Aug 18, 2020

Direct Support Professional

  • Merakey
  • 705 Avalon Woods Ct, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, USA
Education Health Care Installation - Maint - Repair Nonprofit - Social Services Nurse Other Professional Services

Job Description

Merakey is seeking a Direct Support Professional - part time to join our Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (IDD) division in Virginia Beach, Va.

Pay rate $10.00

Schedule 6 am - 10 am

POSITION OVERVIEW

Direct Care Worker overview. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Assists, teaches and monitors client's daily living activities.
  • Personal hygiene, bathing, shaving, grooming, dressing, laundry, meal preparation, medication administration, and room care.
  • Provides routine household cleaning and maintenance.
  • Prepares and serves meals according to posted menus and nutritional standards.

Assists in medical appointments and follow-through as well as assists with medication administration.

ABOUT MERAKEY'S IDD DIVISION

Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and implementation of services.

Community-Based Services

  • Adult Training Facility
  • Behavior Support Services
  • Early Intervention Case Management
  • Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive)
  • In-home Support
  • Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation
  • Supports Coordination

Residential Services

  • Community Living/Group Homes
  • Family/Shared Living
  • Intermediate Care Facility
  • Respite Care
  • Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior)
  • Supported Living

For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-idd.html

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Virginia, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

 

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Requisition Number: 55758

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

 


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