Caregiver - Floater - Full Time - West St Louis County
Company: AGING WELL HEALTH CARE LLC
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022
The position of Caregiver Float is to provide personal hygiene and
a safe environment to clients as assigned and to be available to
cover shifts when others call off or new un-assigned cases.
Priority will be given to providing for the client's physical care
such as personal cleanliness and/or wound care and to the immediate
environment which directly affects the client's health and safety
needs. The Caregiver Float services are scheduled intermittent
visits provided to the client according to the client's care
Assist the client with personal hygiene such is bathing, care of
skin, mouth and hair. Instruct client and family in meeting
client's personal hygiene needs
Provide physical assistance in client transfer, positioning and
ambulation as outlined in the client care plan.
Assist client with prescribed non-skilled exercises which the
client, family, and in-home care aide have been taught by
appropriate professional personnel.
Change client bed linen as needed.
Clear client's path of clutter or client's room to provide for
maximum client safety.
Prepare a light meal if visit during mealtime and time permits.
Assist in cleaning and maintaining supplies and equipment in proper
Assist the recipient with ordinarily self-administered medications
(open bottles, get water).
Shopping for groceries or household items specifically required for
the health and maintenance of the client.
Apply non-prescription topical ointments/lotions to unbroken skin
at the recipient's direction.
Assist with any Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) not previously
listed and within the scope of service and licensure.
May be asked to perform such activities including, but not limited
walking the dog or taking care of pets
collecting and disposing of the household trash
collecting and delivering mail
play games and participate in other social events
facilitate the client's safe participation in family gatherings
any other reasonable request
Works in clients homes and travels to and from the client's homes
Supervised by: Private Duty Office Manager or their designee.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
CNA preferred, but not necessary.
Must be able to read, write and follow directions.
Must have at least six months paid work experience as an agency
homemaker, nurse aide, maid or household worker, or at least one
year of experience in caring for children or for sick or aged
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and the skills necessary
to provide the care appropriate to the age of the clients
Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and
development over the life span and possess the ability to assess
data reflective of the client's status in addition to being able to
interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each
client's requirements relative to age specific needs and to be able
to provide the care needed as described in the agency's policies
Must be available for On-Call rotation
Must be willing to be flexible with their hours and able to work
any shift, as needed, to meet the client's needs.
Must be able to drive a car with proof of license, auto insurance
and able to independently access client's residence
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:
Ability to participate in physical activity.
Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and
being involved in physical activity.
Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular
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