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DSP Lead Float (15065)

Description
Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees. Consider joining us!
Lead float position will involve being trained and working in 8 different homes in Red Wing and Cannon Falls Hours will vary, must be flexible and able to work AM, PM and Overnight shifts both Awake and sleep hours.
As a Direct Support Professional ? Lead Float you will provide support and assistance to the individual to develop, enhance, renew or continue their natural support network. You will support the individuals in pursuit of their lifelong hopes, dreams and personal outcomes that align with MLMC. You will advocate for the individuals in all aspects of the individual's life in areas such as medical care and in the community. You will observe, listen and respond to the individuals with dignity and respect, including emergency situations. You will assist the individuals to be more independent in performing essential life skills such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, medication administration, cleaning, and laundry. You will participate with the individuals in a variety of events and activities, which includes driving and possibly accompanying individuals on overnight trips. You will complete necessary documentation and record keeping, participate in all required trainings and meetings and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
High school degree, GED or experience working with vulnerable populations required.
Experience and/or training of at least one year with individuals with disabilities preferred.
Medication administration training required (may be obtained after hire).
First Aid training required and CPR Certificate may be required (may be obtained after hire).
Mental Health Certification may be required (may be obtained after hire).
Bureau of Criminal Affairs background study clearance required.
Driver's license required. Motor Vehicle Check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required.
Ability to read, write, and use computer required.
Basic math and problem solving skills required.
Ability to recognize boundaries.
Ability to suggest and implement strategies to enhance the service.
Patience, self-control and flexibility.
Computer Skills that support LSS technology.
Flexibility
Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.
Additional Posting Information:
Lead float position will involve being trained and working in 8 different homes in Red Wing and Cannon Falls Hours will vary, must be flexible and able to work AM, PM and Overnight shifts both Awake and sleep hours.
LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.



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