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Direct Support Professional (DSP)- currently hiring for full time, part time, and overnights 

Direct Support Professionals assist people with developmental disabilities with maintaining an independent lifestyle. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with personal care, bathing, mealtime, positioning, lifting, assisting with housekeeping and cooking, shopping, social activities, employment activities, and involvement in the community.

Overnight DSPs ensure safety of people with developmental disabilities during sleeping hours. Some duties are: light housekeeping, cooking and getting people ready for the day.

  •  $13.60 hourly
  • $14.60 hourly for overnight positions
  • Click link to see  DSP positions available
  • Benefit package for Full Time and Part Time positions  
  • 3, 4 or 5 day work weeks
  • Set schedules 
  • Paid on the job training
  • Casual dress
  • Fun work environment
  • Make a difference in peoples’ lives 

Part Time Nurse, Non Exempt
Schedules of Hours: Typically Monday-Friday 7am-11am but may include some evenings, weekends, or holidays 
Required Licensure: Maintain current Nursing License in the state of South Dakota and valid drivers license. 
Experience Requirements: Experience working with people with developmental disabilities is helpful.  Belief in the dignity and advancement of individuals with developmental disabilities is important. 
General Responsibilities:  Attend to the health needs of people using supports and act as a liaison between people using supports, LifeQuest employees, and other health care providers. Assist with administration/self-administration of medications and assure that LifeQuest policies and procedures concerning medications are adhered to.  Provide nursing intervention to people using supports including initial assessment, treatment including lab draws or injections, monitoring, follow-up, and appropriate documentation.  Assure that medications are counted and refilled as needed. Assist in interpreting medical reports or orders from other health care providers for the members of the interdisciplinary team.  Plan, update, and assist with in-service education programs to include but not limited to; medication administration, first aid, bloodborne pathogens, seizure disorders, repositioning and personal care, and lifting and transferring. 
Physical Activity: Lifting requirements may exceed 50 pounds during emergency situations. Other activities include transferring and/or lifting people to and from wheelchairs, beds, and toilets. Physical activities also include walking, pushing, bending, sitting, operating a blood pressure monitor, kangaroo pump, Hoyer lift. Fine motor skills needed in administering injections. 
To apply:   Submit a LifeQuest application online at http://lifequestsd.com/joinourteam/onlineapplication/
     Be sure to include a cover letter, resume, and copy of your current nursing license. 

All applicants must be 18 years old, have a valid drivers license, and have a High School Diploma or GED. To protect the interests of the people we serve, all job offers are conditional pending acceptable results of a criminal background check, a substance abuse screening, a tuberculin screening, and a motor vehicle record check.

APPLY NOW: http://www.lifequestsd.com/joinourteam/onlineapplication/

Benefit Summary:BENEFIT.doc