Merakey is currently seeking a PRN Direct Support Professional to join our IDD division in our Pottsville location.
ABOUT MERAKEY Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach.
With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee.
WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER * The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
Highly competitive compensation plans
Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees POSITION DETAILS The position interacts with and supports the individual in a variety of potential settings, including community, family or individual homes and generic community settings, as well as Adult Training Facilities (ATF). The DSP provides personal care, instruction, guidance, mentoring, companionship and support, often across a 24 hour period, according to the individual's Person Centered Plan/Individual Support Plan (ISP). The position provides a level of care that enhances the health, safety, dignity and contentment of every consumer served.
APPLY TODAY In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at . Requisition Number: 37927 MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
High school diploma or GED is required Driver's License is required 1 year of related experience The employee must possess good verbal and written communication skills Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Type: PRN (no set schedule or hours)