Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Provide companionship and socialization activities to adults,
shopping, preparing nutritious meals or snacks, and light
housekeeping related to the patients/clients as permitted by the
policies and procedures of Interim HealthCare and any other
federal, state and local law or regulation.
Provides companionship and socialization activities to adults.
Perform incidental activities of daily living such as light
shopping and errands, preparing nutritious meals or snack,and
straightening up the patient/clients immediate environment.
Utilize infection control measures such as universal standard
precautions, hand washing and personal protective equipmentas
Recognize, document and report change in patient/client environment
and safety to supervisor.
Organize self to carry out visits/shifts and organize
Attend mandatory Interim HealthCare in-services and provide
requested documents to keep employee file current.
Perform tasks as assigned such as transporting to a doctor, church,
or visits to friends.
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
May have access to personal health information (PHI) necessary to
fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and
ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each
The Interim HealthCare Inc. Companion may not :
Perform any personal care or skilled nursing procedures or attend
Reconcile bank statements, or endorse checks, or use any form of
the clients credit (e.g. credit or debit cards, ATM).
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Age of majority in the state.
Graduate of companion training in states where required or
Six (6) months of accumulated experience in a similar job
classification or similar life experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Successful completion of appropriate knowledge (competency)
Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient care.
Other minimum requirements as defined by state law or
Proof of valid auto liability insurance and valid drivers license
as required by the organizations insurance carrier if assignment(s)
include driving a vehicle, preferred .
Able to hear, speak and write and read in English in a manner
understood by most people.
Able to read ten (10) point or larger type.
Able to effectively handle multiple tasks or functions.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
Able to constantly travel locally from assignment to
Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach
freely and assist clients with standing and walking.
Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of
palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs or objects.
Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens
and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials.
Able to frequently lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds in order
to carry out daily job functions and related activities that may be
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