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Caregiver

Company: Comfort Keepers
Location: Portland
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre you looking for meaningful work that can be life changing for a senior in your area? Look no further – a Caregiver career with Comfort Keepers is the job for you!Join our compassionate team of people like you who are dedicated to providing companionship, personal care and health care services for seniors and older adults.As a valued member of our caregiving team, you will provide one-on-one assistance to seniors in the comfort of their own homes in the Maine area to ensure they are living the most positive and purposeful lives possible. This meaningful role will allow you to connect with seniors on a personal level and make a positive impact on their day-to-day health, safety and well-being.Apply to Become a Caregiver Today!Caregiver Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay ranging from $17.00 - 22.00 per hour
  • Weekly Pay Checks
  • On-going Paid Training and Support
  • Referral Bonus Plans
  • Year-end Bonus
  • Short Shift Differentials
  • AT&T and Verizon Discount Plans
  • Local Auto and Tire Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement for PSS Certification
  • Paid travel time
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance Options**Health Insurance after 60 days with an average of 30-hours/week worked.Earned Benefits for Caregivers averaging 24-hours/week for six months include -
    • Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Life, LTD/STD and Accident Insurance Plans
    • Pay IncreaseEarned Benefits for Caregivers averaging 24-hours/week for one year include-
      • AAA Membership
      • Paid Time Off (PTO)
      • Fully Vested and a Matched Retirement Plan
      • Pay increaseCaregiver Responsibilities:
        • Assisting the client with activities of daily living by providing any of the Comfort Keepers approved personal care activities including but not limited to assistance with bathing/showering, toileting, dressing, grooming, and oral hygiene.
        • Safely assisting physically unstable clients from bed, shower, tub, toilet, chair, floor, etc.
        • Providing a clean, safe, and healthy environment by performing light housekeeping tasks including laundering of client's garments and linens, changing beds, doing dishes, and kitchen clean-up.
        • Assisting in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, and grocery shopping.
        • Transporting and accompanying client on walks, community trips, doctor's offices, bank, hair salons, barber, etc.
        • Providing companionship for the client including but not limited to talking and listening, reading aloud, and providing social and emotional support as needed.
        • Promoting the client's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest and promoting a sense of well-being.
        • Reminding client to take self-administered medications.
        • Assisting the client with ambulation and transfers as specified in the Plan of Care.
        • Observing and reporting any changes in the client's mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to the Quality Assurance Coordinator in a timely manner.
        • Establishing and maintaining effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers.
        • Participating in in-service and continuing educations programs, staff meetings, and client conferences as requested.
        • Completing required documentation of services delivered and submitting to the office in a timely manner according to policy.
        • Using equipment, supplies, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
        • Maintaining client confidentiality regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA).Join Our Comfort Keepers Family!Caregiver Requirements:
          • High School Degree, GED, or equivalent
          • Must possess interpersonal skills with the ability to clearly, professionally, and effectively communicate with their clients and co-workers.
          • Must be able to comply and provide verbal and written instructions and be able to clearly document the services provided.
          • Possess reading and writing skills.
          • Ability to function in a home setting with minimal direct supervision and maintain satisfactory working relationships with clients and family members.
          • Self-motivated and with excellent time management skills.
          • The ability to prioritize and multitask projects.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
            • The employee is required to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time; occasional walking inside and outside of the home.
              • Occasional squatting, reaching above and below the shoulder, twisting; occasional bending, kneeling, balancing, and stair climbing.
              • Use of hands and fingers for grasping.
              • Use of head and neck in rotational, flexing, or extension or in static position.
              • Must be able to occasionally carry and lift up to 25lbs.We are highly considering Caregivers with the following accredidations: Home Care, Home Health, PSS, CNA, Care, Caregiver, Caregiving, Home Health Aide, Personal Support Specialist, DSP, PCA, HHATake the First Step to an Exciting Career by Applying to be a Comfort Keeper!This caregiving position is open at both of our offices located at 253 US Route 1, Scarborough and 57 Portland Rd., Kennebunk. Our office serves a large area that includes Biddeford, Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth, Gorham, Kennebunk, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Saco, Sanford, Scarborough, South Portland, Wells, Westbrook, and Yarmouth.Learn more here: https://www.comfortkeepers.com/offices/maine/scarborough/careersPowered by JazzHR3MNCp6FhG3

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