92 Reads Way Suite 207, New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 322-6717
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Comfort Keeper - Caregiver

Caregiver (CNA / Home Health Aide)


Description:

This position is held by a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or an HHA who has worked under the supervision of an RN for 1 year or more – who provides personal care and/or companion care services to a client in their place of residence in New Castle or Kent counties in DE . Nursing Staff at Comfort Keepers develops and maintains a personalized Plan of Care for each client. Caregivers offer and perform the services detailed on the Plan of Care to clients.

Notes specific to this position:

- May come in contact with blood or other body fluids which may pose a risk for exposure to blood borne pathogens

Duties may include:

  • Assist clients with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) or Personal Care services
  • Assist clients with Companion Care services
  • Record and report changes in the client’s physical condition, behavior or appearance to Clinical Director and Director of Nursing
  • Provide general attention to clients' non-medical needs in accordance with an established Plan of Care

Type of position:

Caregivers are classified as Casual/PRN employees and work on an “as needed” basis in response to work demands. Caregivers must be willing to work at least one weekend a month. Position considered non-exempt.

Reports to:

Director of Nursing, and Clinical Director - Registered Nurses


Requirements:

Must be a high school or equivalent graduate

Must be an experienced trained CNA or NA with the 75 hours of Delaware training or HHA with 1yr+ working under the supervision of an RN

  • Preferred but not required at least one year of practical experience working under the direction of a Registered Nurse (e.g., in a hospital, nursing home, or home care setting);
  • or is a student Nurse pursuing a degree in Nursing who has completed the clinical practicum portion of their training.

Strong interpersonal skills

Demonstrate high moral standards of honesty and integrity

Must have own, reliable transportation

Must have a personal cell phone

Must satisfactorily complete Comfort Keepers Onboarding and Orientation training program

Be bondable and meet qualifications for each of the following background checks:

  • Criminal Background Investigation
  • Finger Printing conducted by the DE State Bureau of Investigation for State and Federal background checks
  • Business and personal references
  • Submit to random drug and alcohol testing

Required to lift up to 25 pounds

Job Location: New Castle, DE


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