FirstLight HomeCare Caregiver job in Enterprise, AL

Company
FirstLight HomeCare
Job Title
Caregiver
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Wages
8.00
Location
Enterprise
Enterprise, AL 36330

Caregiver

FirstLight Home Care jobs

FirstLight HomeCare is a company built on the strength of its people. We look for individuals with a passion for excellence, who will help make us better and who will bring our clients exceptional care and compassion every day.

Job Summary:
A FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide (HHA) is a paraprofessional individual certified by the state and specifically trained and competent to perform assigned functions of personal care to a client in his/her residence.

Qualifications:
An applicant for the position of FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide will need to meet the following basic qualifications:

  • The applicant must meet state certification for its Home Health Aide training program and the applicant must have completed FirstLight HomeCare's orientation, non-medical training program, be trained in patient privacy issues and demonstrate basic knowledge and competency in the field of senior care.
  • The applicant must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
  • The applicant must have the ability to carry out directions, and to read and write.
  • The applicant must demonstrate maturity, professionalism and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
  • The applicant must be state-licensed (where required) and submit to a complete background-check, including a check of criminal and driving records along with finger printing and substance testing where required.
  • The applicant must be 18 years of age and a citizen of the United States.

Responsibilities:

  • Understands and adheres to established FirstLight HomeCare policies and procedures.
  • Performs personal care as assigned.
  • Completes appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per FirstLight HomeCare policy.
  • Reports changes in the client's condition and needs to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Performs household services essential to health care in the home as assigned.
  • Ambulates and exercises the client as assigned.
  • Performs simple procedures as trained, e.g., range of motion (ROM) exercises as assigned.
  • Assists with self–administered medications as assigned.
  • Attends in-service and continuing education programs as scheduled and necessary.
  • Attends client care conferences as scheduled.

Working Environment:
A FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide works both indoors in the agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.

Job Relationships:

  • Supervised by: Care Coordinator

Lifting Requirements:
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:

  • Ability to participate in physical activity.
  • Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
  • Heavy lifting.
  • Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

Additional Info

Driving
Valid Driver’s License
Minimum Age
21+ years old

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