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What is a Request for Provider Posting?

A request for a provider posting is a way for families or individuals to seek providers who will meet their needs. This may also be referred to as an RFP or RFP posting. If you are looking to build your client base, be sure to check out the below listings and respond using the email link within the posting.

What do I as a Provider need to do?

If you are interested in a particular request for provider posting, please respond using the email link within the request for provider posting. Be sure to include the details from the request for provider posting in your response and keep in mind that this is your opportunity to make a good impression. Responses will be sent  to the individual/family for them to choose who they wish to call to interview. Remember to reference the RFP# in the subject line of your response- your response cannot be sent to the individual/family without this information.

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Homemaker/Personal Care
  • RFP#03252020-Burley- 17 year-old St. Louisville male in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes Transportation) –Individual Options (IO) Waiver

An individual in St. Louisville is in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes Transportation). The individual is a 17 year-old male and it is important for him to have a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider who can help him at home with daily living skills.  He uses a wheelchair to get around while outside/in the community, but at home he prefers to crawl to get around. He enjoys being a part of what is going on and likes to participate whenever possible. He loves being outside, swimming, participating in the YMCA summer camp programs, using his keyboard/sound toys to make sounds, and trying different things. Services will be funded through an Individual Options (IO) Waiver. The schedule is flexible with services needed after school and hours will increase during the summer with some potential weekend hours. The best way to communicate with him is face to face as he uses body language and has a few signs that the family can teach the selected provider which can help with communication. Natural supports are in place via his family. He lives with his family who provide a safe environment for him to try new things and he spends time with his grandmother who lives next door. Time with his grandmother is important to him and she jumps in to help as her health allows.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Dorinda Burley at Dorinda.Burley@lcountydd.org  no later than April 24, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

  • RFP#03242020-Landefeld- 13 year-old Newark female in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider –Individual Options (IO) Waiver

An individual in Newark is in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider. The individual is a 13 year-old female and it is important for her to have a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider who can help her at home with daily living skills.  She needs help learning how to do the daily things that makes life run smoothly as she is learning her routines while doing things herself, but need help from others as she continues to learn. She likes going for walks in her neighborhood, being in her room, helping to cook/bake, eating with her family/friends, playing with people her age at school/church, and completing tasks that are her responsibility. Services will be funded through an Individual Options (IO) Waiver. The schedule is not flexible with services needed Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 3-6pm and alternating every other Friday (7-10pm) and Saturday (2-6pm). The best way to communicate with her is to talk to her face to face as she understands things familiar to her, uses simple words/signs/gestures to communicate, and holds eye contact. If she is not interested in an item she will push it away and she is likely to let others assume the answers she would give, so it is important to encourage her to use her words. Natural supports are in place via her family that she lives with.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Heather Landefeld at Heather.Landefeld@lcountydd.org  no later than June 30, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

  • RFP#03182020-Park- Two providers (one Homemaker/Personal Care and own delegated nursing) needed for four siblings in Newark (All IO waivers)

A family of four siblings is seeking two providers to care for a female and three males living in the same home.

One of the males is 31 and needs a delegated nursing provider for 12 hours every Saturday and Sunday and  HPC/delegated nursing every Friday from 2:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. He needs assistance with medication administration and his feeding tube.  It is important for him to have free range of his environment and to wear a glove on his left hand to help him wheel his wheelchair. He enjoys being outside, swinging, watching kids play, splashing at the side of the pool, going for rides or walks and watching OSU football.

The 32-year-old female needs HPC every Friday for four hours at 1:3 ratio and 36 units daily on ALTERNATING weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. It is important to her to have close friendships, to be respected, to have appropriate social boundaries and give back to the community. She enjoys volunteering in the community, singing, baking, swimming and being with friends and family.

One of the males is 23 and needs HPC services every Friday for four hours at ratio 1:3. & HPC from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1:3, every other weekend 1:3. Group modified rate is applied. It is important him to work 40 hours and earn a paycheck  and eventually have his own place to live. He enjoys playing on his iPad, cooking and volunteering at community food events.

