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Our home care business is seeking a dedicated and responsible companion caregiver to join our team!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients with basic personal care, including bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Supports clients by providing housekeeping and laundry services, shopping for food and other household requirements, preparing and serving meals and snacks, running errands.
  • Accompany client to doctor’s visits or other appointments/errands
  • Maintain accurate records of home visits, including travel time and time with the patient, as well as services performed
  • Maintain a clean and healthy environment for the client
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepsis standards and procedures, maintaining security precautions
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements
  • Report on the client’s needs, on changes in the client’s needs, changes in the client’s condition, and any observed problems that affect them.
  • Conducts respite/sitter/companion tasks to provide temporary relief to clients and their families under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor supervisor and per the client’s service plan.

Companion/sitters tasks may also include socialization (e.g., reading, escort, walking with clients).

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Must be respectful and compassionate
  • Familiarity with basic nutrition and personal hygiene standards
  • Current and Valid Driver’s License (If transporting clients DL must be without speeding or moving violations in the past 3 years)
  • Proof of Auto Insurance (if transporting clients)
  • TB Test (Required. Within a year and redone annually)
  • Health Statement (Required)
  • Level II Background Screening (Required)
  • Social Security Card (or valid green card. Required)
  • Reliable transportation (Required)
  • Must be at least 18 years old (Required)
  • Ability to work weekdays as well as some weekends

Experience:

  • Companion/Sitter: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • N/A

Benefits:

  • Bi-Weekly pay with direct deposit
  • 2 weeks paid vacation/PTO
  • Health Insurance Coverage Available
  • Worker Compensation Insurance
  • Competitive Salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Short-Shift Premium Pay
  • Overtime Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Referral Bonus
  • Paid Travel Time Going from Shift to Shift
  • Mileage Reimbursement for ‘On-Shift’ Errand Miles
  • Referral programs
  • On-going training and educational opportunities

Benefit Conditions: Waiting period may apply