Direct Support Staff


Preferred Family Healthcare, INC.
10101 James Reed Road
Kansas City, MO 64134
United States

Industry
Healthcare / Health Services
Job Start Date
4/16/2021
Application Closing Date
7/1/2021
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
Yes
Pay
From $13
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

We are actively hiring Direct Support Staff (DSS) to support our clients; similar roles in other organizations may be referred to as CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant).

We’re a Good Family to Know:

Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) is a community-based healthcare organization that offers a full array of integrated services, serving more than 100,000 individuals each year in nearly 100 locations throughout Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Illinois.

Our greatest reward has been the opportunity to serve families and communities in need for the past 40 years. At PFH, our future is brighter than ever! With changes in leadership, focused priorities and strong core values, PFH remains a “Good Family to Know!”

Your role at PFH:

As a Direct Support Staff, you are responsible for providing support to persons with development disabilities. You will:

  • Accompany client to medical appointments, recreational activities, church and/ or community events.
  • Assist client with personal hygiene tasks, cooking, cleaning, other life needs support
  • Ensure the safety of the persons served through practicing emergency drills
  • Implement the individual safety plan


You’ll love being a part of our family because:

Our associates are our most valuable asset! We understand the role their satisfaction plays in the quality of services they provide. Through encouragement, our associates are empowered to optimize their strengths through ongoing training to ensure they are equipped and feel competent to serve our clients.

Our eligible associates enjoy some of the following PFH Perks:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability plan options
  • Competitive 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan – up to 5% match!
  • Company paid basic life insurance
  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Emergency Medical Leave Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – healthcare and dependent child-care
  • Health & Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • License/Certification Reimbursement

Our human resources team wants to let you know what’s required:

Employment is conditional upon the receipt of appropriate background checks. Upon offer of employment, you must grant permission for Preferred Family Healthcare to verify accuracy, legitimacy, and results in regards to the following conditions of employment:

  • Background check that includes criminal history and abuse/ neglect.
  • Motor vehicle driving record check.
  • Education and license/certification verification (if applicable).
  • Employment and/or personal reference checks.
Job Requirements
We think you’d be great for this role if you have:

Have high school diploma, or GED, with one year experience in the field of developmental disabilities
Have a valid driver’s license
Physical capacity to perform CPR and first aid interventions
Employer
Preferred Family Healthcare, INC.
Kelli Kirmse
900 East La Harpe Street
MO 63501
United States
Preferred Family Healthcare, INC. Kelli Kirmse