75 S Trade St Suite E, Tryon, NC 28782
(828) 436-1994
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Caregiver (Full time)

Comfort Keepers of Tryon, NC


We are seeking compassionate, self-motivated individuals to join our team as an In-Home Caregiver (Full time)

 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs duties as assigned on the personal care Service Plan.
  • Assists the client in assisting with activities of daily living by providing any of the Comfort Keepers approved personal care activities including, but not limited to:  bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, oral hygiene, and/or ambulation.
  • Provides for a clean, safe, and healthy environment for clients and family members.  Provides light housekeeping tasks including laundering of client’s garments and linens and changing the bed. 
  • Assists in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, dishes, and kitchen clean-up.
  • Assists the client with ambulation/transfers as specified in the Plan of Care.
  • Reminds client to take self-administered medications.
  • Observes and reports any changes in the client’s mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers.
  • Participates in in-service and continuing education programs, staff meetings, and client conferences as requested by immediate supervisor.
  • Completed required documentation of services delivered and submits to office in a timely manner according to policy.
  • Uses equipment and supplies safely and properly. 
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding client information.
  • Other reasonable related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: 

Applicant must be bondable and meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks: 

  • Applicant must have at least 6 months of caregiver experience
  • Criminal Background Investigation
  • Motor Vehicle Driving Record
  • Professional and Personal Reference Checks
  • Permission to submit to random drug and alcohol testing
  • Must have reliable transportation, cell phone
  • Fulfill assignments with reliability and punctuality  
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and document services provided.
  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
  • Actively looks for ways to help others.
  • Strong social perceptiveness by being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they may react as they do.
  • Strong organizational skills and adjusting actions in relations to others.

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