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Caregiver - Live In

Company: ComForcare Home Care
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionIMMEDIATE opening for a "Live-In" caregiver in Glen Ellyn for a wonderful woman. You would be required to prepare meals - light cleaning - assist with ambulation - assist with dressing - companionship - shower assist - some toileting assistance. She does have mild dementia - so experience is a must. We will gladly share more details when we talk on the phone.This case is in Glen Ellyn area. Consider your driving distance before you apply.We are a sizable agency with a family culture that hires the most sincere and experienced caregivers - ensuring our clients receive the best possible care. We hire the best and expect the best! We do this because we know in our hearts that we can change our clients and their family's lives dramatically.

Caregiver / CNA

  • 1. One or more of the following criteria: One year minimum of continuous experience as a Home Health Aide or Nurse Aide in a health care environment; It will be very helpful if you are certified as a CNA, medical assistance program, or other applicable direct care training program.
  • 2. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with clients, families, coworkers, and all supervisors.
  • 3. Ability to accurately follow and process written and verbal instructions
  • 4. Satisfactorily demonstrate and perform competency in clinical skills through competency checklist and skills demonstration test.Job Description:The Caregiver / CNA provides specifically defined, non-skilled care services under the supervision of a Registered Nurse to enable the client to remain in the home. The Caregiver is a non-licensed health care employee who provides personal care and homemaking services in the home setting to clients and families who are unable to perform these activities independently. The Caregiver conforms to all agency policies and procedures including providing care, compliance with the agency Bill of Rights, observing client/family confidentiality, and adhering to agency dress code. Routine Duties - Personal Care Services
    • 1. Bathing, assistance with dressing, nail and skin care, back care, foot care, shampoo and oral hygiene.
    • 2. Assistance with ambulation, transfers, range of motion exercise, safe use of equipment and assistive devices, (Walker,crutches,cane) change of position.
    • 3. Assistance with toileting, use of bedpan, commode, or urinal; incontinent care.
    • 4. Meal planning, preparation, and assistance with feeding.
    • 5. Emotional support and motivation through conversation, encouragement and recreational activities.
    • 6. Maintenance of appropriate agency records.
    • 7. Present and conduct themselves in a professional manner according to agency policy.
    • 8. Adhere to infection control and safety procedures that are in accordance with agency policy. Household Management
      • 1. Light Housekeeping - Including changing of bed linens, vacuuming, sweeping, dusting of clients environment, emptying client's wastebaskets and garbage. Refrigerators are defrosted, when necessary, if client or caretaker is unable to do so. Cleaning of the bathroom includes bathtub, sink, and toilet. The floor should be vacuumed and mopped if it becomes wet. Cleaning of kitchen includes washing dishes, counter tops and the floor.
      • 2. Personal Laundry - The Laundry belonging to the client him or herself. Laundry for any family members or others in the same home is not the responsibility of caregiver.
      • 3. Grocery Shopping

Keywords: ComForcare Home Care, Wheaton , Caregiver - Live In, Healthcare , Wheaton, Illinois

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