Capital Home Care, Inc. is seeking skilled, experienced Spanish speaking caregivers to join our growing healthcare team. In this position, you will attend to patients directly and assist them with basic daily-life needs such as feeding, bathing, dressing, etc. You will take daily vitals, monitor the patient’s behavior and mood, and report any changes as necessary.
Check on and assist patients with nutrition, hydration, exercise, hygiene, and other daily living needs
Prepare and serve meals to patients; help them eat and drink if necessary
Help bathe, groom, and dress the patient
Re-position and turn bedridden patients; assist those who need help walking or assistance transporting in wheelchairs as per client's needs.
Keep rooms and living areas clean and sterile and change soiled bedding and bed pans
Take vital signs daily and record patient eating habits and bodily functions, reporting any drastic changes to a nurse or physician
Transport medical equipment in and out of rooms according to patient requirements
Answer calls for help and be a patient and compassionate care-taker for your patients
Follow state and federal mandated standards and procedures
High School degree or equivalent (GED)
State-approved CNA education and training program completion; pass competency test following training program in order to gain your state-approved certification
Valid CPR + First Aid Certifications
Recent TB PPD or XRAY (within the past year)
Basic knowledge of medicine
High level of patience, empathy, and compassion
Excellent observation skills with high attention to detail
Exemplary communication skills, both written and oral
Basic computer and note-taking skills (record keeping)
Ability to work long hours on one’s feet often doing very physical work
Ability to effectively communicate in English and Spanish
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