Erickson Living Private Duty Care Giver in Dallas, Texas

SUMMARY:

A Private Duty Care Giver is an individual who carries out social, personal and certain health care tasks under the supervision of a registered nurse and who may also provide assistance with housekeeping and other related supportive tasks to a client in his/her place of residence. The aide may perform other tasks permissible under state scope of practice and regulatory guidelines under the direct supervision of a RN.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Assists clients with personal care and activities of daily living, in accordance with the client’s individualized care plan.

  2. Practices safety, infection control, and standard precautions.

  3. Maintains client rights and confidentiality.

  4. Escorts client to appointments.

  5. Prepares and serves meals according to instructions.

  6. Keeps the rooms the client uses clean, including making bed, changing bed linens, dusting, vacuuming, washing dishes, tidying kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom.

  7. Shops or does errands for client.

  8. Washes client's laundry.

  9. Participates in Performance Improvement activities.

  10. Documents services provided on the appropriate form, and submits the form to the office before leaving the campus.

  11. Attends in-services, as required.

  12. Observes Advance Directives status as directed on each individual client. Home Support Aide will receive orientation on Advance Directives from Supervisor.

  13. Reports to Supervisor any changes in client condition.

Certified as a Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, Geriatric Nursing Assistant or Personal Care Aide, or as per State and Federal law and regulations.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Demonstrates maturity.

• Able to read and write English in order to understand and carry out directions and instructions and maintain simple records.

• Has recent experience in personal care and homemaking.

• Demonstrates a willingness to learn and a basic understanding of the duties of a home support aide and the needs of the client.

• Able to accept and use supervision.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must speak, read and write the English language.

Job: *Certified Nursing Asst

Organization: *Healthcare

Title: Private Duty Care Giver

Location: Texas-Dallas

Requisition ID: 18115778