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LPN jobs to care for people with developmental disabilities

Creating community

Sunshine’s mission is based on meaningful relationships.

Do you love the diversity of people? Are you fueled by laughter and inspired by joyful, quiet moments too? Sunshine’s your next career step. Whether it’s creating opportunities to work and play, supporting someone to live on their own or providing medical care or therapy, you’ll find a place – and feed your soul – on the Sunshine team.

Sunshine offers more than careers. Sunshine can help you find your passion. That’s because supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities makes every day meaningful.

Healthcare Jobs Caring for People with Developmental Disabilities

Sunshine seeks hard-working, compassionate direct support professionals who offer front-line care and promote the independence of people with disabilities by teaching skills of daily living and decision-making. We’re on the lookout in Lucas, Fulton, and Wood counties for great people in both part-time and full-time positions.

Are you the right fit? Your effect on others’ will be equal to their effect on you. That’s what we call mutuality here at Sunshine, and it guides our relationships and our work.

Here are some of the job openings at Sunshine now:

Direct Support Professional- Fulton County

New starting rates of $13 per hour and can move up to DSP Senior of $14.00 in first year + great benefits! Sunshine offers a beautiful campus with dedication to training and advancement. We have positions open in Fulton County. Do you love the diversity of people and days that are never the same as the one before? Are you fueled by laughter and inspired by joyful, quiet moments too? Whether it’s creating opportunities to work and play, supporting someone in their home, or providing medical care or therapy, you’ll find a place -and feed your soul-on the Sunshine team.

DSPs will provide daily care to Sunshine’s Individuals in a group home setting. While providing engagement, activities and compassion you will be responsible while working with a Team to feed, bath, toilet, dress, medpass, transport and provide home cleaning and upkeep.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Pass criminal background, drug screen and physical
  • 18 yrs or older
  • Experience working with people with developmental disabilities is a plus

BENEFITS:

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Direct care pay starting at $13.00 Ability to go to $16.00
  • Paid Training
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Performance bonuses monthly
  • Extra pay on weekends
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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Direct Support Professional 2nd and 3rd Shifts

Sunshine is very excited to announce our new DSP starting rate of pay $13.00! DSP Subs $16.00 + benefits + bonuses + time-off + 401K

Full-Time / Part-Time / Permanent

We have multiple openings for:

2nd Shift – 2-10pm and/or 3-11pm

3rd Shift – 11-9am and/or 11-7am

**Full-time is 40+ hours a week with the ability to be flexible with your schedule

Get rewarded and start a Career in the Medical Field!

Do you love the diversity of people and days that are never the same as the one before? Are you fueled by laughter and inspired by joyful, quiet moments too? Whether it’s creating opportunities to work and play, supporting someone in their home, or providing medical care or therapy, you’ll find a place — and feed your soul — on the Sunshine team.

As a Direct Support Professional you will provide the daily living support to Sunshine’s Individuals:

  • Dress/Groom
  • Feed
  • Toileting/Change
  • Bath
  • Engage in Activities
  • provide support & companionship

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid Ohio driver’s license and car insurance.
  • Experience working with people with developmental disabilities field is preferred but not required.
  • Must also pass a background check as well as a drug screen and physical.

BENEFITS:

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Direct care pay starting at $13.00. Ability to go to $14.00 in first year. DSP Sub rate $16.00
  • Paid Training
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • per-pay period incentives
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Training for advancement and promotion
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NEW! LPN or RN

Sunshine is hiring a 3rd Shift Full-time Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse to provide medical care at 2 of our Family Group Homes in Toledo for individuals with developmental disabilities. At Sunshine, you will develop relationships with patients in a friendly, pleasant and small working environment with excellent benefits, continued training and competitive wages.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have either a valid license for LPN or RN.
  • GED/HS diploma
  • Able to lift 60 pounds
  • Valid Ohio’s Driver’s License and Auto Insurance
  • Able to pass criminal background check, drug-test and pre-employment physical
  • Patient, caring individual with excellent patient care.
  • Critical thinking skills and good attendance record a must.
  • Flexible schedule, able to work 3rd shift full-time

