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In Home Caregiver

Company: Guentert Household- York, SC
Location: York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Seeking candidates for an in-home caregiver for 75 year old male, who had a major right sided stroke in 2019 and is a left sided hemiplegic. Home is located in York, SC 29745. Prefer candidates with CNA or home health experience, would welcome RN/LPN applicants.

Responsibilities included but not limited to:

- Safely assist with transfers (requires significant upper body strength), utilizing stand-pivot transfers from bed-chair, chair-chair etc. Prefer candidates with previous experience with transferring patients with significant mobility issues.

- Assist with daily toileting, shower, and dressing routine. Utilizes shower chair for all daily bathroom activities. Ensure client is wearing compression stocking on left leg daily and sling on left arm if requested.

- Daily laundering of bed linens and clothes.

- Meal preparation and light housekeeping (dish washing, bathroom cleaning/maintenance). Client can feed himself independently.

- Provide companionship and assistance with calling/Facetiming family members and friends. Manage and troubleshoot phone/computer/devices when assistance needed.

- Assist with transfers out of wheelchair into recliner/alternate seat for reading/TV viewing, to aid in maintaining mobility and getting breaks from wheelchair. Ensure proper body alignment in wheelchair and chair (especially left side of body, which client is unable to move).

- Provide assistance with toileting as needed. Client needs assistance to set-up hook adaptive device to use urinal in wheelchair. Ensure client is dry and clean as often as possible, change underwear etc. if wet/soiled. Assist with transfers to shower chair for any bowel movements outside of morning routine.

- Alert family caregivers to any observed changes in physical/medical condition outside of client's baseline.

- Potentially transport client to physical therapy appointments.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $30.00 per hour

Medical specialties:
* Home Health
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Preference given to candidates with COVID vaccinations and boosters.

Ability to commute/relocate:
* York, SC 29745: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)
* BLS Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Guentert Household- York, SC, Rock Hill , In Home Caregiver, Other , York, South Carolina

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