We apply stringent practices when recruiting employees and comply with state and federal regulations, equal opportunity requirements and non-discriminatory regulations. Applicants must consent to background checks, as part of the hiring process or their applications will not be considered further.
Background checks include:
- Criminal records
- Sex and Violent Offenders Record
- Child Abuse Clearances (if indicated)
- Currency of license
- Certifications & registrations
- Medical suitability
- Drugs and alcohol usage; and
- Motor vehicle records
Direct Care Workers have successfully completed the required training courses and been assessed for competency. They were tested for Tuberculosis and have been offered the Hepatitis B vaccinations. New employees receive a comprehensive orientation, which includes Agency policies, related governmental regulations and industry standards. All employees undertake scheduled, job-related training and development programs on an annual and as needed basis.