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Job #: 83553

Aveanna Healthcare Wexford, PA
  • Expired: November 02, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Description:
The Caregiver provides personal care and/or related services in the home. She/he functions under the direction, instruction and supervision of the program manager/or appropriate supervisor. The Caregiver receives scheduling direction from the Client Services Coordinator.
Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older required
  • Completion of High School Diploma or GED, or 2 years of relevant field experience required
  • Ability to speak, comprehend, read and write English consistent with job requirements
  • Completion of a training program consistent with state and federal requirement
  • Satisfactory performance on a competency evaluation and annual reevaluation
  • Preferred completion of one year's employment as a personal care aide, nurse's aide or in another healthcare related field
  • Has the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with client, client's family, and the personnel of the company.
  • Must have available, reliable transportation to and from assignments
  • Completion of the agency competency exam and training program
  • Completion of all health screenings
  • Satisfactory references and background screenings are obtained prior to hire
Responsibilities:
  • Personal Attendant Tasks may include:
  • Helps the client to maintain good personal hygiene including bathing, grooming and dressing
  • Assists in maintaining a healthy, safe environment
  • Assist the client with meals.
  • Assists the client with transfers and ambulation with or without an assistive device
  • Provides medication reminders
  • Assists therapy personnel as needed with rehabilitative processes
  • Encourages the client to become as independent as possible according to the nursing care plan
  • Attempts to promote client's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest
  • Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the client and other members of the household
  • Establishes a relationship with client and family which transmits trust and confidence
  • Maintains client/family confidentiality at all times
  • Prepares a visit report on the day it is performed and incorporates into the clinical record weekly or as directed
  • Reports any change in client's mental or physical condition or in the client's home situation to the company
  • Carries out assignment as instructed by the program supervisor and reports to the program supervisor when unavailable to do so
  • Performs routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the client.
  • Participates in in-service education as required by company policy and by state and federal regulations
  • Notifies the Company of absences due to illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or special professional meetings which will affect agreed service with the Company
Organizational Relationships:
  • The Personal Attendant reports directly to the Program Supervisor
  • The Personal Attendant receives direction from the Client Services Coordinator regarding the scheduling of assignments.
Functional Abilities:
  • Must be able to read 12 point or larger type
  • Must be able to hear and speak in a manner understood by most people
  • Must be able to stoop and bend
  • Must be able to travel to prospective clients' residences
  • Must be able to safely lift, turn and transfer clients weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to carry bundles weighing up to 10 pounds up stairs
Aveanna is an equal opportunity employer.
Business Sector: Aveanna Healthcare
Job Code: 83553
Location: PA-Wexford ( Care Unlimited)
General Area: Butler, PA

Aveanna Healthcare

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Wexford, PA
15090 USA