One of the males is 24 and needs HPC on Fridays 1:1 from 9 a.m.-2p.m. and 1:3 from 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. and alternating weekends from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at 1:3. It is important for him to get out of the community and make friends. It is also important to him to have access to his tablet so he can use it when he is anxious and look up things that interest him. It is important for him to stay busy, and make sure boundaries are clear. He likes drawing, coloring and watching videos to learn. He likes comfort food and watching the weather.

The service coordinator can assist with going over the needs of this family. The schedule can be flexible but some aspects are not. All services will be funded by IO waivers.  The right providers will be consistent and reliable staff who are not bothered by the large family and three dogs. Providers need to be willing to take them out, individually or separately, to explore the community. HPC mileage is allotted weekly for each individual. The family has a close bond and need a provider who will naturally become ‘part of the family.’

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Brittany Park at Brittany.Park@lcountydd.org  no later than April 30th, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression

  • RFP#03042020-Blevins- 22 year-old Pataskala female in need of female Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes Transportation) –Individual Options (IO) Waiver

An individual in Pataskala is in need of a female Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes Transportation Needs). The individual is a 22 year-old female who has an outcome focused on having the care she needs, so that she can do the things she wants. It is important for her to have a female Homemaker/Personal Care Provider who can give hands on assistance with transfers, hygiene, personal care, and daily living tasks such as grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning. The desired provider would also facilitate any needed transportation. She uses a power wheel chair to maneuver her surroundings and has a transfer assist device to transfer to her chair for sleeping, the toilet, and her shower bench.  She enjoys watching movies, going shopping, doing crafts, and listening to music. She would like to make choices that have a healthy impact on her mind/ body, continue building her healthy coping skills, and work on meal planning which helps her to make healthier food choices and feel good about herself/her appearance.  Services will be funded through an Individual Options (IO) Waiver. The schedule is flexible offering up to 62 hours per week. It is important to note that she goes to a day program Monday/Wednesday/Friday and will require early morning care, afternoon care, and evening care on days she is not at her day program.  The best way to communicate with her is to talk to her face to face as she is very social and enjoys talking to anyone.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Casie Blevins at Casie.Blevins@lcountydd.org  no later than April 3, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

  • RFP#02282020-Burley2- 14 year-old Reynoldsburg male in need of Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes Transportation) –Level One Waiver

An individual in Reynoldsburg is in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider. The individual is a 14 year-old male who has an outcome focused on being in the community and being aware of his surroundings. It is important for him to have a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider who can take him out into the community to engage in activities, oversee his safety, help him build his endurance, and encourage him to try new things.  He likes singing, music, dancing, swinging in swings, water activities, and spending time using technology like iPads.  Services will be funded through a Level One Waiver. The schedule is flexible offering up to 25 hours per week from May 22nd to August 10th. The best way to communicate with him is to patiently talk to him face to face as he understands simple directions and conversations. He does best when he is told something verbally and given an example visually. He engages in conversation by using signs and two word phrases to express his wants/needs.  Community supports are in place via his school support system, Nationwide Childrens Hospital, and community activities/fairs.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Dorinda Burley at Dorinda.Burley@lcountydd.org  no later than March 28, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

  • RFP#02272020-Blevins- 11 year-old Newark male in need of Homemaker/Personal Care Provider –Individual Options (IO) Waiver

A family in Newark is seeking a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider. The person needing services is an 11-year-old male who has an outcome focused on increasing his participation in learning and leisure activities. He needs assistance with personal care/feeding and would like a provider who will interact with him (including reading to him and listening to music with him). He uses a stander and other adaptive equipment. He does not have vision and does not use words to communicate. He enjoys playing school with his sisters and coloring/writing on his dry erase board. He also enjoys painting, cutting and playing with Play-doh. He likes to use an iPad and listen to music. He loves being read to, going down the slide, and he is starting to learn to play ball. It is important for him to smile, laugh and be happy. It is important to him that others understand him and he improves his communication skills. Services will be funded through an Individual Options (IO) Waiver. Services are needed about 30 to 40 hours a week, with weekday hours, a couple evenings and some Saturdays. The family is flexible and open to part-time or full-time hours. Please note that the home is a non-smoking home, so interested providers should be aware that smoking will not be allowed.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Casie Blevins at casie.blevins@lcountydd.org no later than March 30,2020.

