Caregiver - Companion Sitter -Tri-Cities, WA

Location Kennewick, WA (99536)
Company Professional Case Management
Job Type Temporary/Part Time
Industry Healthcare
Posted 3 days ago
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Hiring Companion/Sitters in Washington

Entry level employee trained to provide homemaker services in the home. He/she functions under the direction, instruction and supervision of the Case Manager depending on state regulations.

Qualifications
  • Completion of the ninth (9th) grade; prefer high school graduate
  • Able to read and write consistent with job requirements
  • Possession of the emotional and cognitive maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with the client, client's family, and Agency personnel
  • Neat, clean personal appearance
  • Free from health problems that may be injurious to client, self and coworkers and presents the required documents to indicate such
  • Must have annual TB skin tests and submit proof to Human Resources
  • Possess reliable transportation
  • Ability to demonstrate the appropriate companion/sitter knowledge and skills related to the following (passing score on skills validation test required):
    • Appropriate work experience and/or experience with caregiving
    • Methodology for assisting clients to achieve maximum self-reliance
    • Principles of nutrition and meal preparation
    • Principles of the aging process and emotional issues related to illness and long-term home care
    • Procedures for maintaining a clean, healthful and pleasant environment
    • Maintenance of ethics and confidentiality of client care
    • Roles of healthcare team members and inter-relationships in care
    • Providing information for supervisors and maintaining appropriate and required records in relation to plan of care, report and timesheet, reporting concerns/changes in client condition/home environment, supervisory visits and recertification
    • Basic housekeeping tasks
    • Interest and concern for people
    • Good judgment and tact in dealing with people
    • Proper hygiene and knowledge of basic safety and sanitation
    • Standard Precautions and basic infection prevention and control practices
    • Awareness that counseling is available if needed for difficult cases and potentially dangerous situations

Essential Functions/Areas of Accountability
  • Follow the plan of care prepared by the supervisor with the client to provide the following:
  • Assist in maintaining a healthful, safe environment
  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals
  • Provide positive emotional support while preforming tasks in the client's home.
  • Perform routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the client as instructed in the plan of care; to include light housekeeping, meal preparation, dishwashing, bed making, laundry and shopping
  • Establish a relationship with the client and the client's family which conveys trust and confidentiality
  • Complete visit reports with time in and time out each day of client visit, document services provided, obtain client's signature each visit, and submit to the Agency per established guidelines
  • Report any client concerns or condition changes to the Agency Supervisor or Agency Manager or designee (do not perform client assessment)
  • Carry out assignments as instructed by the plan of care and report to the supervisor and/or designee if unable to do so
  • Works in conjunction with personnel of other agencies involved in the client's care as directed by the Agency Supervisor or Agency Manager
  • Always maintain confidentiality
  • Perform only those functions specified in the plan of care for each individual client; never provide hands on or skilled care for the client
  • Follow emergency procedures in the event of any incident- accident, injury or significant change in the client's condition- and report the incident to the Agency Supervisor, Agency Manager or Agency as soon as safely possible

Please contact Kimberly Blythe at (866) 776-0127 x191 or at Kimberly.Blythe@procasemanagement.com today to learn more about our opportunities where you can make a difference in your own career!

Professional Case Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Web Reference : AJF/407129555-8
Posted Date : Sun, 07 Aug 2022

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