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Personal Care Assistant/Caregiver

Company: No Place Like Home Health Care
Location: Freeport
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company OverviewNo Place Like Home Health Care, LLC recognizes that the excellence we provide to our clients begins with our staff selection. We aim to create a culture that focuses on autonomy, performance and passion. Giving you Autonomy by working with you to find what best fits your schedule and preference. Evaluating Performance by collaborating to set individualized goals that require quality outcomes along with education to ensure confidence and success. All while instilling the Passion that brought you to this career choice of helping others. Joining our team is not "Just a Job," we want you to feel fulfilled in the work you do!Job SummaryNo Place Like Home Health Care personal care assistants provide personal care services to assigned clients and perform services as necessary to maintain the clients personal comfort. Perform all duties in an effective and timely manner. The personal care assistant is expected to arrive as scheduled and demonstrate dependability and punctuality. Appearance must be neat, clean, and professional. The caregiver must work cooperatively with consumers, family members or their representative, physicians, and other ancillary service providers.Responsibilities/DutiesResponsibilities/essential functions: The person in this position must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.Assist clients with personal care needs; bathing, shampooing, skin/nail care, oral hygiene, shaving, elimination needs, transferring, dressing/undressing, feeding, positioning and ambulation together with any household tasks (e.g., making bed, changing linens, laundry, meal prep, light housekeeping, med reminders, etc.) essential to the client's health in accordance with the clients service plan.Assist the client with specialized care needs to facilitate the clients health, safety, and welfare and the ability to live independently (e.g., eating and drinking, ambulating, transfer and toileting, taking medications, personal hygiene and bowel and bladder management).Promote personal safety and maintain a safe environment for clients by following infection control policies and procedures and utilizing the agency guidelines for reporting unsafe situations to the Supervisor or Administrator.Plan/prepare meals and assist in feeding clients as directed.Perform simple procedures such as an extension of therapy services under the direction and supervision of a therapist. May include assistance in ambulation and range of motion exercises.Maintain client confidentiality at all times. Demonstrate respect for the client and family members. Maintain compliance with the clients Bill of Rights.Measure and record clients temperature, pulse and respiration when ordered and/or directed by the Supervisor and client service plan.Provide companionship to the client as needed.Report abnormal findings in clients condition to supervisor.Attend in-service programs to meet agency compliance requirements.Document services provided in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with Company policy and personal care plan.Compliance and understanding of Federal, State, and Local regulations and requirements.Perform other duties as assigned.Participate in required continuing education programs and competency evaluations provided through No Place Like Home Health Care.QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GEDDesire to help people and demonstrate compassion and patience.Current CPR and First Aid

Keywords: No Place Like Home Health Care, Pittsburgh , Personal Care Assistant/Caregiver, Healthcare , Freeport, Pennsylvania

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