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Available Positions

Amelia’s Advocate is an In- home health care agency that is seeking in-home care aides and sitters/ companions whom demonstrate competencies, to perform duties that include, but are not limited to the specified job descriptions listed below:

Home management tasks, personal care tasks, or supervision of the client’s activities to enable the
Individual, their family, or both to remain and function at home.

Requirements

-High school graduation or GED required.

-18 years or older.

-Must be listed with no substantiated findings on the NC Health Care Personnel registry.

-Ability to read, write, follow instructions as appropriate, for understanding the needs of populations served,

Personal care tasks, home management tasks, basic meal preparation, provision of transportation services,

Housekeeping, home safety, handling emergencies in the home and infection control.

-Evidence of sympathetic attitude toward caring for the elderly.

-Evidence of maturity and ability to deal effectively with job demands

-Good verbal communications skills are required.

-Attends (8) hours of caregiver oriented in- services per year.

-Shall have a criminal history check conducted prior to being offered work with Amelia’s Advocate,

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-Ability to work closely supervised to assure competence in providing client care.

Competencies

-In-Home Aides must be trained and competent to perform client care tasks or activities to which they are assigned. Such individuals shall perform delegated activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Specific Responsibilities: Assisting with Mobility including ambulation, transfers, and bed mobility; Assisting with Bath/Shower. Assisting with Toileting; Assisting with Dressing; Assisting with Eating; and assisting with continence needs. Physical Responsibilities: -Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity, which may include heavy lifting and extensive bending and standing. -Ability to deal effectively with stress. -Able to work assigned hours per week. -Able to bend and stand an average of 6 hours per day. -Able to lift up to 50 pounds. -Able to work in a stressful environment. -Able to drive up to 90 minutes from the office. -Able to assess and communicate with ill clients, co-workers, and the public. -Is neat in appearance and practice, with good personal hygiene.

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