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Company: REM
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Lead Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: United States-IA-IACedar Rapids
Function: Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

REM Iowa is seeking Lead Direct Support Professionals to provide assistance to individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities in a community-based setting. Take the next step in your career. Lead DSPs divide their time between providing direct care and office work. This position assists with daily oversight of individuals in services in a leadership role. Lead DSPs work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to develop and implement individual Plan of Cares, Individual Program Plans, monthly financial reports and to complete other necessary paperwork according to agency and regulatory guidelines. Lead DSPs may assist with staff training and scheduling, participate in a professional on-call system and need to demonstrate a willingness to work a flexible schedule.


Main Responsibilities/Duties:

This position provides services to people with a broad array of disabilities, whether that be behavioral, physical, or mental health through assistance with activities of daily living, such as:

  • Errands to shopping or activities
  • Transporting to medical appointments
  • Enjoying recreational outings together
  • meal preparation and planning
  • assisting with domestic tasks
  • Assisting with medication administration
  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Bathing and toileting
  • Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible
  • implementing therapeutic and behavioral plans

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