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Home Health Aide/Caregiver/Personal Care Assistant- Philadelphia

Company: Serenity Care Resources
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

  • Driver's Preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • The -caregiver will assist -in non-medical ADLs -that a SCR client cannot safely or comfortably do alone.
  • Assistance with -meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, pet care, and errands as needed. In addition the caregiver can provide -companionship and assistance to meetings & appointments. -
  • Sign on Bonus!!!Schedule
    • All shifts are needed -
    • Sunday - Saturday -
    • Morning, Afternoon and -Evening -
    • Holidays
    • Weekends available -Benefits
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life Insurance -
      • 401K
      • PTO -Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
        • Must be eligible to work in the United States.
        • Good communication skills.
        • Ensure clients privacy, respect and dignity
        • Provides -companionship -by -reading, -conversation, -and -listening.
        • Basic -compassion, -understanding, -empathy -and desire -to -serve -elderly patients -with -illnesses.
        • Participates -in -appropriate -recreational -activities -and -hobbies -for -social -and -sensory -stimulation.
        • Participate in and attend monthly in-service meetings, all training and dept meetings
        • Assists -patient/client -in -completing -necessary -phone -calls, -letter -writing, -etc.
        • Maintains -a -safe -home -environment -for -the -client.
        • Accompanies -patient/client -on -walks, -community -trips, -doctor's -of---ce, -bank, -etc.
        • Reminds clients -to -take -self-administered -medications.
        • Communication skills, -light -housekeeping skills, cooking, cleaning, -and -shopping
        • Good -physical -and -mental health. Caring attitude, -tact, -patience, -and good -personal hygiene.
        • Ability -to -read -and -interpret -documents -such -as -safety -rules, -operating -and -maintenance -instructions, -and -procedure -manuals.
        • Ability -to -communicate -effectively -with -patient/client, -family -members, -clinical -management, -and -staff
        • Informs -staf---ng -coordinator -of -any -changes -in -assignment.
        • Provides -emotional -support -and -promotes -a -sense -of -well-being.
        • May -plan -light -housekeeping -tasks -such -as -preparation -of -a -meal -or -laundering -clothes.
        • May -perform -light -housework -to -maintain -a -clean, -neat -environment.
        • Assists -in -the -maintenance -of -a -safe -and -healthy -environment. -Uses -equipment -and -supplies -safely -and -properly.
        • Maintain proper infection control procedures when handling clothing and all linens
        • Detect, correct, and report unsafe conditions which may result in harm to a resident
        • Receive oral reports and written assignments from Assisted or Reflections Coordinator or lead person at the beginning of each shift
        • Provide maximum resident-care services to assure well-being of resident to greatest degree
        • Assure physical comfort, safety, and mental well-being of residents
        • Assist in daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment of clients, such as toileting, grooming, bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of hair and nails, assist with moving clients from area to area, responding to calls, other duties as assigned or need arises.
        • This job -description -is -not -intended -to be -all-inclusive. -The -employee -will -be -expected -to -perform -other -reasonable related duties -as -assigned -by -management. -PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe -work -requires -light -physical -exertion -on -a -regular -and -recurring -basis -such -as: -driving, -assisting -patient -in -transfer -activities, -and light -housekeeping.While -performing -the -duties -of -this job, the -employee -is -regularly required -to -stand, -walk, use hands -to ----nger, -to -handle -or -feel, and reach -with -hands -and -arms. -The -employee -frequently -is -required -to -stoop, -kneel, -crouch, -or -crawl; -talk -or -hear, -and -taste -or -smell. -The -employee -is -occasionally required -to -sit. The -employee -must -occasionally -lift -and/or -move -up to 50 -pounds. Speci---c vision abilities required -by -this -job -include -close -vision, -color -vision, -peripheral -vision, -depth -perception, -and -ability -to -adjust -focus.Environmental Hazard DisclosureCare Takers may be exposed to environmental hazards in the patient -home -setting including, -exposure -to -infectious -diseases or while operating an -automobile. -Experience:
          • One year preferredPreferred but not required:
            • CNA/HHA: 1 yearRequired education:
              • High school or equivalent -Powered by JazzHR

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