• COMPANION-SITTER-Hawkins, Grainger, Hamblen, Cocke, Greene, Sullivan, Union, Claiborne, Campbell and Jefferson Counties

    Location : Facility Name
    SunCrest Home Health - Jefferson City TN
    Requisition ID
    2018-36918
    Location : Postal Code
    37760
    Position Type
    PRN
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    CATEGORY
    AIDE
    Location : City
    Jefferson City
    Location : State/Province
    TN
  • Overview

    LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. 


    The companion/sitter is responsible for providing social interaction for the client.

    Additional Details

    • Provides companionship such as reading, talking, listening and related psychosocial activities.
    • Performs errands for patients within State guidelines.
    • Reports any unusual incidents or changes in the client's behavior or home situation to Agency Director.
    • Abides by State and Agency Policy and Regulations.
    • Performs homemaking services, such as cleaning, light meal preparation and laundry
    • Documents and signs each visit note daily and obtains client signature on each visit note.
    • Adheres to client visit schedules and written service plan.
    • Informs Agency Director and/or Staffing Coordinator of availability.
    • Accepts only assignments for which the sitter is qualified for.
    • Practices safe and competently within the job description.
    • Communicates with Agency Director and/or Accounts Manager about problems and other concerns.
    • Participates in staff meetings and in-service programs as assigned and complies with state regulatory acts.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Formal Education: No
    Experience: 6 months
    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
    Education Requirements
    • Ability to read and write.
    Experience Requirements
    • Six months of experience in a similar job of attending to someone needing this type of care.

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