Caregiver

Absolute Health Care - Temple City, CA
$13.00 - $13.50 an hour

Caregivers work in client’s homes as a personal attendant, helping clients with daily activities, such as feeding, grooming, medication reminders, bathing, bathroom/diaper assistance, and some light housework and laundry (not to exceed 20% of the Caregiver’s time on assignment). Caregivers also help clients by making and keeping appointments, providing or arranging transportation, and by serving as a companion for their clients. A Caregiver’s job duties can be diverse and encompass many aspects of a client’s daily living activities and care needs

Responsibilities:

  • Provide routine individualized care to patients (elderly, convalescents, children, or persons with disabilities)
  • Assist patients with daily routine
  • Provide care and comfort to patients through personal and companionship care
  • Prepare nutritious meals, and assist with feeding when necessary
  • Assist with grooming, dressing, and bathing routines
  • Assist with light housekeeping and laundry
  • Assist patients with bathroom/diaper needs
  • Assist and accompany patients on errands
  • Assist patient with mobility, including lifting and repositioning patient from various positions (i.e. lift patient from lying to sitting to standing positions).
  • Keep care notes and report to Care Manager
  • Monitor and report changes in patient health status
  • Provide care customized to the needs of each patient's circumstance

Qualifications:

  • Experience in home care, hospice, or other related fields
  • Proactive
  • Reliable (able to keep schedule commitments)
  • Punctual (able to arrive to work at scheduled time)
  • Positive, patient, and understanding demeanor
  • Caring and compassionate
  • Strong communication skills
  • High School degree required
  • Experience working with the elderly
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Should be able to lift individuals from seated to standing positions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Home Care Aide license
  • Negative TB test

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $13.50 /hour

Experience:

  • Caregiving or Home Care: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • HCA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)
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