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Preferred Family Healthcare Employment Specialist in St. Louis, Missouri

Starting at $16.00/per hour!

We're a Good Family to Know:

Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) is a community-based healthcare organization that offers a full array of integrated services, serving more than 100,000 individuals each year in nearly 100 locations throughout Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Illinois.

Our greatest reward has been the opportunity to serve families and communities in need for the past 40 years. At PFH, our future is brighter than ever! With changes in leadership, focused priorities and strong core values, PFH remains a “Good Family to Know!”

Your role at PFH:

As an Employment Specialist you are responsible for developing and implementing all phases of clients' vocational services. You will:

  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of disabilities and potential assistive technology or other accommodations that can support individuals with disabilities and meet vocational goals.

  • Compile and review vocational, medical, psychological and educational information, and utilize the information to assist clients with individualized career planning, job development and retention services.

  • Schedule and participate in team planning meetings that discuss individual clients and their employment goals.

  • Conduct orientation for clients to explain services and discuss their rights, responsibilities and disclosure.

  • Conduct weekly individual meetings with each client to develop and purse personal and employment goals established through the planning process.

We think you'd be great for this role if you have:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent certificate (required)

  • An associate's or bachelor's degree in applicable field from accredited institution (preferred)

  • Experience in sales, marketing, rehabilitation, employment services, human resources, personnel management, social services or other applicable experience (preferred)

  • CPR/ First Aid certificate

  • Current driver's license and current auto insurance

You'll love being a part of our family because:

Our associates are our most valuable asset! We understand the role their satisfaction plays in the quality of services they provide. Through encouragement, our associates are empowered to optimize their strengths through ongoing training to ensure they are equipped and feel competent to serve our clients.

Our eligible associates enjoy some of the following PFH Perks:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability plan options

  • Competitive 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan – up to 5% match!

  • Company paid basic life insurance

  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

  • Emergency Medical Leave Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – healthcare and dependent child-care

  • Health & Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Mileage Reimbursement

  • License/Certification Reimbursement

Our human resources team wants to let you know what's required:

Employment is conditional upon the receipt of appropriate background checks. Upon offer of employment, you must grant permission for Preferred Family Healthcare to verify accuracy, legitimacy, and results in regards to the following conditions of employment:

  • Background check that includes criminal history and abuse/ neglect.

  • Motor vehicle driving record check.

  • Education and license/certification verification (if applicable).

  • Employment and/or personal reference checks.

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