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Addus Home Care Aide in Kalispell, Montana

POSITION SUMMARY: This position serves a vital function in support of the company’s clients, seniors and people with disabilities livingindependently in their homes, but who need assistance with daily tasks.ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Follow specific care plans for clients and report on completed tasks Assist with personal care needs of the client (bathing, dressing, etc.) Provide or assist in routine house cleaning, meal preparation, and laundry Transport client to doctor’s office, grocery store and other essential errands Assist client with the self-administration of medications Observe and report any changes in client’s condition Maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information Maintains regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the department Follows all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements Abides by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards Performs other duties as assignedPERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains positive internal and external customer service relationships Maintains open lines of communication Plans and organizes work effectively and ensures its completion Meets all productivity requirements Demonstrates team behavior and promotes a team-oriented environment Actively participates in Continuous Quality Improvement Represents the organization professionally at all timesPOSITION REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES: Must be 18 years of age Must be able to pass a criminal background check Must have reliable transportation; if by car, a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required Nurturing and compassionate nature with the desire to care for others Ability to work with limited supervision Ability to follow written and verbal instructions Good communication and interpersonal skills Reliable, energetic, self-motivated and well-organizedWORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required tosit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. Theemployee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend, push, pull, twist and stoop. Also, includes frequent lifting in excess of 15lbs,with or without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.ENVIRONMENT: Moderate noise level similar to a typical home environment