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Companion/Homemaker

Company: LHC Group
Location: New London
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Currently Hiring Per Diem Companions to join our growing team in New London! We offer WEEKLY Pay and Flexible Schedules.

The Home Health Aide is responsible for providing patients with in-home personal care aide and designated health related aide services to maintain the patient's physical and emotional well being, while following the written plan of care, Medicare/Medicaid regulations and agency policies and procedures.

Almost Family, a LHC Group company, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Essential Functions

  • Works under the supervision of the Case Coordinator, Clinical Manager, or Agency Director with working hours being established on a case-by-case basis.
  • Performs tasks only as assigned in a written care plan
  • Performs routine household tasks as assigned in a written care plan including:
  • Laundry
  • Changing linens
  • Dusting and vacuuming
  • Cleaning the bathroom
  • Cleaning the kitchen, doing dishes
  • Taking out trash
  • Other household chores as assigned that do not require strenuous effort (cleaning a closet, sweeping the porch, etc.)
  • Run errands
  • Meal preparation (grocery planning and shopping)
  • NOTE: duties do not include heavy housework such as washing windows, moving furniture, other chores requiring climbing ladders, etc.

  • Practices universal precautions, basic home safety, and utilizes good body mechanics
  • Understands and can implement emergency protocols
  • Provides companionship
  • Maintains records as required:
  • Documents tasks preformed with each visit
  • Keeps accurate time records

  • Notifies supervisor of significant changes to the client's situation, accidents, damage to the client's property, requests to perform services not included on the assignments, requests to change hours, etc.

Education & Experience

License Requirements

  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

Skill Requirements

  • Must be mature and able to deal effectively with the demands of a home health aide position. Able to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately.
  • Spanish speaking skills required

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

Keywords: LHC Group, New England , Companion/Homemaker, Other , New London, Northeast

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