At FirstLight Home Care, our Culture of Care philosophy appreciates and values hard working employees. This has allowed us to grow rapidly and build a team of EXCEPTIONAL caregivers. Use your heart and caring nature to make a difference in someone's life! Keep reading if you would like to be part of this elite team.
Typical duties you could expect in the role, but is not an exhaustive list:
-Assist clients with personal hygiene, including shower/baths, and oral care
-Assist with toileting and/or incontinence care
-Help with transferring
-Assist with walking/ambulating, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs
-Give medication reminders
-Errands and/or accompanying to appointments
-Light housekeeping and laundry
-Escorting clients to and from meals and/or activities
-Meal/snack preparation and assistance with eating when appropriate
FirstLight HomeCare delivers a unique brand of high-quality and compassionate in-home care through carefully selected, screened, and trained professional caregivers, hHHA's or CNA's. We are a company built on the strength of our people. Our purpose is simple: "To Improve Quality of Life." We look for individuals with a passion for excellence, who will help make us better, while providing our clients with exceptional care and compassion every day.
An applicant will need to meet the following basic qualifications:
-HHA Certificate or CNA License
-6 months experience in companion or personal care (preferred)
-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 demonstrate maturity, professionalism and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
-The applicant must be 18 years of age and a citizen of the United States.
-High school diploma or GED
-Ability to carry out directions, verbally communicate with clients and staff, read and write.
-Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
-Proof of state issued driver's license and valid auto insurance
-Physical requirements as stated below
-Possess proven undeniable integrity
-Pass drug screen
-Clear background check
-Clean driving record
-Desire to care for our community
-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.
A FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide works both indoors in the agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.
-Supervised by: Care Coordinator
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.
-Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.
Posting ID: 48933407Posted: 2020-07-27