The Caregiver will provide personal care and support services to our retired professional clients in the home setting. He/She provides for the comfort, safety, and general supervision of clients with specific attention to activities of daily living. He/She will provide any or all of the personal care activities. Service area includes Orange County; mainly the Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, and surrounding areas.
The ideal Caregiver has a minimum of ninth grade education, GED. He/She must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and current automobile insurance. Must be willing to transport clients in their own vehicle. The applicant must be genuinely concerned about helping people and have high moral standards of honesty and integrity.
The following is a representative list of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position:
-- Assists the client in any or all approved personal care activities including but not limited to: bathing, dressing, toileting, (including adult briefs), grooming, oral hygiene, transfers, ambulation and feeding
-- Performs duties as assigned on personal Plan of Care
-- Provides companionship for the client including, but not limited to: talking and listening, reading aloud, providing social and emotional support
-- Promotes the client’s mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest. Provides emotional support and promotes a sense of well-being
-- Provides for a clean, safe, and healthy environment for clients and family members.
-- Provides light housekeeping tasks including laundering of client’s garments and linens
-- Accompanies client on walks, community trips, doctor’s office, bank, and other appointments
-- Reminds client to take self-administered medications
-- Assists in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, feeding, grocery shopping, dishes and kitchen clean up
-- Assists the client with ambulation and transfers as specified in the Plan of Care
-- Observes and reports any changes in the client’s mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner
-- Establishes and maintains effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers
-- Participates in in-service and continuing education programs, staff meetings, and client conferences as requested by immediate supervisor
-- Completes required documentation of services delivered and submits to office in a timely manner according to policy
-- Uses equipment and supplies safely and properly
-- Maintains confidentiality regarding client information
-- Other reasonable related duties as assigned
Comfort Keepers - Huntington Beach - 7 months ago