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Home Care Caregiver

Job Details

Experienced
Simpson Meadows - Downingtown, PA
Pool
High School
None
Any
Health Care

Description

For more than 150 years, Simpson has met the changing needs and desires of Philadelphia area seniors from diverse backgrounds. A not-for-profit family of services, Simpson House, Simpson Meadows, Jenner’s Pond, Simpson Gardens I & II, and Simpson Midtown, as well as Simpson Home Care. Our loyal and long-term staff is full of caring professionals who truly love what they do.

Simpson provides residents with a lifestyle that includes on-campus conveniences, services, and amenities such as casual and fine dining venues, beauty salons, fitness centers, security, healthcare, activity programs, and much more. Our employees are inspired by a culture of Loving-Kindness, and we are fully committed to appreciating the array of backgrounds and talents demonstrated by our employees.

Simpson is looking for a Home Care Caregiver to join our dynamic team. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity to showcase your unique skills in the Personal Care industry, get in touch with us to discuss how you can join our team. Look at the details below for the position.

 

Job Summary: The care partner performs a variety of functions under the general supervision of the Director to promote the general health and welfare of residents in need of some aspects of assisted living. Adherence to departmental standards is required. The care partner is responsible for providing direct care to and support of clients in a private duty setting.

Typical Job Duties (based on client need and care plan)

Performs duties as assigned on the Plan of Care in the client’s home.

  • Assist clients with Activities of Daily Living not limited to Bathing, Dressing, Toileting, Grooming, Oral hygiene.
  • Medication Reminders
  • Ambulation
  • Meal preparation
  • Provide for a clean, safe, healthy environment for client and family members.
  • Provide light housekeeping which includes laundry and changing of bed linens.
  • Assist in meeting the clients’ nutritional needs by assisting with meal preparation, grocery shopping, dishes, and kitchen clean-up.
  • Remind client to take self-administered medications.
  • Observe and report any changes in client’s mental, physical, or emotional condition to Director or immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication and a professional relationship with client, family members and coworkers.
  • Participate in monthly in-service/staff meetings and annual continuing education programs.
  • Complete required documentation of services delivered in client’s Care Binder.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding client information
  • Other reasonable related duties as assigned.
  • Provide companionship including but not limited to
  • Talking and listening
  • Reading aloud
  • Providing social and emotional support
  • Promote the client’s mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest
  • Assist with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living that may include but not limited to
  • Assisting with telephone calls
  • Letter writing
  • Accompanying client on walks, community trips, doctor office visits, beauty salon etc.

Position requires flexibility including weekends and holidays

Qualifications

Essential Physical and Sensory Requirements:

(With or without reasonable accommodations)

  • Must be able to stand, sit and walk for extended periods throughout the working day
  • Must be able to maintain balance, kneel, crouch, grasp, bend, pull and reach for extended periods throughout the working day
  • Must be able to perform repetitive motions for extended periods throughout the working day
  • Must be able to lift, push and/or pull a minimum of 50 pounds

Equipment/Machines used in the performance of this job:

  • Desktop, Laptop Computer
  • iPad or other video conferencing device
  • Telephone
  • Copier/Scanner
  • Smart Mobile Phone
  • Assistive Devices

Qualifications

  • US High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in related field

STANDARD JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understands and upholds the mission, vision, and values of Simpson in every aspect of work life.
  • Ensures the privacy, dignity, and well-being of all clients. Is knowledgeable of resident rights.
  • Cooperates with procedures and programs for safety, fire response, and security. Reports or corrects unsafe working conditions and equipment in need of repair.
  • Respects privacy and confidentiality of resident, employee, and operations data.
  • Follows all regulatory requirements and Simpson at Simpson Meadows' ethical standards.
  • Refuses to participate in sexual harassment and any illegal or discriminatory behavior. Reports any such behavior to a supervisor or member of the management team.
  • Cooperates and works together with all co-workers.
  • Plans and completes job duties as assigned and uses appropriate judgment.
  • Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations.
  • Follows up promptly with supervisor, co-workers or residents regarding reported complaints, problems, and concerns.
  • Demonstrates behavior that places a high priority on customer service.
  • Attends all required in-service training.
  • Follows uniform and dress codes including attention to personal hygiene. Wears ID badge at all times while on duty.
  • Must have own transportation, drivers license and proof of insurance for transporting home care clients

Simpson Benefits (FT employees, Part-Time are eligible for some benefits)

  • Compensation Based on Experience
  • Health Plan (BCBS)
  • Plans include access to MDLive virtual care.
  • Dental Plans
  • Vison
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan w/matching
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid AD&D
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Short Term Disability
  • Pet Insurance
  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program

Simpson is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We do not discriminate in services or employment based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state, or local law.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Simpson
We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization.
As a business imperative, every person at Simpson has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values.
Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our residents and our communities.

COVID-19 and Influenza considerations:
Simpson is a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Employer if you are offered employment proof of influenza vaccine is required (October-March) unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Simpson. COVID-19 Vaccinations are suggested but not required at this time.

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