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Direct Support Professional - ODP

Company: Maxim Healthcare Services
Location: Jim Thorpe
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Working for our ODP department means you would be working with our clients that have intellectual disabilities. Many of the client's services will be taken place out into the community to work on certain skills and work on outcomes. However, we sometimes have ODP clients where the care will take place in the home. At this time we are looking for staff who is able to drive our clients during their shifts. Some do not require driving for every shift but maybe a few times a week. In order to drive our clients we need to see a valid driver's license and the declaration page of your insurance. Your ability to drive clients will open up a variety of shifts we have available. ***We have a case in Weatherly PA that will be open soon. This individual has hours available Monday-Wednesday 10am-3pm and Thursday 10am-2pm.*** Provides assistance to assigned consumers determined by the individual care plan this may but not always include: Light housekeeping Bathing (tub, shower, bed bath) Oral hygiene care Dressing and undressing Toileting activities - total assistance Emptying Foley Catheter drainage bag Emptying and care of stoma appliances Positioning/turning Assisting with ambulation and transfer activities, including: Transferring in/out of bed (manual transfers) Transferring to chair, wheel chair, toilet, bedside commode Assisting or providing stand-by assistance with ambulation Assisting with walker, cane, crutches, or other ambulation assistance devises Assisting with nutritional and dietary needs, including: Preparing meals, serving meal(s), Feeding consumers to ensure adequate nutrition and fluid intake, Washing/drying dishes Providing for safe and sanitary environment, including: Making bed, changing linen as needed, Dusting and tidying room used by consumer, Washing consumer's personal clothing (if facilities available) Utilizing basic infection control technique and procedures: Reminding consumer to take medications Maintaining consumer confidentiality Encouraging consumer control and promoting the independent living philosophy . Locate recreational activities Other Direct Support Professional duties as assigned Requirements Be at least (18) years of age Have graduated from high school or acquired a GED Have two forms of valid identification Reliable transportation Current CPR card (BLS for healthcare providers, hands on course) ALS experience (preferred) Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry. Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Know someone else that may be interested? Let us know! Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits: + Competitive pay & weekly paychecks + Health, dental, vision, and life insurance + 401(k) savings plan + Awards and recognition programs *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. **CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits: + Competitive pay & weekly Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits: + Competitive pay & weekly paychecks + Health, dental, vision, and life insurance + 401(k) savings plan + Awards and recognition programs *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. **CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays About Maxim Healthcare Group Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed. Maxim Healthcare Group 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 law.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare Services, Allentown , Direct Support Professional - ODP, Other , Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

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