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Direct Support Professional / Residential Caregiver - Full-Time, 3rd Shift

Job Title
Direct Support Professional / Residential Caregiver - Full-Time, 3rd Shift
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Erie,  PA 16511
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Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Residential Caregiver job, Full-Time, 3rd Shift, Lawrence Park area of 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 a part-time job opportunity in the Lawrence Park area of Erie PA. 

The Direct Support Professional will feed, bathe, dress and provide all personal care for clients. Implement individualized programs following written objectives and plans. Record all necessary information, observations, and daily progress notes. Participate in planning and implementing programs. 

The Direct Support Professional will guide clients to various social, recreational, work, shopping, and meal preparation activities. Take clients to medical appointments. Transport the clients in Agency and personal vehicles when needed. Responsible for implementing emergency treatment and life-saving techniques to the extent training and Agency protocol allow. Responsible for the care and upkeep of facilities. Required to administer medications to residents following completion of the Agency’s Medication Administration Training Program. 

Direct Support Professional Job Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 
  • 18 years of age or older 
  • Valid Drivers License  
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 

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 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 Direct Support Professional position email haley.james@ehca.org or apply at www.ehca.org 


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