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Jacksonville St. Augustine and Surrounding Areas

JOB DESCRIPTION

Caregivers are either CNA's (Certified Nurse Aides) or PCP's (Personal Care Providers). Caregivers must be reliable, dependable, honest, and caring. Caregivers are not allowed to smoke in clients' homes and must have their own transportation. Some may need to take clients to appointments or run errands. This will require them to possess a valid driver's license and to have current automobile insurance. Caregivers must be observant enough to recognize changes in their clients, and be capable of alerting the appropriate personnel when necessary. Nature of job: Caregivers provide paraprofessional services to the agency's home care clients, as assessed in the care plan and in compliance with the client's Service Agreement.

REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: 1) Experience as a caregiver in a home care setting or skilled facility. 2) Must meet criteria as defined in the agency's minimum standards. 3) Must be able to function with minimal supervision, accepting personal responsibility for maintaining a professional relationship with the client. 4) Must accept responsibility for maintaining skills and learning on an ongoing basis, as well as adhering to agency policies. Scope of Position: 1) Reports to the Homewatch Caregivers supervisor. 2) Does not administer medication or perform any procedures requiring the knowledge or skills of a licensed nurse or registered therapist. Major Responsibilities: 1) Responsible for assisting the agency's clients with their personal care needs in accordance with the care plan and qualifications (CNA/PCP/HHA). 2) Responsible for assisting clients with activities of daily living in a safe and beneficial manner. Physical Qualifications: 1) Able to work an average of 20-40 hours per week. 2) Able to bend, climb, stoop, and stand an average of 5 hours per day. 3) Able to lift 20-30 pounds. 4) Able to use tools necessary for job. 5) Able to communicate effectively.

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Home care jobs are available for those compassionate individuals looking to make a profound difference in the lives of our clients through caregiving. Our professionally developed training platform through Homewatch CareGivers University provides the knowledge and skills required to deliver the premier quality of home care services that has become the Homewatch CareGivers standard.
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