CNA,HHA,PCA, NURSING STUDENTS
Company: Visiting Angels - Chelmsford
Posted on: September 14, 2021
As a Home Care Aide/Caregiver your goal will be to maintain
the safety and personal comfort of your client and positively
impact their quality of life. Specific care activities are
outlined in an individualized Care Plan for each client by the
Client Care Manager. The Home Care Aide/Caregiver
reports directly to the Visiting Angels Business Manager.
Have a caring and sympathetic attitude toward caring for
Previous experience in home or senior care preferred.
Must be eighteen (18) years of age.
Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs.
Must be able to pass a background check.
Provide a valid TB test or chest X-ray.
Must have a valid drivers license.
Must have your own reliable transportation and be able to take
clients to medical appointments and errands as needed.
Provide valid car insurance if you have your
Must have a working mobile phone and a working email for regular
and timely communication.
Must be punctual, willing and able to work flexible hours, and
able to work a minimum of two (2) holidays per year and a
minimum of one (1) weekend a month.
Must be able to read, write legibly, speak clearly and
understand English in order to communicate with
clients, follow instructions and document care.
Must be able to see and hear or use vision and/or hearing
aids to ensure that the requirements of this position can
Provide joyful companionship. Engage
in respectful social interaction, including friendly
conversation and empathic support.
Assist your client with personal care activities which may
include: bathing, dressing and undressing, oral hygiene, skin
care, hair care, shaving (electric only), grooming, bedtime care,
and bathroom care (use of urinal or bedpan if necessary, and keep
incontinent clients clean and dry).
Assist your client with mobility activities which may
include: exercise, ambulation, and transfers. Be aware
of proper body mechanics for you and your client.
Provide medication reminders and, if necessary assist your
client with self-administration of medications.
Assist with meal planning, preparation, and, if
Maintain a clean, safe, comfortable and healthy environment for
your and your client, including proper hand washing.
Observe safety precautions, including: immediately wiping up wet
floors, spills, and other falling hazards.
Report safety hazards such as frayed electrical cords,
unsecured handrails, malfunctioning smoke and carbon monoxide
detectors/alarms, defective equipment or environmental hazards to
Agency on the same day of observation.
Provide light housekeeping, including laundry,
dusting, vacuuming, changing bed linens, cleaning floors,
Respond to client’s requests which may include: grocery
shopping, errands, and accompany to appointments.
Respect client’s privacy and property.
Read and understand information and precautions in
each individual client’s Care Plan.
Review Care Plan prior to each shift to note any changes in
Arrive on time and complete all tasks and activities as outlined
in Care Plan, as needed.
Document client care or service(s) furnished.
Report and document any changes in client condition or
behavior to Agency immediately.
Report all client and employee incidents/accidents to Agency
Maintain absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining
to clients, clients’ families, and employees.
Any changes and all communications are required to go
through the Agency, not directly between caregiver and client, so
that all are informed as necessary.
Have a positive, respectful attitude and behavior.
Communicate effectively and in a timely manner with all
members of the team.
Accept and fulfill assignments with the Agency for which you
have the skills and experience.
Seek assistance, as needed, from your supervisor and/or
others at the Agency.
Attend required orientation and in-service training
programs to improve your skills and knowledge and meet all annual
Understand and adhere to established Visiting Angels policies
and procedures, including dress code.
401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Paid Travel Time and Mileage Reimbursement
Continuing Education and Online Training
Bonuses for Employee Referrals and Emergency
Health and Wellness Discounts
Financial and Legal Services Programs
Regular Caregiver Appreciation Events
We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit
discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
Keywords: Visiting Angels - Chelmsford, Newton , CNA,HHA,PCA, NURSING STUDENTS, Other , Newton, Massachusetts
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