Free Choice of Provider– The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

  • RFP#02242020-Burke- 4 year-old Johnstown male in need of Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes Transportation) –Level One Waiver

An individual in Johnstown is in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes Transportation).  The individual is a 4 year-old male who has an outcome focused on reducing the amount of non-edible things he puts in his mouth in order to stay safe and healthy. It is important for him to have a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider who can assist him with all aspects of his personal care including (but not limited to) bathing, grooming, dressing, oral and incontinence care and some feeding.  He is able to walk on his own and loves to explore his environment while picking up things that he finds.  Unfortunately he puts just about anything he can into his mouth which means he could potentially chew and/or swallow them. Due to his history of putting dangerous things in his mouth (batteries, magnets, electrical cords, etc.) his actions must be carefully monitored at all times and his environment must be controlled as much as possible. He is a sweet, happy boy who enjoys playing outside, jumping on the trampoline, going swimming, swinging, and being in his room which is his happy place. Services will be funded through Level One Waiver. The schedule is flexible. Homemaker Personal Care would be Saturday afternoons/evenings 2-3 times per month, hours and time negotiable as this gives the family respite. Transportation would be from March 23 to May 8, 3 days a week (Mon-Fri) AND from June 8 to July 16, 3 days a week (Mon-Thu). Minimum one way transportation between Westerville and Johnstown area (16 Miles), provider choice of pick up or drop off. Provider would need to arrive in Westerville at 9am from Johnstown area (drop off) or leave Westerville at 12pm and transport to Johnstown area (pick up).  Family is open to more transportation days if provider is willing. Required car seat provided by family. The best way to communicate with him is to remember that he understands spoken language, he does not use words to communicate, but will make sounds. Natural supports are in place via his very involved family.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Kim Burke at Kim.Burke@lcountydd.org  no later than March 28, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

  • RFP#02052020-Harper3- 23 year-old Newark male in need of Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes Transportation) – Individual Options (IO) Waiver

An individual in Newark is in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes transportation).  The individual is a 23 year-old male who has an outcome focused on moving out on his own to gain independence.  It is important for him to have a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider who can assist him with establishing a routine/schedule of activities that will get him out into the community in the evenings such as going out to eat at restaurants, going to the mall, going to the library, or going to see a movie. The desired provider will also be able to provide associated transportation. He enjoys playing video games, playing sports, and being creative through singing/rapping or creating art through painting. Services will be funded through an Individual Options (IO) Waiver. The schedule is flexible offering 6 hours per week in the evenings (6-9pm), ideally to occur on Mondays and Thursdays. There is a chance that the guardian could add a third evening (Tuesdays) or work with the selected provider to have the hours begin earlier as the individual attends a day program that ends at 4:30pm. The best way to communicate with him is to talk to him face to face using positive phrases that focus on what he can do or likes to do instead of telling him he cannot do something or saying no. Natural supports are currently in place via his supportive family. Community supports are in place via Special Olympics.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Rachel Harper at Rachel.Harper@lcountydd.org  no later than May 20, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

Transportation
  • RFP#03092020-Radabaugh- 22 year-old Hebron male in need of a Transportation Provider –Level One Waiver

An individual in Hebron is in need of a Transportation Provider. The individual is a 22 year-old male and it is important for him to have a Transportation Provider as reliable transportation helps him to be involved in activities he enjoys where he can make friends, attend his day service for at least 2 days a week, and reliable transportation allows him to make decisions for himself in terms of places/activities he would like to go to.  He loves wrestling (his favorite wrestler is John Cena) and he looks forward to building relationships/fostering friendships. Services will be funded through a Level One Waiver. The schedule is not flexible as services will be needed 5 days a week with a 7:45am pickup from home and a 2:15pm drop off at home. The best way to communicate with him is to talk to him face to face patiently as he takes a moment to process things, but he enjoys conversation and looks to inject humor wherever he can. Natural supports are in place via his family who encourages him to attend his day program to meet new people and be active in the community.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Devyn Radabaugh at Devyn.Radabaugh@lcountydd.org  no later than April 9, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

