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[su_spoiler title=”Job Coach”]Weekends and evening shifts. Jackson location. Average 25-30 hours a week. $9/hour.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Provide on-site support and training with the Service Recipient employer specified job, interpersonal relationships with co-workers, and time and attendance processes.

Schedule and/or arrange for transportation for the Service Recipient to and from the place of employment.

Document Job Coach efforts in notes to indicate the amount of assistance the Service Recipient requires, their response to the job, and any barriers that are preventing total independence in the workplace.

Promote a positive image of the agency through the establishment of positive communications with the employer.

Meet at least one time per month with the assigned supervisor of the Service Recipient to communicate any needs or special considerations that will promote the intended independence of the Service Recipient at their job.

Coordinate trainings with the employer if necessary regarding special medical or behavioral concerns that may impact the Service Recipient in the workplace.

Implement the action steps of the Individual Support Plan related to Supported Employment and on-site work.

Develop and implement positive methods to assist the Service Recipient in reaching the goal of working independently, including fading techniques that encourages the Service Recipient to complete the job more independently each day.

Implement and document on specialized therapeutic plans as applicable for the Service Recipient.

Attend Circle of Support meetings to assist in the development of the Individual Support Plan.

To apply for this job, please send your resume to applications@mhds.org with “Applying for Job Coach” as your subject line.

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[su_spoiler title=”Licensed Practical Nurse”]

Jackson Area.

The LPN is responsible for direct support of the Service Recipient in the home and during community activities.  The goal of the LPN is to ensure that all assigned Service Recipients receive the necessary care to achieve a safe, meaningful, and positive home experience.  It is the responsibility of the LPN to develop and teach Service Recipients skills that will enhance their level of independence in the home and community setting.  The goal for all Service Recipients is to achieve total independence in their home and community environments. Ensure all ordered medications and treatments are provided to the Service Recipient according to the Plan of Care and document actions in the Nursing Progress Notes.

To apply for this job, please send your resume to applications@mhds.org with “Applying for LPN” as your subject line.

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[su_spoiler title=”DSP – Bolivar Location”]

Bolivar location. $9/hour.

  • Assigned Work Site:  2-3 person all male or female home located in Bolivar/Hardeman County area 

  • Required Job Functions:

    • Assignment will be in supported living homes primarily and community locations as needed.
    • You must complete training on the unique personal needs of all individuals that you are assigned to work with.  No two persons supported require the exact same services or have the exact same needs or interests.  You must interact and respond to each person supported as an individual.
    • Make sure individual specific outcomes and action steps are followed and addressed.
    • Work direct care shifts, as scheduled and required.
    • Must provide quality services while promoting self-reliance and personal choice.
    • Responsible for the health and safety of the persons in their care.
    • In charge of the safe storage, handling and preparation of nutritious food in the homes.
    • Provide assistance to maintain the good health, hygiene, and personal needs of a person.
    • Complete and/or follow-up on the completion of timely documentation needed for incidents, behavior tracking data sheets, accident reports, etc.
    • Advocate on behalf of the person(s) you support, where appropriate.
    • Report medical and/or behavioral incidents as trained/instructed.
    • Perform routine housekeeping (dusting, vacuuming, mopping, laundry, sanitizing kitchen/bath, etc.)
    • Complete all assigned paperwork thoroughly and accurately with timely follow-up on corrections as needed.
    • Provide transportation for individuals as needed.

To apply for this job, please send your resume to applications@mhds.org with “Applying for DSP – Bolivar Location” as your subject line.

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[su_spoiler title=”Direct Support Professionals”]

Jackson and/or Madison County area. $9/hour.

Hours:  8 am – 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday or 8 pm – 8 am on Saturday and Sunday

Assigned Work Site:  2-3 person all male or female home located in Jackson and/or Madison County

Required Job Functions:

  • Assignment will be in supported living homes primarily and community locations as needed.
  • You must complete training on the unique personal needs of all individuals that you are assigned to work with.  No two persons supported require the exact same services or have the exact same needs or interests.  You must interact and respond to each person supported as an individual.
  • Make sure individual specific outcomes and action steps are followed and addressed.
  • Work direct care shifts, as scheduled and required.
  • Must provide quality services while promoting self-reliance and personal choice.
  • Responsible for the health and safety of the persons in their care.
  • In charge of the safe storage, handling and preparation of nutritious food in the homes.
  • Provide assistance to maintain the good health, hygiene, and personal needs of a person.
  • Complete and/or follow-up on the completion of timely documentation needed for incidents, behavior tracking data sheets, accident reports, etc.
  • Advocate on behalf of the person(s) you support, where appropriate.
  • Report medical and/or behavioral incidents as trained/instructed.
  • Perform routine housekeeping (dusting, vacuuming, mopping, laundry, sanitizing kitchen/bath, etc.)
  • Complete all assigned paperwork thoroughly and accurately with timely follow-up on corrections as needed.
  • Provide transportation for individuals as needed.

To apply for this job, please send your resume to applications@mhds.org with “Applying for Direct Support Professional” as your subject line.

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