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PRN Direct Care Worker -Punxsutawney

Merakey is currently seeking for Direct Support Professionals in our Merakey IDD in Punxsutawney and surrounding areas.
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 providing care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana and Michigan
+ Fee-For-Service model (Per Diem or PRN) including mileage reimbursement for travel
+ Marketplace Savings Program
+ Employee Assistance Program
+ Work/Life Balance
+ Competitive Compensation Plans
+ Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
+ Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services
Position summary or overview. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
+ Providing individualized care, activities of daily living, including proper maintenance of living area, and guiding residents in leisure activities, work and day programming.
+ All chores necessary to maintain as normal a living environment as possible, i.e., laundry and housekeeping.
+ Work is performed in accordance with appropriate procedures according to the individuals Person Centered Plan / Individual Support Plan (ISP) and also the supervision of the House Manager who reviews results through living area observation of activities in progress, residents' responsiveness, and inspection of living area, reports and periodic meetings.
+ Staff will be required to follow a designated shift routine and assignments as outlined by the House Manager.
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a position that will allow you to make a difference in a person's life while taking your career to the next level... Don't Wait -- Apply Today!
To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers . In addtion to completeing our online application please send your resume to Lindsey.Schmidt@merakey.org at mailto:Jennifer.utzig@merakey.org
_Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_
+ Age 18 or older
+ High School Diploma / GED
+ Valid Driver's License
+ Travel up to 25 miles per day in the local community may be required (travel reimbursement of $ .40/mi and paid travel time).
+ Activity expenses reimbursed
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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