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Sunrise Community

Caregiver/Direct Support Professional

  • Location

    Miami, FL
  • Posted On

    February 4, 2021
  • Job Type

  • Category

  • Experience Level

    Entry Level
  • Education Level

    High School Diploma
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

Ever think about getting into health care or starting a new career where you can help people? Let us help you!!! We offer educational assistance to build your career!!! We are looking for compassionate dynamic people with a big HEART to work their way up in a career in a non-profit setting.

Sunrise is one of the largest, private 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations in the country dedicated to serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Much of the organization’s early growth can be attributed to assisting state agencies with deinstitutionalization efforts, and in more recent years, Sunrise has welcomed smaller companies in need of assistance or support into the Sunrise Group. As a result, over the last 50 years Sunrise has increased the number of persons served from 50 people in just South Florida to over 2,000 across several states with over 3,000 exceptional employees.

Patient Care Associates/Care Givers/CNA/Direct Support Professional roles available across FL:
Dade/Broward/Palm Beach County
South Miami
Cape Coral


  • Identifies and reports any suspected abuse or violations of persons supported rights
  • Provides support, assistance and supervision to meet the needs and goals of the people supported according to their plans
  • Ensures that each person supported training, behavior and support programs are being implemented and documented in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Ensures that the health, safety and well-being of those supported are protected at all times
  • Provides a positive, reinforcing environment that promotes independence and choice
  • Follows positioning schedules, uses proper equipment and assistive devices per plan
  • Provides necessary level of assistance for appropriate diet, texture and equipment
  • Ensures all homes, outside areas and vehicles are well maintained and organized
  • Proficiency in the English language (both written and verbal) is required as this job entails direct care of adults and children receiving services. Employees are required to communicate, both orally and in writing, with staff and others regarding medical care, supports, and services. This requirement includes the ability to effectively communicate in English including medical terminology.
  • Performs all other duties assigned


How to Apply

If you are ready to roll up your sleeves & work hard to enter a rewarding career……


Johnna Alvarez
Sunrise Community


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