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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#05212020-Bonner- 19 year-old Licking County male looking for a male Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes transportation and medication administration) and an Employment Services Provider– Individual Options (IO) Waiver

A 19 year-old Licking County male is looking for a male Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (includes transportation and medication administration) and an Employment Services Provider. It is important for him to have a provider who can help meet his outcome focused on graduating and getting an apartment of his own which will allow him to live life independently from his family. The desired provider will assist with support/reminders/instructions regarding completing daily tasks, i.e. cooking, reminding him to shower, maintain his home, etc. Additionally assistance with understanding interactions with females and others is needed. This includes interpreting intentions of others, accurately understanding boundaries such as age limits, and learning proper social cues that indicate when others are interested. He requires supervision at all times and should not be left alone with those who could easily take advantage of him. He tries to people please, so he will respond to questions with what he thinks you want to hear. He needs daily supports with redirecting his frustrations and anger, but reward systems and verbal reminders are generally sufficient. It is important to him to have positive community and residential opportunities that he did not have while he was growing up. This includes having a sense of security, being valued, frequently participating in community events, having funds to do activities, and having a clean and well maintained home. He would like to have responsible and reliable friends which may include a male roommate. It is important for him to have responsible and consistent staff supports immediately accessible to him, especially during waking hours.  As his previous life experiences were very limited, he greatly enjoys participating in just about activities available to him. He likes to fish, listen to music, be with friends, color, and swim. Services will be funded through an Individual Options (IO) Waiver and services are needed 24/7 until he can obtain employment and/or team determines hours can be reduced. He will also require supports at his job site which will be discussed with OOD.  The best way to communicate with him is to talk with him using direct, simplified, firm, and concrete explanations. He will converse with you and tell you his thoughts, but he does not understand abstract concepts and his answers may go off topic. Be sure to give him time to think and respond. Community supports are in place via Licking County Children’s Services and his mental health team.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Lea Bonner at Lea.Bonner@lcountydd.org  no later than June 5, 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#05082020-Bryan- 26 year-old male in Pataskala looking for a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes transportation)– Self-Empowered Life Funding (SELF) Waiver

A 26 year-old male in Pataskala is in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider. It is important for him to have a provider who can help meet his outcome focused on talking about issues or concerns with others to give them a chance to help problem solve and develop solutions/coping skills. The desired provider will assist with gaining/developing life skills. This includes taking the individual out into the community with supervision at all times (even during toileting activities). He enjoys getting out into the community where he can go to antique shops, go to thrift stores, eat at restaurants, visit craft shows, and enjoy haunted houses (he loves going through them during Halloween and also has a favorite one that opens up during Valentine’s Day). As he enjoys being out in the community, the selected provider will need to provide associated transportation.  He would also like a provider who is patient, kind, likes to laugh, and is open to allowing him express himself (this could be through clothing, carrying a bag, or other means of expression). Services will be funded through a Self-Empowered Life Funding (SELF) Waiver and the schedule is flexible offering up to 10 hours per week (while flexible, the individual would like to have services provided in 4 or 5 hour chunks).  The best way to communicate with him is to speak with him directly while encouraging him to talk through things, so that everyone can work together to create a solution. Community supports are in place via his day program. Natural supports are in place via his parents who support and encourage him.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Ashley Bryan at Ashley.Bryan@lcountydd.org  no later than July 1 ,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#05072020-Landefeld2- 16 year-old male in Heath looking for a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider– Level One Waiver Funding

A 16 year-old male in Heath is in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care Provider. It is important for him to have a provider who can help meet his outcome focused on communication by helping him with daily living skills such as chores, making/planning meals, and dressing. The desired provider will also create a bond with him through doing fun activities. He enjoys playing, swinging, and working with his tablet. Services will be funded through a Level One Waiver and the schedule is flexible offering up to 5 hours per week (the schedule has not yet been developed, so the selected provider will communicate with the individual/family to determine the most appropriate days/hours).  The best way to communicate with him is to speak with him directly and it is important to note that he may use assistive technology to communicate or take you to show you things he might want.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Heather Landefeld at Heather.Landefeld@lcountydd.org  no later than July 31,2020.

