Direct Support Professional - PRN Orchard

    Orangevale, CA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $11.00 - $13.03

    Job Description

    Merakey is currently seeking PRNDirect Support Professionals to join our IDD division in our Specialty Adult Residential Facility (ARF) program in Orangevale, CA.

    • This position provides direct support to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities with co-occurring medical, mental health and/or other challenging support needs in a residential setting.
    • The Direct Support Professional (DSP) interacts with and supports the individual in a variety of potential settings, including community, family or individual homes and generic community settings, as well as Adult Training Facilities (ATF).
    • The DSP provides personal care, instruction, guidance, mentoring, companionship and support, often across a 24-hour period, according to the individual's Person-Centered Plan/Individual Support Plan (ISP).
    • The DSP provides a level of care that enhances the health, safety, dignity and contentment of every consumer served. Interact with individuals in a home-like setting along with the guidelines of an approved treatment plan.
    • Provide assistance and training to individuals in the areas of personal care, communication, and social skill development.
    • Assists, teaches, and monitors daily living activities including (but not limited to) personal hygiene, bathing, shaving, grooming, medications, laundry and room care.
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Competitive Compensation Plans
    • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
    • Life Insurance
    • 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
    • Marketplace Savings Program
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Wellness Programs
    • 24-Hour Nurse Hotline
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
    • Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services

    Requisition Number: 48976

    MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Must have a verifiable High School Diploma/G.E. D. minimum education.
    • Must have at least 6 months of paid verifiable experience working with I/DD individuals or Dual diagnose individuals with behavior in a group home or residential setting.
    • A valid driver's license is required.
    • Required to complete a DSP 1 certification program within 1 year from date of hire.
    • Required to complete a DSP 2 certification program within 2 years from date of hire.
    • Pay rate is $18 per hour without benefits.
    Posting ID: 556640872Posted: 2020-05-21