Personal Care Aid

Comfort Keepers
Job Description
Do you have what it takes to be a Comfort Keeper? As a Comfort Keeper you will do more than prepare lunch, dust the furniture or help a client get ready for the day.  While these are important of course, our Comfort Keepers also find ways to actively engage clients in life! As a Comfort Keeper, you’re more than an employee.  Our team is dedicated to your growth, success and well-being.   COME GROW WITH US!! 

Minimum Qualifications: 

• A minimum high school diploma or GED required.

• Must demonstrate satisfactory completions of any stated mandated training.

• Applicant must be bondable and meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks: Criminal Background Investigation, Motor Vehicle Driving Record, Credit History, Professional and Personal Reference Checks, and give permission to submit to random drug and alcohol testing. 

• Valid driver’s license with valid auto insurance. 

• Must have reliable transportation and fulfill assignments with reliability and punctuality.

• 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. 


Essential Functions: 

• Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of Comfort Keepers. 

• Performs duties as assigned on the personal care Service Plan. 

• Assists the client in assisting with activities of daily living by providing any of the Comfort Keepers approved personal care activities, which MAY include, but not limited to: bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, oral hygiene, and/or ambulation. 

• Provides for a clean, safe, and healthy environment for clients and family members. If needed, provides light housekeeping tasks including laundering of client’s garments and linens and changing the bed. 

• Assists in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, dishes, and kitchen clean-up. 

• If needed, assists the client with ambulation/transfers as specified in the Plan of Care. 

• 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. 

Working Environment: 

Client home setting and automobile. 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 moderate physical exertion on a regular and recurring basis, such as driving, assisting clients in transfer activities and ambulation, and light housekeeping. Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk, and hear, reach, kneel, and crouch. Lifting only up to 25 pounds is permitted and may be required.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • See Essential Functions
     
    QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of high school diploma or GED required.
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completions of any stated mandated training.
  • Applicant must be bondable and meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks:Criminal Background Investigation, Motor Vehicle Driving Record, Credit History, Professional and Personal Reference Checks, and give permission to submit to random drug and alcohol testing.
  • Valid driver’s license with valid auto insurance.
  • Must have reliable transportation and fulfill assignments with reliability and punctuality.
  • Refer to Job Description for additional qualifications.
     
    BENEFITS

  • Medical
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