A Helping Hand has been serving the greater Seattle Area for the past 15+ years specializing and providing professional care to the seniors in the Greater Puget Sound.
Essential Position Functions
Provide compassionate, professional, and reliable care to assigned clients pursuant to their care plans, which can include the following activities
General "companionship" activities like conversation or the maintenance of a physical presence
Cooking and meal preparation
Out-of-home activities like grocery shopping, or attending medical appointments
Assistance with light exercise
Reminders about medication
Dressing and grooming
Assistance with movement on foot or with a cane, walker, wheelchair, or scooter
Assistance with briefs
End of life care
Nurse-delegated care under the guidance of a Registered Nurse
Direct assistance with the consumption of medication
Administering eye drops
Maintain the client's Communications Log during each assigned shift
Communicate promptly and frequently with the office about personal availability, changes in the client's condition or situation, unusual incidents at the client's home or in the course of the client's life, and suspected abuse or harm
Serve as a "mandatory reporter" under Washington State law
Complete twelve (12) credits of continuing education during each 12-month period of service as a caregiver
Maintain any licenses or certifications pursuant to Washington State rules and regulations
Must have CNA or HCA certification, be English-language proficient, and pass a written skills test.
Applicants must be able to pass a background check.
Pass a drug test.
Reliable transportation in order to travel to client homes.
A Helping Hand Homecare