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Extended Families of Nebraska, LLC provides day and residential services to persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). We are located in Lincoln, Omaha, and rural areas of Nebraska. You can apply for employment through Indeed.

EFN is proud to  provide insurance benefits with low premiums, affordable deductibles, and copays. We believe that our benefits package should benefit our employees, and we believe the pricing reflects that.  The value of our benefits package averages an additional $5/hour for a new full-time, entry-level employee. 

 

EFN is proud to offer robust benefits at an affordable price to its employees.

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Health Insurance

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Dental Insurance

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Vision Insurance

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Accident Insurance

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Short-Term Disability Insurance

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Life, AD&D Insurance (100% company paid)

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Simple IRA Retirement Plan (one year waiting period from hire date), up to 3% match

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Up to 20 days PTO with tenure

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8 Paid Holidays

Insurance Eligibility

Employees must work at least 35 hours per week and remain at full-time status. Insurance coverage will start on the first of the month following 60 days of employment. Employees are paid semi-monthly.

EFN’s standard contracted rate is a highly competitive 85% of the rate receive from the state.

Employees and contractors who refer new Shared Living arrangements (person supported must be new to EFN services) will be eligible to receive $500 upon arrangement start and $500 after 6 months. The referred Shared Living provider would also receive $500 upon start and $500 after 6 months. Referrals can be directed to Area Director, Sarah Gregory.

Shared Living Providers

Positions

Shared Living Provider: Current Position Needs

While Extended Families of Nebraska is always interviewing and building our reserve of potential Shared Living Providers, we are looking for candidates that can meet the following needs for specific individuals:

  • An ideal candidate for this position would be female, would have nursing experience, and would be prepared to care for an individual with high medical needs. The home must be handicap accessible and must be located in Omaha. 

If you feel like you may be a good match for one of these placements, please note it in the “Explain why you want to work for EFN” answer on our application here.

Direct Support Professional: Current Position Needs

Extended Families of Nebraska is currently hiring for Direct Support Professionals! We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

  • Full-Time Abilities Day Service DSP in Omaha
  • Full-Time Abilities Day Service DSP in Lincoln
  • Part-Time Supported DSP in Lincoln, Saturdays 1:00pm-5:00pm

You can apply for these open positions at our Indeed page here.

Shared Living Provider

Extended Families of Nebraska, LLC provides day and residential services to persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). An Shared Living Provider supports individuals with developmental disabilities within their home. Candidates must be determined to provide person-centered supports to meet the needs of the people they serve throughout their lives. This includes creating unique supports to meet each person’s needs and encouraging them to live a fulfilling life through independence and self-advocacy. They must be equipped and willing to honestly and ethically support people with respect and dignity.

The SLP process begins with applying and interviewing, followed by an environmental survey and visits with possible referrals. Placement is not guaranteed and may take an extended amount of time. Completing training will be an ongoing expectation.

Duties include:

  • Providing services in a manner that respects the dignity and rights of the individual, protects the rights of the individual, and ensures that the individual is free from abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Ensuring that all services stated in the contract with EFN and ISP are provided according to the needs of the individual
  • Ensuring all medical needs are being met in cooperation with residential entity, including scheduling, transporting, communicating with medical professionals, and ensuring all orders are being followed accurately and timely
  • Maintaining a clean, safe and suitable environment related to the needs of the person supported
  • Teaching and encouraging well-balanced meals, especially regarding modified diets
  • Providing safe and reliable transportation that meets the individual’s needs

Must be able to pass the following background checks:

  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Central Registry
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Child Protective Services Central Registry
  • Essential Screening Backgrounds (private consulting firm)

Successful candidates must be highly organized, a self-starter, can multi-task, as well as have intermediate level computer skills. Knowledge of “Therap” is highly recommended. Two years of experience in direct support field of developmental/intellectual disabilities is expected. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance with a reliable vehicle, and home/renter’s insurance. Candidates must have a working computer, printer, and scanner.

Job Type: Contracted
Pay: Determined by the supported person’s funding level
Benefits: Benefits are not available in this position, due to contractor status

External applicants should apply through our Career Center here.

Extended Families of Nebraska, LLC provides day and residential services to persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). An Shared Living Provider supports individuals with developmental disabilities within their home. Candidates must be determined to provide person-centered supports to meet the needs of the people they serve throughout their lives. This includes creating unique supports to meet each person’s needs and encouraging them to live a fulfilling life through independence and self-advocacy. They must be equipped and willing to honestly and ethically support people with respect and dignity.

The SLP process begins with applying and interviewing, followed by an environmental survey and visits with possible referrals. Placement is not guaranteed and may take an extended amount of time. Completing training will be an ongoing expectation.

Duties include:

  • Providing services in a manner that respects the dignity and rights of the individual, protects the rights of the individual, and ensures that the individual is free from abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Ensuring that all services stated in the contract with EFN and ISP are provided according to the needs of the individual
  • Ensuring all medical needs are being met in cooperation with residential entity, including scheduling, transporting, communicating with medical professionals, and ensuring all orders are being followed accurately and timely
  • Maintaining a clean, safe and suitable environment related to the needs of the person supported
  • Teaching and encouraging well-balanced meals, especially regarding modified diets
  • Providing safe and reliable transportation that meets the individual’s needs

Must be able to pass the following background checks:

  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Central Registry
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Child Protective Services Central Registry
  • Essential Screening Backgrounds (private consulting firm)

Successful candidates must be highly organized, a self-starter, can multi-task, as well as have intermediate level computer skills. Knowledge of “Therap” is highly recommended. Two years of experience in direct support field of developmental/intellectual disabilities is expected. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance with a reliable vehicle, and home/renter’s insurance. Candidates must have a working computer, printer, and scanner.

Job Type: Contracted
Pay: Determined by the supported person’s funding level
Benefits: Benefits are not available in this position, due to contractor status

External applicants should apply through our Career Center here.

Direct Support Professional

Extended Families of Nebraska, LLC provides day and residential services to persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). We are looking for dedicated, caring, and professional individuals who share our passion to provide the highest quality services centered on the individual’s needs and preferences, promoting dignity, respect and achievement for the individuals we serve.

Duties include:

As a DSP, you will be working with individuals having intellectual/developmental and/or physical disabilities by providing assistance in multiple areas with responsibilities including:

  • Coordinating and accompanying individuals on outings into the community, thereby encouraging community involvement and integration.
  • Providing habilitation services to individuals as directed in their ISP and safety plan.
  • Providing and maintaining accurate, current, and thorough documentation.
  • Ensuring the safety of the people we serve.
  • Assisting individuals with skill development in areas such as activities of daily living.
  • Administering medication as prescribed and in compliance with assigned state regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring prescribed dietary needs are met.
  • Providing personal care assistance.
  • Working in a positive team environment to promote and model productive behaviors.

Must be able to pass the following background checks:

  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services Central Registry
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Child Protective Services Central Registry
  • Essential Screening Backgrounds (private consulting firms)

Successful candidates must be highly organized, a self-starter, and can multi-task, as well as have an intermediate level computer and writing skills. Knowledge of “Therap” is recommended but not required. A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. Applicants must be at least 19 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance with a reliable vehicle.

Job Type: Part- & Full-Time
Pay: $14.00/hour starting in Lincoln, $15.00/hour starting in Omaha
Benefits: Benefits available to full-time employees.

Applicants should apply through our Indeed Page here.