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Company: Right at Home Austin West
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description All Shifts needed, pay rates averaging $13-$16 per hour Full time or part time available, start immediately Job Summary: Primary functions: provide personal assistance and/or health-related services to patients/clients in their place of residence; provide a safe and clean environment; work cooperatively with the patient/client and family; and report observations and problems to the Supervisor. Job Qualifications: Education: If under 18 years of age, must be either a high school graduate or enrolled in a vocational education program License: Must have current drivers license or reliable transportation to travel to assignments Experience: If at least 18 years of age, have proof of competency through education and/or experience or demonstrate competency to perform tasks as assigned. If under age 18, must successfully demonstrate competency to perform tasks assigned. Skills: Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and be competent to perform tasks assigned by Supervisor Demonstrates interest in the welfare of those who are elderly and/or disabled. Must successfully complete a Competency Evaluation Skills Checklist and pass a written Skills Test as required if performing G-Tube feedings. Background Checks: Must agree to and pass a criminal history check and an Employee Misconduct Registry check. Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in patient---s/client---s residence in various conditions; possible exposure to blood, body fluids and infectious diseases; must have the ability to work a flexible schedule and travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather. Physical and Mental Effort: Prolonged standing and walking required. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move patients/clients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines, to identify patient/client needs, to make quick decisions and to meet patient/client and family psychosocial needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Must have the ability to use durable medical equipment in the home. Essential Functions: Promote positive, supportive, and respectful communication to the patient/client and family and Agency personnel Provide an environment that promotes respect for the patient---s/client---s privacy and property Provide personal assistance or health-related tasks to patient/client according to the Individualized Service Plan Appropriately report changes to ensure continuity of care Practice accepted infection control principles Provide a clean, safe and comfortable environment Utilize skills necessary to perform services according to the Agency---s policy Contribute to the management and efficient operation of the Agency and demonstrate effective time management skills Demonstrate commitment, professional growth and competency by attending required inservices Promote the Agency---s philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care

Keywords: Right at Home Austin West, Pflugerville , Caregiver, Healthcare , Pflugerville, Texas

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