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Caregiver / Direct Support Professional / DSP PRN

Company: RHA Health Services, LLC
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

We are hiring for:Caregiver / Direct Support Professional / DSP PRN - Kingsport, TNLocation:Kingsport, TNType:RegularIf you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services!Job Summary: Provides support for individuals and/or groups of persons with disabilities in the community.Assists the person(s) receiving services in identifying and communicating his or her requests and needs for services and supports. Implements services and supports to address the person's goals and desired outcomes as identified through each person's Centered Plan. Seek to understand the individuals in the context of their personal history, their social and family networks, and their hopes and dreams for the future. Relies on direction and supervision to accomplish the job.Education, Licensure, and Experience required for the position include:Requires a high school diploma or GED with some experience with the population supported preferred.Physical requirements to perform essential functions of the job included:Regularly required to lift 30 lbs. Must be able to lift a minimum of 70 lbs. Must be able to pull a minimum of 50lbs.Must be able to squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, climb, and stop.Must be able to regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.Required to regularly stand and walk.Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in CPR from the floor level requiring to work on hands, knees, bending, standing and lifting.Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision. Must be able to talk and hear.Job descriptionJob DescriptionWe are hiring Direct Support Professionals - Kingsport, TNIf you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, join our team at RHA Health Services!Direct Support Professional: Provides support for individuals and/or groups of persons with disabilities in the community. Assists the person(s) receiving services in identifying and communicating his or her requests and needs for services and supports.Pay range: $13.75+Base pay set by facility.Bonus is paid out according to training schedule.Schedule: All Shifts Availableshifts and schedules may vary by location and typically a variety of shifts are available. Shifts cover all days of the week, Monday through Sunday.PRN/FloaterPosition Requirements:At least 18 years of ageValid drivers' licenseResponsibilities:Assist with Health and Safety Procedures-Assist with People Supported DevelopmentAssists with Person Supported Community LifeProvides Support to team members and supervisorsAssists with person centered plan and outcomesAssists with medical requestsAssist with data collection and reportingThe Location: Kingsport, TNWe offer the following benefits to full time employees:Payactiv: early access to the money you've earned from hours you've already worked, before payday!Employee perks and discount program: to help you save money!Paid Time Off (full time employees)Health/Insurance: Medical & Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Supplemental benefits including Disability, Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness, Accident Coverage. Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed, and a Health Advocate service that helps employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions, resolve medical claims issues and more (full time employees)Health Savings Accounts, FSA, Dependent Care Accounts - set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible healthcare /dependent care expenses (ONLY PA)Additional insurance coverage: company-sponsored Life Insurance and AD Insurance (full time employees)401(k) retirement savings program (full time employees)Wellbeing Programs: Physical, Emotional and FinancialChronic Disease management programs for hypertensions and diabetes (for qualifying employees)Training: Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunitiesWhy Should You Apply?Ability to help others and make a differenceAbility to join a team of dedicated caregivers, where you will be a valued member of a care team, enabling people RHA supports identify and achieve personal goals, experience, meaningful days, participated in the community, and live more independently.Multiple schedules, offer flexibilityOpportunities for training and advancementAbout RHA Health Services:Our culture of caring is carried out by the people we employ, putting the people we support at the very center of everything we do. We provide support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), mental health and substance use issues.We are committed to the dignity, independence, and equitable treatment of people, as well as their full inclusion into the communities around them. We provide a person-centered approach to care guided by a system of values that puts the needs of the people we support at the heart of every decision.EEO Statement:RHA is an equal employer opportunity. In addition, we provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you are individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our solutions center.We offer the following benefits to employees:Payactiv: early access to the money you've earned from hours you've already worked, before payday!Employee perks and discount program: to help you save money!Paid Time Off (full-time employees only)Health/Insurance (full-time employees only)401(k) retirement savings program Wellbeing Programs: Physical, Emotional and FinancialChronic Disease management programs for hypertension and diabetes (for qualifying employees)Training: Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunities*contract/contingent workers and interns do not qualify for any of the above benefitsIf you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.EEO Statement RHA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, we provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our solutions center.

Keywords: RHA Health Services, LLC, Kingsport , Caregiver / Direct Support Professional / DSP PRN, Other , Kingsport, Tennessee

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