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Massachusetts Employer Caregiver in Newburyport, Massachusetts

SUMMARY: Join our award-winning team! We are the most reputable, non-medical home care service in the US today. Our purpose is to provide essential care for those in need who wish to remain at home. We are passionate about upholding our excellent reputation and we are looking to hire the very best caregivers to help us! We care about the indiviual needs of our staff and pride ourselves in finding the right senior for each caregiver. We have a caring and compassionate staff available to our caregivers to answer questions and provide support at all times. You can make a rewarding career out of making a positive difference in the lives of local seniors and their families by joining our team. As a caregiver, you'll help make life at home safer, happier, and more comfortable for seniors. Your presence will make aging at home possible and help minimize the risk of senior isolation and the effects that come with it. DUTIES: Understand, perform and adhere to the information and precautions contained in the client Home Plan of Care. Assist the client with personal care activities including: bathing, skin care, back rub, hair care, nail care, dressing and undressing, feeding, oral hygiene, shaving, grooming and bedtime preparation. Assist the client to the bathroom or in use of urinal or bedpan. Keep incontinent clients clean and dry. Assist the client with self-administration of their medications. Assist the client with personal communication skills, as needed. Assist with transportation needs in accordance with the plan of care. Assist with meal planning, purchase of food and meal preparation. Assist with client's laundry and bed linens. Prepare and maintain records of client progress and performed services, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor. Report all client and employee incidents/accidents to supervisor immediately. Assist the client with exercise, ambulation and transfer activities. Be aware of proper body mechanics. Conduct safety precautions including wiping wet floors and spills and eliminating other potential hazards immediately. Report safety hazards such as frayed electrical cords, unsecured handrails, malfunctioning smoke and carbon monoxide detectors/alarms, defective equipment and/or or environmental hazards to supervisor on the same day of observation. Engage in respectful social interaction with client, including friendly conversation and empathic support, while respecting client's privacy and property. Exhibit positive attitude and behavior; demonstrate respect for clients. Maintain absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining to clients, including clients' families. Respond and attend to client requests promptly. Communicate effectively with all team members. Maintain proper handwashing techniques. Participate in required in-service training programs to meet regulatory requirements. Understand the importance of seeking assistance, as needed, from your supervisor and/or others. Demonstrate capability and dependability in following instructions. Understand that regular, consistent attendance is necessary to serve clients. Accept and fulfill assignments with the Agency; exercise judgment in accepting assignments. Perform related duties and responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the management team. Will train and refresh skills REQUIREMENTS: COVID vaccine required, mask required while in the homes of elderly clients High School/GED Must be 18 years of age Class D drivers license required Clean Drug Screen Clean CORI and able to pass a background check