Home Care Aide - Weekend Warrior

Signature Healthcare Gallatin , TN 37066

Posted 3 weeks ago

Silver Angels of Tennessee

  • Sumner, LLC is NOW HIRING for Weekend Warrior Home Care Aides in the Gallatin, Hartsville, Portland, Red Boiling Springs, Carthage, Dixon Springs, Cottontown, Hendersonville, Bethpage, Lafayette TN, and surrounding areas.

This position is designed for individuals who want to only work on Saturday and Sunday each week.

Provide assistance in the home with Activities of Daily Living, assistance with household cleaning and the maintenance of a safe home. P rovide assistance in the home with routine household chores. P rovide a nutritious and well-balanced meal prepared at or delivered to the home.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meet physical and sensory requirements stated below, and be able to work in the described environment.

  • Consistently available during weekend for shifts, which may include Friday thru Sunday, or a variation of weekend days

  • Work minimum required weekend hours, as determined by the branch, to maintain weekend warrior status

  • Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve the work environment.

  • Provide personal care and assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) (i.e., grooming, bathing, feeding, toileting, oral care, nail care, dressing, etc.), as indicated by the treatment plan.

  • Assist with homemaker services/routine household chores (i.e., dusting, sweeping/mopping floors, washing dishes, ironing, cleaning kitchen and bathrooms, providing laundry service, changing bed linen, etc.), as indicated.

  • Plan, prepare, deliver meals, grocery shopping.

  • Complete errands (i.e., getting a prescription filled, etc.).

  • Provide companionship to clients.

  • Follow assignment sheet for tasks.

  • Check/record vital signs to include temperature, blood pressure, respirations and pulse as indicated (certification required).

  • Ambulate and transfer clients, utilizing appropriate assistive devices and body mechanics.

  • Provide Range of Motion, as indicated.

  • Provide reminders to take medication and loosen the cap (do not give medications).

  • Complete proper documentation (date and place service provided, times service provided, actual service provided, etc.).

  • Observe clients carefully and report changes in condition.

  • Recognize client's ability to make choices and support these within the constraints of care giving environment.

  • Assist with the maintenance of a safe environment.

  • Provide respite care, on a short-term basis, when there is an absence of, or need for, relief for the caregiver.

  • Attend trainings/in-services as required.

  • Other special projects and duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain twelve (12) hours of in-service training each year spread across four (4) quarters in addition to normal supervisory guidance and training.

  • Valid State Driver's License with no more than three (3) entries; counting accidents, moving violations, and failures to appear. All accidents are counted, regardless of fault. (Note: Convictions for DUI/DWI, refusal to test, reckless driving, hit and run or other felony convictions are unacceptable and disqualify the driver from driving on behalf of the facility regardless of the number of MVR entries.)

  • High school diploma or GED, preferred.

  • One year of prior experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting or in working with recipients having developmental disabilities, preferred.

  • Current/active CPR certification, preferred.

  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills.

  • Highest level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of organization and work well within a team environment in support of company objectives.

  • Customer service oriented with the ability to work well under pressure.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and productivity.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, take initiative and make independent decisions.

  • Ability to deal with new tasks without the benefit of written procedures.

  • Approachable, flexible and adaptable to change.

  • Reliable transportation required.

  • Function independently, and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with stakeholders and vendors.

Signature HealthCARE is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer

  • Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.

Provide assistance in the home with Activities of Daily Living, assistance with household cleaning and the maintenance of a safe home. P rovide assistance in the home with routine household chores. P rovide a nutritious and well-balanced meal prepared at or delivered to the home.

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