Homer and Seward – Direct Service Provider CDPCS

Position Overview

Job Title: Direct Service Provider

Range: $16.00 per hour
Job Specifications
Essential Functions:  The Direct Service Provider (DSP) provides for the basic care of the individual who experiences a
disability. This involves the areas of activities of daily living as directed by State and Federal regulation.
Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, family
    members, administration, and other service providers.
  • Perform or assist service recipient with personal care services that are designated by the
    Division of Senior and Disability Services.
  • Perform or assist service recipient in basic domestic duties as designated (e.g., meal
    preparation, housekeeping, shopping).
  • Maintain records and complete paperwork as required by Access Alaska, Inc. and the Division of
    Senior and Disability Services.
  • Adhere to the service recipient’s Service Level Authorization and Plan of Care, as approved by
    the Division of Senior and Disability Services.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the service recipient; prevent harm to the service recipient,
    self and others. Report any safety concerns to management in a timely manner.
  • Maintain current certifications in accordance with State of Alaska and Federal regulations

Education & Training:

  • 18 years of age or older, per State of Alaska regulations
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Pass a criminal State & Federal background check

Special Skills:

  • Experience working with individuals who experience disabilities
  • Experience working with the elderly

Equipment Used:

  • Mobility devices (as required, e.g. wheelchair, walkers, etc.)
  • Domestic appliances (as required, e.g. vacuum, range, microwave oven, etc.)
  • Other equipment as utilized by the service recipient

Working Conditions:

• Most work undertaken within the service recipient’s home
• Conditions vary by home and service recipient
• Flexible work schedule to meet individual service recipient needs

Core Expectations:
• Confidentiality, integrity, professionalism, and a strong work ethic.
• Active support of our Mission
• Customer focused services