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Direct Support Professional / Day Program Caregiver - Part Time 1st- Shift

Job Title
Direct Support Professional / Day Program Caregiver - Part Time 1st- Shift
Job ID
Erie,  PA 16335
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Community Direct Support Professional/ Team Leader/ Day Program  Caregiver, job, Part- Time, 1st Shift, Erie PA.

EHCA is seeking a Direct Support Professional to provide overall direct/personal care and program services for the Agency’s clients. This is for a part-time job opportunity. This is for a full-time job opportunity in the city of Erie, PA.

A great deal of experience as a Direct Support Professional is required.  Ability to perform client care services requiring manual, observational, and judgmental skills.  Excellent literacy skills required. 

Must be able to implement individualized programs following written objectives and plans; record all necessary information, observations, and daily progress notes.  This individual is responsible for upkeep of budget, dispensing money and keeping record of resident’s money.  Upkeep of DAS, profile attendance sheet and data through Care Tacker. Responsible for receiving calls from other MOVE workers – replacing staff (absences due to sickness).

Direct Support Professional Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Drivers License/personal vehicle
  • Can lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Some travel is required
  • Min of 1 year healthcare/ ID experience 

For over 100 years, EHCA has been dedicated to individuals and families dealing with life’s challenges. Serving people with intellectual and physical disabilities. EHCA provides compassionate, therapeutic, and medical support to individuals of all ages and all levels of disability while enabling them to live with purpose and dignity. Throughout the years, EHCA- Erie Homes for Children and Adults, Inc. has grown to operate 20 group homes in Erie, Crawford and Venango counties, serving 100+ full-time residents, more than 400 individuals daily, and six community programs throughout four Pennsylvania counties. The goal is to provide a true home/community environment for residents while meeting their medical, social, and emotional needs. We provide opportunities and choices for individuals to grow to their full potential, coordinating services that maximize ability and participation in a variety of community settings. Visit us at https://ehca.org/employment/


If you are interested in learning more about the Community Direct Support Professional position email shannyn.studstill@ehca.org or apply at www.ehca.org

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