Maxim Healthcare Services Direct Support Professional in Reading, Pennsylvania
Responsible for providing services to Individuals and implementing Individual interventions as required by the Individual Support Plan. Complete necessary documentation in accordance with State and Program regulations, in addition to Maxim policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure client’s Health, Wellness and Safety
Encourage 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 Intervention
Building and Maintaining safe and appropriate Friendships and Relationships
Promote advocacy and individual rights
Monitor 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, timely 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, to afford community integration, maintain medical support needs, and facilitate community inclusion.
Engagement in advancing client’s communication, decision-making, empowerment, and overcoming barriers to access necessary services, support and resources.
Remain active in ongoing Education, Training and Self Development
Ability to read and write proficiently in English
Successful completion of the Direct Care Worker Competency evaluation process
Current CPR Card
Current Health Screening (in accordance with state regulations)
Provide proof of one of the following qualifications:
A valid and verifiable Pennsylvania nurses license OR
A valid and verifiable Pennsylvania certified nurse aide certification OR
Certificate of completion from state approved home health aide program. OR
Has demonstrated competency by passing a competency evaluation developed by the Home Care Agency which meets the requirements of the state OR
Completion 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 agency’s or registry’s participating as a provider in a Medicaid waiver or other publicly funded program providing home and community based services to qualifying consumers OR
Successful completion of another program identified by the Department by subsequent publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin or on the Departments website
At 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 paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Awards and recognition programs
About Maxim Healthcare Services
Maxim 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 law.
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