CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

At DSA, Inc. EVERYTHING COUNTS!  That includes employing individuals with a passion to care for others.  We are an equal opportunities employer.  Available positions may range from direct-service professionals, nurses, and holds a degree human services professionals.  If you are looking for a new career, click on the links below to view and download the most current positions available.

Do you want to work for a company that has not laid off in 25 years? Do you care about people and want a chance for advancement? Want to be paid for your performance? Want to earn up to $ 10.50 to $11.00 per hour?

Developmental Service Alternatives, Inc. is accepting applications for Direct Support Professionals to work with the intellectually disabled adults in their homes. Positions are available on second and third shift in the Anderson , Shelbyville, and Indianapolis areas . Applicants must possess a valid Indiana Driver’s License, must be 20 years of age, must be able to pass required background checks and a drug screen, and be available for weekend work. We have full time and part time positions as well.

RESIDENTIAL DIRECTOR

Under the general supervision of the Area Director, is responsible for administration of residential programs to ensure the provision of quality and appropriate services to the consumers who reside at those locations.  In all their endeavors, shall promote the agency mission statement to maximize the quality of life experiences for our consumers; inspire the confidence of the families of our consumers, provide growth opportunities and economic stability for all DSA staff and participate in shaping local, state and national policies affecting people with disabilities. Coordinates services to the consumers in a professional and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures as well as applicable state and federal regulations. Provides direct supervision for Residential Coordinators (RCs) and Direct Support Professional (DSPs) within assigned program sites.  Operates program sites within budgetary limits set by the Program Services Director.  Works in conjunction with Area RCs and nurses to ensure that staff are appropriately trained to meet consumers’ needs.  Participates in an on-call system to ensure that program site and staffing needs can be promptly addressed as they arise.

Qualifications for this position:  Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing or related human services area and/or minimum of one year of work experience in developmental disabilities.  Ability to communicate effectively; orally and in writing.  Must be twenty-one (21) years of age.  Ability to use common word-processing, spreadsheet and communications software programs within a Windows environment.  Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check as required by federal and/or state laws and any other post-offer, pre-employment screenings as mandated by a governing agency or DSA, Inc.  Valid Indiana driver’s license, a good driving record and current automobile liability insurance are required.  Must maintain a punctual and good attendance record.  Must possess or have the ability to acquire through staff training a good working knowledge of procedures pertaining to: consumer rights, abuse and neglect, and person centered services, including goals of integrating persons with disabilities into the community.  Participates in routine supervisory reviews with the Area Director and provides goals for homes under his/her management.  Ability to relate well with consumers, families, and other program staff.  Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.  Must be able to exercise good judgment and initiative in providing services to consumers.  Must be able to follow oral and written direction.

HEALTH SERVICES DIRECTOR

We are currently seeking a Health Services Director to oversee the health care of all consumers served by DSA, Inc.  DSA, Inc. provides residential services to 140 individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in Hancock, Henry, Madison, Marion, and Shelby counties.  DSA, Inc. operates 16 group homes and 8 supported living homes.

Essential job duties include: supervision of agency nurses; ensuring program services meet the medical needs of consumers as well as state and federal regulations; overseeing all agency health care systems including medication administration, availability of appropriate allied service providers, and training programs for staffs; and participates as a member of DSA’s Executive Council to assist in providing overall direction to the agency.

Qualifications for this position: Degree from an accredited school of nursing, current state license as a licensed registered nurse, 5 years of clinical experience preferred, 1 year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, and supervisory experience preferred.

MANAGEMENT TRAINEE

Do you have your Bachelor’s Degree, leadership skills, and the desire to succeed? Developmental Service Alternatives (DSA) is looking for compassionate leaders to train for management positions. This position requires a commitment to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, team work, and willingness to be on – call. We believe in promoting from within and rewarding talent. If you have your degree, a passion for human services and are looking for an organization to grow with contact our HR rep with your resume. DSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications for this position:  Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing or related human services area and/or minimum of one year of work experience in developmental disabilities.  Ability to communicate effectively; orally and in writing.  Must be twenty-one (21) years of age.  Ability to use common word-processing, spreadsheet and communications software programs within a Windows environment.  Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check as required by federal and/or state laws and any other post-offer, pre-employment screenings as mandated by a governing agency or DSA, Inc.  Valid Indiana driver’s license, a good driving record and current automobile liability insurance are required.

NURSE

Looking for a position that uses your passion for nursing? Care about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities? Developmental Service Alternatives (DSA) is looking for a passionate RN who wants more than a job. We are looking for a nurse who is willing to work hard to assure the health of consumers we serve is their number one priority. The position requires a commitment to a case load, team work, and willingness to be on – call. For more information and a copy of the full job description, send your resume to our HR representative. DSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must be licensed in the State of Indiana.

RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR

Under the direct supervision of the Residential Director, is responsible for facilitating the smooth operation of a single program site or its staffing equivalent. Is responsible to ensure a safe, healthy, home-like environment and for reporting and monitoring any equipment or physical plant problems affecting the home and vehicles or other equipment assigned to the home. In all their endeavors, shall promote the agency mission statement to maximize the quality of life experiences for our consumers and to inspire the confidence of the families of our consumers. Acts as the front line support in the home including receiving calls from staff regarding absences, finding replacement staff, and keeping the RD informed of staff attendance issues. Ensures that medications, food and other required supplies are available in sufficient quantities and are managed to minimize unnecessary expenditures. Facilitates active treatment services by serving as an example to other staff, by maintaining control of site documentation systems, and ensuring consumer activity schedules are followed. Under the oversight of the Residential Director, assists consumers to manage their personal accounts. Works in conjunction with Residential Directors to ensure that staff are appropriately trained to meet the needs of consumers. Provides direct-care to site consumers and serves as a role model and trainer to Direct Support Professionals.