As an employee of Innovative Services you will enjoy many of the following benefits:
Insurance: Full-time employees are eligible to participate in the available insurance including:
Accident, critical care/cancer
Life Insurance plans
Retirement Plan: We offer a 401k retirement plan to all employees who have completed one year of service, worked 1000 hours and are at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Employees face a wide range of challenges that can impact their lives. We provide a confidential, free EAP to all employees. Employees may receive support online, telephonically or through three face-to-face sessions. The EAP may assist with a variety of situations, including but not limited to: relationships, mental and emotional concerns, financial counseling, legal services, care of elderly parents or childcare resources.
Wellness Benefits and YMCA Membership: Innovative Services encourages healthy lifestyle choices. Full-time and part-time employees who complete their introductory periods are eligible for the YMCA corporate membership discount available in their respective areas. Each YMCA offers a discount exclusive to their region of coverage. Those employees who do not have access to a local YMCA are eligible to receive reimbursement for an approved fitness facility membership (up to $75 joiner fee and half the monthly membership with a maximum paid of $32 monthly).
Tuition Discounts: Innovative Services employees are eligible for a 10 percent tuition discount and $60 application fee waiver through Rasmussen College. Employees may apply for Globe University’s Business Alliance Scholarship, which is valued at 10 percent of tuition costs up to $5,000.
Family Funeral Leave: Full-time employees who complete their introductory period are allowed to take up to two days with pay when there is a death in the employee’s immediate family.
Direct Deposit: As a convenience to you, we offer direct deposit for your paychecks. This ensures you receive your pay promptly on payday.
Employee Reimbursement: We reimburse employees for ordinary and necessary authorized business expenses and expenses relating to a specific business assignment. Eligible expenses might include mileage, lodging, meals, parking fees and tolls.
All employees using their personal vehicle for approved business travel will be reimbursed at the company set rate. This fee is intended to assist employees with expenses in operating the vehicle including the cost of gas, oil, tires, maintenance, insurance and the cost of any deductible.
Paid Days Leave (PDL): We believe that employees should have opportunities to enjoy time away from work to balance their lives. Paid days leave (PDL) contains time off for vacation, sick leave, appointments, funeral leave not covered by our company funeral leave benefit, emergencies or others events that require time off from work.
Full time employees (scheduled 64 hours or more per pay period)
4 years or less of completed service receive 120 hours
5 or more years of service receive 160 hours
Part time employees (employees scheduled 33 to 63 hours per pay period)
4 years or less of completed service receive 80 hours
5 or more years receive 120 hours
Part time employees (employees scheduled up to 32 hours per pay period)
4 years or less of completed service receive 40 hours
5 or more years receive 80 hours
Holidays: Employees are eligible for holiday pay after their introductory period is complete. The following qualify for holiday pay:
Flexible Dress Code: Employees represent the company and the individuals we serve, however we want you to be comfortable at work and therefore allow you to wear casual street clothes. We do not require you to wear/purchase any uniforms.
Employee Growth and Development: Many Innovative Services employees have experienced job growth such as internal promotions with Innovative Services. We have seen many Direct Care Professionals or Youth Behavioral Specialists be promoted to Program Managers, District Managers, or even Regional Administrators. We aim to support you in your career path and provide you with the tools and training necessary to meet your Innovative Services work goals.
We provide paid training opportunities for employees providing direct care services to gain the skills necessary to perform their job duties. As a convenience to employees, typically all training is provided within the organization by Innovative Services Trainers.
Along with program specific training, other training opportunities may include the following:
Personal Care Worker (PCW): This class discusses and practices techniques for assisting individuals in moving around their homes, assisting with bed baths, bathing and showering, with special attention to safety processes when using walkers, wheelchairs and lifts. This class also covers topics like personal hygiene and infection control.
CPR: This class combines lectures and hands-on practice with simulators to train employees to properly perform CPR. Employees learn methods for clearing airway obstructions and how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). They practice providing CPR to adults as a solo responder and as a two-person team.
First Aid/Choking: This course builds upon CPR class training, allowing employees to improve their CPR skills and acquire basic first aid skills as well. Course materials teach immediate care procedures for stroke and heart attack victims. You will also learn treatment methods for burns, fractures, bites and other injuries. You will study signs and care for shock, diabetic reactions and internal bleeding. This also teaches employees about all the First Aid components and procedures to alleviate choking.
Fire Safety: This course identifies elements necessary for fire to exist, as well as fire prevention techniques. It will also describe various types of fire warning and suppression devices and ways to plan for fires and conduct drills.
Medication Administration: Any unlicensed employee, who manages, administers or assists individuals with prescribed or over-the-counter medications shall complete this training. Employees learn the difference between supervision administration and dispensing of medication as well as recording medication and preventing errors.
Standard Precautions: Standard precautions are made up of a system of safeguards designed to protect employees and the people they support. Employees will learn the methods/procedures to prevent the spread of pathogen causing infections, including proper protective equipment and correct hand washing techniques and safe work and housekeeping practices.
Dietary: This course includes dietary needs menu planning, food preparation and proper sanitation.
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI): You may face challenging behavior and potentially dangerous situations as a direct support provider. This training focuses on prevention and offers proven strategies for safely defusing anxious, hostile, or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage.
Safe Client Handling: Innovative Services strives to exercise the safest means to assist in transferring, assisting and repositioning individuals. This training includes demonstration of proper body mechanics, appropriate transfers/ repositioning and each specific device to the program.
Mental Health Orientation: This course is an Overview of Mental Health Topics and Services at Innovative Services.
Ongoing Learning is also provided after initial required training is completed. This can include course refreshers, internal in-services, outside conferences and more.
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Green Bay, WI 54301
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