Caregiver | Stonebridge Home Care Solutions | Canyon County, ID in Boise, ID at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 7/14/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Boise, ID
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Caregiver provides service to a client based on and limited to a client’s care plan developed by Agency Personnel, the Agency RN, the client, and/or the client’s family. The care plan is based on an assessment of the client’s needs for services determined by Idaho Department of Health & Welfare’s Nurse Reviewer, and is developed in conjunction with a functional assessment performed by agency personnel, and and with input from the client and/or client’s family.  Caregiver services are tasks necessitated by a client’s disability or chronic condition that limits the client’s ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL’s) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL’s). Caregiver services vary depending on the needs and requirements of each individual client. Client needs and requirements are documented through the client’s functional assessment. These services involve direct care from cueing/prompting to total assistance.

  • Ensure client’s safety and security by supervising the home environment
  • Teach/perform Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Perform routine housekeeping activities such as making/changing bedding, dusting, vacuuming, sweep/mopping floors, cleaning kitchen/bathroom, and laundry
  • Provide Companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance, and encouragement of activities that simulate the mind
  • Provide respite care for families
  • Preform/assist with essential shopping/errands
  • Assist clients with following a written, special diet plan and reinforcement of diet maintenance, which is provided under the direction of a Physician
  • Assist clients with standing, walking, sitting, and rolling in bed
  • Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them
  • Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions
  • Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures, and practices Monitor supplies and resources
  • Follow the written care plan and works all hours as established by Supervisor
  • Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Observe clients and their environments and immediately reports unsafe conditions to Supervisor 
  • Observe clients and their environments and immediately reports behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes and/or changes in living arrangements to Supervisor
  • Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service Submits written documentation to the office, as required
  • Attend orientation, in-service training sessions, and staff meetings as requested
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
  • Make decisions and solve problems
  • Communicate regularly with Supervisor and co-workers
  • Observe, receive, and obtain information from relevant sources
  • Report any incidents or accidents immediately to Supervisor
  • Consistently follows Code of Conduct and policies as set for in the Employee Handbook Maintain confidentiality of client’s protected health information and observes all client’s rights Report, detect, and prevent abuse and neglect

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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