Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas
  • 05-Jan-2018 to 06-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • In-Home Support
  • 66212, KS, USA
  • Hourly
  • PRN

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas In-Home Support is looking for a Homemaker. The Home- maker performs non-medical tasks allowing the client to stay in his home safely. The Homemaker should demonstrate flexibility in acceptance of assignments and a cooperative attitude toward providing services. EEO

DUTIES

1. Provides non-nursing/non-medical services for the clients under the supervision of the Clinical Manager or designee.
2. Provides clean, healthy environment for the client by assisting in keeping the home orderly and clean (vacuuming, dusting, mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen, changing linens, laundry, etc.)
3. Plans and prepares nutritious meals. Markets when instructed to do so.
4. Encourages the client to become as independent as possible according to the personal care plan.
5. Attempts to promote client's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest.
6. Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the client and other members of the household. Establishes a relationship of trust and confidentiality.
7. Completes the appropriate service note/timesheet on the day the visit is performed. Delivers these papers to the office no later than every Sunday morning.
8. Reports any changes in the client's mental or physical condition or in his home situation to the Clinical Manager/designee.
9. Attends in-services as required.
10. Confirms schedule and availability weekly with the office. Notifies the office of absence or time off required.
11. Reports in accordance with the agency policies any evidence of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the client.
12. May NOT administer medications or pre-fill insulin syringes

(Light housekeeping, shopping, meal preparation, personal care)


QUALIFICATIONS

1. Completion of the 9th grade; high school graduate preferred.
2. Ability to read and write consistent with job requirements.
3. Must have at least six months experience as a Homemaker or comparable experience.
4. Must have the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with the client, client's family, and personnel of the Agency.
5. Freedom of health problems that may be injurious to client, self and co-workers and presents the required documents that indicate such.
6. Practices good hygiene and is neat in personal appearance. Body piercings & tattoos must be covered while on duty.
7. Must maintain a valid driver's license, show proof of insurance and/or have reliable means of transportation.
8. Must have satisfactory references.
9. Must have completed the appropriate written skills assessment test.
10. Hired on a conditional basis pending criminal background check and drug screen.

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