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High Point, NC and surrounding areas: PRN and Fill-In shifts

Company: Coleman Care
Location: High Point
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Coleman Care - The In-Home Aide will be providing personal care and related services in the home.
He/she provides direct services as outlined in a plan of care for each individual needing help in order to live in his/her own home, and to work closely with the other home care team members.

  • Provides those services listed on the Plan of Care developed by the licensed professional which may include, but not be limited to, complete bed bath and totally dependent transfers.
  • Organizes tasks in a safe and efficient manner with indirect supervision.
  • Reports changes observed in the patient's mental or physical condition to his/her immediate supervisor by phone or in person.
  • Assists clients with personal health care tasks as assigned, including bathing, dressing, shaving, shampooing, care of mouth, skin and nails.
  • Assists with exercise prescribed and supervised by appropriate professionals.
  • Assists with safe ambulation/transportation.
  • Positions patient and assists with transfer activities - in and out of bed, chair to walker, etc. as directed by supervising professional.
  • Assists patients with toileting when necessary - bedpan, commode or bathroom.
  • Understands/recognizes: the importance of nutritious meals and assist with feeding when necessary, the importance of following a special diet when prescribed, and encourages the client to follow the diet plan closely. - Performs light meal preparations as directed by professional.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, respirations, BP when requested.
  • Assists with other procedures, i.e., non-sterile dressing changes, diabetic urine, and specimen collection as instructed by RN.
  • Arranges diversional activities when appropriate encouraging patient's mental alertness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Participates in case conferences of patients and their families being served.
  • Completes required records for documentation:

    • Charting on narrative sheet day of the visit.
    • Timely and accurate submission of required documentation of hours worked.

    • Participates in training sessions and continuing education as required by the agency to upgrade skills and acquire new ones.
    • Assists in maintaining a healthful, safe environment.
    • Encourages the patient to become as independent as possible according to the nursing care plan.
    • Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the patient and other members of the household.
    • Participates in QI activities.
    • Complies with agency Infection Control policies.

      Must reliable transportation for work; use of telephone, and appliances in the home.

    • Must be 18 years of age.
    • Understand and carry out simple directions and instructions.
    • Character and former employer references.
    • Compliance with state and federal employment health regulations.
    • Attendance at Orientation.
    • North Carolina valid driver license.
    • Background check.
    • Able to read, write, and complete simple math problems.

      PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS -(With or Without the Aide of Mechanical Devices):

    • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
    • Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.
    • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
    • Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of the position can be fully met.
    • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the clients, personnel, and support agencies.
    • Must be in good health and demonstrate emotional stability.
    • Must be able to lift weights, etc., not in excess of fifty (50) pounds.
    • Must not present a direct threat to the safety or health of the employee or others.

      Supervised directly by the Agency Supervisor and Home Care Nurse. - Indirect supervision by the Agency Director.
      I have read and understand the job description and agree to fulfill the position's responsibilities.

Keywords: Coleman Care, High Point , High Point, NC and surrounding areas: PRN and Fill-In shifts, Other , High Point, North Carolina

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