Comfort Keeper

Certified Home Health Aide


As a Comfort Keeper® you will do more than prepare lunch, dust the furniture, or help a client get ready for the day. These are important, of course, but through our unique approach to in-home care, Interactive Caregiving™, Comfort Keepers find ways to actively engage clients in life. This could include cooking favorite recipes together, reminiscing over old photos, visiting friends or attending community events, continuing favorite hobbies, taking a walk, doing puzzles.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assists client with all personal care functions as needed (bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, oral hygiene, ambulation, feeding)
  • Performs light housekeeping tasks (such as dusting, vacuuming, mopping, making beds, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens) and assists with laundry (washing, folding, ironing)
  • Assists in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, dishes and kitchen clean-up
  • Assists client to and from daily activities (doctor appointment, errands, social activities, etc.)
  • Reminds client to take self-administered medications.
  • Records in the In-Home Client Logbook what was done daily and your observations in compliance with regulations and standards
  • Observes and reports any changes in client's mental, physical or emotional condition or home situation to supervisor.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
  • Able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Unrestricted driver's license and clean driving record
  • Your own safe automobile and valid automobile insurance
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Neat, clean, and professional appearance
  • Willing to drive to private homes in the area to perform the duties of this position
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions and document services provided
  • Able to function independently in the home setting with minimal direct supervision
  • Able to maintain satisfactory relationships with clients, family, and team members
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

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