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Caregiver, Personal Care Provider

Company: My Goodwill
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for flexible hours? Additional income? Apply today! Work for an organization that is helpingColoradans empower their independenceevery day!Here's a great video from AARP A Day in the Life of a PCPPay: $15 per hourThis Part Time job is eligible for Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) under the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.Apply online if you're looking to make a difference while serving our mission. If you have any questions, email us at hrhelpdesk@discovermygoodwill.org.As a caregiver, you will provide light housekeeping duties such as vacuuming, mopping sweeping, kitchen/bathroom/bedroom cleaning, laundry services, preparing and serving meals and snacks, and may include running errands or grocery shopping. Caregivers may assist with personal services such as dressing, bathing and grooming. Be a part of our team by helping our community one person at a time.To the world you may be one person, but to one person, youwill be theirworld.It is important thatour PCP's have the ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with our clients, coworkers, supervisors, family members, and community referral sources.Our PCP'smust be able to perform general homemaking skills, demonstrate excellent customer service skills, make common sense decisions, and perform other duties as required. The PCP must also communicate effectively, conduct themselves in a professional manner and maintain a professional appearance that enhancesGoodwill's reputation.Our PCP'srespect the confidentiality of each client.Our PCP'swork as part of a team of professionals and help ensure we make the best use of our resources to help achieve our mission. It is critical that the PCP maintain complete and accurate data and client records as required for this program.What Else You'll Bring to the Table6 months experience providing homemaker or personal care servicesIt is preferred that you have a valid Colorado driver's license and your own transportation but neither are requiredMust be flexible and professional at all timesAbility to relate professionally and effectively to fellow employees, and program participantsCriminal background check and willingness to submit to random drug screenings is required(see specifics below**)Geriatric, medical and/or home-care experience a plusOUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:CompassionatePassionate about Helping and Empowering peopleEmpatheticSupportivePatientPositiveSensitive and UnderstandingStrong Interpersonal SkillsReliableFlexible and AdaptableWhat's in It for YouHigh visibility and influenceWe are a not for profit organization with a stellar reputation in our community.Great work environmentWe understand the importance of investing in the right people, infrastructure, culture, technology, and solutions. You'll need to be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic atmosphere. Nonetheless, we take the time to ensure we do things right.Creativity in a new approachIf you're ready to leave behind the cookie cutter mentality and showcase your innovation with a blank slate, join the club: We're bringing a fresh approach to our Rehabilitation Department and we will expect you to be integral part of the changes.Work/life balanceWe are committed to helping you balance work with the other commitments in your life, and we'll make sure your workload is realistic. At the same time, within that context, we'll look to you to remain flexible when the situation calls for it.More About Your RoleTo be sure we're providing a complete picture, here are some additional details about your role: Your responsibilities will include: Completing "ClearCare" which is our timekeeping system accurately and punctually Demonstrating flexibility Reporting important changes observed in the client's home Completing incident reports as deemed necessary Conducting self in a professional manner and maintaining a professional appearance that enhances the firm's reputation Communicating routinely and consistently with supervisors Dealing effectively and calmly with non-routine situations and following acceptable protocol guidelines Participating in all trainings and completing additional training as needed (12 hours of training annually is currently required)Keys to SuccessTo excel in this role, you will have to provide exceptional support to your clients and supervisors. You also will need to take a hands-on approach and contribute beyond your job description, as everyone at Goodwill does. If this sounds like the right mix of challenge and opportunity for you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, we want to hear from you!Location: Various homes throughout El Paso CountyBackground/Vaccination Requirements**Per the State regulation (6 CCR 1011-1 Chap 26) 6.3 Criminal history record checks:(A) Effective June 1, 2015, the HCA shall require any individual seeking employment with the agency to submit to a criminal history record check to ascertain whether the individual seeking employment has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, which felony or misdemeanor involves conduct that the agency determines could pose a risk to the health, safety or welfare of home care consumers. CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 6 CCR 1011-1 Chap 26 Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division 21 (B) The criminal history record check shall, at a minimum, include a search of criminal history in the State of Colorado and be conducted not more than 90 days prior to employment of the individual. (C) The cost of such inquiry shall be paid by either the home care agency (D) In assessing whether to employ an applicant with a felony or misdemeanor conviction, the HCA shall consider the following factors: (1) The history of convictions, pleas of guilty or no contest, (2) The nature and seriousness of the crimes; (3) The time that has elapsed since the conviction(s); (4) Whether there are any mitigating circumstances; and (5) The nature of the position for which the applicant would be employed. (E) The HCA shall develop and implement policies and procedures regarding the employment of any individual who is convicted of a felony or misdemeanor to ensure that the individual does not pose a risk to the health, safety and welfare of the consumer.Personnel must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first date of employment. Religious and/or Medical exemption requests may be sent to human resources at Accommodations@goodwillcolorado.org .Physical RequirementsContinuouslyFrequentlyOccasionallyNever5-8 hours3-4 hours1-2 hours0LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)Heavy: 45 lbs & overXModerate: 15-44 lbsXLight: 14 lbs & underXCARRYING:Heavy: 45 lbs & overXModerate: 15-44 lbsXLight: 14 lbs & underXPUSHING/PULLING:XREACHING:Above ShoulderXAt ShoulderXBelow ShoulderXTWISTING:XBENDING:XKNEELING/CRAWLING:XSQUAT:XCLIMBING:Use of legs only (stairs)XCLIMBING:Use of arms & legs (ladders)XHEARING:XVISION:Visual - closeXVisual - distantXVisual - depth perceptionXHANDS/FINGERS:Simple graspingXFine ManipulationXRepetitive MovementsXWALKING:XSTANDING:XSITTING:XSPEAKING:XOTHER: Please describe:Goodwill of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities, protected veterans and military spouses. Goodwill of Colorado participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-VerifyWe promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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