Caregiver - Flex

US-PA-New Holland
Category
Caregiving
Type
Flex Pool

Overview

Responsible for providing direct in-home care and services to individuals who have contracted with Garden Spot Village at Home. These services can include personal care, assistance with activities of daily living, as well as assistance with agreed upon domestic tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Complies with established policies and procedures and maintains established standards and practices including the Compliance program/Code of Conduct.
  • Maintains a positive attitude as well as standards of good care giving practice.
  • Assists clients in a manner conducive to their safety, comfort and independence level.
  • Reports any unusual observations to conditions to the Garden Spot Village at Home Coordinator or to the Director of Community Services.
  • Practices safety for self and clients and reports any unsafe conditions which may result in bodily injury to staff or clients.
  • Follows the established care plan for each assigned client.
  • Assists, as contracted, in the care of the clients' personal possessions, home environment, meal preparation and feeding, appointment scheduling and reminders, and other services listed in the care plan.
  • Assists, as contracted, in the personal care of clients. These duties may include: assistance with bathing and continence care, oral hygiene, hair grooming and shampooing, dressing and care with clothing, shaving, and nail care.
  • Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
  • Attends all in-services and training sessions relevant to the position.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Previous experience in care giving professions preferred, but not essential.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification (or willingness to obtain after hire).
  • Commitment to customer service and teamwork.
  • Understands and can identify with the Mission Statement and philosophy of Garden Spot Village at Home.
  • Must treat all clients, family members, and peers with dignity and respect.
  • Maintain a cheerful and positive manner.

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