Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?
FirstLight Home Care, an independently owned & operated franchised business with locations nationwide, is seeking kind, caring & personable individuals to provide non-medical, in-home care to our clients who include: senior citizens, new mothers, mothers-to-be, and clients with special needs.
Typical duties include: companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, shopping, etc.
Full & Part-time positions available. In addition to providing a flexible schedule, we offer potential for advancement, vacation, bonus, award programs, and opportunity for personal growth.
If you have a passion for excellence and can bring our clients exceptional care and compassion every day, this is the job for you!
We provide services in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Midwest City, Yukon, and the surrounding areas.
A FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide (HHA) is a paraprofessional individual certified by the state and specifically trained and competent to perform assigned functions of personal care to a client in his/her residence.
-Understands and adheres to established FirstLight Home Care policies and procedures.
Performs personal care as assigned.
-Completes appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per FirstLight Home Care policy.
-Reports changes in the client's condition and needs to the appropriate supervisor.
-Performs household services essential to health care in the home as assigned.
Ambulates and exercises the client as assigned.
-Performs simple procedures as trained, e.g., range of motion (ROM) exercises as assigned.
-Assists with self–administered medications as assigned.
-Attends in-service and continuing education programs as scheduled and necessary.
-Attends client care conferences as scheduled.
An applicant for the position of FirstLight Home Care Home Health Aide will need to meet the following basic qualifications:
-The applicant must meet state certification for its Home Health Aide training program and the applicant must have completed FirstLight HomeCare's orientation, non-medical training program, be trained in patient privacy issues and demonstrate basic knowledge and competency in the field of senior care.
-The applicant must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
-The applicant must have the ability to carry out directions, and to read and write.
-The applicant must demonstrate maturity, professionalism and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
-The applicant must be state-licensed (where required) and submit to a complete background-check, including a check of criminal and driving records along with finger printing and substance testing where required.
-The applicant must be 18 years of age and be a legal resident or citizen of the United States.
A FirstLight Home Care Home Health Aide works both indoors in the agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.
-Supervised by: Care Coordinator
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:
-Ability to participate in physical activity.
-Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
-Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.
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