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4-8 Hours Shifts: In-Home Caregiver

Company: Comfort Keepers -Owensboro
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

ob Description4 - 8 hour shiftsJob Classification: Non-ExemptJob Summary:Our established non-medical home care agency is in search of an experienced or someone with willingness to learn who is a compassionate Caregiver who understands the importance of meeting the needs of clients, while helping them maintain a high quality of life in the comfort of their own home. We are looking for a committed individual who has impeccable communication skills and can problem solve on the spot. Our Caregivers have a reputation for being cheerful and receptive as they administer care to our clients, and we are seeking someone who would be a great fit with our team.Caregiver Qualifications and Skills: High school diploma or GED required. Applicant must be bondable and meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks: Criminal Background Investigation, Motor Vehicle Driving Record, Professional and Personal Reference Checks, and give permission to submit to random drug and alcohol testing. Must have reliable transportation and fulfill assignments with reliability and punctuality. Must have a valid driver's license and automobile insurance.Must satisfactorily complete Comfort Keepers training and orientation program. Must accept responsibility for learning and adhering to Comfort Keepers policies and procedures, be able to function in the home setting with minimal direct supervision and maintain satisfactory relationships with administrative staff, clients, and family members. Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and document services provided.Must be genuinely concerned about helping people and have high moral standards of honesty and integrity.Caregiver Responsibilities and Duties: Provides general attention to client's non-medical needs in accordance with an established 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.May prepare and serve meals as directed. Ensures that dishes are washed and kitchen clean after each meal.Assists client in completing necessary phone calls, letter writing, etc. Accompanies client on walks, community trips, doctor's office, bank, beauty salons, etc.Assist client with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, and oral hygiene.Assists clients with ambulation/transfers as specified in the Service Plan.Reminds client to take self-administered medications.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.Completed 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.Caregiver Benefits: Flexible work schedules.Paid bi-weeklyPaid VacationsDouble time on holidaysReceive 2-week schedulesSupplemental Insurance BenefitsWorking Environment: Client home setting and community involvement. Contact with blood or other body fluids may pose a risk for exposure to blood borne pathogens and infectious diseases.Position Physical Demands: The work requires: taking clients to appointments/errands, assisting client in activities, personal care needs, ADL's and light housekeeping. Regularly required to stand sit, walk, talk, and hear. Occasionally required to reach and lift 25lbs.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeBenefits:

  • Flexible scheduleSchedule:
    • Day shift
    • Holidays
    • Monday to Friday
    • Night shift
    • Weekend availabilityEducation:
      • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
        • Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:
          • Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location:
            • Multiple locationsWork Remotely:
              • NoWork Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Comfort Keepers -Owensboro, Owensboro , 4-8 Hours Shifts: In-Home Caregiver, Healthcare , Owensboro, Kentucky

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