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Direct Support Professional

Company: Maxim Healthcare Services
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Maxim Healthcare Services is hiring for a Direct Support ProfessionalWhy Join Maxim:Competitive pay & weekly paychecksHealth, dental, vision, HSA and life insurancePaid Time Off401(k) savings planMaxcares Awards ProgramResponsibilities:Ensure clients Health, Wellness and SafetyEncourage individual goals as they relate to learning and maintaining independent living skills such as healthy lifestyle, personal care, and other activities of daily living.Crisis Prevention and InterventionPromote advocacy and individual rightsMonitor and maintain detailed and compliant documentation on client status, interactions, and behaviors as it relates to progress, concerns and other relevant details.Safe and appropriate implementation of behavior support plan strategies and interventions as it applies to the individual served.Accurate and immediate reporting of suspected abuse, neglect, and exploitation.Utilize skills such as prompting, instruction, modeling, and reinforcement as it relates to person centered services delivered based on the Individual Support Plan.Promote independence in activities of daily living, work/volunteer, learning, and leisure.Provide transportation, based on client needs.Complete required annual trainings to maintain certifications as appropriateRequirements:Ability to read and write proficiently in EnglishSuccessful completion of the Direct Care Worker Competency evaluation processCurrent CPR CardCurrent Health Screening (in accordance with state regulations)Provide proof of one of the following qualifications:A valid and verifiable Pennsylvania nurses license ORA valid and verifiable Pennsylvania certified nurse aide certification ORCertificate of completion from state approved home health aide program. ORHas demonstrated competency by passing a competency evaluation developed by the Home Care Agency which meets the requirements of the state ORCompletion of a training program developed by a Home Care Agency or Home Care Registry, or other entity which meets the requirements of the state or training program meeting the standards imposed on the agency or registry by virtue of the agencys or registrys participating as a provider in a Medicaid waiver or other publicly funded program providing home and community based services to qualifying consumers ORSuccessful completion of another program identified by the Department by subsequent publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin or on the Departments websiteBenefitsAt Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:Competitive pay & weekly paychecksHealth, dental, vision, and life insurance401(k) savings planAwards and recognition programsAbout Maxim Healthcare ServicesMaxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by Jobble

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare Services, Philadelphia , Direct Support Professional, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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