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PT - Day Caregiver or CNA (Weekends Only)

Company: Apostle Nursing Home Health Care, LLC
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description

  • Provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other infliction. Personal Care may include assistance with the activities of daily living, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship and respite,
  • Responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.

Reporting Relationship

  • Reports to Supervisor.

Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Assist with the activities of daily living and personal care including:

- bathing - shaving - ambulation

- mouth care - dressing - exercise

- hair care - feeding - toileting

- nail care - positioning - medication reminding

- skin care - transferring - vital signs and Blood Pressure

  • Ensure clients safety and security by supervising the home environment.
  • Teach/perform meal planning and preparation, routine housekeeping activities such as making/changing beds, dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry.
  • Provide companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance and encouragement of activities that stimulate the mind.
  • Provides respite care for families in accordance with care plans.
  • Perform/assist with essential shopping/errands, which may include handling the clients money in accordance with the care plan and under the observation of the Supervisor.
  • Assist clients with following a written, special diet plan and reinforcement of diet maintenance, which is provided under the direction of a Physician and as identified on the care plan.
  • Accompany clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping and outings as specified in the care plan.
  • Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them.
  • Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions.
  • Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and practices.
  • Monitor supplies and resources.
  • Evaluate the program and make recommendations to it, as indicated.
  • Follow the written care plan.
  • Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Observe clients and their environments and reports unsafe conditions to Supervisor.
  • Observe clients and their environments and reports behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes and/or changes in living arrangements to Supervisor.
  • Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service.
  • Attend orientation, in-service training sessions and staff meetings.
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Make decisions and solve problems.
  • Communicate with Supervisor and co-workers.
  • Observe, receive and obtain information from relevant sources.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Required Knowledge

  • Knowledge of personal care and home management skills.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and personal care services, including needs determinants, meeting quality standards and evaluation of client satisfaction,
  • Knowledge of the English language.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries including emergency first aid and CPR.
  • Knowledge of clerical procedures such as maintaining records and completing forms.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • The ability to competently assist clients with their activities of daily living.
  • The ability to be aware of other peoples reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • The ability to establish and maintain relationship.
  • The ability to teach others.
  • The ability to listen actively.
  • The ability to identify problems and determine effective solutions.
  • The ability to apply reason and logic to identify strengths and weaknesses of possible solutions.
  • The ability to monitor and assess themselves, clients and effectiveness of service.
  • The ability to understand written and oral instructions.
  • The ability to communicate information orally so others understand.
  • The ability to communicate in writing so others understand.
  • The ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • The ability to determine or recognize when something is likely to go wrong.
  • The ability to suggest a number of ideas on a subject.
  • The ability to perform activities that use the whole body.
  • The ability to handle and move objects and people.
  • The ability to provide advice and consultation to others.
  • The ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • The ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with clients/families/co-workers.

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Physical ability to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, hear and see.
  • Mental fortitude and stability to handle stress.
  • Physical and mental ability to drive a vehicle.

Qualifications/Education

  • Certified Nursing Assistant preferred but no required
  • Current drivers license.
  • Proper Vehicle Insurance Coverage.

Training/Experience:

  • May require related experience.
  • On the job training for new activities.

Keywords: Apostle Nursing Home Health Care, LLC, Omaha , PT - Day Caregiver or CNA (Weekends Only), Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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