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Relative Care Provider

at Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

Posted: 4/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 7bcf5961-a2cb-4162-b816-a6ecb276f1f8
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Job Description

OBJECTIVE:

To increase the quality of life through promotion of independence within the home by assisting with light homemaking, non-medical personal care, home management, and emotional support. Perform direct care services to disabled individuals in the community.

QUALIFICATIONS

A High School Diploma or GED with six months experience providing homemaker and/or personal care services. A valid Colorado driver’s license without a history of violations is also required with current automobile insurances on the vehicle. If you have an out of state driver’s license you must obtain a valid Colorado driver’s license within 30 days of employment. It is required to have a Smart Phone to utilize YLYW’s telephony system to clock in and out when providing services with clients.

As a caregiver role that also handles very confidential information the PCP/RCP/OCO candidate may be disqualified if they have a criminal record for illegal drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, physical abuse, crimes involving violence and/or theft. We do consider the specifics of the offense, including how long ago the offense took place.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

Geriatric, medical and/or home care experience is a plus. It is preferred that the incumbent have the ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with consumers, coworkers, supervisors, family members, and community referral sources. The incumbent must be able to perform general homemaking skills, demonstrate customer service skills, make common sense decisions and perform duties as required. The incumbent must also communicate effectively, conduct self in a professional manner and maintain a professional appearance that enhances the firm’s reputation. The incumbent must respect confidentiality of each client.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS     

Client Care

The Homemaker/PCP/RCP will plan with the clients and their families on how best to carry out the required tasks and functions, organize the tasks within the care plan and perform the care plan tasks; {i.e. sweeping, mopping, dusting, running errands, preparing meals, laundry, {the PCP will provide personal hygiene assistance}. and keep appropriate records, assist with activities, meals and snacks and communicate with medical and other professionals and caregivers in order to implement necessary changes, confirm treatment or handle emergencies. The incumbent will recognize the importance of a clean, healthy environment in performing household task; take measures to keep the home in a safe condition and respect the confidentiality of the client.

Client/Program Tracking and Reporting

The Homemaker/PCP/RCP will complete Clockworks accurately and punctually, complete incident reports as deemed necessary, report important changes observed in the client’s home.

Relationship Management

The Homemaker/PCP/RCP will involve individual or family members whenever possible, in all activities, encourage individual independence in the performance of all tasks, communicate in a timely manner and keep the Scheduling Coordinator informed of progress, considerations and any pertinent information regarding the client’s care. The Homemaker/PCP/RCP will also utilize own talents, skills and interests to help form a relationship with each client and seek guidance when needed. The incumbent will deal effectively and calmly with non-routine situations following accepted guidelines and perform other duties as required by the Scheduling Coordinator, participating in staff meetings and trainings as required. The incumbent will also maintain good working knowledge of Goodwill Industries policies and procedures, performing additional related duties as requested by the Program Coordinator.

Research and Industry Involvement

The Homemaker/PCP/RCP will participate in training classes and receive additional training as needed (12 hours annually is required of Personal Care Providers); use conferences and meetings to expand knowledge and skill and ensure updated knowledge of policies.

Physical Requirements

Attachment to Job Description

(This information is required to ensure compliance with various workplace regulations. Please identify each physical activity required in the performance of this position and mark the relative column below.

 

 

Continuously
Frequently
Occasionally
Never

 

5-8 hours

3-4 hours

1-2 hours

0

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

 

 

 

 

   Heavy:       45 lbs & over

 

 

X

 

   Moderate:   15-44 lbs

 

X

 

 

   Light:           14 lbs & under

 

X

 

 

CARRYING:

 

 

 

 

   Heavy:       45 lbs & over

 

 

X

 

   Moderate:   15-44 lbs

 

 

X

 

   Light:           14 lbs & under

 

X

 

 

PUSHING/PULLING

X

 

 

 

REACHING:

 

 

 

 

   Above Shoulder

X

 

 

 

   At Shoulder

X

 

 

 

   Below Shoulder

X

 

 

 

TWISTING

X

 

 

 

BENDING

X

 

 

 

KNEELING/CRAWLING

X

 

 

 

SQUAT

X

 

 

 

CLIMBING - use of legs only (stairs)

X

 

 

 

CLIMBING - use of arms & legs (ladders)

 

 

 

0

HEARING

X

 

 

 

VISION:

 

 

 

 

   Visual – close

X

 

 

 

   Visual – distant

X

 

 

 

   Visual - depth perception

X

 

 

 

HANDS/FINGERS:

 

 

 

 

   Simple grasping

X

 

 

 

    Fine Manipulation

 

 

X

 

Repetitive Movements

X

 

 

 

WALKING

X

 

 

 

STANDING

X

 

 

 

SITTING

 

 

X

 

SPEAKING

 

X

 

 

OTHER - Please describe:

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans without regards to discrimination. 

To promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace, a pre-employment screening may be conducted. Candidates may be disqualified for criminal history regarding drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, abuse, violence, and/or theft.

Discover Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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