Certified CNA/CHHA Caregiver

  • Safe Home Care
  • 19001 E Columbia Pl, Aurora, CO 80013
  • Full-Time
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Job Summary Provides personal care and support services to clients in a our established Personal Care Program

High school diploma or GED preferred
Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of any stated mandated training
Applicant must be bondable and meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks: Criminal Background Investigation, Motor Vehicle Driving Record, Professional and Personal Reference Checks, and give permission to submit to random drug and alcohol testing
Must have an active license in good standing (if required by your state)
Must have reliable transportation and fulfill assignments with reliability and punctuality
Must have a valid driver's license and automobile insurance
Must satisfactorily complete training and orientation program
Must accept responsibility for learning and adhering to company policies and procedures, be able to function in the home setting with minimal direct supervision and maintain satisfactory relationships with administrative staff, clients, and family members
Must be genuinely concerned about helping people and have high moral standards of honesty and integrity
Energetic personality to positively interact with clients
Accountable to self and organization

Essential Functions

Performs duties as assigned on the personal care Service Plan
Assists the client in assisting with activities of daily living by providing any of the approved personal care activities including, but not limited to the following activities: bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, oral hygiene, and/or ambulation
Provides for a clean, safe, and healthy environment for clients and family members
Provides light housekeeping tasks including laundering of client's garments and linens and changing bed linens
Assists in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, dishes, and kitchen clean-up
Reminds client to take self-administered medications
Observes and reports any changes in the client's mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner
Establishes and maintains effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers
Participates in in-service and continuing education programs, staff meetings, and client conferences as requested by immediate supervisor
Completes required documentation of services delivered and submits to office daily input to office (Family Room) in a timely manner according to policy
Maintains confidentiality regarding client information
Other reasonable related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and document services provided
Ability to speak clearly so others can understand
Excellent interpersonal abilities by being able to give full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality
Actively looks for ways to help others
Strong organizational skills and adjusting actions in relations to others

Working Environment

Client home setting and automobile
Contact with blood or other body fluids may pose a risk for exposure to blood borne pathogens and infectious diseases

Position Physical Demands

The work requires moderate physical exertion on a regular and recurring basis, such as driving, assisting clients in transfer activities and ambulation, and light housekeeping
Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk, hear, see, reach, kneel, and crouch
Lifting only up to 25 pounds is permitted and may be required

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.