Job Details - Direct Support Professional IV - 45831780 | HHSC Health And Specialty Care System

Direct Support Professional IV - Campus Coord. in Brenham, TX

Location: Brenham, TX
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Government Administration


Come work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence.
The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living Centers

The state of Texas offers many benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly retirement annuityas well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you!

The Direct Support Professional IV Campus/Shift Coordinator performs advanced work organizing, coordinating and overseeing activities and ensuring facility-wide staff coverage at the State Supported Living Center. Coordinates all shift activities within residential services. Continuously monitors the homes, infirmary, activity centers, and grounds, watching for unusual occurrences and addressing emergencies and incidents immediately upon discovery or notification. Ensures that care, treatment, and support activities are ongoing at the facility. Provides coaching and in-service training to staff when needed. Ensures adequate staff coverage, assists with personnel issues, and ensures client protection. Makes staff reassignment decisions and client supervision determinations. Monitors the use of restraints. Document daily issues, concerns and incidents for further review. Serves as the contact person for Abuse/Neglect allegations and as the first responding staff on the scene of a critical incident. Works closely and collaboratively with administrative/supervisory staff to coordinate and monitor service delivery, conducting special targeted reviews or audits of identified areas when requested. Serves as
home supervisor for a home/unit when needed due to prolonged vacancy, at the discretion of facility management. Works under limited supervision with the considerable use of initiative and independent judgment. This position may be OR is required to drive a state-owned vehicle.

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