VISITING ANGELS CANTON, OHIO 330-497-5995
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Care Professional Overview

PURPOSE: To provide services for the client as necessary to maintain their personal comfort and safety.

RESPONSBILITIES
  • Understand and follow all information and precautions contained in client’s Plan of Care.
  • Assist with personal care activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, nail care (no cutting), feeding, oral hygiene, shaving, and bedtime care. 
  • Assist with toileting &/or in the use of urinal/bedpan. Keep incontinent clients clean and dry.
  • Assist with their self-administration of medications. 
  • Assist with exercise, ambulation and transfer activities utilizing proper body mechanics.
  • Respond and attend to client’s requests promptly. 
  • Ensure maintenance of a clean, safe, comfortable, and healthy environment for the client.
  • Prepare appropriate documentation of the client care and service provided. 
  • Report all client and employee incidents/accidents to supervisor immediately. 
  • Observe safety precautions, including wiping up wet floors, spills, and other falling hazards immediately.
  • Report all safety hazards (frayed electrical cords, unsecured handrails, malfunctioning smoke/carbon monoxide detectors/alarms, defective equipment) and environmental hazards to supervisor immediately. 
  • Engage in respectful social interaction with clients and other members of the team, including friendly conversation and empathic support, as well as, respecting their privacy and property.
  • Maintain proper hand washing techniques. 
  • Participate in required in-service training programs to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Understand that regular, consistent attendance is necessary to serve clients. 
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PERSONAL ABILITIES REQUIRED:
  • Must be 18 years of age. 
  • Ability to listen and communicate clearly, fluently, and diplomatically orally and in writing.
  • Ability to remain flexible, resilient, calm and maintain a sense of humor and present a well-groomed professional image. 
  • Possess and maintain good physical and mental health, including current TB testing. 
PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 
  • Sitting, standing, bending, reaching, stretching, stooping, walking, climbing stairs and moving intermittently during working hours.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

Serving Canton, Massillon and other Areas in Stark County, Ohio

Visiting Angels CANTON, OHIO
4905 Hills & Dales Rd NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: 330-497-5995

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.

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Serving Canton, Massillon and other Areas in Stark County, Ohio

Visiting Angels CANTON, OHIO
4905 Hills & Dales Rd NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: 330-497-5995