BENEFITS:

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Paid Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Training for advancement and promotion
Apply Now
NEW! Business Operations Manager

Sunshine Communities is excited to recruit for the new position of Business Operations Manager at our beautiful Maumee campus. This position is responsible for providing the management, deployment and support to a team of schedulers and second and third shift supervisors while working in conjunction with the Director of Business Operations to manage and maintain an accurate and efficient agency master schedule template and performance program while promoting positive communication between management, staff and operations.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Meets regularly with supervisors, human resources and program managers to review schedules, discuss changes, new hires, vacation/personal time requests, FMLA/leave of absence, training, and other factors that affect schedules.
  • Analyze data, prepare reports and maintains regular contact with all agency departments regarding recognized staffing patterns (shortages, pattern of call offs, needed supports, etc.)
  • Hire, train, mentor and lead scheduling coordinators and supervisors in conjunction with Director
  • Handle any staff scheduling complaints and provide positive feedback in a timely manner to all staff.
  • Consistently interprets and implements Sunshine policies and procedures and continually looks for ways to streamline processes in conjunction with Director.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years experience with DODD
  • Master Scheduling template experience
  • 3-5 years supervisory or management experience
  • 18 years or older
  • Able to pass criminal background check and drug-screen
  • Valid Driver’s License and auto-insurance

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive health package of medical, dental, vision, life and disability
  • Bonuses 3x annually
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid Time Off in first year
  • Paid Training and Holidays
  • Tuition & interest free loans
  • Success coach and employee assistance program
Apply Now
NEW! Spiritual Life Coordinator

Sunshine Communities is now hiring a Part-time Spiritual Life Coordinator to coordinate spiritual opportunities within the Sunshine community and through outside congregations for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Meet with Sunshine staff to determine spiritual needs of residents
  • Communicates with area congregations to offer worship services within Sunshine and to include Sunshine residents in congregations’ services/activities.
  • Offers presentations to local congregations regarding Sunshine’s services and needs.
  • Provides support to staff and to family during illness/hospitalization of residents.
  • Meets with staff and family to develop individualized memorial service for residents. Facilitates memorial services.
  • Prepares and facilitates annual Christmas and Good Friday programs.
  • Arranges and facilitates annual memorial service at Sunshine.
  • Participates in area ministerial programs with persons such as pastors, youth directors, and disability service coordinators.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 18 years or older
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, HS Diploma/GED required
  • 1-3 years experience in spiritual life, memorial services and ministerial programs
  • Valid Driver’s license and auto-insurance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Great and compassionate communication skills
  • Strong listening skills

BENEFITS:

  • Great competitive wages
  • Flexible schedule – 20 hours a week
  • Paid Time-off
  • Paid Training
  • Payactiv
  • Employee Success Coach and Employee Assistance Program
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NEW! Janitor- Housekeeping

Sunshine Communities has a new opening in our Janitorial/Housekeeping department to clean and maintain our Sunshine Buildings. Duties include:

  • Mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, trash pick-up
  • Sanitizing, window washing and wiping down desks, tables and chairs
  • Bathroom cleaning and sanitation
  • Supply restocking, maintain supply cart
  • General housekeeping and picking up

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • 1 to 6 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • We need someone who can work independently and swiftly; good attendance record a must.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check, drug screen and physical.

BENEFITS:

Full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, and periodic bonus program.

