Jul 27, 2018Full time
Under the direct supervision of the Service Supervisor, the PA is responsible for the care of a registered Mastercare Inc. client in the privacy of the clients own home. The caregiver will visit the client's home and perform quality, compassionate care within the scope of clients care plan. Minimum Qualifications and Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age Must complete Mastercare's pre-employment and new hire process Must be able to read, write and speak English and speak Ilokano Must be able to follow direction and accurately report to the Field Supervisor any changes in the clients' condition 2-Step TB CPR/First Aid Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position, including lifting unspecified weights depending on the assignment requirements, bending, stooping, sitting, standing, associated with a normal home care client Must have sufficient visual acuity with correction to read printed materials Must have hearing acuity to hear spoken communications from the client, supervisors, and co-workers Work Environment: Employees will be scheduled to meet the needs of Mastercare Clients within their home environments Working with clients in their homes, employees could be exposed to bloodborne pathogens Employees must utilize personal protective equipment when providing personal care where there risk to exposure to bloodborne pathogens and body fluids Employees may be subject to unrestrained pets, clutter, or poor lighting and performing duties in homes with no air conditioning/ventilation Essential Duties : Follow current written plan of care as established by Service Supervisor Assists in making their clients' lives easier and more comfortable Light housekeeping including but not limited to, dusting and vacuuming, changing linens/bed--making, cleaning the kitchen and bathroom, and laundry of client only Plans and prepares meals for client Assists in grocery shopping as needed Provides companionship and emotional support Assists and escorts to and from appointments/errands Assist and escorts to recreational events & outings. Participates in activities and functions as directed Helps maintain medication schedules Communicates effectively both verbally and written with other staff, management, and clients Collects, reports and documents services provided in an accurate and timely manner Report changes in the client's condition, concerns, or incidents to the Service Supervisor in a timely manner Submits timecards/ activity sheet in a timely manner (i.e. weekly) Implements appropriate safety and infection control .