Caregivers in Little Rock, AR | CareLink

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Caregiver

Caregiver

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year experience in direct patient care with a home health agency, nursing home, hospital, or completion of 40 hour training course with certification
  • Valid Arkansas driver's license or ID
  • Proof of auto liability insurance
  • Reliable transportation

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of personal care techniques
  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions
  • Ability to respond to individual needs
  • Ability to adjust to various working conditions and settings
  • Ability to lift, transfer, squat, bend, stoop

Duties and Responsibilities:

Caregivers help older people with meal preparation, grocery shopping, laundry and household tasks, self-administered medications, and bathing, grooming and dressing.  Specific duties may include:

  • Assisting customer with personal grooming, including but not limited to bathing, showering, dressing, shampooing and drying/styling hair, shaving, toileting, skin care, tooth brushing and/or denture care
  • Transferring customer from bed to chair/wheelchair or from chair to bed
  • Conducting passive range of motion exercises and assisting in the exercise of joints with active range of motion exercises
  • Operating assistive devices and equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, lifts, mechanical beds, and assisting in the use of these devices
  • Changing and laundering bed linens
  • Assisting with meal preparation and feeding
  • Performing general housekeeping duties including but not limited to sweeping, vacuuming, washing dishes and taking out trash
  • Straightening and maintaining orderliness of client’s immediate environment
  • Shopping and/or running errands as needed
  • Observes and documents client’s status on each visit
  • Documents care given and any problems noted

Additional Information:

Applicants must satisfy other criteria, such as background checks, employment verification, etc., before becoming qualified candidates for employment.

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