LHC Group. Inc

Homemaker

Location : Facility Name
Home Care by Black Stone
Requisition ID
2020-87924
Location : Postal Code
43235-5677
Position Type
Full Time, Part Time, or PRN
Work Schedule
Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
Location : City
Columbus
Location : State/Province
OH

Overview

The Homemaker is a non-certified non-professional worker who can perform the basic life skills necessary to keep a household functioning. The worker provides supportive services as assigned to promote the safety and well-being of the client by assisting with homemaking tasks, preparation of meals, and minimal assistance with bathing, grooming and dressing such as buttoning buttons and combing hair. May also provide companionship, monitor safety, and run errands or transport the clients to appointments and shopping.

 

Home Care by Black Stone, 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

License Requirements

  • Previous experience in the home care environment preferred.
  • Reliable transportation

 

Skill Requirements

  • Must be mature and able to deal effectively with the demands of a home health aide position. Able to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately.

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