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Direct Care Aide

ComForCare Home Health Care - Lower Bucks

Direct Care Aide

Langhorne, PA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Looking for caregivers to join our home care family

    HOW TO APPLY: Please CALL 215.750.1880 and ask to complete an "Employment Phone Screening"

    Description:

    At ComForCare Home Care we value our home care aides like family. We celebrate success and have fun! Our focus is to help our clients and employees live their best life possible.

    We invite you to become part of our team! We have open positions and are looking for the very best to support clients in their homes. Whether you are looking to get started in a home care career or are an experienced aide, we have something for you.

    Shifts are available throughout Bucks and Philadelphia area. We will consider your availability and preferred locations when setting up your schedule.

    We provide caregivers competitive pay, training and benefits, as well as opportunities for advancement. Orientations happen each week.

    Are you naturally nurturing? Do you want a job that is truly fulfilling? Our independently owned and operated franchised offices are looking for you.

    Job Summary:

    The Direct Care Worker (DCW) provides clients various personal care and homemaker/companion services in accordance with an established plan of care so that they can remain in their residence.

    Essential Functions:

    Personal Care

    Provide assistance with: bathing, dressing, grooming, nail /skin care, back care, foot care, shampoo, oral hygiene, ambulation, transfers, range of motion exercise, safe use of equipment and assistive devices (wheel chair, walker, crutches, cane), change of position, with toileting, commode, incontinent care, meal planning, preparation, and assistance with feeding.

    Companion/Sitter/Household Management

    Provide companionship and respite services for family

    Perform homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms

    Medication Assistance Services (with RN supervision and delegation)

    Qualifications/Educational Requirements:

    High school graduate or G.E.D certificate.

    Successful completion of a state-approved Direct Care Worker or Home Health Aide course

    At least six months experience as a Direct Care Worker or CNA/HHA in healthcare (in homes or facilities)

    Be listed in good standing on the Pennsylvania Aide Registry

    Achieves a minimum score of 80% on competency exam (Home Health Aide Test)

    Meets passing criteria on DEARS Ethics test

    Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job

    Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job

    Possess a current PPD or Chest X-Ray

    This job description is used as a guide only and not inclusive of responsibilities and job duties.