Companion Care Assistant

    FirstLight Home Care
    Joilet And Surrounding Areas, Joilet, IL 60435
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Summary

    An individual who is competent to perform assigned functions of non-medical care to the client in their residence.

    Qualifications
    -Must have completed orientation, non-medical training program and competency.
    -Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
    -Ability to carry out directions, read and write.
    -Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.

    Responsibilities

    -Provide companionship to client.
    -Prepare and serve meals and/or snacks.
    -Provide grooming and dressing guidance.
    -Provide light housekeeping.
    -Provide laundry and linen service to include washing, ironing and folding clothes.
    -Provide shopping service to client to include grocery and clothes shopping.
    -Provide incidental transportation for client which includes visits to doctor appointments,friends, family members, or stores.
    -Provide assistance and planning of client's recreational activities and events.
    -May remind client of medications.
    -Record and report changes in the client's physical condition, behavior or appearance to supervisor or Case Coordinator.
    -Document services delivered in accordance with FirstLight Home Care policies and Procedures.



    Working Environment:

    -Works both indoors in the Agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.

    Job Relationships:

    -Supervised by: Care Coordinator

    Risk Exposure:

    -High risk

    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.
    Posting ID: 43014351Posted: 2020-07-14