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Home Care Assistants

Catholic Community Services
Everett, WA Full-time
Posted on September 19, 2018

Home Care Assistants

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Should be 18 years of age and have a minimum of one-year paid or unpaid experience in household management. Prior experience with elderly, and developmentally disabled, and/or handicapped persons preferred. The ability to communicate well, to maintain a neat appearance, and to work independently. Must be physically able to perform required tasks. Reliable transportation, valid Washington State Driver’s License and automobile insurance are required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform tasks for clients as authorized on Client Data Sheet. These tasks may include:

  • Performing household chores to maintain normal standards of health and cleanliness
  • Preparing or assisting with preparation of meals, feeding and clean up (may include special diets)
  • Assisting clients with essential errands and shopping; clients are limited to one trip per week
  • Transporting and accompanying clients to medical services when client does not have personal transportation or is unable to go alone
  • Assisting clients with bathing, dressing, and personal care, (hair, teeth, dentures, shaving, and filing of nails)
  • Reminding clients to take self-administered medications
  • Assisting clients in and out of bed or wheelchair by providing support, steadying, and supervision
  • Completing and submitting all required reports and documentation, (i.e. Time/Mileage Reports, Leave slip, and Client Logs)
  • Reading and complying with all instructions contained in the Home Care Assistant Orientation Material and Personnel Policy Manual
  • Immediately reporting all accidents, incidents, and changes in the clients’ health or condition to a Home Care or Private Pay Supervisor

 

BENEFITS:

  • Starting wage: $14.70 to $16.60 depending on experience and certification.
  • Additional pay for weekend and holiday work, nurse delegated care, and client specific needs
  • Paid mileage and travel time between clients
  • Paid training and certification/exam fees
  • Paid leave
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision - even for part-time work