Summary and Responsibilities: A care-giving professional providing quality home-based personal care and other related services in accordance with established agency policies and procedures; functions under the supervision, direction, and instruction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, and in accordance with an approved Plan of Care; complies with federal, state, and local guidelines for all services.
Assists patients with:
Executes assigned tasks, including:
The common work site will be the client's home. Each home varies according to the diverse client population. Living space ranges from small confined rooms to larger rooms on different levels. Living space may include a detached house, apartment, mobile home, or other variations. Work time will be inside the client's home but the employee may be required to go outside the home with or without the client to complete tasks. Extensive travel within the agency's service area. Personal vehicle may be required to go to and from the client residence.
Frequent bending is required to care for clients in their bed or chair in the home (i.e. tying shoes, foot care, personal care, and homemaking).
Frequent lifting of clients is required in transferring from bed to chair, position changes. Lifting of equipment and other objects may be used in the course of duties. *Approximate pounds of lifting will range according to size of client. Object size and weight varies, but employee cannot lift furniture. Standing: Up to 90% of work time may be spent standing on surfaces that can range from hardwood floors or carpeting to concrete floors. Stationary standing is required for periods sufficient to provide personal care.
For entry to and from and mobility through client residences, extensive walking will be required on the same surfaces as those listed above. Walking with clients for client exercise programs or to accompany to appointments may also be required. We are an equal opportunities employer and consider all applicants without regard to gender, marital status, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran's status or disability
All candidates are required to under go a Background Check and must have the following:
Caring Hearts Home Health Solutions LLC and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.