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Hours Part-time
Location Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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About this job

 
 

Join the BrightStar Team as a Caregiver and Shine! 

 

Do you enjoy caring for others?  Our Caregivers bring compassion and comfort to home care by giving personalized One-to-One care that makes a noticeable difference in the lives of our clients.  Our Caregivers are the heart of our company - the BrightSTARS to our clients. 

Here are some of the Perks of being on the BrightStar Team: 

  • Weekly pay  

  • Paid training 

  • Growth opportunities 

  • Flexibility 

As a Caregiver you will provide quality care by promoting a safe environment, adhering to the plan of care and ensuring we respect and adhere to our client’s rights.  Duties may include the following: 

 

Hygiene Care: 

  • Bathing: Assist the client with bathing, ensuring they are comfortable and safe. 

  • Grooming: Help with hair care, nail care, and other grooming activities. 

  • Oral Care: Assist with brushing teeth, using mouthwash, and any other oral hygiene activities. 

  • Dressing and Undressing: Support the client in dressing and undressing as needed. 

  • Toileting Activities: Assist with bathroom needs, including helping the client use the toilet. 

 

Nutrition: 

  • Meal Preparation: Prepare meals based on the client's dietary requirements. 

  • Administer Meals: Ensure the client receives meals according to their prescribed diet. 

 

Health Monitoring: 

  • Vital Signs: Take and record vital signs such as heart rate, blood pressure, and temperature. 

  • Height and Weight: Measure and record height and weight as necessary. 

 

Mobility and Exercise: 

  • Range of Motion Exercises: Assist the client with both active and passive range of motion exercises as specified in the care plan. 

  • Walking Assistance: Help the client with walking, especially during outdoor activities or transportation to appointments. 

 

Transportation: 

  • Doctor Appointments: Assist with transportation to medical appointments. 

  • Outdoor Activities and Shopping: Accompany the client for outdoor activities and shopping trips. 

 

Documentation: 

  • Observations: Document any observed changes in the client's condition. 

  • Reporting: Report any significant changes or concerns to the Director of Nursing or relevant supervisor. 

 

Caregiver Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma. 

  • Previous caregiver experience preferred but not required. 

  • Valid Driver's License, Auto Insurance, BLS CPR card, and an up-to-date TB test. 

  • Must be able to stand, walk, squat, bend, kneel, reach, twist, push, and pull. 

  • Must be able to lift or transfer up to 50 pounds. 

 

Candidate must have demonstrated alignment and experience in successfully living the BrightStar Care Core Values: 

  • Be Open and Honest: Approachable, Fun, Unflappable, Kind, Empathetic 

  • Serve with Passion: Help First, Confident Yet Humble, For the Greater Good, Make a Real Difference 

  • Do the Right Thing: Honest, Ethical, Tell the Truth 

  • Do What You Say: On Time, Finish What You Start, Accountable, Take Responsibility