Professional Career Consultants

Kansas City
(913) 652-0900

Denver
(303) 998-0000

Iowa
(515) 274-9525

Quad Cities
(563) 594-6740

Homemaker and Companion – Iowa & Illinois

Brief Summary:

A-1 CAREERS: Healthcare Division

Thinking about a career change and interested in healthcare?

Consider a position as a Homemaker. Our Homemaker is a member of the home healthcare team who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and performs various duties. The Homemaker is responsible for non-medical, in-home support services which provide for the comfort, safety, and general supervision of clients as well as home management services. Hours are typically Monday through Friday 8am-5pm, with part-time opportunities available.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Details:

Position Description

The Homemaker/ Companion is a member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and performs various duties in the home. The Homemaker/ Companion is responsible for non-medical, in-home support services which provide for the comfort, safety, and general supervision of clients as well as home management services. Provides companionship to individuals requiring socialization and/or minimum guidance to assure a safe, protected, clean, and orderly environment.

Responsibilities

  • Provides companionship by reading, talking, and related psycho/social activities
  • Prepares meals as requested that are nutritious, appealing, and tasteful
  • Performs housekeeping duties such as:
    • Light cleaning, dusting, and vacuuming
    • Laundry: washing, drying clothes, ensuring they are folded or hung up and put a way Changes bed linens routinely and periodically
    • Cleaning the kitchen: washing dishes, mopping/sweeping floor, cleaning out the refrigerator/cupboards routinely and periodically
    • Cleaning bathrooms: sink, tub and toilet and floor
    • Ensure garbage is gathered and place in appropriate receptacle
      • Performs errands or transportation per client request and care plan
      • Provides occasional child care
      • Administers medication reminders as directed by Registered Nurse.
      • Consistently delivers care safely according to care plan under the supervision of appropriate licensed personnel.
      • Consistently uses holistic approach considering physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, and social needs that are age appropriate.
      • Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.
      • Effectively maintains professional boundaries.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Licensed driver in the State of Iowa with automobile insurance in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a collaborative team member
  • Sufficiently literate to communicate with patients, staff and others as job requires
  • CPR: Maintain a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification with re-certification as required by the American Heart Association
  • All staff are expected to participate in appropriate continuing education. You are required to complete:
    • 12 hours of Training per year
    • Mandatory Reporting of Child & Dependent Adult Abuse
    • Accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities.
    • Attends all mandatory educational programs.
    • Other training and communication sessions as scheduled.

Why Choose A-1 CAREERS?
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Opportunity to work with reputable companies
*Weekly pay with direct deposit or pay card options
*Voluntary benefits available to all employees including but not limited to Medical, Dental, Vision, AFLAC and more
*Competitive wages
*Employee rewards and incentive programs

Apply now to work with a dedicated team of healthcare professionals or contact us for more information.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Kansas City/Corporate

7050 West 107th Street
Suite 120
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 652-0900

 

Denver

1660 S. Albion Street
Suite 719
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 998-0000

 

Iowa

8355 University Blvd
Suite H
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 274-9525

 

Quad Cities

2435 Kimberly Rd
Suite 205S
Bettendorf IA 52722
(563) 594-6740