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid Training
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Training for advancement and promotion
Apply Now
ICF Program Manager

Join the Sunshine Management Team as an ICF Program Manager to oversee the daily management of residential and day services for two of our family group homes? You will be assigned a caseload during training for 2 family ICF group homes. We will Train you over a two to three month period that combines 75% of time providing case load management and direct support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities combined with additional time online and in classroom type training at our beautiful Maumee Campus.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Reports to an area Director and is responsible for an assigned caseload of individuals
  • Works with Scheduling department to ensure staff coverage and support for assigned homes or vocational sites. This at times includes working in those homes or vocational sites.
  • Assesses needs acuity and supporting documentation using required state assessment tools such as ODDP, IAF, AAI, etc.
  • Ensures thorough assessment of needs, involving clinical staff as appropriate, including OT, PT, Speech, Medical, Nursing and Behavior Analyst Staff Support.
  • Hires staff members and provides regular feedback to staff that includes hand on training, support and evaluation.
  • Communicates staff feedback and uses it effectively to improve services and the work environment
  • Develops (or participates in development of) support plans that address needs and preferences of the individual and family. Assures all necessary approvals and resources are in place before implementation.
  • Participates in agency on call system on a rotational basis
  • Reports to an area Director and is responsible for an assigned caseload of individuals

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required for ICF management
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the field of developmental disabilities, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • 3+years’ experience in supervision strongly preferred as well as some direct caregiving/support services.
  • Valid Driver’s License and Insurance
  • 18 years or older
  • Pass Criminal Background, Drug Test and Physical

BENEFITS:

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Salary Position
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Payactiv
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Training for advancement and promotion
Apply Now
Behavior Tech

Sunshine Communities is now hiring 2 Behavioral Techs to join our amazing Clinical Team at our beautiful Maumee campus to provide daily support to our individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Assists teachers from various schools and other professional staff by performing a variety of duties designed to implement the instructional and behavioral program for students while engaged in remote learning at Sunshine.
  • Supervises students in classes, in the home, and/or in the community.
  • Implements strategies for student independence.
  • Integrates support services activities into the program’s curriculum and the school day.
  • Assists in implementing and monitoring IEP through group and individual instruction independently and through regular meetings and collaboration with professional staff.
  • Follows individual behavior intervention plans.
  • Manages and instructs students on appropriate behavior, using positive behavior support strategies consistent with Sunshine and school policies
  • Provides assistance to facilitate student needs, including implementation of ancillary designed service programs under the direction of professional staff.
  • Assists in preparing materials, housekeeping, keeping records and recording student progress in an objective manner for submission to schools as well as for Sunshine records
  • Assist Clinical Team as needed in other behavioral support assignments and projects

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prior Direct Support Experience with behaviors and with individuals with developmental disabilities that are verbal and non-verbal.
  • Very knowledgeable of computer and computer software to be able to navigate remote learning
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associate’s Degree required – Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Education, training, skills and experience working with student behavior management & instructional support
  • Experience working as a team member to solve problems and develop/implement quality programming
  • Experience using “Non-violent crisis intervention” techniques & other behavior strategies (which will be used frequently in this assignment)
  • Classroom experience working with students with moderate and severe disabilities
  • Must successfully pass criminal background, pre-employment drug screen and physical

BENEFITS:

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Comprehensive Medical package including dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • Payactiv – get paycheck early
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • Training for advancement and promotion
Apply Now
Lifeguard

We are looking for a part time lifeguard to assist with both individuals with developmental disabilities, and other guests at our heated indoor therapy pool. Experience life-guarding is preferred; however, we will provide training. This position provides flexible hours and year around employment. Must maintain current Red Cross Water Safety and CPR/First Aid certification. May be required to obtain additional certifications for Lifeguard.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • 18 yrs or older
  • 1-2 years related experience and/or training
  • Active Driver’s License
  • Must be able to successfully complete criminal background, drug-test and work physical

BENEFITS:

Financial peace of mind is key to great care. Sunshine offers these great benefits – and more!

  • Paid Training
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Bonuses 3X per year
  • PayActiv
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Interest-free tuition loans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Member of an ERN (Employee Resource Network)
  • Access to a Success Coach
  • Interest-free loans for emergencies
  • No-questions asked Christmas financial help
  • Training for advancement and promotion

 

Apply Now