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.
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)AmbulationEatingDressingShavingBathingPrepares meals and snacks according to instructions. May be planning meals and shopping for groceries.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.Provides companionship for the client. This includes accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.
High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred.Must have State Licensure (Illinois).Must be 21 years of age or older. 6 months to 1 year caregiving experience (in homes or facilities). Completion of a written Competency Evaluation.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.Legal to work in the United States of AmericaDrug FreeNo disqualifying convictions, Illinois Fingerprint Background Check, Clean MVR & Background Check.
Location of Work
Here is a list of the cities our offices serve: Bedford Park,Berwyn,Brookfield,Burbank,Burr Ridge,Chicago-Midway Airport Area,Countryside,Forest View,Hinsdale,Hodgkins,Indian Head Park,La Grange,Lyons,Mc Cook,North Riverside,Oak Lawn,Riverside,Stickney,Western Springs,Willowbrook, Broadview, Hines VA, Forest Park, Oak Park, Elmwood Park, Norridge, Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Belmont/Cragin, Harwood Heights, Galewood, Austin, Chicago's west side Chicago's south side.