As a member of the Companion Home Health Home Care team, the
caregiver will provide personal care and/or light housekeeping
services to our elder and/or disabled clients. The caregiver may
perform related tasks in the client/family place of residence in
accordance with the plan of care assigned in the Los Angeles County
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for carrying out the duties assigned in order to
increase the level of comfort, and to maintain personal hygiene and
a safe, healthy environment for the client.To provide respite
relief from total care for primary caregiver.
+ Demonstrated ability to make meaningful observations and write
brief, accurate reports.
+ Demonstrated ability to recognize the needs of people and to
maintain good relationships with them.
+ Demonstrated skills and knowledge in maintaining a safe home
+ Demonstrated skills and knowledge of food preparation and
+ May assists clients with personal care, transfers in and out
of bed and ambulation:
+ May plan, shop and/or prepares nutritionally sound meals
and/or special diets.
+ Performs tasks in a manner consistent with instructions;
+ Considers client's preferences within limits of diet.
+ May assists with medications that are ordinarily
+ May assist with prescribed exercises which clients and
Caregivers have been taught by appropriate health personnel:
+ May assist client to perform activity according to
+ Reports changes in the client's condition and needs:
+ Demonstrates sound judgment.
+ Reports changes to CHHHC office in a timely manner.
+ May perform light housekeeping duties directly associated with
+ (example: dusting, vacuuming, clean floors, wash dishes, linen
change, laundry. No deep cleaning, heavy lifting, climbing, moving
furniture or anything that requires them to get on their hands and
+ Demonstrates use of proper body mechanics in performing
+ Maintains a safe environment.
+ Documents care of client on appropriate forms;
+ Documents care clearly using accepted standards of
documentation and abbreviations
+ Completes documentation process in a timely manner;
+ Writes clearly and legibly
+ Participates in in-service education programs and other
meetings, as appropriate;
+ Makes suggestions regarding in service needs;
+ Attends appropriate meetings on a regular basis.
+ Maintains a positive and professional image:
+ Strictly adheres to agency policy regarding confidentiality
and right to privacy;
+ Maintains a positive attendance record and provides proper
notification of absences.
+ Demonstrates responsibility through responsiveness to others
and follows up on matters requiring additional attention.
+ Performs other duties as assigned within CHHHC Guidelines.
+ Demonstrates willingness to accept other assignments, as
+ May assist client with bath, mouth care, skin, hair and all
aspects of personal hygiene.
+ A valid California Drivers License.
+ A reliable car when travel is required.
+ Evidence of automobile insurance when travel is required.
+ A tuberculin skin test within six months prior to employment
or within 14 days of the date of employment and every year
State of CA Home Care Aide Registration
Completion of an appropriate orientation and training