • Must successfully pass Department of Public Welfare Medication Training within first year of employment
Great Benefit Package: (Benefits start Day 1 of employment)
  • 403B with employer match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holiday Days
  • Plus more.........
ABOUT THE ROLE

The Counselor II is a Direct Service position which provides assistance and training to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. This position is designed to provide quality services to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities as guided by Positive Practices and Person Centered Planning. This position is directly responsible to the Program Specialist Supervisor and is expected to operate with considerable initiative and professionalism. The Counselor II serves as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team and is involved in the planning of services for the individuals. The Counselor II may have a direct caseload of up to 2 individuals and works with all individuals. Staff will be expected to relocate as needed to meet minimum staffing needs for each site. In the event of unforeseeable emergencies, staff may be required to stay until relief arrives. Staff must also be at least 21 years old and able to drive an agency automobile/van.

ABOUT YOU

In any given day, you might cook, clean, bathe, manage medications, take residents to appointments, interact with family members, and design games and crafts. We're looking for employees who are professional, flexible, compassionate, and can remain composed in stressful situations. This is a team-based position. Our sites are like your family home! Your dependability, integrity, empathy for others (both persons served and your fellow employees), and dedication to teamwork are essential to this position.

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY

We're a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area's most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help - and hope - to people who are experiencing:
  • Mental illness and substance abuse
  • Physical health needs
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Work Schedule:

Monday -Friday 8am-3:30pm

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.


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