LHC Group. Inc

  • Companion, Homemaker

    Location : Facility Name
    Almost Family
    Requisition ID
    2019-65174
    Location : Postal Code
    06811-5258
    Position Type
    PRN
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    CATEGORY
    AIDE
    Location : City
    Danbury
    Location : State/Province
    CT
  • Overview

    Currently Hiring Per Diem Homemakers and Companions to join our growing team in Danbury!  We offer WEEKLY Pay and Flexible Schedules.

     

    The Companion/Homemaker/Sitter is a non-certified non-professional worker who can perform the basic life skills necessary to keep a household functioning. May also provide companionship, monitor safety, and run errands or transport the clients to appointments and shopping.

     

    Almost Family, a LHC Group company, 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.

     

    Additional Details

    • Works under the supervision of the Case Coordinator, Clinical Manager, or Agency Director with working hours being established on a case-by-case basis.
    • Performs tasks only as assigned in a written care plan
    • Performs routine household tasks as assigned in a written care plan including:
      • Laundry
      • Changing linens
      • Dusting and vacuuming
      • Cleaning the bathroom
      • Cleaning the kitchen, doing dishes
      • Taking out trash
      • Other household chores as assigned that do not require strenuous effort (cleaning a closet, sweeping the porch, etc.)
      • Run errands
      • Meal preparation (grocery planning and shopping)
      • NOTE: duties do not include heavy housework such as washing windows, moving furniture, other chores requiring climbing ladders, etc.
    • Practices universal precautions, basic home safety, and utilizes good body mechanics
    • Understands and can implement emergency protocols
    • Provides companionship
    • Maintains records as required:
      • Documents tasks preformed with each visit
      • Keeps accurate time records
    • Notifies supervisor of significant changes to the client’s situation, accidents, damage to the client’s property, requests to perform services not included on the assignments, requests to change hours, etc.

    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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