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Live-in Caregiver (Home Health Aide / Nurses Aide)

Job Description


Live-in Caregiver (Home Health Aide / Nurses Aide)

Job Description Summary
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See the impact of your care with this Live-in Caregiver role! CareSouth is seeking a compassionate Nurses Aide for a live-in caregiver position. Known for quality care, we are the trusted source for home health care services. This is an amazing opportunity to focus on one patient and provide the highest level of care. We offer workable schedules, competitive pay, excellent benefits, and advanced technology such as user-friendly smartphones and tablets. Every day, we a make a difference in the lives of patients, and as a member of our team, so will you. Apply today!


Live-in Caregiver (Home Health Aide / Nurses Aide)

 

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

 

Job Responsibilities

As a Live-in Caregiver, you will provide companion care and direct care services to clients under the direction of an RN Case Manager. This involves personal care duties such as assisting client with personal hygiene, ambulation, eating, meal preparation, dressing, and toileting.

 

Hours for Live-in Aide:

  • 12 working hours per day (not necessarily in consecutive order)
  • 8 sleeping hours
  • 4 hours for self needs and personal care (not necessarily in consecutive order)
  • Days off must be scheduled through the agency office

 

Additional Caregiver responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises under the supervision of the individual(s) in charge of the case
  • Measuring and preparing special diets, recording intake and output
  • Encouraging and offering fluids to provide adequate oral intake
  • Recording personal and therapeutic health care activities
  • Observing appearance and behavioral changes in the client and reporting to the Supervisor
  • Following infection control standard precautions and safety policies per agency, state, and federal regulations
  • Maintaining clean and neat client environment
  • Assisting client to meet socialization needs and accompanying client to activities
  • Handling clean, soiled, and contaminated linen as instructed; properly disposing of waste material
  • Submitting HHA/CNA activity sheets and time slips to the agency weekly
  • Performing assigned tasks in emergencies (fires, electrical failures, disasters, severe weather) as described by policy
  • Maintaining confidentiality of client information
  • Providing medication reminders
  • Reading and recording temperature, pulse, respirations, and weight
  • Reporting all incidents/accidents to the agency immediately 

Job Requirements


Live-in Caregiver (Home Health Aide / Nurses Aide)

Job Requirements

Our clients need your compassionate care! Are you ready to start making a difference? Take a look at the requirements below; if this position is a good fit, apply now!

 

Caregiver requirements:

  • Certification as required by State regulations
  • 1 year of hands-on work experience, preferred (can include experience in a home care, hospital, or assisted living setting)
  • Employment as a Nurses Aide within the past 24 months when required by state regulations
  • Passing score on the test administered per agency policies
  • Current CPR where required by state regulations
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English

 

Live-in Caregiver (Home Health Aide / Nurses Aide)

 

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Job Snapshot

Post Date 4/18/2015
Location Aiken, SC
Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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