Laid off due to Coronavirus? We have opportunities for you!

For immediate consideration, please complete an online application by visiting our career site at: https://cg-idd.com/jobs/

Caregiver, Inc. recognizes that many individuals have been temporarily or permanently laid off due to the coronavirus. We want to help you by providing short- and long-term positions available for immediate hiring. You will be helping us care for the people we serve. We care for individuals who qualify as developmentally or intellectually disabled.

We primarily need Direct Support Professionals to staff our Group Homes. We have short-term, long-term, weekend, and part-time positions available. No prior experience needed. We’ll provide the necessary training for you to perform your job confidently.

Position Summary

The Direct Support Professional Staff Member is responsible for providing residential support services for the Home and Community-Based Service program participants. The delivery of required Medicaid Waiver Home and Community-Based Services shall comply with the Evidentiary Certification Principles.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directs personal assistance with daily living activities such as grooming, eating, bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene
  • Assists with meal planning and preparation and housekeeping
  • Assists with ambulation and mobility as needed
  • Secures and provides transportation
  • Reinforces counseling and therapy activities
  • Assists with medications and the performance of RN delegated tasks
  • Supervises and assures of individuals’ health, safety, and security
  • Facilitates inclusion in community activities, use of natural supports, social interaction, participation in leisure activities, and development of socially valued behavior
  • Maintains regular attendance and timeliness in duties
  • Maintains good work and personal ethics in dealing with co-workers and resident consumers
  • Does not engage in activities other than official business during work hours
  • Presents a neat, clean appearance; dressed appropriately for the job. Practices personal hygiene
  • Adheres to Attendance Policy - Works when scheduled, beginning and ending work as expected; calls in according to policy; observes policies on break and lunch periods; uses work time appropriately, records all hours worked as instructed
  • Reports incidents/injuries in a timely manner
  • Cooperates in internal/external investigations
  • Maintains confidentiality of company and consumer information
  • Participates and assists in the development of the Personal Development Plan (PDP) for the individuals served
  • Ensures PDP is implemented as it relates to residential services
  • Reports to the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) any problems, proposed program changes, behavior of individuals served, concerns, training needs, medical concerns, dietary issues, etc
  • Ensures documentation of behaviors, incidents and injuries, program data collection, medication data, and progress notes are completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management
  • Accepts direction and feedback from supervisors and follows through appropriately

Qualifications and Education

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Driving record that meets minimum standards, allowing for insurance coverage under the company’s insurance
  • Able to read, write, speak, and communicate effectively in English

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • Working with Intellectual and Developmental disabilities: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License:

  • driver's license (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Experience:

  • caregiving/direct patient care: 1 year (Preferred)
  • dsp: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • driver's license (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Company's website:

  • www.cg-idd.com