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Direct Support Professional / Certified Nursing Assistant at Elwyn

Direct Support Professional / Certified Nursing Assistant

Elwyn Santa Rosa, CA Full Time

Elwyn California is currently seeking Certified Nursing Assistants or DSPs who provide high quality and compassionate care to join our residential group homes teams in the Santa Rosa, CA area. This is a non-exempt level position reporting to the Program Administrator.

Position: Certified Nursing Assistant or Direct Support Professional

Status:  Full Time (40 hours)

Schedule:  Tues- Saturday | Shift: AM (7:00am-3:00pm)

Location: Santa Rosa, Ca

Certified Nursing Assistants or DSP's Core Duties include:

  • The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) or Direct Support Professional (DSP) will assists clients with personal care activities, nutritional needs, and restorative function. The CNA or DSP will perform assigned medical tasks, provide client transportation, and assist with leisure activities. Emphasis will be placed on active treatment goals and achievement of the highest level of client function. CNAs or a DSPs will be responsible for adherence to clinical standards of care and organizational policies and procedures. Act in accordance with the law and program policies "Mandated Reporter" (SOC 341).


  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) preferred
  • Direct Support Professional (DSP) preferred
  • Must have at least one year experience working in a program serving persons with developmental disabilities.

Working Environment/Hazards:

  • Ability to work in a variety of environments and settings.
  • Ability to work weekend shifts Hours of operation is 24-7; AM-shift, PM-shift, and NOC-shift.
  • Potential exposure to communicable diseases, blood-borne pathogens, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a clinical nursing environment.
  • Interaction with consumers who display aggressive and/or self-injurious behaviors.


  • Valid California driver license
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and drug screen, including current TB
  • Successful completion of DOJ and FBI background check
  • Successful completion of all training as required by applicable regulations, including, but not limited to, DSP1 and DSP2.

Who We Are

Elwyn California, is a subsidiary of Elwyn, a premier non-profit human services organization dedicated to serving children and adults with special needs. Elwyn was founded in 1852, providing innovative services for people with developmental disabilities since its inception.

We believe that all people deserve an opportunity to build meaningful, independent lives. Individuals and families find support through Elwyn California programs to learn, work, and live as they choose and as independently as possible.

Elwyn California Mission Statement: Maximizing potential through personal commitment, collective talents and innovation, Elwyn California supports individuals with diverse challenges in shaping distinctive, meaningful lives.

Elwyn California Vision Statement: Through partnerships with families, communities and government, Elwyn California will be the provider of choice for people with diverse challenges.

Who We Serve

Elwyn California Residential Programs: Elwyn California provides care for people with Developmental Disabilities and skilled nursing needs via a sophisticated, state of the art, alternative model of care. People live in single family homes, with individual bedrooms and all the typical "home-like" amenities, as opposed to having to live in larger congregate hospital-like settings.

Likewise, our employees enjoy a smaller, more personal and home-like working environment, as well as the opportunity to provide a very high level of quality care based upon the smaller number of residents (typically 4-5 per home) and the high staff to resident ratio.

What We Offer

We value our employees and offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Generous PTO plan including holidays, personal, and sick days
  • Employer paid life insurance plan
  • Retirement Plan (403b)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare, child care and commuter expenses
  • Appreciation events, and more

Equal Opportunity Employer

Elwyn California is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Elwyn California offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a 403b retirement plan. Other benefits include, paid sick time, paid vacation time, paid personal holidays, and paid legal holidays.

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