DCS Direct Care Specialist - Evening Shift

DCS Direct Care Specialist - Evening Shift

01 Apr 2024
Oklahoma, Norman, 73019 Norman USA

DCS Direct Care Specialist - Evening Shift

J.D. McCarty Center is looking for Direct Care Specialists to join our team in Norman, OK. The Direct Care Specialist will provide and assist in nursing and therapeutic care as well as recreational and personal activities for disabled and developmentally challenged pediatric patients from birth to 21 working Evening Shift (2:45p-10:45p). Salary: $20.00 per hour. The ideal candidate is dependable, compassionate, punctual, and enjoys helping others. This person must be reliable, empathetic, and be able to work with children. Responsibilities:

Patient care – Instill confidence and trust in patients in a competent and caring manner. Provide hygiene and daily living assistance to include toileting, bathing, assisting patients with showers, assisting with meal time, and accompanying patient to the on-site school, medical and therapeutic appointments, and community outings. Responsible for maintaining patients living areas to include straightening up patient bedrooms, strip bed linen, completing laundry assignments, meal prep and clean up; sweeping and mopping as needed, cleaning patient equipment, and picking up and storing all play equipment and supplies used in the hospital unit.

Medical needs – Responsible for knowing the patient care plans and behavioral plans, assisting the nurse with medical treatments, provides support during therapies, school, and medical appointments. Follows the patient's schedule to ensure patient goals are completed. Works with the therapeutic team in achieving a positive outcome for long term goals. Completes documentation in the electronic health record. Reports any concerns to the nurse.

Professional development – Maintain any specialized training and, if applicable, perform additional and specialized tasks pertinent to the assigned patient or area.Opportunity available for certification as a Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT).

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent is required

Previous hospital, recreational, or therapeutic, experience preferred

Educational background in medical, recreational, or therapeutic

Excellent customer service skills

Prolonged periods of standing and walking

Must be able to lift, push, or pull 30 pounds

Must have a valid drivers license

Will serve a 1 year probationary period

References required

Will have one day of a scheduled paid on-call per week

About J.D. McCarty Center:

J.D. McCarty Center is a pediatric rehabilitation hospital for children with disabilities birth to 21 years of age.We are a unique 36 bed hospital. Patient are admitted for a 30-day evaluation during which they are assigned a treatment team consisting of nursing unit, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nutritional services, social services, psychological services, behavioral analysis, and recreational therapy. Our 80-acres campus includes a on-site elementary, intermediate, and high school which is staffed by Norman Public School teachers. Patients may continue treatment needs beyond the 30-days as an in-patient in habilitation status based upon progress or placement needs.

Benefits:

Shift Differential

Health Insurance Benefit allowance including Dental, Life, and Disability insurance

Optional insurance of Vision, Supplemental Life, Dependent Health, and Dependent Life

Insurance options available to customize your health and dental needs

Flexible Spending plans available

Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

3 weeks of Annual Leave and 3 weeks of Sick Leave per year

11 paid holidays per year

Longevity Bonusbeginning on your 2nd year of employment

Employee Assistance Program a confidential resource regarding personal and family concerns

Tobacco and vapefree facility.

COVID Safety protocols in place to include pre-screening, masking when appropriate, employee testing available, and ability to use on-line meetings to limit in-person contact when needed.

Other benefit opportunities are available such as state employee discounts, continuing education, supplemental insurance plans, credit unions.

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Job Details

  • ID
    JC51376424
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  • Full-time
  • Salary
    N/A
  • Hiring Company
    State of OK JD McCarty Center
  • Date
    2024-04-02
  • Deadline
    2024-06-01
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