Job Title: Direct Service Provider
Range: $16.00 per hour
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.
- 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
- Experience working with individuals who experience disabilities
- Experience working with the elderly
- 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
• 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
• Confidentiality, integrity, professionalism, and a strong work ethic.
• Active support of our Mission
• Customer focused services