Caregivers M-F 9a-3p

  • ResCare Home Care
  • Full-Time

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Duties May Include:
Providing for and assisting with personal care needs, such as bathing, shaving, shampooing hair, dressing and grooming, oral
hygiene and perinea care
Assisting with ambulating, including the use of canes (quad, std.), walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable
Assuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment
Caring for intact skin to prevent skin breakdown
Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals and commode chairs
Clean and file fingernails and toenails
Assisting with safe client transfers and proper body positioning
Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)
Encouraging self-help activities
Performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (required to have evidence of CPR.)
Turning oxygen concentrator unit on only as directed by client
Responding to and reporting emergency situations to the supervisory/management staff
Reporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the office
Contacting supervisor about client/family requests that are not designated on Assignment of Duties/Care plan
Adhering to client's rights
Maintaining client confidentiality
Documenting services provided on the appropriate time card flow sheet, according to agency policies and procedures
Performing home management functions, such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making and cleaning
Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up
Accompanying client to scheduled appointments
Transporting clients or running errands for client
Working in the home or remaining at the home while the client is absent (only with supervisor's approval)
Providing companionship to the client
Other duties as assigned
Assisting with a prescribed exercise program, such as range of motion exercises, etc.
Taking and recording vital signs
Changing a non-sterile dressing or reinforcing an existing, non-sterile dressing
Caring for the physical and emotional needs of special-case assignments, such as Alzheimer's.
Providing Foley catheter care and emptying drainage bag
Collecting specimens (urine, stool and sputum only)
Calibrating intake and output
Reapplying/changing a colostomy appliance/bag
Assisting with mechanical lift transfers (e.g., Hoyer)
Assisting with coughing and deep breathing
Applying elastic hose, such as TED's
Applying condom catheters for external urinary drainage
Providing bowel program
Assisting client with

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