Baltimore, MD
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Live-In Care Provider (Baltimore County)

Location: Baltimore/Baltimore City

A Live-In caregiver provides for the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.  Performs various housekeeping tasks, meal preparation and companionship activities for clients in their residences.

Essential Functions

  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):
    • Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
    • Ambulation
    • Eating
    • Dressing
    • Shaving
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Provides companionship for the client. This includes accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.
  • Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):
    • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
    • Measuring and preparing special diets
    • Taking vital signs
  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.
  • Performs homemaking activities and is responsible for total client care while in the home.

    Qualifications

      The following qualifications are required: 

    • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred. 
    • Completion of a written Competency Evaluation. 
    • One year experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities).
    • Experience with Dementia and Alzheimer's patients
    • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant course.
    • Current CPR certificate.
    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job. 
    • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.
    • All caregivers must pass a criminal background check. Background checks are required of those who are responsible for the care and safety of others.

     

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