Career Opportunities

In order to be considered for any of our positions with Oregon Mennonite Residential Services, all applicants must meet the required criteria listed below:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  Must be at least 18 years of age
  2. Must be accessible by phone or message device
  3. Must be able to access reliable transportation for scheduled shifts
  4. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with other staff members
  5. Must be able to develop and maintain positive, cooperative, team oriented relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and other providers of services to OMRS residents
  6. Must be able to lift 10 to 50 lb
  7. Must be able to achieve and maintain the required level of Oregon Intervention System certification for the home in which the individual is to work
  8. Must be physically able to perform the assigned tasks, including but not limited to the ability to safely move frequently during the work day, carry, lift, stand, sit, bend, reach, and kneel
  9. For certain positions, the individual must be able to qualify as a driver for company owned vehicle

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Function cooperatively as a team member by reporting for and leaving work on time, demonstrating a positive attitude, communicating with co-workers in a professional and respectful manner, and attending and proactively participating in mandatory staff meetings.
  2. Successfully complete all core competency trainings.
  3. Be knowledgeable of and respond appropriately to mandatory abuse reporting requirements.
  4. Assure that medications are administered as prescribed and that the Medication Administration Record (MAR) is accurately maintained in compliance with relevant OARs.
  5. Provide support to the individuals in the home at the level each requires to meet his / her Individual Support Plan goals.  Encourage as much independence and freedom as safety permits.
  6. Follow safe lifting and transferring procedures, using appropriate equipment.
  7.  Alert co-workers of safety hazards, report such hazards to supervisor.
  8. Take steps to minimize safety risks while performing job tasks.
  9. Assure that nutritionally balanced meals are prepared and available to the residents during your hours of duty, in accordance with written menus and applicable physician’s orders.
  10. Support residents in successfully managing daily living skills.  Assist with ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) as each resident’s needs dictate.
  11. Through your own actions, and by supporting your co-workers, assure that the health and safety of residents is maintained at all times.
  12. Respect the privacy of the residents and your coworkers.  Read and sign OMRS’s Confidentiality Policy.
  13. Participate in monthly Safety Committee meetings.
  14. Participate in monthly Enrichment Team meetings.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.
  16. Complete daily shift assignments.
  17. Pay careful attention to the Resident’s Rights included in the OMRS Employee Handbook.  Respect the individual rights of each resident and positively contribute to an environment that encourages and supports healthy social interactions.
  18. Be familiar with and adhere to OMRS policies and procedures that apply to your responsibilities.
  19. Communicate all essential information to other staff members.
  20. Maintain inventories and shopping lists as necessary.
  21. Attend a minimum of 12 hours of in-service training annually and other training as assigned.
  22. Have current CPR/FA training.
  23. May be assigned or asked to help train other Direct Support Professionals.
  24. May be asked to accompany residents to medical appointments. While at appointments, you will be required to communicate in a professional manner

* This position does require an ability to provide personal care to our residents which could include bathing males and/or females and the cleaning up of bodily fluids.

 

Current Openings

Direct Support Professionals In McMinnville

We are currently hiring several full time positions for direct support professionals to care for residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a group home setting in our 11 group homes in McMinnville. The person applying for this position needs to be able to pass a criminal history background check (in some cases fingerprints as well). Most felonies and many misdemeanors could disqualify you. Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly in English. You may be required to have a valid Oregon driver’s license.  Day shift positions with weekends off are not typically available as those positions go to staff with more seniority. There is no experience necessary for this position.

*Due to the nature of our work, persons applying for these positions need to be able to work at least days and swings and weekends. Please do not apply if you cannot meet this qualification.

 

Direct Support Professionals in Albany

We are currently hiring several full time positions for direct support professionals to care for residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a group home setting in our 3 group homes in Albany. The person applying for this position needs to be able to pass a criminal history background check (in some cases fingerprints as well). Most felonies and many misdemeanors could disqualify you. Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly in English. You may be required to have a valid Oregon driver’s license.  Day shift positions with weekends off are not typically available as those positions go to staff with more seniority. There is no experience necessary for this position.

*Due to the nature of our work, persons applying for these positions need to be able to work at least days and swings and weekends. Please do not apply if you cannot meet this qualification.

How to Apply for the Direct Support Professional Positions

If you have an interest in applying for these positions please download and print the application or pick one up at our main office. Applications can be mailed to:

Oregon Mennonite Residential Services

C/o Deana Arens

325 SW Elmwood Avenue

McMinnville, Oregon 97128

Experience is not necessary. We must receive completed applications, not just resumes, to schedule an interview.

Starting wage is $12.90 an hour, after 120 days you would go up to $13.15 an hour. Medical and dental benefits are available if you have worked a minimum of 30 hours a week for 60 days.

We do not discriminate based on race, color or national origin. There is no religious preference required to be hired by this company.