• ResCare Home Care
  • Caregiving/Babysitting
  • Full-Time


Duties May Include:

? Providing for and assisting with personal care needs, such as bathing, shaving, shampooing hair, dressing and grooming, oral

hygiene and perinea care

? Assisting with ambulating, including the use of canes (quad, std.), walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable

? Assuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment

? Caring for intact skin to prevent skin breakdown

? Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals and commode chairs

? Clean and file fingernails and toenails

? Assisting with safe client transfers and proper body positioning

? Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)

? Encouraging self-help activities

? Performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (required to have evidence of CPR.)

? Turning oxygen concentrator unit on only as directed by client

? Responding to and reporting emergency situations to the supervisory/management staff

? Reporting changes in client?s condition or family situation to the office

? Contacting supervisor about client/family requests that are not designated on Assignment of Duties/Care plan

? Adhering to client?s rights

? Maintaining client confidentiality

? Documenting services provided on the appropriate time card flow sheet, according to agency policies and procedures

? Performing home management functions, such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making and cleaning

? Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up

? Accompanying client to scheduled appointments

? Transporting clients or running errands for client

? Working in the home or remaining at the home while the client is absent (only with supervisor?s approval)

? Providing companionship to the client

? Other duties as assigned


? Assisting with a prescribed exercise program, such as range of motion exercises, etc.

? Taking and recording vital signs

? Changing a non-sterile dressing or reinforcing an existing, non-sterile dressing

? Caring for the physical and emotional needs of special-case assignments, such as Alzheimer?s.

?Providing Foley? catheter care and emptying drainage bag

? Collecting specimens (urine, stool and sputum only)

? Calibrating intake and output

? Reapplying/changing a colostomy appliance/bag

? Assisting with mechanical lift transfers (e.g., Hoyer?)

? Assisting with coughing and deep breathing

? Applying elastic hose, such as TED?s?

? Applying condom catheters for external urinary drainage

? Providing bowel program

? Assisting client with

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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