at East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging Jonesboro in Paragould, Arkansas, United States
General Summary: Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and provides independent living services for non- institutionalized clients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Performs duties as outlined on personal care plan or documents reason for
2. Documents services provided.
3. Safely and responsibly performs assigned work.
4. Performs variety of personal care activity including:
b. oral hygiene
c. meal preparation
d. client shopping services
e. assisting with ambulation
f. assisting client to chair, bed, commode
g. assisting with giving bath
h. giving skin care
i. simple meal preparation and feeding
5. Provides respite services for caregivers which may include personal care activities for clients.
6. Serves clients selected by supervisor.
7. If assigned duties require driving a vehicle while working, a valid
driver's license from the state of residence is required.
8. Personal mobile device is necessary to clock in/out, document tasks, complete on-line trainings, view schedule and respond to shift offers.
9. Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation.
10. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
11. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, verbally or in writing.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Displays ability to read and write.
Displays ability to do simple math.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Displays ability to positively work with clients, fellow employees, and other people dealing with the Agency.
East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability
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