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Humana SeniorBridge HHA in White Plains, New York

Description

The Caregiver 1 provides patients with assistance in activities in daily living. The Caregiver 1 performs basic administrative/clerical/operational/customer support/computational tasks. Typically works on routine and patterned assignments.

Responsibilities

The Caregiver 1 addresses needs related to disabilities, disease and mental impairment. Helps to manage medications, baths and dresses, takes care of household chores, prepares meals and pays bills. Decisions are limited to defined parameters around work expectations, quality standards, priorities and timing, and works under close supervision and/or within established policies/practices and guidelines with minimal opportunity for deviation.

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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