Perform delegated homemaking duties for patient/clients in their home or other designated facility. Under the general direction of the Clinical & Staff Development Manager and the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and within established policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform homemaking duties for patient/clients in their home or other designated facility including light housekeeping, light food shopping, errands, pick up medications from pharmacy and meal preparation.
Report and document patient/client’s needs and responses to the appropriate Case Manager and/or Manager. Report patient/client’s change in condition or situations immediately.
Adheres to patient/client Home maker care plan as set up by the primary nurse/therapist while maintaining a healthy, safe environment.
Provide non-personal care while promoting client/patient dignity and provide a calm, supportive and therapeutic environment for client/patients and their families.
Provide excellent customer service to patients/clients.
Utilize supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner.
Document adequately to ensure prevention of write-offs.
Refer questions regarding costs of care or insurance coverage to appropriate Case Manager or Clinical Manager.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Adhere to guidelines that prohibit the following tasks from being performed in this role including:
Heavy seasonal house cleaning such as washing floors, curtains, woodwork;
The family wash or ironing;
Dressmaking or tailoring;
Lending or borrowing money or handling of any family business affairs;
Administration of medications;
Give personal address or telephone number
Cannot transport any clients in their car.
Perform any duties or procedures outside of this job description