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Caregiver

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Reference #: 18000GHW

Job Information:

Come join REM Iowa in the very important work we do supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities.  Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.  
As a Direct Support Professional, you'll carry out rewarding work, playing an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization.  Based in community settings, DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.  
DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.

Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact you want to make… we want to hear from you!   Bring the right attitude, we’ll train you for success!

Full time, part time and on-call positions are available.  Day, Evenings, Overnights, and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments.  Some overnight positions even allow you to sleep.

What we require of you:
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing required for most positions
  • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks

Application Instructions:

Apply online at www.remiowa.com

Posted 08/09/18

Job ID: 65279