Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, Inc

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BeWell Companion - non-certified

at Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, Inc

Posted: 10/24/2017
Job Reference #: 5000245469406
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Job Description

Job Title

BeWell Companion - non-certified

Position Type

Part Time

Location

Be Well Home Service (Upstate)

Location Address

429 N Main Street #3, Greenville, South Carolina 29601

Job Description

A Companion: Non-Certified Nurse Assistant (Non-CNA) performs non-clinical tasks that enable the client to remain in the home by supplementing the client and family/caregiver with abilities for providing home companionship. The Companion: Non-CNA is responsible for performing light housekeeping, companionship, and other services to clients. This position does not require certification or licensing. The Companion: Non-CNA will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity, and safety of a client's care.

Qualifications

  • Understands home care philosophy.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • At least one year of successful employment experience including work or life experience as a homemaker or companion is preferred.
  • Pose satisfactory references from previous employers.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order. 
  • Must be able to travel throughout the service area.
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job including bending, carrying, stooping, walking, and lifting.
  • Must be flexible to assist the home care program in providing 24 hours, 7 days per week care. Some evening, night, weekend, and holiday work will be necessary.
  • Must attend all required staff meetings, trainings, in-services, and team meetings.
  • Has the ability to follow written instructions (read) and document care given (write).
  • Has empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail, and the impaired.
  • Is comfortable providing care to disadvantaged, handicapped, or ill clients.
  • Is self-directing with the ability to work with minimal direct supervision. 
  • Provides a calm manner when in a client's home.
  • Demonstrates tact and patience with others.
  • Demonstrate good personal hygiene.    
  • Must be able to utilize technology appropriately as needed to meet the requirements of the position.