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Caregiver / Direct Support Professional / DSP

Company: Copa Health
Location: Mesa
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionWho We AreCopa Health provides the best possible services and supports that assist each individual in achieving their own personal vision of recovery, wellness, and life in the community. We currently have 150+ locations, including day programs, group homes, respite and habilitation care, psychiatric care, outpatient services, counseling services, and overall integrated care. We serve approximately 19,000 members annually. Your Health, Our Passion! Our purpose is to inspire health, hope and happiness by delivering world-class solutions to individuals, families, and communities. Each year, compassionate and dedicated employees deliver life-changing services that support individuals and families who have disabilities to achieve higher levels of self-sufficiency, resiliency, and wellness. Through our employee's efforts, lives are improved, families are enriched, and communities are positively changed in dramatic ways. Because of the vulnerable population we serve, working at Copa Health is both a unique privilege and great responsibility. By focusing on our values of; people first, compassion, integrity, perseverance, accountability, and innovation; our employees feel rewarded and fulfilled while delivering the highest level of service. Who We NeedWe have full-time and part-time availability, in our Group Homes, Day Programs and In Home Support divisions. All shifts and schedules are available! *NEW PREMIUM PAY** SOME POSITIONS MAY RECEIVE A $500 / FULL-TIME & $250 / PART-TIME SIGN ON BONUS!JOB REQUIREMENTS:Requires any combination of training, education, and/or experience equal to a high school diploma or GED.A minimum age of 18 years oldA minimum of three (3) months of care-giving experience, in the field of disabilities (Paid or unpaid), preferred.Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.Must have, or have the ability to pass the background checks to obtain, a Level One (1) Fingerprint Clearance CardAbility to meet Copa Health's driver eligibility requirements, as applicable. Including current AZ driver's license and a clean 39-month driving record, reliable transportation, current AZ Registration, and insuranceMust be able to lift minimum 50 pounds, stoop and bend comfortably in all positions.Must be comfortable assisting in bathing, dressing and overall hygiene of clients.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Transferring individuals from wheelchair to changing table, bed, chairs, etc...Assisting individuals in and out of vans.Coordinate meal planning and food, for group home, as needed.Assist in preparation of meal and snacks.Support members with achieving independent skills, appropriate for each individual.Help members and staff during scheduled activities and outings, as needed.Facility cleaning includes but not limited to sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, and laundry.Assist with personal hygiene which may include, changing adult incontinent briefs, showering / bathing, shaving, etc...Maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, pushing, pulling, reaching, standing, or crouching on various floor and ground surfaces.Assess individual behavior and respond appropriately.Advise, consult, and coordinate with applicable program staff in all departments.Valid paperwork/documentation completed timely.Intermediate computer skills including ability to input all required data.Familiar/adheres to all department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).All other duties as assigned.What You'll Get...When you join our team as a full-time team member, you will receive:Generous PTO program - up to 3 weeks off your first year with continued accruals each pay period!9 paid holidays per yearAccess to health coach and wellness incentivesTuition reimbursement up to $1,000Affordable health care plans: Medical, Vision, and DentalH.S.A., H.R.A, F.S.A. (with select medical plans)Free Short-Term Disability and Life/AD Insurance up to $100,000403(b) retirement plans with company match.Employee Assistance Program Voluntary benefits: Long-Term Disability, Pet Insurance, Additional Life/AD Insurance, and much more!Copa Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Copa Health, Mesa , Caregiver / Direct Support Professional / DSP, Other , Mesa, Arizona

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