LHC Group COMPANION-SITTER-Hawkins, Grainger, Hamblen, Cocke, Greene, Sullivan, Union, Claiborne, Campbell and Jefferson Counties in Jefferson City, Tennessee

Overview

The companion/sitter is responsible for providing social interaction for the client.

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Additional Details

  • Provides companionship such as reading, talking, listening and related psychosocial activities.

  • Performs errands for patients within State guidelines.

  • Reports any unusual incidents or changes in the client's behavior or home situation to Agency Director.

  • Abides by State and Agency Policy and Regulations.

  • Performs homemaking services, such as cleaning, light meal preparation and laundry

  • Documents and signs each visit note daily and obtains client signature on each visit note.

  • Adheres to client visit schedules and written service plan.

  • Informs Agency Director and/or Staffing Coordinator of availability.

  • Accepts only assignments for which the sitter is qualified for.

  • Practices safe and competently within the job description.

  • Communicates with Agency Director and/or Accounts Manager about problems and other concerns.

  • Participates in staff meetings and in-service programs as assigned and complies with state regulatory acts.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Formal Education : No

Experience : 6 months

License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement : Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

Education Requirements

  • Ability to read and write.

Experience Requirements

  • Six months of experience in a similar job of attending to someone needing this type of care.

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Location : Facility Name SunCrest Home Health - Jefferson City TN

Requisition ID 2019-44377

Location : Postal Code 37760

Position Type PRN

Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)

CATEGORY AIDE

Location : City Jefferson City

Location : State/Province TN

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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