Homemaker

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals of quality home care and deliver life-changing service to your clients. As an Addus Homemaker, you’ll play a vital role in supporting families at risk of losing their children to foster care.  Homemakers provide child care, nutritional care, and/or housekeeping assistance to patients or families in their homes, serving as extension of self-directed patients.  The homemaker may be an important part of the family care team, helping the patient regain self-confidence and usefulness, and enabling the patient to function independently at home.  This rewarding position provides consistent, flexible hours to accommodate your personal needs, while providing a great career with a growing, innovative industry leader.

If you have a genuine passion for helping others, and you are looking for a meaningful, fulfilling career with a dynamic, values-driven organization that recognizes and supports your contribution, we invite you to join our team.

Essential Duties:

  • Follow specific task plans for clients and report on completed tasks.
  • Assist in providing nutritional support to family, including shopping, meal preparation and feeding (infants) as required.
  • Escort children to and from school and recreational activities.
  • Bathing, dressing and toileting infants and young children.
  • Supervise homework preparation for school aged children.
  • Escort children to and from physicians and medical facilities, as instructed.
  • Perform light housekeeping duties:
  • Observe and report any changes in client's condition, as well as any suspicions of abuse or neglect.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information.
  • Maintain regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the department.
  • Follow all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements.
  • Abide by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements & Competencies:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be a Certified Home Health or Personal Care Aide with evidence of NYS Home Care Registry enrollment after completion of a NYS Department of Health approved Home Health training program
  • Pre-employment physical examination/PPD prior to patient contact
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check as per NYS Department of Health regulation
  • Must have reliable transportation; if by car, a valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required
  • Nurturing and compassionate nature with the desire to care for others
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Addus HomeCare offers serval opportunities of employment. This includes but not limited to Home Health Aide, Personal Care Aide, and Live-In Aides. We service over 33,000 consumers weekly from more than 111 branches located in 24 states. As a client-focused, innovative company, we have a simple approach: We provide great care and we pay attention. Our staff shares a genuine passion for helping people and conducts all services efficiently, with a thoroughness to ensure lower health care costs while maintaining the highest quality of life for our consumers.

Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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