Direct Support Staff - Day Program
Company: Preferred Family Healthcare
Posted on: November 23, 2022
We are actively hiring Direct Support Staff (DSS) to support our
clients; similar roles in other organizations may be referred to as
CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant).
Entry-Level Caregiver - No Experience Required
Hiring All Shifts: Weekend, Night & Daytime Shifts Available!
We Have Full Time, Part Time, & PRN Openings
We're a Good Family to Know:
Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support
those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Preferred Family
Healthcare (PFH) is a community-based healthcare organization that
offers a full array of integrated services, serving more than
100,000 individuals each year in nearly 100 locations throughout
Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Illinois.
Our greatest reward has been the opportunity to serve families and
communities in need for the past 40 years. At PFH, our future is
brighter than ever! With changes in leadership, focused priorities
and strong core values, PFH remains a "Good Family to Know!"
Your role at PFH:
As a Direct Support Staff, you are responsible for providing
support to persons with developmental disabilities. You will:
+ Accompany clients to medical appointments, recreational
activities, church and/ or community events.
+ Assist client with personal hygiene tasks, cooking, cleaning,
other life needs support
+ Ensure the safety of the persons served through practicing
+ Implement the individual safety plan
We think you'd be great for this role if you have or can get:
+ High school diploma, or GED, with one-year experience in the
field of developmental disabilities
+ A valid driver's license
+ Physical capacity to perform CPR and first aid interventions
You'll love being a part of our family because:
Our associates are our most valuable asset! We understand the role
their satisfaction plays in the quality of services they provide.
Through encouragement, our associates are empowered to optimize
their strengths through ongoing training to ensure they are
equipped and feel competent to serve our clients.
Our human resources team wants to let you know what's required:
Employment is conditional upon the receipt of appropriate
background checks. Upon offer of employment, you must grant
permission for Preferred Family Healthcare to verify accuracy,
legitimacy, and results in regards to the following conditions of
+ Background check that includes criminal history and abuse/
+ Motor vehicle driving record check.
+ Education and license/certification verification (if
+ Employment and/or personal reference checks.
The physical demands vary depending on the support required by the
client. While performing the duties of this job, the associate at
times will be required to stoop, bend, use fine motor skills in
extremities for cooking, cleaning, medication administration and
operation of a vehicle, etc. The associate may be required to
assist with physical transfers or lifting, depending on the needed
support of the clients.
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