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Caregiver/Home Health Aide

Company: Reliable Living
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: $15 DOE Position Title: Caregiver/Home Health Aide Reports To: Case Manager FLSA Status: Non-exempt Department: Care Team Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Case Manager, follows care plan established for each individual client. Assists clients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Enables clients to maintain good personal hygiene, carry out daily activities, and maintain good overall health. Documents client care and services rendered. Essential Duties include the following: The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assists clients in their personal care which includes direction and assistance in grooming, hygiene, dressing, nutrition, etc. Bathes, dresses, and undresses clients. Encourages and assists clients to participate in activities. Listens to and understands the problems of clients and reports observations immediately to Case Manager, if appropriate. Transports residents or assists clients to walk. Turns and repositions clients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores. Changes bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone. Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed. Assists with laundry and housekeeping duties. Dusts and cleans. Maintains compliance to all personnel policies, established policies and procedures, and Federal and State regulations and standards. Dependable and able to meet schedule requirements (attendance and punctuality) with no restrictions. Other duties as assigned by Case Manager. Supervisory Responsibilities : None Qualifications, Education and/or Experience: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: One year nurse's aide experience preferred. High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Must possess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions regarding senior care. Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all clients, families, visitors, and other employees. Computer Skills: Technologically savvy. Basic ability of using Google Chrome, GSuite, and other softwares, a plus. Benefits: PTO (Full-time only) Health, Dental, Vision Benefit Stipend (Full-time) Weekly Pay Holiday Pay Physical Demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the caregiver is regularly required to stand and walk. The caregiver is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The caregiver is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds independently and up to 200 pounds with assistance of a second team member and/or mechanical devices. Must be able to push up to 350 Ib. (wheelchair). The caregiver may occasionally be required to lift greater than 200 pounds with the assistance of additional staff and/or a mechanical lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Keywords: Reliable Living, Saint Charles , Caregiver/Home Health Aide, Healthcare , Saint Charles, Missouri

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