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Company: LHC New
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview Currently hiring Per Diem Personal Care Aides in the Niagara Falls area . We offer Weekly Pay, Flexible Schedules, Great Company Culture and Generous Benefits.The Personal Care Aide is a person who provides aide, support, assistance with personal hygiene and household functions for an individual to be able to remain in their own home.We are looking for varying levels of experience: Current Certified Personal Care Aides Caregiving experience - must be able to pass a "199 Question Test" at the time of your interview No experience - complete a free full train 7 day courseEssential FunctionsProvides or assists clients with activities of daily living including: bathing in bed, tub or shower; care of hair including shampoo, combing and brushing; care of teeth and mouth including denture care; nail care, filing only; skin care including pericare and applying lotion; transfer of patient from bed to chair and to wheelchair. Transfer of patients on and off bedpan, commode and toilet. Assist client in preparing for bed. Position patient in bed as directed. Assists with ambulation including with cane, walker and crutches. Personal care dressing of client. Medication reminder.Live-in and Sleep Over's: Secures clients home for the night and provides reassurance by being present at the clients home during the night time hours. (Washington and Oregon does not provide this service) Utilize the E.V.V. (Electronic Visit Verification) program as applicable.Assists with household tasks directly essential to client's personal care.Accompanies client to medical appointments or shopping if necessary and performing other essential errands.Measures and records oral, rectal, and auxiliary temperatures, pulse and respiration, and blood pressure when ordered within the training limitations of the aidePrepares meals as required based upon client's preferred diet. May need to feed client if required.Provides clean and safe environment within the home including safe use of equipment such as side rails, oxygen, wheelchairs, Hoyer lifts, etc.Ensures confidentiality of client records and information.Records and reports activities related to personal care responsibilities, as required.Responds promptly to client requests.Documents all client related activities in a timely manner.Reports observations of the client's condition to the Branch Manager or Office Assistant. Notifies the Branch Manager immediately if any incidents or accidents occur.Participates in performance improvement inservices.Drives safely, complies with traffic regulations, and wears a seat belt when business travel is required.Reacts to change productively and performs other job-related tasks and duties as assigned. Education & ExperienceExperience DesiredSix months experience in home care preferred.License RequirementsCurrent drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.Skill RequirementsAbility to work flexible hours as required to meet identified patient's needs.Ability to function in any home situation regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, disability, or financial condition of the patient.Able to work independently.Good communication, writing, and organizational skills. Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

Keywords: LHC New, Niagara Falls , Home - Caregiver, Other , Niagara Falls, New York

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