Pacific Retirement Services

  • Home Health Aide (PRN, No Travel)

    Job Location US-WI-Madison
    Job ID
    2020-7694
    Category
    Nursing/Health Services
    Location/Org Data : Name
    Capitol Lakes
  • Overview

    Capitol Lakes, a vibrant Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in the heart of downtown Madison and a part of Pacific Retirement Services, has immediate openings for PRN Home Health Aides to support our services provided by our on-site Home Health division. Our Home Health Aides are some of our most valuable staff at Capitol Lakes because of the tremendous role they have to provide continued care and support of our valued residents.  The primary role of the Home Health Aide is to provide companionship, personal care support, and other in-home services for Capitol Lakes Home Health Clients. In specific, the Aide is to support residents physically, socially and emotionally by assisting residents with activities of daily living, fostering independence and freedom of choice and maintaining a clean and hazard-free environment for each resident. There is no travel associated with this position; all services are provided directly at our community. 

    Work Schedule:  Due to the unique needs of our Home Health services, hours and days may vary from week to week.  Generally needs are in blocks of time ranging from early morning to late evening.  Flexibility to work occasional holiday shifts is a strong plus. 

     

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive salary
    • 401k with employer match
    • Employer-contributed retirement plan
    • Discounted on-site meals
    • Educational Reimbursement program
    • Access to on-site state of the art fitness center w/pool
    • Free Employee Wellness classes
    • Employer paid Life Assistance Program
    • Discounted downtown parking
    • Discounted bus passes
    • Subsidized Medical/Dental/Vision (benefit eligible positions)
    • Company paid Telemedicine access and group life insurance (benefit eligible positions)

    Responsibilities

    The duties of a Home Care Caregiver are based on the Service Plan developed by the Client and the Home Care Management Team.

    These duties include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Providing assistance with personal care duties per the Client’s service plan which may include providing assistance with the Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s):
    • Dressing
    • Grooming
    • Bathing
    • Transferring and Mobility
    • Continence Care
    • Nutrition and Hydration
    • Provide appropriate documentation of all ADL’s provided and those offered and declined/refused.
    • Provide meaningful, positive interactions when working with the Clients, guests and their families.
    • Additional job duties as a Home Health Caregiver as defined by the job description.

    Qualifications

    Caregivers should maintain knowledge of the following:

    • Caring for Clients with Behavioral Symptoms, Cognitive Impairment, and Physical Impairment;
    • Client’s Rights.
    • Infection Control and the use of universal precautions including good hand washing hygiene;
    • Nutrition and hydration;
    • Methods to prevent skin breakdown, contractures, and falls;
    • Body mechanics, appropriate safe techniques in personal care task.

     

    CPR/First Aide certification preferred but not required

    If required to travel would need a current valid WI driver’s license and be insurable by corporate insurance carrier(s). 

    If CNA certified, must complete ongoing training/educational requirements necessary to maintain Wisconsin certification.

     

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