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Maxim Healthcare Services is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the role of Caregiver (Behavioral) – Chatsworth. The new role is available in Chatsworth, CA 91311.
Job: Caregiver (Behavioral) – Chatsworth
Company: Maxim Healthcare Services
Location: Chatsworth, CA 91311
Maxim is currently seeking a Caregiver or a Direct Support Professional to join our program in Chatsworth, CA. It is for a behavioral program that provides skills training and support to adults with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. As a DSP, you will use behavior support and teach a variety of skills in the classroom and on community outings. We are looking for compassionate, patient people who are teachers at heart, and experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a plus. The program runs Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.
If interested, please contact Reijean Wells directly at (213)296-3758 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Encourage positive behavior and recognize, reward, and celebrate the use of new skills and appropriate responses on a daily basis with individuals.
Recognize unique environmental triggers for challenging behavior and proactively plan to avoid them. Support the person in an appropriate response to triggers. Deescalate challenging behavior by acting quickly to modify conditions that may contribute to the behavior.
Follow treatment and behavior support plans as written and provide feedback on their effectiveness and any barriers to success.
Create a positive physical and social environment and maximize each person’s choices and ability to control his or her environment at all times.
Support individuals in the areas of personal hygiene including feeding, lifting, transferring, toileting and range of motion.
Provide support with medication and maintain medication and health records. Ensure medication logs and receipts are updated.
High school diploma or GED is required. BA in Psychology or related field is preferred.
Prior experience supporting/instructing individuals with physical, intellectual, or developmental disabilities and/or mental illness is preferred. Knowledge of ABA therapy is a plus.
Must receive criminal record clearance through DOJ and pass TB screening and health screening.
Must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory DMV record.
Able to endure physical activities such as walking, standing, sitting, stooping, and lifting 30-40 pounds. Physical strength/stature is required as the responsibilities of the position may require restraining an individual when their behavior is dangerous, in order to prevent them from harming themselves or others.
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Awards and recognition programs
Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply for this job please visit www.maximhealthcare.com.