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Companion Caregiver

Company: Maxim Healthcare Services
Location: Taft
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

$15.50 - $17 Please note this is a part-time position in the Taft/Maricopa area . The Companion Caregiver provides services to patients/clients in their places of residence that includes, but is not limited to, certain hands-off care. The provision of hands-off care as described above is contingent upon the licensing requirements of each state.Responsibilities

  • Provides hands off care such as: providing and encouraging socialization, encouraging a mild exercise program, encouraging medication compliance through timely reminders to take medications, supervising the safety of the patient/client when bathing, toileting, and dressing, and assisting with grocery-shopping; and performing light housekeeping chores
  • Arrives at the clients home on time and leaves when shift schedule is complete
  • Performs all Companion Caregiver duties in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client information, in accordance with HIPAA standards
  • Safeguards the client/patient by observing appropriate infection control procedures including but not limited to universal precautions
  • Notifies the office of any abnormal findings or conditions
  • Adheres to Companion Caregiver standards and procedures of the Company
  • Represents the Company with a positive image at all times
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in meeting the needs of all facilities
  • Effectively communicates with the office staff, including availability to work
  • Adheres to time and attendance policies
  • Provides requirements-related information (Annual PPD, In-services, etc.) in a timely fashion; follows all other compliance standards at all times
  • Performs other Companion Caregiver duties as assigned/necessaryRequirements
  • One (1) year of experience as a Companion Care Homemaker/Companion Care Provider preferred
  • Ability to adhere to time and attendance policies
  • Ability to carry out tasks in a professional manner and adhere to policies regarding professionalism and boundaries
  • Must demonstrate a compassionate nature and possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required
  • Computer proficiency requiredBenefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
    • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
    • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
    • 401(k) savings plan
    • Awards and recognition programs About Maxim Healthcare Services Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed. Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare Services, Bakersfield , Companion Caregiver, Healthcare , Taft, California

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