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Direct Support Professional

Washington, Iowa
22 Sep 2022
REM Iowa, a member of the Sevita Health family, provides a variety of services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as complex medical needs. We help people live well through home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, independent life. And the best place to do that is at home and in communities. We've made this our mission for over 50 years. Whether you're a caregiver, a clinician, a therapist, or a business colleague, the connections you make here will energize and ground you in the mission of helping people live well.    Inspiring possibility, growing together, seeing our impact. Finding joy together, that's living! *Join us, and experience careers, well lived! **What does a day look like for a Direct Support Professional Caregiver?* * Transportation and support out in the community: outings/field trips, medical appointments, and shopping. * Assist with daily living skills including meal preparation, medication administration, personal hygiene, grooming, and/or bathing etc. * Provide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational goals. * Assist individuals we serve to redirect agitated, inappropriate or aggressive behaviors. *Benefits of a Career with REM Iowa: * * *Daily access to earnings! ** Full-time, Part-time, and On-call schedules available. * Medical/Dental benefits package for working 30+ hours/week. * Paid sick time, vacation time, personal days and holiday pay. * 401(k) with company match. * Enjoy job security and advancement opportunities. * A rewarding work environment with an incredible team of co-workers * Paid training with access to jobs throughout our nation-wide Network * Mileage reimbursement * Yearly wage increase   *Qualifications:* * Must be minimum of 18 years of age. * Valid driver’s license in good standing. * Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance. * Successful clearance of background checks. * A reliable, responsible attitude! * A compassionate approach and a commitment to quality in everything you do! * *COVID-19 Vaccination required per Federal rule for all positions in Washington, IA**Starting hourly rate is $15.00/hr. Keywords: Direct Support Professional, DSP, Caregiver, CNA, HHA, HomeHealth Aide, Help at home, assisted living, care, human services, disabilityservices, advocate, daily pay, weekly pay, residential services *Watch a short video clip of why our Direct Support Professionals say**,* ["]( Love My Job!"]( *Sevita Health **is proud to be a **celebrated employer of diversity! We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. *
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  • Job Reference: 718937269-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sevita
  • Location: Washington, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application