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Personal Care Aide - ALWAYS HIRING

Company: Charter Health Holdings
Location: Loveland
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description POSITION SUMMARY:Provides patient care services, companion care (homemaker) services and other related services to medically fragile clients and their families. Employee may be required to adapt to various home environments.QUALIFICATIONS:Education: High school diploma or equivalent, some college or post-high school education preferredExperience: Six (6) months paid experience as agency homemaker, health aide, maid or household worker or at least one year experience, paid or unpaid, in caring for children, sick or aged individuals; or successful completion of a formal course in basic nursing are or nurse aide training within the last 12 months.Core Competencies: Ability to work with patients and their families. Possesses a sympathetic attitude toward caring for the patient.Other: Eighteen (18) years of age or older per state guidelines. Reliable transportation and working telephone as required by nature of the position. Must provide proof of auto insurance.FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILILITIES:1. Provides personal care services and assists in activities of daily living (ADL) including, but not limited to personal hygiene, eating dressing and ambulation.2. Performs various household duties essential to health care at home including, but not limited to, disposal of infectious waste, pest control, cleaning soiled linen, simple meal preparation and housekeeping.3. Performs necessary errands and/or shops for essential items.4. Provides companionship for the client while primary caretaker is unavailable.5. Documents visits, assessments, and/or any significant changes in client's condition and timely submits documentation to the appropriate personnel.6. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.7. Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control measures.8. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by Supervisor.9. Responsible for reporting any patient concerns/injuries to direct supervisor as appropriate.10. Ability to read, write, and follow directions and perform duties assigned with minimum supervision.11. Ability to deal effectively and courteously with clients, families and co-workers.12. Ability to exhibit an empathetic attitude toward the sick and elderly.13. Ability to work one weekend per month.14. Complies with hospice policies and procedures, laws, regulations and standards of practice.per diem: as needed and available

Keywords: Charter Health Holdings, Loveland , Personal Care Aide - ALWAYS HIRING, Other , Loveland, Colorado

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