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Direct Care Worker - Home Health

Company: MAXIM FACILITY NURSING
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Direct Support Professional Template:The Direct Support Professional follows the guidelines of the contracted facility in which they are working and provides assistance with activities of daily living and/or instrumental activities of daily living to consumers in accordance with the plan of care. The Direct Support Professional will be supervised in a manner determined by the contracting facility.ResponsibilitiesProvides assistance to assigned consumers under supervision determined by the contracting facility; this may include:Bathing (tub, shower, bed bath)Oral hygiene care including denture careShampoo/hair careNail care; cleaning, filingShavingDressing and undressingToileting activities, including use of bedpan, urinal, bedside commodeEmptying Foley Catheter drainage bagApplying lotionSkin careEmptying and care of stoma appliancesPositioning/turningAssisting with ambulation and transfer activities, including:Transferring in/out of bed, including the use of mechanical lifting equipment with applicableTransferring to chair, wheel chair, toilet, bedside commodeAssisting or providing stand-by assistance with ambulationAssisting with walker, cane, crutches, or other ambulation assistance devisesAssisting with prescribed passive or active Range of Motion (ROM) exercises or other prescribed exercises when patient and the Direct Support Professional have been instructed by the appropriate health professionalAssisting with nutritional and dietary needs, including: Preparing meals, serving meal(s), Feeding consumers to ensure adequate nutrition and fluid intake, Washing/drying dishesProviding for safe and sanitary environment, including: Making bed, changing linen as needed, Dusting and tidying room used by consumer, Washing consumers personal clothing (if facilities available)Utilizing basic infection control technique and procedures:Reminding consumer to take medicationsMaintaining consumer confidentialityEncouraging consumer control and promoting the independent living philosophyOther Direct Support Professional duties as assignedRequirementsBe at least (18) years of age; andHave graduated from high school or acquired a GEDAbility to read and write proficiently in EnglishReliable transportationCurrent CPR cardSuccessfully completed the Direct Support Professional curriculum as adopted by DHHS, or DHHSs approved Assessment of Prior Learning, prior to July 1, 2011 or has successfully completed the Direct Support classes. If the staff or subcontractor has not obtained Direct Support Professional (DSP) certification prior to hire, he or she may complete the College courses of Direct Support within six (6) months of date of hire if permitted by the contracting facility.All new staff or subcontractors must have completed the Introduction to Developmental Disabilities, Professionalism, Individual Rights and Choice, and Maltreatment modules.A Direct Support Professional who also provides Individual or Work Support Group must have completed the additional employment modules from the Direct Support classes in order to provide services.A Direct Support Professional who also provides Career Planning must have completed the additional employment modules from the Direct Support classes and an additional 6 hours of Career Planning and Discovery training provided through the Workforce Development System.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 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. Maxims 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer { '@context ': 'Care Worker - Home Health ', 'description ': 'u003cp class=u0022MsoNormalu0022u003eu003cbu003eDirect Support Professional Template:u003co:pu003eu003c/o:pu003eu003c/bu003eu003c/pu003eu003cp class=u0022MsoNormalu0022u003eThe Direct Support Professional follows the guidelines of the contracted facility in which they are working and provides assistance with activities of daily living and/or instrumental activities of daily living to consumers in accordance with the plan of care. 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Keywords: MAXIM FACILITY NURSING, Harrisburg , Direct Care Worker - Home Health, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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