Caregiver - ST

Scappoose, Oregon

Category: Aide

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 789626

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 4 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $960 / Week

Posted Date: 5/30/2024

Scappoose, Oregon

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Aide

Contract Duration: 4 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $960 / Week

Job ID: 789626

Posted Date: 5/30/2024

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The Adult Day Healthcare Aide will perform a variety of individualized client activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comforts of clients.  The Adult Day Healthcare Aide will also provide companionship for clients and engage them in activities such as playing games, walking about the facility, music, arts and crafts, basic exercise, and watching television.  Assistance or guidance with physical, occupational, or speech therapy may also be included.  This position may also accompany groups of patients on field trips and social activities outside the facility/home.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains confidentiality of all clients
  • Works collaboratively with other staff to accomplish goals and tasks
  • Assists patients with personal hygiene including but not limited to bathing, dressing, grooming, toilet training, and feeding
  • Uses positive and constructive interventions to direct and supervise patients during work, meals, recreational and leisure activities
  • Socializes with patients and participates with patients in activities such as playing games and watching television
  • Closely monitors the location and activity of assigned patients
  • Assists other staff with serving meals to patients
  • Performs duties, as assigned, in an accurate and timely manner
  • Safeguards the client/patient by observing appropriate infection control procedures including but not limited to universal precautions
  • Notifies the facility Program Coordinator of any abnormal findings or conditions
  • Adheres to standards and procedures of facility and Amergis
  • Arrives at the facility on time
  • Represents The Company with a positive image at all times
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in meeting the needs of all facilities
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Additional education, training, and/or certification may vary depending on the state and facility
  • One year experience working in a setting with developmentally disabled clients, behaviorally challenged and/or behavioral health clients preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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