Direct Support Staff, DSS


For more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare, a Joint Commission Certified Company, has provided leading nurses and healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide. Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand. If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!


We have an exciting opening available for a Direct Support Professional. A Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides direct care service to individuals who are developmentally and/or physically challenged. The work involves providing specialized care and training in all identified areas.
  • Implements goals and procedural objectives
  • Implements and documents all aspects of the individuals' needs including personal hygiene
  • Provides a safe, healthy, clean environment and provides supervision to the individuals
  • Functions at all times as an advocate
  • Performs dietary duties, i.e. food preparation and clean up
  • Performs laundry duties, i.e. personal clothing and linens
  • Performs housekeeping/cleaning duties
  • May be assigned to various work areas, which may include site addresses that differ from the originally scheduled site.

We offer the following benefits:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Compensation $19/hour

A High school diploma or GED is required as is at least six month's experience as a direct support staff in a group home setting.

  • Sitting, standing, and walking
  • Lift and/or carry a minimum of 50 pounds independently
  • Bend and stretch as needed
  • See, hear, speak, write, push, pull, climb, twist, reach, and possess manual dexterity

  • Current CPR and First Aid (for some locations and programs)
  • Abuse Clearances (may include child abuse clearances)
  • Criminal History Clearance
  • FBI Fingerprints
  • TB Screening and baseline testing (PPD or blood test), some programs
  • Certification of Completion: Direct Care Staff Training Course and Competency for some programs.


• Complies with ATC policies and procedures.
• Complies with client policies and procedures.
• Maintains confidentiality relative to patient care and facility practices in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

• Communicates information effectively to appropriate personnel.
• Documents patient care as assigned in accordance with client policies and procedures.
• Follows the patient's treatment plan as assigned.
• Provides patient care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE