The caregiver will be responsible for meeting client expectations to the level of ACASA standards. This includes providing caregiver services of personal care, light housekeeping, and basic activities of daily living. ACASA standards include that we ensure the client is kept safe and healthy all while maintaining a positive attitude.
Caregivers are expected to be a team player with ensuring that the highest level of care is provided to the client.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with personal care activities including bathing (sponge, tub, shower and bed bath) ,Oral hygiene, skin care, foot care (excludes toenail clipping), grooming of hair (shampoo and combing), and shaving. Toileting (including changing briefs) transferring (bed to chair, wheelchair and shower,etc.) Dressing and undressing, ambulation, and medication assistance.
Assist with household tasks necessary to the client’s health care needs including
planning and preparing nutritious meals, assisting in feeding client as appropriate, light housekeeping of client's environment. Including: laundry of client's clothing and bedding, linens and making bed, shopping, errands, doctor's appointments, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, etc.
Assist in range of motion exercises and other procedures as instructed.
Maintain a written log of daily activities and maintain receipts of all client money used to purchase goods or materials for the clients care.
Communicate with the Care Manager and Quality Assurance Specialist about the
continuing status of client and bring to their attention any concerns they may have
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following
Oral Communication – Has strong speaking skills. Understands how to follow
directions and get clarification; Responds well to questions and asks appropriate
Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently
Follows policies and procedures. Completes administrative tasks correctly and
on time. Supports organization's goals and values.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner. Follows instructions,
responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps
commitments. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an
Adaptability - Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change,
delays, or unexpected events
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a certified CNA
Must show the ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions
Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug screen
Have a valid Georgia driver's license and proof of car insurance
Have a current negative TB test
NURSE AIDE REGISTRY Registered.
Ability to communicate with clients and to remain calm under stress
Physical ability to lift and transfer clients, perform repetitive task using hands,
bending, stooping and reaching
High School Diploma/ GED
6 months of Caregiving