Direct Support Professional - Part Time
Pittsburgh Mercy

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Job Info

Employment Type:
Part time



  • Valid Driver License
  • Ability to drive an organization automobile/van
  • Act 33/34/73 Clearances
  • Bachelor's degree or High School Education/Equivalency and one year of direct care experience.
  • Pre-Employment: Physical, Hep B, TB
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screening

WORK SCHEDULE: This is a Non-Exempt (hourly) position
  • 15-24 hours per week. This position will have a set schedule but the colleague may be asked to cover open shifts between three programs

  • Provides direct service to seriously and persistently mentally ill adults.
  • Service provision consists of teaching all appropriate living/social skills in order to enhance the individual's level of independence or helping the person served maintain his/her skill level to possibly move to a less restrictive site.
  • The service provided is to include support and education related to physical fitness, nutrition and wellness.
  • This position models and provides mentoring and will assist the supervisor with tasks, duties and paperwork as assigned.

  • In any given day, you might cook, clean, take residents to appointments, interact with family members, and design games and crafts.
  • We're looking for employees who are professional, flexible, compassionate, and can remain composed in stressful situations.
  • This is a team-based position.
  • Our programs are like your family home!
  • Your dependability, integrity, empathy for others (both persons served and your fellow employees), and dedication to teamwork are essential to this position.

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY: We're a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area's most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help - and hope - to people who are experiencing:
  • Mental illness and substance abuse
  • Physical health needs
  • Traumatic events or circumstances
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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