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ACCOA Direct Care Provider

Below are the minimum employment requirements

Minimum Skills:

  • Direct care workers must be at least 18 years of age; qualified through education or experience, and possess, or develop before providing services, or the skills necessary to meet the needs of the recipient population.
  • CPR and First aid (can be completed after hiring)
  • Required education and alternatives to formal education; high school or general education development (GED) diploma
  • demonstration to the program administrator of the ability to read written instructions and to make appropriate entries regarding services in the recipient’s record file.

Desired Assets:

  • ability to communicate with his/her supervisor and with the recipient and the primary caregiver
  • ability to understand the needs of, and to work with the recipient population
  • ability to be guided by the plan of care
  • ability to handle household and medical emergencies
  • ability to have a compassionate personality
  • ability to communicate effectively with his/her peers

Duties:

Job title

Provider/Direct Care Worker
Reports to

Executive Director and In-Home Services Coordinator

Job purpose

A direct care worker/Provider aids and provides care to the elderly within our service program. The job description of a direct care worker involves patience, empathy, strong interpersonal skills, and detailed knowledge of best care practices. A direct care worker/Provider provides a number of services depending on the needs of the individual; these might include assisting in running errands, helping patients move around their homes, counseling individuals on independent living, and other activities of daily living. 

Duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of a Direct Care Worker/Provider at ACCOA are as follows. Helps the elderly or physically disabled move from room to room around their homes.

  • Assists individuals in dressing, bathing, and completing basic hygiene tasks.
  • Oversee and required rehabilitation exercises
  • Ensure that individuals take their prescribed medications
  • Prepare meals that adhere to any special dietary needs
  • Assist with cleaning and housework
  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Ensure that the clients are reaching their goals as outlined in the plan of care
  • Properly document daily job duties

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications for a Direct Care Worker/Provider for ACCOA are as follows

Qualifications include:

  • Certified nurse’s aide (CNA) Preferred (not required)
  • CPR & first aid certification (Can obtain after hire)
  • Successful completion of training programs provided by ACCOA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Skills & Proficiencies

  • Willingness to work with clients
  • Reporting Skills
  • Ability to demonstrate patience and compassion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving
  • Ability to work well with a variety of individuals
  • Ability to possess detailed knowledge of a patient’s condition, symptoms, and medications
  • Excellent Verbal Communication (clear and effective)
  • Ability to think quickly and act calmly in an emergency
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork skills
  • Discretion and judgment
  • Patience
  • Emotional strength to work with ailing clients
  • Ability to demonstrate an awareness of proper first aid and emergency response procedures
  • Ability to maintain a friendly and open demeanor at all times.

Physical requirements

The incumbent may sit or be on feet for long periods of time. Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds. Must have the physical stamina required to help individuals move around if needed.

Job Type: Full-time or Part-Time (Based on Employer’s need)

Experience:

  • Healthcare, personal care assistant, or caregiver: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • First Aid CPR AED (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Competitive wages, training programs, and room for advancement

Work Location:

  • Participants Home or on location.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 an hour

Instructions to download and upload your filled out application.

1. The form needs to be downloaded and then filled out as a PDF (not opened in internet browser window but something like microsoft edge or a PDF program on your computer then save your filled PDF and submit it).
2. Upload the filled out PDF to the form below along with your name and email.

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