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Intermediate Care Facility Direct Care Professional 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.



Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.




Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.
 
Open Date 11/30/2021  
Position Intermediate Care Facility Direct Care Professional  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Various Shifts  
Req Number DIR-21-00007  
Number of Openings 10  
Number Filled 0  
Description

Valley Community Services Board is looking for compassionate and dedicated people to join our Direct Care Professional Team!  Team members work together to engage individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a residential setting. 

VCSB is currently looking for full-time and part-time staff willing to work all shifts.  The employee works as a team member in providing Person-Centered active treatment and care to adults with severe intellectual and physical challenges. This position is responsible for assuring individuals' needs are met, household safety and sanitation are maintained, and applicable standards and regulations are met.

Our residences provide housing and intensive assistance designed to reinforce the highest level of independence possible. We have worked hard to ensure our employees are given every opportunity to succeed. We have created a successful organizational culture that benefits both the employees and the people in which we serve.

Working with us, you will be given the opportunity to do your job well, feel a sense of accomplishment and achievement, and be respected and noticed by your supervisors. You will develop positive working relationships with your co-workers and will be valued to the highest level.

 
Position Requirements

A combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. High school diploma or equivalent required. Within the first 12 months of employment, the agency pays for and requires the Direct Care Professional to satisfactorily complete a VA Board of Nursing approved Medication Aide training program and demonstrate medication administration and supervision of self-administration to the facility nurse in accordance with the prescriber’s instruction pertaining to dosage, frequency, and manner of administration, and in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Board of Pharmacy relating to security and record keeping, and in accordance with facility Medication Management Policy, upon completion of the training program and on an annual basis. The candidate must maintain a Virginia driver’s license in good standing.  Must work in a latex environment where reasonable accommodations are the issuance of latex-free gloves and the use of breathing barriers for CPR training. Must be able to assist with meal preparation, serving, and cleanup, including the use of various foods and spices (no accommodations available).

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including all shifts and all days of the week, weekends, holidays and inclement weather days.

10% above entry pay for working an all-weekend shift (F-M) or 3rd shift. 10% Increase in pay after completion of Medication Aide training.  9 Paid holidays and a generous PTO package.    This position qualifies for a $1500.00 Sign-on bonus as well as a $700 monthly retention stipend.

Valley Community Services Board provides robust options for insurance, including competitive health insurance as low as $21.16 per month for individuals and participation in the Virginia Retirement System. 

 
Salary Information  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
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