Preferred Family Healthcare Direct Support Staff in Kansas City, Missouri
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
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
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
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.