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Family Support (IHS) Direct Support Professional - PT - Grand Forks, ND

Company: Anne Carlsen
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Our Mission: To Make Independence a Gift for All

Anne Carlsen Center (Anne Carlsen) is a non-profit organization which has been providing supports and services for 80 years to individuals in North Dakota with developmental disability or delay. Rich in tradition, Anne Carlsen has positioned itself on the cutting edge of innovation with unique programs, creative therapies and advanced assistive technologies that meet the specific needs of those we serve.

Be a part of an organization whose mission is to make independence a gift to those in your community!


The purpose of this position is to support clients with their life to include health and personal cares, therapeutic, educational, recreational, and leisure activities for individuals with special needs to achieve maximum growth and learning as they make transitions throughout life. Provides guidance, coaching and mentors to Direct Service Professional staff on their assigned shift, solves issues and needs of both the clientele and staff.


This position assumes the authority, responsibility, and accountability for working with Program Coordinators in the implementation of a PCSP/IFSP, Behavior Plan and health care protocols for all clientele served by AC. This position supports the development and connections needed to be a participant in community life. This position works within the guidelines of Anne Carlsen policies/procedures, State and Federal Laws, Rules, and Regulations.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrate effective skills in organization, leadership, and communication skills - both oral and written. The incumbent must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills; being tactful, courteous, and diplomatic with internal and external contacts.
  • Must be able to adapt to rapid change, and must be able to intervene promptly in crisis/emergency situations.
  • Must be able to complete AC's training program according to the Center's policies and procedures; must be able to learn and perform personal cares, education and therapeutic programs, and have the ability to learn and comprehend medical terminology. The incumbent must also have the ability to communicate and follow all verbal and written instructions, and problem solve effectively with clients, staff, family member, and community businesses.
  • Able to use problem solving skills. Must be able to support, interpret, implement and communicate AC, State, Federal policies, procedures, laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Understand and have a working knowledge of Windows, Intranet and Internet technology. The DSP must have the ability to access, manipulate, organize, and relay information in meaningful ways using email, etc.


AC offers competitive pay and benefits, employee discounts, paid time off (PTO), and great

advancement opportunities! Here are a few examples:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life & Disability
  • 401(k) & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Assurity Voluntary Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Special Employee Events
  • Great working environment and ability to strengthen your community!

Offers are contingent in passing a background and drug & alcohol test upon acceptance. AC is a drug-free, tobacco-free work environment.

Anne Carlsen is an equal opportunity employer and complies fully with all federal, state, and local employment laws and will provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, the presence of any mental or physical disability, status with regard to public assistance or marriage, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

Offers are contingent in passing a background and drug & alcohol test upon acceptance. AC is a drug-free, tobacco-free work environment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • Grand Forks, ND, USA

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