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Caregiver - Direct Support Professional

Rainbow Acres Camp Verde, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Caregiver -Direct Support Professional

Rainbow Acres - a distinctive, active assisted living community located on a 50-acres ranch setting in beaufiful Northern Arizona - is seeking detail-oriented, energetic quick learners who are excited to share their education, career accomplishments, and talents while assisting people with DD/ID.  If that sounds like you, we invite you to explore the advantages of joining our welcoming team including:

  • A supportive culture that encourages continued education and professional goals
  • More days off!  Non-traditional, exclusive work schedules offer FT within a 3 or 4 day work week
  • AZ Caregiver Certification training provided onsite for the right candidates
  • Generous medical benefits, paid time off, and retirement plan
  • Qualification based competitive wages

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain A Safety Sensitive Position - 25%

  • Administer medications accurately aware of side effects or potential drug reactions
  • Write incident reports using professional language
  • Accompany residents to medical appointments with dignity
  • Report all accidents, changes, or concerns seen in residents in a timely and written fashion through proper documentation
  • Maintain calm in emergency situations when necessary

Create a Home Environment - 25%

  • Inspire growth in individual residents through knowing them personally
  • Take part in balanced nutrition through breakfast preparation, lunch service, snack offerings and adhering to planned dinner menus
  • As part of a weekly routine, comprehensive cleaning of residential homes is needed.  This requires both teaching residents to contribute and execution of tasks for the caregiver
  • Provide incontinent care as required, including incontinent barrier cream, changing clothing and bedding
  • Assist residents with good communication with their family members and guardians

Participate in Holistic Care Planning - 25%

  • Assist in development, growth and outcomes of individualized Care Plans for each resident on a multi-disciplinary team and encouraging diligent pursuit of personal goals
  • Support resident participation in daily exercise and social activities, leading by example
  • Participate in various programs as assigned dependent on skills and needs of the organization

Organizational Support - 25%

  • Uphold personnel policies
  • Attend Staff meetings and educational training sessions
  • Develop and reinforce honesty, trust and responsibility in relationships with colleagues and residents
  • Develop and reinforce professional etiquette and "live by the Golden Rule"
  • Other duties as requested by the Caregiver Coordinator, Health and Wellness Team and President

Required Education & Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED and,
  • Valid Caregiver Certification or willingness (and ability) to receive required certification

Preferred Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience & Skills

  • Ability to teach, coach and encourage residents in learning new skills

Preferred Experience & Skills

  • Experience serving those with developmental disabilities (Salary DOE)
  • Experience working with those on the Autism Spectrum

Background Check Requirements

  • Qualification for Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance
  • Able to pass initial and ongoing random drug testing
  • Safe Driving Record
  • 21 years of age

Benefits

  • Full time employees enjoy health coverage, dental coverage, vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance program, generous sick leave and vacation accrual.
  • Caregivers and residents benefit from on-site supportive services - full service kitchen, health clinic with nursing team, housekeeping service, maintenance crew, and administrative support.
  • Private 1 bedroom/1 bath Caregiver quarters for sleeping overnight.
  • TB test, CPR/First Aid training, Food Handlers training, and flu vaccination provided
  • Opportunities to share your talents or learn new skills while assisting residents with weaving, painting, animal science, music, fitness, gardening and more.

You may apply online at www.rainbowacres.com by clicking on the “Serve Here” tab and filling out the online application, send your resume to HR@RainbowAcres.com or call 928.567.5231 for more information. Rainbow Acres is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rainbow Acres

Address

Camp Verde, AZ
86322 USA