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Certified Homemaker / Home Health Aide – LIVE IN

  • Live-In
  • NJ

Website Care Right There

Summary

Provides services as assigned in the home of clients; performs related work as required. To perform this job successful, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. This job will be under RN supervision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. 

 

Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and the ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiple and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.  Language and literacy skills are adequate to communication needs and requests of the client. 
  • New Jersey CHHHA required. 
  • 1+ years of experience caring for a senior or the elderly or disabled in either the acute, long term care or community based care setting preferred.
  • Compassionate provider of personal care, homemaking and companion services. 
  • Ability to pass a thorough Criminal and Background Record Check.
  • A minimum of 4 recent references (2 personal and 2 professional). At lease one professional reference must be from an immediate past employer or an educator/instructor from a CHHA training programs 
  • Cleared fitness to work and 2 Step PPD & Rubella test.
  • Have personal qualities including: compassion for the elderly/disabled; honesty, trustworthiness, reliability and patience with those in need. 
  • Reliable transportation to a client’s home and/or a valid driver’s license and auto insurance if required by the client.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Carry out the prescribed plan of care for the client as detailed in the Service Plan.
  • In personal care cases-support to the client in all necessary and requested activities-of-daily-living including bathing, preventative skin care, toileting, ambulation and transfers (total body weight or full assistance- we require client supply of mechanical lift), ambulation, active/participative-range-of-motion exercises, grooming, hand nail care, and mouth care. 
  • Assistance with self-administered medications only, with periodic prompts and reminders.
  • Companionship/sitter activities to include walking, reading, visiting, games, talking, etc.
  • Independence training or safety supervision up on client request.
  • Homemaking support in the form of personal laundry, including sheets and towels, cleaning of bathroom, client’s personal space, kitchen and light cleaning of general living areas, meal preparation, menu planning, shopping, errands and transportation of client to appointments.
  • Reports changes in the client’s condition, family situation, or needs to the appropriate supervisor /homecare professional.
  • Takes and records vital signs, completes required reports and records on time and accurately. Reports to work as scheduled and be adaptable to client schedule, preference and requests. 
  • Reports to work with clean, well groomed appearance.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

 This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will be expected to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by management.

 

Work Attributes

  • Does not demonstrate need or tendency to take advantage of client’s dependency, assets or vulnerability. 
  • Able to prepare simple meals.
  • Able to demonstrate appropriate cleaning technique for bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Language and literacy skills are adequate to communication needs and request of the client. 

 

Hours

Eight to ten (8-10) active service hours per day staggered at intervals over eleven to thirteen (11-13) hour awake period of work-week as requested. Hours may vary. Schedule may be for 2-7 days upon request. Caregiver will receive at least 5 hours of sleep per night. Minimum of two (2) hours of personal time with no work responsibilities, including Client supervision, per day. No more than four (4) hours without a fifteen (15) minimum period of personal time. Caregiver will be relieved from all duties to make meals (of at least 30 minutes each) .No more than four (4) hours without a fifteen (15) minimum period of personal time. 

 

Compensation 

Room and Board provided, private sleeping and storage space with three (3) unpaid meals of at least 30 minute each, and one (1) snack per day. Worker to eat with Client up on request. Standard rates with built in calculation for room and board compensation, as allowed by applicable law. Only actual hours of sleep time (not to exceed 8 hours) will be treated as non-compensable sleep time, as all interrupted hours during which work is performed will be counted as compensable work time. While the 5-hour-minimum need not be 5 continuous uninterrupted hour of sleep, if work-related interruptions are so frequent as to prevent Caregiver from receiving at least 5 hours of sleep, the entire period will be considered compensable hours worked. Caregiver will document in writing any interrupted hours of sleep the previous night that will count as compensable work time, and will submit to Care Right There such documentation countersigned by Client. Unpaid vacation at worker’s request with one (1) month scheduling notice to office. Relief and Respite for daily weekend or weekly unpaid leave at worker’s request with two (2) week notice to office. 

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