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Caregiver for Special Needs

Job Details

Requisition #:
170162

Location:
Agoura Hills, CA 91301

Category:
Home Health Aide

Salary:
$17.50 - $18.50 per hour

Position Details

Position Overview
Aveanna Healthcare has grown tremendously over the past year through a series of exciting acquisitions.  We are currently looking for additional Agency Respite Care Providers to join our dynamic team.
Agency Respite Care Providers are responsible for providing non-medical personal care, assistance and companionship for clients who require supervision for reason of developmental disabilities.

Essential Job Functions:
Assist with clients’ Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).
Provide hands-on and/or stand-by assistance, as needed, with client transfers and safe ambulation (includes assistance with the proper use of ambulation aids).
Grooming and Hygiene- Provides client hands-on and/or stand-by assistance with general hygiene and other grooming activities (washing hands & face, etc.).
Meal Preparation - Assist with preparation and serving of breakfast, lunch, dinner and/or snacks.
Dressing- Provides hands-on and/or stand-by assistance with changes of client’s clothing as needed.
Toileting- Assist client on/off toilet or commode; changing diapers/briefs; and ensuring cleanliness as needed.
Engages client in appropriate conversations (caregiver is to avoid personal disclosures about self, and
discussions about client’s family).
If parents request, teach, train and encourage client to perform tasks and learn skills as directed.
Entertain client by reading newspapers or books, playing memory games, completing puzzles, etc.
Follow parent instructions to work and deal with client’s behavioral needs, i.e. re-direction, avoidance, withdrawal, and/or aggression.
Compliance with agency policies related to all areas of privacy and confidentiality, including HIPAA laws.

Why Join Our Team?
Our care teams enjoy the flexibility of getting to build rapport with patients to produce the best outcomes
Nationwide career opportunities where our leaders encourage advancements
Our care team works together to meet the needs of each patient
Innovative technology to make your life easier
We know that our care teams make the organization’s success!

Aveanna Healthcare Offers:
401(k) with match
Health, Dental and Vision Benefits for eligible employees (30+ hours per week)
Paid Sick Time

Requirements:
Physical and mental ability to perform essential functions of the position; including but not limited to the ability to safely stoop and bend, lift, turn and transfer weight up to 50 pounds
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Proper hygiene and appropriate dress at all times
Possess basic math, reading and writing skills
CPR/First Aid as required by program
Must have available, reliable transportation, Valid Driver’s License, and Acceptable MVR
Must be able to read 12 point or larger type
Must be able to hear and speak in a manner understood by most people
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

Preferred:
Previous Experience working with the disabled population preferred
Completion of high school diploma or equivalent preferred
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Vaccination Requirement
As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

Notice for Job Applicants Residing in California

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

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Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options