Direct Support Professional or CNA (PRN)

Aylett, VA
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Full Time
Merakey is currently seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant / PRN to join our Merakey IDD division in our Aylett, VA location. A' Pay rate- $13.00/hour POSITION OVERVIEW This position provides direct care and support to medically fragile adults with a diagnosis of intellectual disability. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Assists individuals with activities of daily living, including hygiene, medication administration, meals, household chores, and enjoying the community. Requires driving a large wheelchair accessible van, attending medical appointments with the individuals, interacting with family members, participating in team meetings. Helps people with intellectual disabilities pursue their interests and gain greater independence. A' ABOUT MERAKEY'S IDD DIVISION Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and implementation of services. Community-Based Services Adult Training Facility Behavior Support Services Early Intervention Case Management Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive) In-home Support Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation Supports Coordination Residential Services Community Living/Group Homes Family/Shared Living Intermediate Care Facility Respite Care Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior) Supported Living For more information on each individual service, please visit: 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 provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Virginia, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee. APPLY TODAY Requisition Number: 60051 Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! A' A' A' A' Must have a high school diploma/GED. A' A' A' A' Must have at least 1 year of I/DD experience working with children/adolescents or adults in a group home or residential setting. A' A' A' A' Must have a valid & clean driver's License. A' A' A' A' Preferred Education: Associate or bachelor's degree in a Human Services or related field. Degrees in the field will be considered without the I/DD work experience. A' A' A' A' Preferred Experience: Certified Nursing Assistant will be considered without the I/DD experience. A' A' A' A' Must be 21 years of age Pay rate is $13 per hour.