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Personal Care Aide

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Addus Homecare
Physical Address
808 Downtowner Blvd, Suite B
Camden, AL 36726
Job Description

Position Summary: This position will provide basic care to clients, as well as ssist them in daily activities/tasks outlined in a written care plan that is established by the Administrator or CSS and is kept in the client’s home.
Essential Duties:
Record pertinent information pertaining to the client’s care.
Remind clients to take medication at the appropriate time.
Plan and prepare meals according to the specific dietary requirements of the client, and if necessary, feedint the client.
Assist the client with therapy exercises under the direction of a Registered Therapist.
Assist or perform personal care including hair care, oral hygiene, bathing, grooming, and dressing.
Assist with ambulation with or without mechanical aids.
Assist with routine bodily functions such as ssisting clients with toileting.
Maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment through light housekeeping including changing bed lines, dusting and vacuuming, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, providing and emptying bed pans and laundry.
Provide companionship and stimulation for the client including reading, walks, etc.; and accompanying the client to doctors or other appointments.
Turn or reposition patients who are bedridden.
Examine patient for bruises, blood in urine or other inuires/wounds.
Take client’s vital signs and recording input and output.
Observe and report changes in client’s condition to the Agency Director or Service Coordinator.
Accurately prepare daily records and submitting them to the office by date due.
Participates in in-service education programs.
Maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information.
Maintain regulat, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the nees of the agency.
Follow all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPPA regulations and requirements.
Abide by all regulations, policies, prcedures and standards.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Employee May Not:
Measure or administer medication as mandated by law
Cut the nails of any patient unless authorized by RN Supervisor
Performance Responsibilities:
Maintains positive internal and external customer service relationships
Maintains open lines of communication
Plans and organizes work effectively and ensures its completion
Meets all productivity requirements
Demonstrates team behavior and promotes a team-oriented environment.
Actively participates in Continuous Quality Improvement
Represents the organization professionally at all times

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