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If interested in employment opportunities with DCO please contact Stephanie Waldron at (417) 829-0894 or swaldron@DCOonline.com for information on current openings.

Adult Programs


CNA

CNA: position provides support, guidance, and modeling to adults with Developmental Disabilities and specific medical needs.  The individuals enrolled have a variety of challenges/diagnosis including retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, and various syndromes.  And range in need from very severe to very mild.  The CNA provides assistance with eating(can include tube feedings), toileting, behavior management, and general self help skills as needed to insure the individuals are motivated and can participate in the program.

There is a 60 day probationary period during which employees earn sick and vacation hours, but not eligible to take it until successful completion.  At that time the employee is also eligible for paid holidays and insurance.  This is a full time position, Monday - Friday no evenings or weekends depending on education and experience salary will be discussed during interview.

 Requirements:  A VALID DRIVER LICENSE & Obtaining a Class E license within first 30 days, completion of CPR, First Aid, MANDT (crisis intervention/prevention) and Medication Certification as well as Program specific training. All the training is done onsite at DCO. Must have a current CNA license. This position is for a CNA ONLY!!!!

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Community Inclusion Coach

Community Inclusion Coach:  A CI Coach carries out community inclusion activities in the local community with individuals who have developmental disabilities.  Coaches may have only 1 person or up to 4 individuals in a small group.  Community activities meet the needs, preferences, and goals of each individual designed to assist in developing greater independence and the development of self-direction, responsibility and associated work skills and behaviors.  Activities may include community awareness, use of public resources, recreational activities, community volunteer sites, educational activities and pre-vocational skills.  If hired, the employee is responsible for using their own vehicle, have or obtains a class E drivers license and current vehicle  insurance.  Paid training is provided.  Full time positions include benefits of vacation, sick time, paid holidays, health insurance, dental insurance, cell phone allowance, and access to iPad or computer.  DCO is a drug free, smoke free environment.  Non discrimination and all EOE guidelines apply.

This position hours would be 8am-4pm Monday - Friday.

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LPN

LPN needed to provide health care and support for Adults and Children with or without disabilities. An employee in this position performs nursing duties including first aid, suctioning, feeding tube, medication passing, positioning, range of motion, blood sugar levels, etc. This position will be responsible for keeping daily, weekly, and monthly reports as well as staff assistance/training activities to ensure adequate understanding of medical issues, quality assurance, and immunization programs as well as specific protocols relating to medical procedures or specialized care required by a child enrolled in the Early Child Care & Education Program. Supervision will be provided by the Program Coordinator. License required. Requirement of nonsmoking (NO second hand smoke detectable) and absence of other strong odors is critical to this position.

 

This is a part-time position Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 6:00pm with potential PRN 7:30am - 3:30pm

 

 Must have a current LPN license in the state of Missouri

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Child Care


Classroom Float- Part time 10am - 2pm

Part-time Classroom Assistant is needed to serve infants, toddlers and children with and without disabilities. This is a semi-professional position assisting the teacher in a classroom setting. Employee's in this class are responsible for supervised sessions of instruction of children as well as assisting the teacher in teaching children. Daily hours for the part-time position is Monday - Friday 10:00am-2:00pm that may lead up to full time. The hours cannot change. It is strictly 10:00am-2:00pm 

******* Please note that interviews are based on previous Child Care experience in a Day Care setting or education.

 

One Saturday a quarter is required for trianing.

Apply Online for Classroom Float- Part time 10am - 2pm


Teacher Assistant

Full-time Teacher Assistant needed to serve children with & without disabilities. This is a semi-professional position assisting a teacher/primary staff in a classroom setting. Employees in this position are responsible for supervised sessions of instruction of children as well as assisting the Primary Staff person in teaching children. Daily hours for the full-time 7:30am-5:30pm working four 10 hour days. Employer is willing to train. Someone with 1+ years of experience will be considered before non experience.

INTERVIEWS will be given to those with an educational background in child development and paid experience first.

Please provide your email address on the application as this will be the way of contact.

One Saturday a quarter is required for trianing.

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Classroom Assistant M-W-F

Classroom Assistant is needed to serve infants, toddlers and children with and without disabilities. This is a semi-professional position assisting the teacher in a classroom setting. Employee's in this class are responsible for supervised sessions of instruction of children as well as assisting the teacher in teaching children. Daily hours for the part-time position is Monday Wednesday and Friday hours are 7:30am -5:30pm, 30 hours a week. Training is held on site, and one Saturday each quarter.

Benefits are included. Health, Dental, Sick, Vaction, Holiday, Birthday and Personal Day

******* Please note that interviews are based on previous Child Care experience in a Day Care setting or Education. 

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 All DCO positions offer:

PAID TRAINING, DRUG FREE AND NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT
Equal Opportunity Employer