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#05052020-Radabaugh- 18 year-old male in Newark looking for a Homemaker/Personal Care/Shared Living Provider– Level One and Individual Options (IO) Waiver Funding

18 year-old male in Newark is in need of a Homemaker/Personal Care/Shared Living Provider. It is important for him to have a provider who can help meet his outcome of graduating from school while being as self-reliant as possible in any environment that he is in. This includes providing an environment that keeps him safe (he can have a difficult time telling the difference between what is and is not safe for him), is smoke free, relatively quiet, and without young children/pets. The desired provider will be visually accessible to him, get to know him in a way that allows them interpret for him while accommodating his routine, and to keep him safe via monitoring his eating (he is unable to tell when he is full, so will overeat or eat inappropriate items while not monitored) and monitoring his body temperature as he needs assistance with temperature regulation. As he needs a shared living provider due to his needs being beyond what his family can provide, the family prefers the location to be in the Central Ohio area to allow him to finish out his 4th year at school and to allow the family to visit once a week or so which allows for a continued connection with the family. Services will be funded first through Level One Waiver funding and then funded through a newly allotted Individual Options (IO) Waiver. He enjoys being active, going for walks, going on drives, and working with his hands. While doing things in the community, it will be important for the provider to handle money for activities (his finances are managed by his father and step-mother).  The best way to communicate with him is to speak with him directly using few words (for example- put on shoes instead of please put on your shoes) and it is important to him to have his communication device. Community supports are in place via Project Lifesaver and Bridgeway Academy. Natural Supports are in place via his very supportive family (his father is in the process of filing for guardianship of the person and finances).

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Devyn Radabaugh at Devyn.Radabaugh@lcountydd.org  no later than June 15, 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#04302020-Lust– 2 Females and 1 male in Newark are looking for a Money Management Provider– Level One Waiver Funding

2 females and 1 male ranging from age 30 to age 57 in Newark are in need of a Money Management Provider. It is important for them to have a Money Management provider who can help manage/maintain their existing benefits, consult on/refer to additional potential benefits, and organize financial benefits/documents. This includes help with applications, verifications, and gathering/providing documentation. All individuals wish to have this support as this will allow them to balance their wants/needs which will provide them with a greater quality of life. It is also important for the desired provider to be respectful of the people, patient with all of them, and respectful of their privacy. Services will be funded through Level One Waiver funding. The schedule is flexible with 45 hours per year being offered for the 3 individuals combined (15 hours per year per person). The best way to communicate with them is to talk to them directly as they all can communicate by phone. The individuals have an agency provider who serves as their payee, but a money management provider is being sought because the agency provider serving as payee is not able to provide benefit management support.

If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Karla Lust at Karla.Lust@lcountydd.org  no later than May 31, 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.

Transportation
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Day Services
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Employment Services
  • RFP#05212020-Bonner- 19 year-old Licking County male looking for a male Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (Includes transportation and medication administration) and an Employment Services Provider– Individual Options (IO) Waiver
  • A 19 year-old Licking County male is looking for a male Homemaker/Personal Care Provider (includes transportation and medication administration) and an Employment Services Provider. It is important for him to have a provider who can help meet his outcome focused on graduating and getting an apartment of his own which will allow him to live life independently from his family. The desired provider will assist with support/reminders/instructions regarding completing daily tasks, i.e. cooking, reminding him to shower, maintain his home, etc. Additionally assistance with understanding interactions with females and others is needed. This includes interpreting intentions of others, accurately understanding boundaries such as age limits, and learning proper social cues that indicate when others are interested. He requires supervision at all times and should not be left alone with those who could easily take advantage of him. He tries to people please, so he will respond to questions with what he thinks you want to hear. He needs daily supports with redirecting his frustrations and anger, but reward systems and verbal reminders are generally sufficient. It is important to him to have positive community and residential opportunities that he did not have while he was growing up. This includes having a sense of security, being valued, frequently participating in community events, having funds to do activities, and having a clean and well maintained home. He would like to have responsible and reliable friends which may include a male roommate. It is important for him to have responsible and consistent staff supports immediately accessible to him, especially during waking hours.  As his previous life experiences were very limited, he greatly enjoys participating in just about activities available to him. He likes to fish, listen to music, be with friends, color, and swim. Services will be funded through an Individual Options (IO) Waiver and services are needed 24/7 until he can obtain employment and/or team determines hours can be reduced. He will also require supports at his job site which will be discussed with OOD.  The best way to communicate with him is to talk with him using direct, simplified, firm, and concrete explanations. He will converse with you and tell you his thoughts, but he does not understand abstract concepts and his answers may go off topic. Be sure to give him time to think and respond. Community supports are in place via Licking County Children’s Services and his mental health team.

    If you are interested in being interviewed, please contact Lea Bonner at Lea.Bonner@lcountydd.org  no later than June 5, 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.

Nursing
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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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