Home Care Aide
Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: September 20, 2022
Overview Make Lives Better Including Your Own. If you want to
work in an environment where you can become your best possible
self, join us You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find
opportunities to grow your career through professional development,
as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and
wellness. Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and
retirement plans are available and vary by employment status.
Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:Tuition
ReimbursementPet InsuranceAdoption Reimbursement BenefitsVariety of
Associate DiscountsVeterans, transitioning active duty military
personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply. Please
note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws
and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.
Responsibilities Flexible schedule position that provides clients
with assistance and companionship while recognizing clients'
individual needs and encourages independence. Non-medical hands on
care; including dressing, bathing, grooming, personal care and
assistance with transfers.Provides one on one companionship to
client.May assist clients with medication as defined in medication
procedure.Performs general housekeeping duties, following cleaning
schedules for client laundry, bedrooms, dining area, living space,
bathrooms, kitchen, etc.Assists with pet care as needed.Provides
transportation to doctor's appointments and other errands.Attends
and participates in required training.Maintains client municates
effectively with the clients, families, and collaborative team.
Notifies manager of any changes in client condition/status.Provides
personal care to clients per their individualized plan of care.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities
for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent
a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should
perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Qualifications Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or
general education degree (GED) preferred, in compliance with state
regulations; and one to three months of healthcare / homecare
experience preferred. Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special
Requirements Reliable transportation. Must have a valid state
identification card. Valid driver's license is preferred.
Management/Decision MakingMakes standard and routine decisions
based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment.
Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by
reporting them to a supervisor. Knowledge and SkillsHas a basic
level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has
basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and
well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in
order to answer basic questions. Ability to read and comprehend
simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to
write simple correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively in
English with residents, family members and other associates of the
company. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written or oral form. Uses good judgment
in emergency situations, and seeks assistance when needed. Physical
Demands and Working ConditionsStandingWalkingSittingUse hands and
fingers to handle or feelReach with hands and armsClimb or
balanceStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlTalk or hearTaste or
smellAbility to lift: up to 50 poundsVisionRequires interaction
with co-workers, residents or vendorsOccasional weekend, evening or
night work if needed to ensure shift coverageOn-Call on an as
needed basisPossible exposure to communicable diseases and
infectionsPotential injury from transferring, repositioning, or
lifting residentsExposure to latexPossible exposure to blood-borne
pathogensPossible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious,
or biological hazardsSubject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or
cuts from equipmentRequires Travel: Frequently Brookdale is an
equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
Keywords: Brookdale Senior Living, Fort Myers , Home Care Aide, Other , Fort Myers, Florida
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