Private Duty Companion | Weekly Pay
Do you have a heart for seniors? Are you looking to make a difference in our local communities? Interim Healthcare of Topeka is looking for individuals that have a heart for our geriatric population & are able to be a dependable part of patient's & families lives. Companionship, meal preparation, cleaning services, and much more - we have all hours available at this time, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts. If you are looking to join our family business & culture, apply today!
To provide personal care and incidental activities of daily living to clients in the home setting as permitted by federal and state law and regulations.
The Stehley Family has locally owned and operated Interim Healthcare in the State of Kansas for 42 years. Interim Healthcare of Topeka, Manhattan, and Lawrence is the only agency in these areas that offers the full continuum of care - which consists of Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty, and Staffing Services. Our Mission Statement is 'We Improve People's Lives', and that is the core of what we believe in here at Interim Healthcare. If you are looking to join a company that is growing & has a family culture, this may be the job you have been looking for! Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for over 50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner.
- Locally Owned And Operated
- Health Coverage (If Full-Time Status)
- Dental Coverage
- Vision Coverage
- Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs
- Competitive Salary and Benefits
- Paid Holidays
- Life Insurance
- Free Education Courses
- Conducts the initial care delivery visit to client.
- Follows the written assignment sheet/service plan to:
- Assist the client with incidental activities of daily living such as shopping, homemaking, preparing meals and maintaining a clean and safe physical environment.
- Promote a safe client environment.
- Perform only assigned tasks as instructed by the Supervisor, as applicable and where permitted by state law; (Assigned tasks are those tasks (permitted by state law or regulation if applicable) for which the Personal Care Aide has received training and Interim HealthCare has accepted and verified as appropriate).
- Utilizes infection control measures such as hand washing and personal protective equipment.
- Observes and reports safety hazards and changes in client condition to Supervisor.
- Documents observations and activities in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
- Organizes self to carry out visits/shifts and to complete assigned tasks.
- Attends mandatory in-services and provide requested documents to keep employee file current.
- Assists with orientation & training of field based care professionals.
- Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
- May have access to personal health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.
The Interim HealthCare Home Care Aide may not:
- Perform any personal care or skilled nursing procedure, which is prohibited by the State Nurse Practice Act.
- Reconcile bank statements, endorse checks, or use any form of the client’s credit (e.g. credit or debit cards, ATM).
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
- Age of majority in the state.
- Any training required by state law or regulation or
- Twelve (12) months of accumulated experience in a similar job classification or similar life experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
- Successful completion of appropriate knowledge (competency) assessment.
- Meets applicable health requirements to provide care.
- Other minimum requirements as defined by state law or regulation.
- Proof of valid auto liability insurance and valid driver’s license as required by the organization’s insurance carrier if assignment(s) include driving a vehicle, preferred.
- Able to hear, speak and write and read in English in a manner understood by most people.
- Able to read ten (10) point or larger type.
- Able to effectively handle multiple tasks or functions.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
- Able to constantly travel locally from assignment to assignment.
- Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely.
- Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs or objects.
- Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials.
- Able to frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds in order to carry out daily job functions and related activities that may be required.