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Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professionals help clients work to achieve as much independence as possible in the community. At Aveanna, your work in this role can include helping with personal care and other activities for daily living for clients who are intellectually disabled or developmentally delayed.

Aveanna is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

This is the perfect time to join a growing healthcare company! Aveanna is in search of Direct Support Professionals to join our team. Working with Aveanna will challenge you, and give you the opportunity to make a difference in a someone’s life.

  • Full-time or part-time positions
  • Competitive salary, health insurance, and benefits package
  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • One-on-one care

Working in the home/community environment, you are responsible for the delivery of quality one-on-one services to ID/DD consumers and implementing their goals as outlined in their plan of care. Your care may also involve activities of daily living and communication with other members of the consumer’s multidisciplinary team. You are required to complete all documentation in accordance with state and program regulations, Aveanna Healthcare policies and procedures, and any applicable accreditation standards.

  • Implement written goals from treatment plan with consumer one-to-one services, including, but not limited to, personal care, respite, home supports, home and community, supported employment, crisis services, and long-term vocational support.
  • Instruct and reinforce target goals and outcomes according to consumer.
  • Complete written documentation of services(s) provided upon completion of visit as directed by QP.
  • Accurately note consumer responses and results to staff interventions and assessment through proper documentation.
  • Maintain appropriate professional conduct at all times.
  • Assist in the development of consumer treatment plan and goal revisions as directed by interdisciplinary team.
  • Provide care in accordance with written instructions from professional staff.
  • Report immediately to QP any changes in the patient’s condition or any problems in assigned tasks.
  • Relay observations of patient’s mental and physical status to QP.
  • Be dependable and on time for assignments.
  1. Experience with ID/DD consumers preferred.
  2. Meet the qualifications as stated in 10A NCAC 27G.0104, 10A NCAC 27G.0200, 10A NCAC 27G.0202, and 10A NCAC 27G.0204.
  3. Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  4. Current CPR certification and First Aid.
  5. Current continuing education, if required by state.
  6. High school diploma or GED.
  7. Good organizational and communication skills.
  8. Completed OSHA screening upon hire.
  9. Active driver’s license and current automobile insurance if transporting.
  10. Completed and cleared HCPR check, statewide criminal background check (may require national background check in some states), and sex offender registry check.
  11. Comprehension of DMH/DD/SAS core competencies/client-specific/core skills.
  12. Client-specific competencies met as identified in each client’s person-centered plan/plan of care.
  13. If providing enhanced-level services, employees will have supplementary training/instruction specific to the medical and/or behavioral needs of the consumer.
  14. Nursing respite staff will possess a valid state license (RN or LPN) in good standing.
  15. Completed and cleared state healthcare registry check.
  16. Completed and cleared state DMV background check.
  17. If providing transportation, must have a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, and a satisfactory level of automobile liability insurance.
  18. Negative TB screening.
  19. NCI Parts A and B.

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Aveanna Healthcare

As we continue our month-long celebration of Nurses Week, we’d like to introduce Adam and Nurse Lino!

Adam was diagnosed with Treacher Collins syndrome shortly after birth. He started receiving nursing care from Aveanna about six years ago. In 2017, Nurse Lino joined Adam’s Aveanna care team. These two have been best buddies ever since!

Nurse Lino attends school with Adam. Lino’s care allows Adam to learn, develop, and socialize at school, without constant worries over his health.

Thank you, Lino, for the care and support you give Adam each day. And happy Nurses Week!
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As we continue our month-long celebration of Nurses Week, we’d like to introduce Adam and Nurse Lino! 

Adam was diagnosed with Treacher Collins syndrome shortly after birth. He started receiving nursing care from Aveanna about six years ago. In 2017, Nurse Lino joined Adam’s Aveanna care team. These two have been best buddies ever since! 

Nurse Lino attends school with Adam. Lino’s care allows Adam to learn, develop, and socialize at school, without constant worries over his health. 

Thank you, Lino, for the care and support you give Adam each day. And happy Nurses Week!

 

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Thank you Lino for all the great care you provide Adam and for being part of the Aveanna family!

Thank u lino ,& God bless u both Adam

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Nurse Marlena is one of the most detail-oriented people you will ever meet – a great quality for a nurse! But Marlena isn’t just interested in the details. Her devotion to her patients is one of a kind.

Marlena is an angel to her sweet patients. Her deep care and compassion make her a great Aveanna team member and a true hero to her patients. Happy Nurses Week, Marlena!
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Nurse Marlena is one of the most detail-oriented people you will ever meet – a great quality for a nurse! But Marlena isn’t just interested in the details. Her devotion to her patients is one of a kind.

Marlena is an angel to her sweet patients. Her deep care and compassion make her a great Aveanna team member and a true hero to her patients. Happy Nurses Week, Marlena!

2 days ago

Aveanna Healthcare

We are seeking Full-time and Part-time nurses now. Work based on your schedule and your needs; it’s work that works for you. Apply today to become a part of the largest home care provider as our newest Certified Nursing Assistants in #Hogansville, GA bit.ly/2VN5Nif #Nursing ... See MoreSee Less

We are seeking Full-time and Part-time nurses now. Work based on your schedule and your needs; it’s work that works for you. Apply today to become a part of the largest home care provider as our newest Certified Nursing Assistants in #Hogansville, GA http://bit.ly/2VN5Nif #Nursing

2 days ago

Aveanna Healthcare

Meet Aveanna SLPA Elizabeth Gomez!

Elizabeth has practiced as a bilingual speech-language pathologist assistant for eight years. She has worked with the pediatric population in clinic and home health settings. Elizabeth attended the University of Texas Pan American and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has worked with children of diverse abilities, primarily with language and articulation delays.

Elizabeth is interested in using total communication tools with non-verbal children, incorporating behavioral modification techniques, and using a play-based approach in sessions. Her trainings include Talk Tools, Picture Communication Exchange System Levels 1 and 2, and Beckman Oral Motor Exercises.

Elizabeth plans to continue her education and pursue her master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley this upcoming fall semester. Her goals are to become an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist, research the acquisition and production of bilingual language and comprehension in children, and specialize in rehabilitating dysphasia and dysphagia in the medical setting.

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys outdoor activities such as biking and hiking, chasing after her two miniature schnauzers, and traveling to experience different cultures and foods.
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Meet Aveanna SLPA Elizabeth Gomez!

Elizabeth has practiced as a bilingual speech-language pathologist assistant for eight years. She has worked with the pediatric population in clinic and home health settings. Elizabeth attended the University of Texas Pan American and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has worked with children of diverse abilities, primarily with language and articulation delays. 

Elizabeth is interested in using total communication tools with non-verbal children, incorporating behavioral modification techniques, and using a play-based approach in sessions. Her trainings include Talk Tools, Picture Communication Exchange System Levels 1 and 2, and Beckman Oral Motor Exercises. 

Elizabeth plans to continue her education and pursue her master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley this upcoming fall semester. Her goals are to become an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist, research the acquisition and production of bilingual language and comprehension in children, and specialize in rehabilitating dysphasia and dysphagia in the medical setting. 

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys outdoor activities such as biking and hiking, chasing after her two miniature schnauzers, and traveling to experience different cultures and foods.

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Aveanna Healthcare

At Aveanna, we like to go all out for Nurses Week. It's a special time to show our amazing nurses how much we value them. This is how a few of our locations celebrated this year!At Aveanna, we like to go all out for Nurses Week. It's a special time to show our amazing nurses how much we value them. This is how a few of our locations celebrated this year! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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