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Direct Support Professional / Waiver/ Floater

Company: RHA Health Services, LLC
Location: Newton
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

We are hiring for:Direct Support Professional / Waiver/ FloaterLocation:Newton, NCType: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: These positions exist to assist designated units with staffing needs such as vacancies and census above budget through the placement of experienced direct support professionals (DSP). These positions provide 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.We are Looking for Direct Support Professional Floaters!!!Starting Pay Range: $16.00Sign on Bonus: $2500Bonus to be paid out according to training schedule.Starting pay based on location, unit, and/or client needs.General Float Pool Overview: Float DSPs must commit to 4 shifts (12hr) (Every Weekend) at multiple units per 2-week schedule.Float DSPs must work two out of the six winter dates listed here:Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Eve (nights)/Black Friday (days), Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.Float DSPs must work one of these summer dates: Memorial Day, July 4th, or Labor Day.Float DSPs are not allowed to receive any special pay or bonuses (paid by other units) except for their base pay as mandated by Human Resources, unless approved by leadership.Float DSP positions are temporary and based on need.Position RequirementsFloat DSPs hired must have a minimum of 2 years of direct caregiving experience in an IDD setting; with behavioral health experience preferred for some units.Float DSPs will be expected to complete all required training and competency checklists for the homes, clients, or units they may work in.Float DSPs are responsible for keeping all required licensure, certifications and CPR certification current.Float DSPs must complete all required RHA and unit specific annual competencies when due and this information should be recorded in Workday.Work requirements will be reviewed every month to determine continued eligibility for program.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 stoop.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.BenefitsThis position is not benefits eligibleWe 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, Gastonia , Direct Support Professional / Waiver/ Floater, Other , Newton, North Carolina

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