About the Role As a Personal Assistance Services Companion you will impact the lives of clients through providing routine personal care services in their homes and assist with the activities of daily living.
What You’ll Do As a member of our team you will have an impact on our clients through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:
Provide personal assistance in the home setting to assist with the activities of daily living.
Provide or assist with oral/dental care, bathing, grooming, toileting, and/or showering while ensuring the privacy and safety of the client and encouraging the client’s independence.
Assist the client with simple range of motion or other exercises as directed. Ambulate client as directed in accordance with the client’s endurance level.
Assist in meal preparation and encourage resident to maintain level of independence. Observe appetite and offer suggestions for dietary planning.
Respect clients’ rights by knocking on doors before entering rooms, addressing clients by name and appropriate titles. Treat all clients fairly with kindness, dignity and respect.
Allow/encourage clients to make their own decisions when appropriate to promote independence.
Respect the property of the facility, employees, clients and guests.
Report grievances and complaints made by the clients immediately.
Comply with universal precautions policy at all times.
Perform routine housekeeping duties for clients.
Assist client to and from scheduled activities of choice. Encourage clients to participate in activities.
What You’ll Bring to the Team To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:
High school diploma or equivalent. Excellent customer service skills.
Valid driver's license.
Clear driving record to be covered on Company vehicle insurance.
Preferred Qualifications In addition to the amazing qualifications and experiences listed above, if we had our say, we would also look for:
CPR certification (may get certified within 90 days of employment)
Job Perks At Buckner one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
Medical and Dental benefits for employees and their eligible dependents;
Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits;
Paid Time Off and Holidays;
Retirement Savings Plan; and
The 5Star Fun Benefit: encourages employees to spread good cheer to their co-workers and others, creating a happy, healthy environment for all!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Buckner is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Buckner.