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Personal Care Aide

at Comfort Keepers

Posted: 2/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 133465
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Job Description

PostedFebruary 21, 2019
Employment TypeFull-time
CompensationDepends upon Skills and Experience
CompanyComfort Keepers
Location1403A Williams Drive
Georgetown, TX 78628
US


COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Comfort Keepers® began in 1997 when Chris Clum, a Registered Nurse in home healthcare, recognized a first-hand need for services in support of in-home independent living. Today, Comfort Keepers has a network of over 700 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

Comfort Keepers delivers a unique brand of high quality and compassionate in-home care through carefully selected, screened, and trained professionals. Our exceptional team of providers specializes in services ranging from companion and personal care to dementia and respite care.

The care services provided by Comfort Keepers are designed to help seniors and other adults maintain optimal levels of independence in the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers offers their clients a wide range of companionship services, including conversation, walks, and errands (including transportation) and assistance with hobbies and other interests. We also provide personal care services that may include bathing, feeding, transferring, ambulating, and toileting. Our caregivers receive additional training to provide exceptional dementia/Alzheimer's care. By providing the right mix of in-home senior care services to our clients, we feel confident that Comfort Keepers can help maintain independence while enhancing quality of life. 

We are delighted that you are interested in a career with Comfort Keepers that offers attractive compensation and a meaningful challenge. We encourage you to continue with this applicant-friendly online employment application to be considered as a member of our dynamic team!
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Personal Care Aide provides non-medical, in-home support and home management services to clients. He or she provides companionship to those individuals requiring socialization and minimum guidance for a safe, protected, clean, and orderly environment.

The ideal candidate for this position has a ninth grade education at a minimum (high school diploma or GED preferred), must be bondable, must submit to random drug testing, and must meet or exceed the minimum qualifications for the following background checks: Criminal Background Investigation, Motor Vehicle Driving Record and Professional and Personal Record Checks. Previous experience is preferred but not required. In addition, he or she has a genuine desire to work with the elderly or disabled, reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, a clean driving record.  Effective oral and written skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills, and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists client with all personal care functions as needed
  • Assists client at mealtimes and monitors eating habits
  • Assists client to and from daily activities
  • Performs light housekeeping tasks and assists with laundry
  • Reminds client to take self-administered medications
  • Observes and reports any changes in the client’s mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner
  • Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards
  • Communicates with clients, families, co-workers, and supervisors regarding care
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have completed ninth grade
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Knowledge of general sanitary and safety practices
  • Able to work a consistant schedule
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
  • Unrestricted driver's license and clean driving record
  • Reliable transportation
BENEFITS

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Training provided