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Caregiver, Silver Spring, MD

Company: Visiting Angels
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Our company is a non-medical home care agency in Maryland. We pride ourselves in creating great matches for our clients and our caregivers. We send caregivers into clients homes to provide assistance with Activities of Daily Living. We have experienced continuous growth and we attribute our sustained growth to the daily contributions of the remarkable individuals who make up our team.

We need experienced caregivers to provide services including: personal care, companionship, preparing meals, light housekeeping, errands, laundry, and more. Applicants with CNA license, valid driver's license and reliable means of transportation are highly preferred. Must be flexible to work any day and any shift. 

We are urgently looking for caregivers who can work Tuesdays and Thursdays 1pm-5pm. Must be able to speak Spanish.

Required Qualifications and Skills
Valid current Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, or Geriatric Nursing Assistant
certification.
Valid current CPR and First Aid certifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid current drivers license and reliable personal transportation
Ability to read, write, communicate, and understand directions in English
Physical ability to lift and transfer clients
Ability to contribute to a calm environment for the client and instill a confidence in Visiting Angels
ability to meet the clients needs
Enthusiasm for working with elderly and disabled people
Ability to work professionally, cooperatively, and effectively with others
Duties and Responsibilities
Attend required case conferences, continuing education, meetings, and in-services
Assist therapists in non-skilled treatments essential to the client
Assist with medications that are ordinarily self-administered in accordance with State guidelines
Prepare and serve normal meals for the client
Assist client with personal care, including eating, bathing, oral hygiene, toileting, and dressing
Assist client with ambulation, such as moving in and out of bed or wheelchair
Assist client with household chores essential to the clients safety and care at home such as tidying,
dusting and vacuuming rooms used by client; washing clients dishes; washing and changing sheets on
clients bed; washing clients personal laundry; listing needed supplies; shopping for items needed by
client.
Provide companionship and support to Visiting Angels clients
Properly document all services provided each shift and submit documentation in accordance with
Visiting Angels policies
Observe clients and report to supervisor unusual physical conditions and/or behavioral changes
Assess and report to supervisor any unsafe or abusive situation
Transport clients in accordance with Visiting Angels polices
Take blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration as directed by nurse
Comply with Visiting Angels employment policies
Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

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