CAREGiver / Home Health Aide

Home Instead Senior Care • Cincinnati, OH 45211

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description



Home Instead Senior Care

CAREGiver Job Description


Seeking Independence, Inc. d.b.a. Home Instead Senior Care

Objective:
Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for seniors. Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion.

Description:
This position is our most flexible. It is designed to match you with clients based on their needs, your abilities, availability, territory zones and your committed hours. This position will receive a combination of on-going shifts, temporary shifts and fill in shifts.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Reflect the core values of Seeking Independence, Inc., (d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise).
  • Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a clients quality of life
  • Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a clients needs or living conditions
  • Maintain regular communication with supervisor and office staff
  • Provide Companionship & Home Helper services which could include:
    • Companionship and conversation
    • Providing stabilization and assistance with walking
    • Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items
    • Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders
    • Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
    • Washing and ironing laundry
    • Running errands
    • Accompanying clients to appointments
  • Provide Personal Care services which could include:
  • Assisting with bathing
  • Assisting with grooming
  • Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Provide Specialized services which could include:
  • Advanced Alzheimers/Dementia Care
  • Hospice Care



Secondary Responsibilities:
  • Participate in company sponsored training and social events including CAREGiver meetings
  • Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner
  • Participate in bi-annual J.D. Power and Associates Satisfaction Survey
  • Document client information in Client and Life Journal
  • May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a clients vehicle.
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned

Essential Job Requirements:
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have and maintain a valid drivers license
  • Must have and maintain a DMV record that shows you are a safe, responsible and courteous driver
  • Must have and maintain reliable transportation and insurance, suitable to transport clients
  • Must be bondable at all times
  • Clear pre-hire and random drug screens
  • Able to provide 3 professional and 3 personal reference checks
  • Background must meet Ohio Administrative Code standards for working with elderly
  • Must accept Suitable Work, work that matches your availability, hours committed, territory zones and client match criteria.
  • Must remain in contact with the office daily
  • Must answer office staff telephone calls or return a voice mail or text message within 2 hours between 8:00am and 10:00pm daily
  • Must work every other observed holiday (New Years Eve, New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day)
  • Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutions
  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Heart rate cannot exceed 85% age adjusted rate
  • Must have standing balance
  • Ability to lift 12 inches to waist a minimum 50 pounds
  • Ability to push / pull 25 pounds
  • Ability to lift waist to chest 25 pounds
  • Climb up/down stairs

Compensation:
  • $9.00 - $12.00 Per Hour for 3+ Hour Shifts
  • $18 Per Hour for 2 Hour Shifts
  • $9 Per Hour for Resting Overnights

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.


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