Certified Nursing Assistant / Caregiver – Home Care

<p>Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference in people&rsquo;s lives? Do you want to work for a company that truly cares about you? At BrightStar Care, we become part of our clients&rsquo; lives by providing the highest quality care when they need our help the most. That&rsquo;s where you can shine.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Our employees are our greatest asset, so we are committed to hiring the best in the industry.&nbsp;Come work for us and see how BrightStar Care employees uphold A Higher Standard.</p>

Madison, WI

BrightStar Care - Madison, WI

<p>At BrightStar Care of Madison, Independently Owned and Operated our home care agency provides quality home care, caregivers, and medical staffing solutions to families and businesses throughout the state of Wisconsin. We offer compassionate care, peace of mind and exceptional service &mdash; any time, any place.</p> https://www.brightstarcare.com/madison

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Weekly Pay with Direct Deposit

Overview: <p><strong>Position Responsibilities Summary</strong>:</p> <p>The nursing assistant (CNA) / caregiver (CG) is a member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a Customer Care Manager (CCM) and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the client&rsquo;s needs.&nbsp; The CNA/CG is responsible for observing clients, reporting and documenting observations and care performed.&nbsp;</p> <p>The CNA/CG will perform assigned tasks in a manner that promotes quality, continuity, and safety of client care.</p> <p><strong>Key Leadership, Management, and Accountabilities (LMA):</strong></p> <p>Provide client care as directed by the Director of Nursing or Case Manager.</p> <p><strong>Values-based Competencies:</strong></p> <p>The CNA/CG must consistently demonstrate and foster the following core value-related behaviors during interactions with all internal and external customers.</p> <p><strong>Compassion</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Take care of our clients and staff.</li> <li>Treat people with dignity and respect.</li> <li>Manage pressure and stress in a positive way.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Integrity:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Be honest and forthcoming</li> <li>Do what you say.</li> <li>Bring out the best in others.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Excellence</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Achieve results together.</li> <li>Share success.</li> <li>Live balanced lives.</li> <li>Strive to be the best.</li> <li>Continuous improvement.</li> <li>Exceed expectations.</li> <li>The Answer is Yes!</li> </ul> <p><strong>Trustworthy</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>We&rsquo;re always there &ndash; anytime &ndash; anyplace.</li> <li>Give and receive feedback openly.</li> <li>Do what you say.</li> <li>Deliver solutions.</li> <li>Be transparent.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Accountable:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Take responsibility.</li> <li>Deliver results on time.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Diversity:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Seek out different opinions.</li> <li>Respect differences.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Generosity:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Be an active participant in the community.</li> <li>Share your gifts.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Position-specific competencies</strong>:</p> <p><u>Responsibilities of the Caregiver include, but are not limited to the following</u>:</p> <ul> <li>Provide client care as directed by the Director of Nursing or registered nurse supervisor.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Provide personal care</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Bathing</li> <li>Grooming, including oral care</li> <li>Assist the client with dressing and undressing</li> <li>Assist the client with toileting activities</li> <li>Assist in feeding the client, if necessary</li> <li>Take and record vital signs as directed (temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure)</li> <li>Support good skin care to prevent skin breakdown&nbsp; (i.e. turn and reposition client, actively encourage movement)</li> <li>Assist client with active and passive range of motions as defined by the plan of care</li> <li>Provide client with help walking and transferring</li> <li>Observe client&rsquo;s physical, mental, and emotional conditions</li> <li>Report any change to nursing supervisor</li> <li>Document observed changes</li> <li>Measure and document intake and output, if necessary</li> <li>Assist client in the self-administration of medication (medication reminder)</li> <li>Perform light housekeeping</li> <li>Perform meal preparation and clean up</li> <li>Change bed linens and make up the client&rsquo;s bed</li> <li>Maintain an orderly client environment.</li> <li>Follow principles of infection control and Universal Precautions.</li> <li>Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities.</li> <li>Provide transport to doctor appointments, outside activities and shopping as directed</li> <li>Participate in client teaching according to the client&rsquo;s plan of care.</li> <li>Assist in providing a safe environment and promote quality patient care through adherence to established policies, procedures, and standards.</li> </ul> <p><u>Ensure client&rsquo;s rights are adhered to.&nbsp; These include but are not limited to:</u></p> <ul> <li>The right to privacy and dignity while care is being provided</li> <li>The right to accept or refuse care</li> <li>The right to confidentiality of their information</li> <li>Respond rapidly and appropriately in an emergency situation</li> <li>Use equipment properly and in a safe manner.</li> <li>Arrive on time, stay the length of the shift.&nbsp; Complete all tasks on the plan of care and communicate all issues to the office via telephone or through the ABS Mobile portal.</li> <li>Ensure credentials are up to date (i.e. TB, Hepatitis B, Auto Insurance)</li> <li>Participates in trainings and in-services held at the office.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education/Certification Requirements</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>High school diploma or GED.</li> <li>Successful completion of a nursing assistant program or equivalent care giving experience.</li> <li>Certification as a Nursing Assistant thru State of Wisconsin.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Skills/Qualifications Requirements</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Valid driver&rsquo;s license and proof of auto insurance</li> <li>Transportation to meet the needs of position and scope of job responsibilities</li> <li>Minimum of one (1) year of documented experience preferred.</li> <li>Negative TB skin test or chest x-ray</li> <li>Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision</li> <li>Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills</li> <li>Treat clients, staff, and the public with courtesy, respect and present a positive public image.</li> <li>Ensure confidentiality and security of the client&rsquo;s personal and medical information.</li> </ul> <strong>Travel Requirements:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Local travel as prescribed in client POC.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Work Environment</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Client&rsquo;s Environment: Unknown environments; bodily fluids, household and human germs; extreme cold or hot temperatures in or outside; light to heavy traffic; inclement weather; human body weights that vary based on client health and lifting as prescribed or needed per plan of care; 50+ lbs.</li> </ul>