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South Shore Personal Care Aide - Suffolk NY

Position Summary: This position serves a vital function in support of the company's clients, seniors and people with disabilities living independently in their homes, but who need assistance with daily tasks.
Essential Duties:
Follow specific care plans for clients and report on completed tasks.
Assist with personal care needs of the client (bathing, dressing, etc.).
Provide or assist in routine house cleaning, meal preparation, and laundry.
Transport client to doctor's office, grocery store and other essential errands.
Assist client with the self-administration of medications.
Observe and report any changes in client's condition.
Maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information.
Maintain regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the department.
Follow all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements.
Abide by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements & Competencies:
Must be 18 years of age
Must be a Certified Home Health or Personal Care Aide with evidence of NYS Home Care Registry enrollment after completion of a NYS Department of Health approved Home Health training program
Pre-employment physical examination/PPD prior to patient contact
Must be able to pass a criminal background check as per NYS Department of Health regulation
Must have reliable transportation; if by car, a valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required
Nurturing and compassionate nature with the desire to care for others
Ability to work with limited supervision
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
Good communication and interpersonal skills

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