Beneficial In Home Care Spokane, WA, USA
Aug 27, 2019Full time
DEFINITION: The Homecare worker is an employee who provides personal care and related services in the home of the clients. They are compassionate people who provide important services to clients to help maintain their independence. This can be a part-time or full-time position. RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of office staff, the Homecare worker may be instructed to provide the following Activities of Daily Living: Assisting clients in maintaining good personal hygiene, personal care (transfers, toileting, bathing), and assisting with medications, all while keeping the client as independent as possible and without taking away their dignity and their rights Ability to lift up-to 50 lbs. unaided Transporting authorized clients to medical appointments and grocery shopping Assistance in maintaining a healthy and safe environment Meal planning, preparing, cueing and assisting with nutritious meals Providing basic emotional and psychological support to client while remaining professional always without crossing boundaries Establishing a rapport with client, which conveys trust and confidentiality Regularly providing documentation on progress, changes, or concerns with your clients or your client’s surroundings Providing care in compliance with the Plan of Care/Tasks developed for each client Notifying the Case Manager when there is a change in the client’s condition-good or bad, and concerns Keeping a consistent schedule and being on time Communicating all scheduling changes with the Scheduling Department Completing incident reports whether for you or for a client injury that occurred on the job Having knowledge of HIPAA, confidentiality, ER preparedness, infection control, and universal precautions Reporting any known or suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation – you are a “Mandatory Reporter” Certification: Exempt employees are responsible for license renewal and continuing education Non-exempt employees must complete 5 hours of Orientation & Safety Training before they can work and 70 Hour Core Basic Training within 120 days of being hired and be Home Care Aide certified by 200 days from hire date Staying complainant with: Continuing Education classes on a yearly basis Your CPR, renewing every 2 years Keeping your driver’s license and auto insurance updated Knowing, understanding, and practicing Beneficial In-Home Care policies and abiding by these guidelines Minimum experience or requirements: No minimum experience required. Must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license/auto insurance.