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HHA/Caregiver

Company: PRN Staffers Inc
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a compassionate caregiver to join our growing team! The right candidate has a can-do attitude, a friendly demeanor, and the ability to provide many levels of support to our clients.Benefits

  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Flexible Hours
  • Competitive Pay -
  • Free Education -
  • Free Training & Certification Programs
  • Full Time and Part Time PositionsResponsibilities
    • Provide personal hygiene assistance for elderly clients or those recovering from surgeries, injuries or accidents by attending to their basic needs: such as showering, bathing, dressing (includes putting on non-prescription -support stockings), oral care, perineal care, hair and nail care
    • Assisting/providing basic skin care: including - washing and drying; applying non-prescription body lotions or creams; observing any changes in skin integrity -
    • Assisting with self-administered medication: including - reminding client to take medication; placing medication within reach of client; providing water for oral medications; opening pill bottles or dispensing blister packs (dispensed by pharmacist); medication storage; reassuring client that medication has been taken
    • Assisting with bowel regularity
    • Providing bowel and bladder incontinence care
    • Assist with urinals, bed pans and/or commodes - -
    • Assist with positioning in bed, wheelchairs, and other chairs
    • Assist with transferring back and forth from bed, wheelchair, toilet, and chair
    • Assist with positioning cradles, rolls, pillows, and supports -
    • Encourage clients to perform normal range of movements as tolerated
    • Encourage clients to perform prescribed exercise programs
    • Plan and prepare meals; -observing eating behaviors and assisting with eating and nutrition; -monitoring food and liquid intakes; following special diets; monitoring eating safety risks such as swallowing and choking
    • Assisting with transfers: including - one person pivot transfer; two-person transfers; using transfer belts; using mechanical lifts; using wheelchair, walker and/or cane - - - -
    • Complete client's shopping or accompanies them to successfully do so
    • Perform housekeeping duties
    • Report any unusual incidents and act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency
    • Offer activities that are -essential for daily living by assisting clients -with their meals, including serving and other tasks, if necessaryQualifications
      • Enjoy working in a one-on-one setting, eager to improve and continuously learn new skills
      • Ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations
      • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation every single day
      • Validated ability to act in a compassionate and supportive manner
      • Available to work different shifts, including nights and weekends
      • Prior experience in healthcare, hospitality, or in-home care environment encouraged
      • Willingness to enforce health and safety standards
      • Supportive and compassionate
      • High School Diploma or equivalent/Experience as a Caregiver
      • Take pride in providing high-quality care
      • Hoyer Lift Experience (specific to client) -We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: PRN Staffers Inc, Newark , HHA/Caregiver, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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