Direct Care Worker – Weekends (Homecare)

Position Description:
An individual who provides assistance with activities of daily living and/or instrumental activities of daily living to consumers in accordance with the Service Authorization and/or Care Plan.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides assistance to assigned consumers including, but not limited to the following:

o Assistance with activities of daily living
o Assisting with ambulation and transfer activities and repositioning of client
o Assistance with nutritional and dietary needs
o Essential household duties
o Provide for safe and sanitary consumer environment
o Utilize basic infection control technique and procedures
o Provide medication reminders as directed by the Service Authorization and/or Care Plan
o Maintain consumer confidentiality
o Encourage consumer control of and promote the independent living philosophy

Direct Care Worker shall deliver and document service to the consumer and document such service according to specific instructions from the Maxim designee and per Maxim policies and procedures. No changes in consumer care may be initiated without direction from Maxim designee. All changes in client status are to be reported to Maxim office
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Ability to read and write proficiently in English
Successful completion of the Direct Care Worker Competency evaluation process
Current CPR Card
Current Health Screening (in accordance with state regulations)
Provide proof of one of the following qualifications:

o A valid and verifiable Pennsylvania nurses license OR
o A valid and verifiable Pennsylvania certified nurse aide certification OR
o Certificate of completion from state approved home health aide program OR
o Has demonstrated competency by passing a competency evaluation developed by the Home Care Agency which meets the requirements of the state OR
o Completion of a training program developed by a Home Care Agency or Home Care Registry, or other entity which meets the requirements of the state or training program meeting the standards imposed on the agency or registry by virtue of the agency’s or registry’s participating as a provider in a Medicaid waiver or other publicly funded program providing home and community based services to qualifying consumers OR
o Successful completion of another program identified by the Department by subsequent publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin or on the Departments website.

Compliance & Ethics Expectations:

Participates and successfully completes the company’s compliance program requirements and adheres to the Code of Conduct, Company policies, and applicable federal and state requirements
Sets an example for other employees regarding how the Company’s Code of Conduct and Compliance Program is applied and observed every day when dealing with customers, business operations, or other teammates
Reports potential violations of company policy, Code of Conduct, and/or applicable laws and regulations to the company hotline, thorough the chain of command, to the Compliance and Ethics Department, or through other channels made available by the company for reporting potential violations
Promotes an environment in which other employees are encouraged to report potential violations
As appropriate, provides input and suggestions regarding areas in which policies, procedures, workflows, and/or controls can be improved to enhance compliance

Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Services, 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

About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services 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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