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Humana SeniorBridge HHA in Kew Gardens, New York

Description

The Caregiver 1 provides clients with assistance in activities of daily living (ADLs). The Caregiver 1 performs basic household and/or personal care tasks and typically works on routine and patterned assignments.

Responsibilities

The Caregiver 1 addresses needs related to disabilities, disease and mental impairment. Helps manage client medications, bathes and dresses, takes care of household chores, and prepares meals. Works under clinical supervision and/or within established policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatments and providing related patient care

  • Understanding of personal care techniques, including the principles of infection control

  • Sensitivity to the differences in patient needs that may arise from cultural or ethnic differences

  • Ability to read, understand, and print simple instructions and notes

  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand

  • Successful drug & background screening

  • Successful reference verification

  • Access to reliable transportation

  • Working knowledge of smartphone and apps

  • Use of a personal email account and smartphone

  • C.N.A. or H.H.A certification (varies by state)

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school diploma

  • Prior caregiving experience

  • Knowledge of state-specific Home Healthy Agency requirements

  • Basic computer skills and/or clerical experience

  • Ability to type 25-30 words per minutes accurately

Additional Information

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

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