HCI ExtraCare Services - Homemaker/ Companion
HCI Care Services - West Des Moines, IA

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The extra care homemaker/companion is a non-licensed member of the extra care team who assists the client with the tasks of daily living as outlined in a written care plan that is established by the registered nurse. The position provides non-skilled, non-medical functions only. The position is PRN and located in and around the Des Moines metro area.

Basic Functions:
  • Safely cares for the elderly, disabled or infirmed client in the client's home. Provides compassionate, emotional and social support and companionship.
  • Offers conversation. Assists with reading, correspondence and clothing selection. Provides escort for social visits and appointments.
  • Prepares and serves meals using safe and sanitary processes.
  • Completes required documentation.
  • Promptly reports any unsafe conditions in the client's home to the registered nurse.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age..
  • Current CPR certification from the American Heart Association.
  • Current Iowa driver's license and auto liability insurance.
  • Mature, responsible behavior that includes a thorough understanding of HIPAA regulations.
  • Knowledge of the characteristics of elderly, handicapped, or convalescing individual.
  • Ability to read and write and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently and display flexibility and cooperation during assignments.
A pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check are required.


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Since 1978, HCI Hospice Care Services has helped patients and their families live their lives as fully as possible, enjoying their favorite...