Employment

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Elder Care Services is seeking a full time Certified Nursing Assistant or Home Health Aide

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
Required:

  • High school diploma required
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Certification or equivalent required
  • A reliable source of transportation, duties are performed in client homes across Leon county
  • Ability to stoop, lift, bend, and move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to use proper body mechanics in assisting clients.
  • Complete 12 hours agency training and/or 12 hours hands-on training with a trained Direct Service Provider
  • Preferred: Experience in providing personal care, homemaking and respite care services

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide personal hygiene services to clients as directed in their care plan/service sheet; this includes but is not limited to bathing, grooming, and dressing.
  2. Provide housekeeping services to clients as directed in their care plan/service sheet; this includes but is not limited to changing client’s bed linens, client’s laundry, cleaning client’s bedroom and bathroom.
  3. Provide respite/companionship services to clients as directed in their care plan/service sheet.
  4. Assist with meal planning and preparation, eating and diet activities for clients as directed in their care plan/service sheet.
  5. Perform essential activities directly related to maintaining client health and comfort in conjunction with the care plan.
  6. Assist with transfer or ambulation needs including wheelchair, walker and cane.
  7. Provide assistance with paying bills and shopping for clients based on care plan/service sheet (when handling client funds, appropriate agency form must be used).
  8. Report to case manager or immediate supervisor change in client’s condition and client’s need for assistance in obtaining community resources, i.e. doctor/dentist appointments, transportation, Medicaid, food stamps, etc.
  9. Promptly report changes in the home situation which might affect the Care Plan or client’s health and welfare to his/her supervisor and/or case manager.
  10. Participates in required in-service training appropriate to Direct Service Provider responsibilities; record keeping, CPR, etc.
  11. Complete and submit in a timely fashion all required documentation, time sheets, report as requested.
  12. Establish a good working relationship with both client and caregiver.
  13. Maintains client confidentiality.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned by the Division Director and/or the President/CEO.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Please submit applications to our office at 2518 West Tennessee Street Tallahassee, FL 32304.

 

Download the Elder Care Services Standard Application for Employment