Day Services
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Employment Services
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Nursing
  • RFP#03272020-Burke- 12 year-old Heath male in need of a Nursing Provider–Ohio home Care Waiver

An individual in Heath is in need of a Nursing Provider. The individual is a 12 year-old male and it is important for him to have a Nursing Provider who can help him with total nursing care and support such as trach/vent/GJ tube care, monitoring of all systems/status (with particular attention paid to respiratory and seizure activity), and medication administration. He enjoys watching fish in aquariums, being near water, being with people he loves, and being held. Services will be funded through the Ohio home Care Waiver. The schedule is flexible with 16 hours per day authorized, but the family prefers and overnight and day shift, 5-7 days a week. The best way to communicate with him is to talk to him and explain to him what is happening. It is important to note that he does not use words to communicate. Natural supports are in place via his father who is very involved in his care.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Kim Burke at Kim.Burke@lcountydd.org  no later than April 17, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider– The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

  • RFP#03182020-Park- Two providers (one Homemaker/Personal Care and own delegated nursing) needed for four siblings in Newark (All IO waivers)

A family of four siblings is seeking two providers to care for a female and three males living in the same home.

One of the males is 31 and needs a delegated nursing provider for 12 hours every Saturday and Sunday and  HPC/delegated nursing every Friday from 2:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. He needs assistance with medication administration and his feeding tube.  It is important for him to have free range of his environment and to wear a glove on his left hand to help him wheel his wheelchair. He enjoys being outside, swinging, watching kids play, splashing at the side of the pool, going for rides or walks and watching OSU football.

The 32-year-old female needs HPC every Friday for four hours at 1:3 ratio and 36 units daily on ALTERNATING weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. It is important to her to have close friendships, to be respected, to have appropriate social boundaries and give back to the community. She enjoys volunteering in the community, singing, baking, swimming and being with friends and family.

One of the males is 23 and needs HPC services every Friday for four hours at ratio 1:3. & HPC from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1:3, every other weekend 1:3. Group modified rate is applied. It is important him to work 40 hours and earn a paycheck  and eventually have his own place to live. He enjoys playing on his iPad, cooking and volunteering at community food events.

One of the males is 24 and needs HPC on Fridays 1:1 from 9 a.m.-2p.m. and 1:3 from 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. and alternating weekends from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at 1:3. It is important for him to get out of the community and make friends. It is also important to him to have access to his tablet so he can use it when he is anxious and look up things that interest him. It is important for him to stay busy, and make sure boundaries are clear. He likes drawing, coloring and watching videos to learn. He likes comfort food and watching the weather.

The service coordinator can assist with going over the needs of this family. The schedule can be flexible but some aspects are not. All services will be funded by IO waivers.  The right providers will be consistent and reliable staff who are not bothered by the large family and three dogs. Providers need to be willing to take them out, individually or separately, to explore the community. HPC mileage is allotted weekly for each individual. The family has a close bond and need a provider who will naturally become ‘part of the family.’

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Brittany Park at Brittany.Park@lcountydd.org  no later than April 30th, 2020.

Free Choice of Provider– The Individual/family/guardian will be provided with the names of the providers who respond to this request. The Individual/family/guardian will then review the providers who responded and will choose who they interview.

Please Remember: Your response may be sent directly to the individual/family/guardian, so be sure take this opportunity to make a good impression.

Other
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Providers needed in neighboring counties

Please note: Postings on the Licking County Board of DD’s website for people residing in other counties are added by request due to their proximity to the county border.  Please contact that county’s Board of Developmental Disabilities for a comprehensive list of people requesting supports in that area.

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