compensation: Starting at $11.00/hour based on experience, with opportunities for growth and incentives employment type: employee's choice
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Caregivers provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions. Services may include assistance with the activities of daily living, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship and respite.
1. Must be eligible to accept employment in the United States;
2. Must have professional experience as a Certified Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant or Geriatric Nursing Assistant;
3. Must meet Maryland basic health screening requirements, including the absence of tuberculosis;
4. Must be able to lift up to 50 Lbs;
5. Must have or have access to reliable personal transportation.
1. Assist with the activities of daily living and personal care including:
Skin care; and,
2. Ensure client’s safety and security by supervising the home environment;
3. Teach/perform meal planning and preparation, routine housekeeping activities such as making/changing beds, dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry;
4. Provide companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance and encouragement of activities that stimulate the mind;
5. Provides respite care for families in accordance with care plans;
6. Perform/assist with essential shopping/errands, which may include handling the client’s money in accordance with the care plan and under the observation of the supervisor;
7. Assist clients with following a written, special diet plan and reinforcement of diet maintenance, which is provided under the direction of a physician and as identified on the care plan;
8. Escort clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping and outings as specified in the care plan;
9. Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them;
10. Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions;
11. Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and practices;
12. Follow the written care plan;
13. Observe clients and their environments and reports unsafe conditions to supervisor;
14. Observe clients and their environments and reports behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes and/or changes in living arrangements to supervisor;
15. Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service;
16. Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others;
17. Other duties as assigned.
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