The wage for this Contingent DSP / CAREGIVER is currently $15.10 per hour ($11.40 base wage + $2.35 pass through wage + $1.35 incentive pay)
Do you have experience working direct care in the mental health field and working with vulnerable adults? We have a full time opening in Muskegon, Michigan for a Direct Support Professional / Caregiver to provide quality-focused, hands-on care and assistance in daily living to the persons with disabilities living in our group home. Welcome to Samaritas Nation!
Samaritas is a Michigan-based human service organization that connects people with families and communities, empowers them to live their fullest life possible, and creates a ripple effect of transformation. The reference to the work of the Good Samaritan in our name is especially fitting as it is consistent with our mission, values and the services our faith-based company provides.
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Duties and Responsibilities
Provide hands-on care and assistance to persons served including, but not limited to, mobility, lifting, transferring, bathing, personal hygiene and grooming, laundry, meal preparation and mealtime assistance.
Assist persons served with activities in daily living including, but not limited to, household tasks, communication skills, and activities in the community.
Assist in development of individuals' social and recreational interests and skills through appropriate modeling and supportive activities.
Complete and document consumer's home-based programs as written by Community Mental Health (CMH) personnel.
Provide care and complete duties in compliance with Adult Foster Care Licensing rules for the State of Michigan.
Completion of "in-home" training, including CMH required training.
Pass medications in accordance with Person Centered Plan.
Cooperate with other Center staff to assist in meeting the needs of individuals in the Center.
Transport individuals and drive agency vehicle as needed; assure basic cleanliness and care of vehicle.
Assist in creating opportunities for persons served with outside entities for volunteer and work opportunities.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
High school diploma or equivalency preferred.
Attain and maintain all required certifications and training (i.e., CPR, First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens, etc.).
Direct care experience in a mental health field or working with vulnerable adults preferred.
Additional Work Requirements
Weekends, evenings and extended work hours required.
Participation in on-call shift coverage rotation required.
Valid unrestricted driver's license with good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
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Requisition Number 2022-8144
Employee Type Contingent
Hours Per Pay Period 16
Work Hours 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Weekends and/or Holidays Required Yes
On Call Required No