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Job Description:
The Direct Care Worker follows the guidelines of the agency in which they are working and provides assistance with activities of daily living and/or instrumental activities of daily living to consumers in accordance with the plan of care.
The Direct Care Worker will be supervised in a manner determined by the contracting agency.
Responsibilities Provides assistance to assigned consumers under supervision determined by the contracting agency; this may include: Bathing (tub, shower, bed bath) Oral hygiene care including denture care Shampoo/hair care Dressing and undressing Toileting activities, including use of bedpan, urinal, bedside commode Emptying Foley Catheter drainage bag Applying lotion Skin care Positioning/turning Assisting with ambulation and transfer activities, including: Transferring in/out of bed, including the use of mechanical lifting equipment with applicable Transferring to chair, wheel chair, toilet, bedside commode Assisting or providing stand-by assistance with ambulation Assisting with walker, cane, crutches, or other ambulation assistance devises Assisting with prescribed passive or active Range of Motion (ROM) exercises or other prescribed exercises Assisting with nutritional and dietary needs, including: Preparing meals, serving meal(s), Feeding consumers to ensure adequate nutrition and fluid intake, Washing/drying dishes Providing for safe and sanitary environment, including: Making bed, changing linen as needed, Dusting and tidying room used by consumer, Washing consumer's personal clothing (if facilities available) Reminding consumer to take medications Maintaining consumer confidentiality Encouraging consumer control and promoting the independent living philosophy Requirements Be at least (18) years of age Ability to read and write proficiently in English Reliable transportation Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following
Benefits: Competitive pay & weekly paychecks Health, dental, vision, and life insurance 401(k) savings plan Awards and recognition programs Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States.
As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years.
Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Company Description As a national provider of a comprehensive suite of services, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers and patients for 30 years.
We offer services including home healthcare, behavioral care, healthcare staffing, personal caregiving, and population health and wellness.
Our commitment to compassionate patient care and staffing world-class professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.


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