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Career Opportunities

Our agency will be growing in the coming years and if you want to make a true difference we want you to apply. Our management team will be your advocate and allow the learning opportunities to help you grow in your career. Our working environment will be geared towards learning the different aspects of working with the elderly and certain disabilities. We will help you achieve your career goals. If you have a passion for serving others and making a significant difference in a person’s life, we definitely want you on our team! If you are interested in working at a homecare agency where you can be proud of what you're doing, please fill out our online application! We would love to hear from you!



Qualities We Like To See

  • Flexibility/Availablity for 24 Hour Live-In Care or Hourly Care
  • Caring and compassionate personality
  • Ability to read and speak multiple languages (not required)


Available Positions

Job Summary

An individual who, under professional supervision, provides assistance with nutritional and environmental support, personal hygiene, feeding and dressing to clients in their residence.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program pursuant to the requirements of 42 CFR Part 483, Subpart D as revised or recoded, if applicable
  • Successful completion of a competency examination for nurse aides recognized by the department
  • Successful completion of a health care or personal care credentialing program recognized and approved by the department
  • Successful completion or progress in the completion of a 40 hour training program provided by a private home care provider, which addresses at least the following areas:
    1. Ambulation and transfer of clients, including positioning
    2. Assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, shaving, dental care, dressing, and eating
    3. Basic first aid and CPR
    4. Caring for clients with special conditions and needs so long as the services are within the scope of the tasks authorized to be performed demonstration
    5. Home management
    6. Home safety and sanitation
    7. Infection control in the home
    8. Related activities to include the taking of vital signs
    9. Proper nutrition
  • Speaks, reads, and writes and able to communicate effectively in English
  • Must have current CPR certification and criminal Background check
  • Never have shown by credible evidence, to have abused, neglected, sexually assaulted, exploited or deprived any person or to have subjected any person to serious injury as a result of intentional or grossly negligent misconduct
  • Have not made any material false statements concerning qualifications requirements either to the Department or the provider

Personal Care Assists With

  • Bath (tub, shower or bed)
  • Oral hygiene
  • Grooming and care of hair
  • Ordinary care of nails
  • Routine skin care/ lotion massage
  • Positioning and turning of patents that cannot assist self- in bed and chair
  • Elimination
  • Assist with eating, dressing, walking, and toileting
  • Remind client to take medications

Housekeeping Assists With

  • Meal planning and preparation in accordance with complex and modified diets
  • Feeding the client
  • Linen change (occupied and unoccupied)
  • Laundry (client’s only)
  • Light housekeeping; washing dishes, clean kitchen, dust & vacuum, only those rooms the client uses
  • List needed supplies and grocery shopping

PCWs Are Required To

  • Follow universal precautions whenever giving any aspect of client care
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Perform ONLY those functions specified for each individual client on the POC
  • Respond to the physical, emotional and development needs of clients
  • Follow emergency procedures in the event of any incident, e.g., accident, injury or significant change in client’s condition

Essential Administrative Functions

  • Follow client rights at all times
  • Record each activity performed on each case on a daily basis
  • Report any incident or change in condition of client or environment immediately
  • Submit Daily Activity Sheets and record accurately on a timely basis (WEEKLY)
  • Follow instructions, is punctual and is at work as scheduled
  • Follow all appropriate Provider policies
  • Attend in-service education annually per Provider policy
  • Provide all information required for the maintenance of her/his personnel record as per state regulations
  • Show interest, asks questions and seek help as indicated; is receptive to supervision
  • Develop relationships and is cooperative with client, family and supervisor
  • Maintain appropriate appearance
  • Is productive and uses time efficiently
  • Follows instructions, is punctual, and attendance is acceptable
  • Cooperates with supervisor and with client/family
  • Is self-reliant and plans appropriately
  • Other duties as are reasonably assigned

Job Summary

The Companion is a paraprofessional, providing visitation, support and companionship in the home for clients under the direct supervision of a qualified supervisor. Companion services include support, encouragement, companionship, respite breaks for family or caregivers, and provision of and instruction in reporting of signs, symptoms, and/or changes in the client’s condition.

Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of working as a companion or life experience working
  • Use of an automobile with possession of liability insurance is desirable
  • Requires the ability to read and write and follow directions
  • Completion of training or passing competency assessment, as appropriate, for understanding needs of populations served, basic meal prep, provision of transportation services, housekeeping, home safety, handling emergencies in the home, and infection control
  • Must have a criminal background check and current CPR certification
  • Never have shown by credible evidence, to have abused, neglected, sexually assaulted, exploited or deprived any person or to have subjected any person to serious injury as a result of intentional or grossly negligent misconduct
  • Have not made any material false statements concerning qualifications requirements either to the Department or the provider

Responsibilities

  • Meal preparation and serving
  • Provide assistance with reading and writing correspondence
  • Observation and feedback to the coordinator/nursing supervisor on client’s behavior, mood, and adjustment in the home
  • Notifies superior of any safety issues identified in the home
  • Companions will also report on the needs of the client, on changes in the client’s condition and on any observed problems that affect the client
  • Transportation & escort services per the service plan
  • Records observations and tasks and signs each entry on the appropriate form for each visit made
  • Communicates on a weekly basis or more often as necessary with the nursing supervisor
  • Immediately reports emergency situations by phone to qualified supervisor/provider office
  • Keeps an accurate time and mileage report
  • Follows assignments and regulations
  • Follows specific supervisor direction for each client
  • Works within the organizational channel of authority and knows the area of responsibility of all other team members
  • Wears appropriate clothing and ID badge when at work

Confirming on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Supervisor, to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel.

Notifying the Agency of absences due to illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or special professional meetings, which will affect agreed service with the Agency.



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