Volunteers of America - National Services Caregiver -part-time evenings in Lansing, Michigan
Job DescriptionWe Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!we have been nominated by our employees for the 3rd year in a row as a Great Place to Work-Certified™.Great pay and part time hours for you!NEW WAGES - $12 TO $15.62 an hour Must work every other weekend. We are in need of a Caregiver to work evenings.Hours:Work a shift between the hours of 7 am-9 pm Saturday and Sunday.Work a shift between the hours of 12 pm and 9 pm during the week.We are currently hiring experienced Caregivers to complete home care visits in our senior client's homes. You will use your vehicle to drive to senior citizens homes and you will assist them with tasks they can no longer do by themselves and use your training. We pay for your mileage and driving time in between home visits.Benefits of working for Volunteers of America (VOA):At VOA we understand that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:Flexible scheduling and consistent hoursCompetitive payStable organization; we've been a nonprofit for over 120 yearsPTOPositive work environmentPaid training/Continuing educationWe welcome new graduatesWe value seasoned/experienced staffCasual positions available to accommodate studentsA variety in your daily dutiesSupportive managersFast paced, low stress working environmentInsurance Benefits:MedicalDentalFlexible Spending AccountVisionLegalLifeAccidentCritical IllnessShort-Term DisabilitiesRetirementID TheftLoan ProgramUnder the direction and supervision of the In-Home Services Manager is responsible for providing and assisting participants with activities of daily living, and supportive care necessary to the preservation of the home environment. Assist in providing a safe environment for the participants of Senior CommUnity Care. Functions as a member of Interdisciplinary Team.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* Assist participants with ADL's (bathing, dressing, grooming, hair care, mouth care, eating, hand and foot nail care and toileting) as assigned or needed. * Assists participants with restorative and supportive care (including ambulating, positioning, transferring, skin care, personal care, etc.) as assigned or needed. * Assists participants with Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL's) (grocery shopping, cleaning, changing bed linens, laundry, meal preparation and other routine household care) as assigned. Orders supplies from Adult Day Health Center (ADHC) as needed. * Documents services provided to participants consistently and accurately via approved system/ Daily Activity Record. Documentation is completed in a timely manner. Completes all participant documentation in the medical chart in a timely manner following Senior CommUnity Care procedure. * Implements in-home services plan of care; contacts supervisor with any clarifications. * Reports pertinent information regarding participants in a timely manner to appropriate team members and supervisor. * Participates in participants' plan of care through cooperation with Interdisciplinary Team. * Performs other tasks as assigned by In-Home Services Manager or designee as instructed. * Participates in and supports Quality Improvement Initiatives. * Follows all Senior CommUnity Care policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety guidelines. * Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results, and information about participants, clients or families. * Handles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazard precautions, and practices Universal Precautions. * Maintains safe working environment.