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Private Duty Caregiver

Private Duty Caregiver

Job ID 
2017-1164
# of Openings 
3
Job Locations 
US-MA-Charlton
Category 
Home Health/Care
Department 
Home Health Aids (HHA)
Job Type 
Per Diem

Additional information about this position

Responsibilities

The Private Duty Caregiver is responsible for providing companionship and/or personal care to our clients. This position is also responsible for working closely with the private duty team to ensure clients receive top notch services, and plays a critical role in enhancing our client’s independence and quality of life.

Responsibilities could include:

  • Assist clients with:
    • all activities of daily living including: bathing, toileting, dressing, feeding, and shaving
    • ambulation and safety supervision (including ability to use assistive devices)
    • simple exercise plans
    • transfers/mobility
  • Provide meal preparation and light housekeeping
  • Run errands on behalf of client: grocery shopping, picking up medication, etc.
  • Accompany client to an appointment or activity outside the home
  • Log daily activities; record daily client care/condition/progress
  • Provide medication reminders
  • Companionship and supervision

Qualifications

  • High school diploma/equivalent + at least 1 year experience with caregiving or, Home Health Aide (HHA)  or Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) certificate
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Great team player with strong communication skills
  • Ability to show patience and kindness at all times
  • Basic computer skills including the use email and the internet

Company Overview

 

 

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. Additionally The Overlook Visiting Nurse Association provides home health services covering over 180 towns across Massachusetts. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.

 

If you share our commitment to the highest quality of resident-centered care please visit our careers site to view available positions.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.