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STRENGTH WITHIN TEAM
Passionate care can make all the difference.
Build a career of incredible purpose. Strength Within is seeking individuals with trained caregiver experience who are enthusiastic in providing seniors with compassionate care.
If you seek a job that is rewarding and delivers a sense of accomplishment and joy, then we encourage you to apply today.
PERSONAL CARE WORKER | HOMEMAKER
Location: Houston, Texas
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Supervising Nurse
RISK OF EXPOSURE TO BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS – HIGH
Follows the plan of care to help the client to maintain good personal hygiene and maintain a healthful, safe environment, is to perform ONLY those functions specified for each individual client.
Receives written instructions from the supervisor
Has knowledge of Agency policies and procedures
Is trained in first aid
Is oriented and trained in all aspects of care to be provided to clients
If able to demonstrate competency in all areas of training for personal care
Personal Care Aides may assist clients with the following activities;
Self-administration of medications by reminding the client to take medications and opening containers for the client
Personal grooming and dressing
Eating and meal preparation
Oral hygiene and denture care
Toileting and toilet hygiene
Arranging for medical and dental care including transportation to and from the appointment
Taking and recording oral temperatures
Administering emergency first aid
Providing or arranging for social interaction
Reports any change in the client's mental or physical condition or in the home situation to his/her immediate supervisor, the staff nurse, or to the Home Care Aide supervisor.
The ability to drive and the ability to access clients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible are required.
Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the client's condition and to perform client care/services.
On occasion, may be required to bend, stoop, reach and move client weight up to 250 pounds; lift and/or carry up to 30 pounds.
Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
Use of BP cuff, thermometer and stethoscope handwashing materials.
Has access to all client medical records which may be discussed with the Registered Nurse
Completion of at least the ninth grade. Preferably a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have completed a minimum of 40 hours of training which includes an introduction to personal care services.
Must be free from health problems that may be injurious to clients, self and co-workers and must present appropriate evidence to substantiate this.
Must comprehend the basics of personal care, housekeeping and meal preparation.
Must understand and respect clients including ethics and confidentiality of care.
Must be able to understand, read and write English.
To apply, please complete the following steps below:
1. Complete the applicant lead form below. This will immediately notify Strength Within with your contact information.
2. After you have sent your contact information, please download and complete the pre-employment application below. Send in PDF format to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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