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Personal Care/Companion (Dearborn, MI)

Join Southeast Michigan's Best Care Team

At Right at Home we are seeking individuals who have empathy, patience, compassion, and who truly want to positively impact the lives for those they serve. We are dedicated to our mission and committed to our clients and caregivers alike. We take interest in peoples lives, regardless if it's a caregiver or client. We care about our staff and want to improve their lives as well as the lives of our clients.

A Personal Care Assistant provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes.

Location: Dearborn, MI and the Surrounding Areas

Pay Range: $11 - $15 per hour depending on experience and the case

Benefits of Working for Right at Home

We encourage open communication with our caregivers and look for ways to not only thank them for their service, but to also check in and see if there's anything we can do for them. We have goodies for them on Fridays, gift cards on their birthdays, and we recognize positive feedback with RAH shirts and thank you cards.

Benefits of Working for Right at Home

  • Flexible Hours — We offer flexible full or part time hours
  • On-going training and continuing education through Right at Home University
  • Referral Program - $50.00 Cash Bonus for any caregiver that refers someone and they stay employed for 90 days
  • Performance Recognition
  • Good Attendance Incentives
  • Birthday Celebrations
  • Rewarding Career — Join a great atmosphere with a dedicated team who enjoy improving the life of others
  • Retirees and all ages are encouraged to apply
  • Alzheimer Association caregiver support groups, Hospice support groups and coping training

Essential Functions

1.  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 or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
  • Ambulation
  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Shaving

2.  Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.

3.  Performs patient-specific activities. These could include (but are not limited to):
  • Assisting with change of ostomy appliances 
  • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
  • Reinforcement of dressings
  • Measuring and preparing special diets
  • Taking vital signs
  • Performing errands and/or providing transportation
  • Application of an external catheter

4.  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.


1.  High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate.
2.  Six months experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities).
3.  Successful completion of state-approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant course.
4.  Current CPR Certificate is recommended.
5.  Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
6.  Possess a valid driver’s license and have use of an insured automobile.
7.  This position requires 30-40 hours of basic training.

A More Meaningful Career

Right at Home is seeking compassionate and caring individuals who want more than just a job, we hire individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of those in their care. When you join the Right at Home team, you'll be surrounded by individuals who are committed, person centered, and dedicated to caring for our clients.

If you are ready for a meaningful career improving the lives of seniors, apply to become a Right at Home caregiver today.

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(313) 203-3076

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