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Objective:
Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes.  These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for seniors. Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion.  

Primary Responsibilities:
Reflect the core values of Best Senior Care, Inc. (d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise).
Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life
Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a client’s needs or living conditions
Maintain regular communication with supervisor and office staff

Provide Companionship & Home Helper services which could include:
Companionship and conversation
Providing stabilization and assistance with walking
Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items
Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders
Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
Washing and ironing laundry
Running errands
Accompanying clients to appointments

Provide Personal Care services which could include:
Assisting with bathing
Assisting with grooming
Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues

Provide Specialized services which could include:
Advanced Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care
Hospice Care
And more

Secondary Responsibilities:  

Participate in company sponsored training and social events including CAREGiver meetings
Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner
Participate in bi-annual J.D. Power and Associates Satisfaction Survey
Document client information in Client and Life Journal


May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle.
Perform other reasonable duties as assigned


Essential Job Requirements:
Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds
Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
Complete a criminal background check, DMV (Motor Vehicle Record check, pre-employment drug screen, 3 professional and 3 personal reference checks
Possess a valid driver’s license
Possess valid auto insurance 
Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutions
Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner

This document describes the general nature and level of work for the position. It is not a comprehensive list of its responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts and conditions. Your employer reserves the right to modify the description in the future with or without notice. The responsibilities for this position are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This employer is Best Senior Care, Inc. (d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead Senior Care franchise). Your employer is not Home Instead Senior Care. 

 
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