Homemaker Companion

South Port Square

Port Charlotte, FL, USA Remote / WFH

Jun 21

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*C**ome join our home services team of leading professionals! We are the leading provider of high-quality senior lifestyle services and are currently seeking Homemakers/Companions per diem with potential for part time and full time schedules.*

*GENERAL SUMMARY: *Our homemakers performs tasks that enable the client to remain in the home by supplementing the client's abilities for home management. Our homemakers will not function in any manner viewed as the practice of nursing according to the Florida’s Nurse Practice Act. Specifically, the homemaker will not administer medications, take physician's orders or perform procedures requiring the training, knowledge and skill of a licensed nurse. They will also not be involved in providing any direct personal or health care to the client unless he/she also meets the specific qualifications of a paraprofessional as outlined in the policies and procedures.

*Essential Job Duties: *

* Assists clients in non-personal, non-nursing self-care activities.

* Provides homemaking services for the ill, injured, impaired, disabled or aged.

* Observes the client for changes in general physical and mental conditions. Reports any changes noted to the care coordinator or supervisor.

* Keeps the home clean and orderly; to include washing dishes and cleaning the kitchen after meals.

* Plans meals and purchases food and household supplies, as appropriate.

* Prepares and serves nutritious meals according to the client’s and caregiver's needs and the client's services delivery plan.

* Assists the client and caregiver in the practice of safety, hygiene, and good nutrition where possible.

* Does client’s laundry

* Adheres to the documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct.

*OUR HOSPITALITY PROMISES: *
South Port Square fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

1. We greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
2. We treat everyone with courteous respect.
3. We strive to anticipate resident, employee and guest needs and act accordingly.
4. We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
5. We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
6. We embrace and value our differences.
7. We make residents, employees and guests feel important.
8. We ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
9. We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
10. We pay attention to details.

*WELLNESS FOCUS: *
South Port Square employees are expected to promote a healthy community culture for all residents and employees. This is a whole-person approach to health and wellness which includes eight dimensions of wellness: Emotional, Environmental, Health Services, Intellectual, Physical, Social,
Spiritual and Vocational. Through these efforts we can ensure and exceed residents’ wellness needs relating to their mind, body and soul, which may also have a positive effect on the employees, as a result.

*QUALIFICATIONS: *

* Must be at least eighteen years of age.

* Has had at least one year of successful employment experience as a homemaker, and work or life experience as a homemaker.

* Successfully completes the homemaker/companion competency evaluation.

* Has the ability to read and follow written instructions and document services provided.

* Has empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and impaired.

* Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and organization requirements and is in good working order OR must maintain a safe and efficient method of transportation aimed at arriving to work as scheduled.

*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: *
Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; may be exposed to blood and bodilyfluids which may contain HIV and/or HBV; must be able to transport residents via wheelchair, Geri Chair or shower chair, pushing up to 150 lbs. unassisted. Must be able to transfer, lift, turn and position a resident weighing up to 125 lbs. unassisted, or with the assistance of one for a resident weighing over 125 lbs. Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, squat, stand, and walk for up to 90% of the work day. May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior. Must be able to reach up to a level of six feet; must be able to push a dietary cart up to 40 lbs. unassisted. Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. frequently, and 50 lbs. occasionally.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $10.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance

Application Question(s):
* This position is currently per diem with the potential to lead into a part time or full time schedule. Will this this schedule meet your needs?

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:
* Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location:
* One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:
* People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused

Work Remotely:
* No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Temperature screenings
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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