For those seeking employment with Athena Home Care, here is a brief job description:
Caregivers, or Home Care Aides, provide personal care and household assistance to their clients in the client's own home. Caregivers work under the supervision of the Home Care Supervisor, and are assigned specific tasks through the Plan of Care. In addition to client care, employees must attend training classes and meet the requirements for timely and accurate submission of all job-related paperwork.
Specific duties include:
- Assisting clients with personal care such as bathing, shampooing, toileting, dressing, transfers, ambulation, and positioning.
- Performing household services essential to the client's safety and care at home such as laundry, meal preparation, housekeeping, and accompanying clients to appointments and shopping.
- Observing, documenting, and reporting any changes in the client's mental or physical condition, as well as any perceived changes in the client's need for care. Caregivers may assist with medications as indicated in the Plan of Care.
- Respecting the rights of clients and families to have different beliefs, opinions, cultures, and customs, while maintaining a professional attitude in all interactions with clients, their family members, and agency staff.
If you are interested in working for Athena Home Care, please click here to download the Employment Application. (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file. For a free download, go to www.adobe.com).
Please fill out the application fully, sign, and mail to:
Athena Home Care Services
P.O. Box 65070
Vancouver, WA 98665
www.athenahomecare.com Info@athenahomecare.com Office: (360) 546-0919 Fax: (360) 546-3720